Your top 5 Morricone & non-Morricone SW scores?


(Silvanito) #1

This isn’t meant as a definitive list or anything, that would be next to impossible, since there are so many brilliant scores written for this genre.

It would just be fun to see some of your choices that comes to mind when thinking of great SW scores.

My list of Morricone, in no particular order:

THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY
THE BIG GUNDOWN
DUCK YOU SUCKER
NAVAJO JOE
THE GREAT SILENCE

And non-Morricone:

ADIOS SABATA (Bruno Nicolai)
MATALO! (Mario Migliardi)
DJANGO KILL…IF YOU LIVE SHOOT! (Ivan Vandor)
JOHNNY HAMLET (Francesco De Masi)
BALLATA PER UN PISTOLERO (Marcello Giombini)


(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #2

Morricone

Big Gundown
For a Few Dollars More
Fistful of Dollars
Good the bad and the Ugly
My Name is Nobody/Once Upon a Time in the west (Tie)

Bruno Nicolai

Apocalypse Joe
Light the Fuse Sartana
Have a good Funeral Sartana
They Call Him Cemetery
Adios Sabata

Non Morricone or Nicolai

His Name was King (Bacalov)
No Room to Die (Vasco and Mancuso)
Garringo (Giombini)
Viva Django (Reverberi)
They Call Me Hallelujah (Cipriani)


(davidf) #3

top 5 morricone ( so far)

  1. once upon a time in the west
  2. the good, the bad and the ugly
  3. for a few dollars more
  4. death rides a horse
  5. the big gundown

non morricone (so far)

  1. the stranger returns ( stelvio cipriani)
  2. viva django ( gianfranco reverberi)
  3. the forgotten pistolero ( roberto pregadio)
  4. the man from nowhere ( francesco de masi)
  5. johnny yuma ( nora orlandi)

(MunchhausenPL) #4

Really difficult choice, no particular order.

Morricone:

  1. Once Upon a time in the West
  2. The Great Silence
  3. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
  4. Navajo Joe
  5. Death Rides a Horse

Non Morricone:

  1. Viva Django
  2. Sabata
  3. The Forgotten Pistolero
  4. Keoma
  5. Adios, Sabata

(chuck connors brother) #5

Morricone
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
Duck You Sucker
Once Upon a Time in the West
Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe
The Mercenary

Non-Morricone
Vengeance
Mannaja
Four of the Apocalypse
Silver Saddle
Dead Men Ride
Shoot Gringo Shoot


(alk0) #6

My faves so far, no particular order:

Morricone:
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Once Upon a Time in the West
A Fistful of Dynamite
The Big Gundown
The Great Silence

Non Morricone:
Day of Anger [Riz Ortolani]
Sabata [Marcello Giombini]
Blindman [Stelvio Cipriani]
Mannaja [Guido & Maurizio De Angelis]
Forgotten Pistolero [Roberto Pregadio]


(ION BRITTON) #7

From Morricone:
A fistful of dollars
The big gundown
For a few dollars more
Death rides a horse
GBU

Others:
Massacre time (L.Gori, probably my favorite SW soundtrack ever)
Texas Addio
Forgotten Pistolero
Cemetary without crosses


(scherpschutter) #8

My favourite SW score is, and probably will always be For a Few Dollars More

I love an awful lot of other Morricone scores and cannot pick only four

Favourite non-Morricones: Bandidos, Day of Anger, The Forgotten Pistolero, Pistoleros


(Phil H) #9

Top 5 Morricone scores

Return of Ringo
For a Few Dollars More
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Face to Face
The Big Gundown

I found reducing these down to five very difficult but the 5 non Morricone’s frankly impossible so have listed 10. Sue me.

The Bounty Killer - Cipriani
Django Kill - Vandor
Day of Anger - Ortolani
Seven Guns for a Killing - De Masi
The Stranger Returns - Cipriani
A Bullet for the General - Bacalov
Sabata - Giombini
Django - Bacalov
Adios Sabata - Nicolai
Cemetery Without Crosses - Hossein


(Silvanito) #10

So far all of the Dollars scores are very popular along with Big Gundown

Fantastic scores all of them of course!

Hopefully some more people will make a list?


(korano) #11

Morricone’s

  1. Companeros
  2. My Name is Nobody
  3. Great Silence
  4. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  5. Fort Yuma Gold

non Morricone

  1. Forgotten Pistolero
  2. Keoma
  3. Those Dirty Dogs
  4. Dirty Outlaws
  5. Matalo

(korano) #12

I really want to put the Man: Pride and Vengeance score in non morricone too.


(Andy) #13

Here’s my favourite scores:

Morricone:
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
A Fistful of Dollars
For a Few Dollars More
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Great Silence

Non-Morricone:
Light the Fuse…Sartana is Coming (Nicolai)
The Grand Duel (Bacalov)
The Stranger Returns (Cipriani)
Have a Good Funeral…Sartana Will Pay (Nicolai)
They Call Him Cemetery (Nicolai)


(dicfish) #14

Morricone:

  • GBU
  • Once Upon A Time in the West
  • Duck you, Sucker!
  • The Great Silence
  • Death rides a horse

Non-Morricone

  • Django (Bacalov)
  • Run, Man, Run (Nicolai)
  • Blindman (Cipriani)
  • Day of Anger (Ortolani)
  • Matalo (Migliardi)

(Andy) #15

Oh, I totally forgot about Django! Nice list dicfish!


(MetalGeorge) #16

As of my Morricone mood today:

SW:

A Fistful of Dollars
The Good The Bad and The Ugly
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Hellbenders
My Name is Nobody

Non-SW

The Thing
Red Sonja
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
The Invisible Woman
Danger Diabolik

Non Morricone

Django
Sabata
Django the Bastard
Day of Anger
Run Man Run

Non Morricone Non-SW (Horror)

Profondo Rosso (Goblin)
Cannibal Holocaust (Ortolani)
Zombi (Frizzi)
Suspiria (Goblin)
The Beyond (Frizzi)


(Extranjero) #17

Ooh, difficult one!

For my Morricone scores, I’d go for:

For a Few Dollars More
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
The Great Silence
A Skyful of Stars for a Roof
Navajo Joe

Non-Morricone:

Django (Bacalov)
Sabata (Giombini)
I Want Him Dead (Fidenco)
Indio Black (Nicolai)
The Wrath of God (Lacerenza)


(ENNIOO) #18

Nice list…not a single one I dislike there.