3 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
8 Interviews |
6 Articles |
Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza | E. Morricone | Enio Morricone | Maestro Ennio Morricone | Mº Ennio Morricone | Morricone | Leo Nichols | Dan Savio
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I definitely felt that I should have won for The Mission
(1986). Especially when you consider that the Oscar-winner that year was 'Round Midnight
(1986), which was not an original score. It had a very good arrangement by Herbie Hancock
, but it used existing pieces. So there could be no comparison with "The Mission". 
It's been felt by some that he was deprived of a possible Academy Award when the U.S. distributor of Sergio Leone
's Once Upon a Time in America
(1984) failed to file the paperwork so the score could be considered for nomination. This score is still regarded as one of his best.
Heavy use of trumpets and classical guitar