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Ennio Morricone

Gabriel's Oboe

Classical
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  • 1968
  • 1928

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The Mission is the soundtrack from the film of the same name (directed by Roland Joffé), by Ennio Morricone. The work combines liturgical chorales, native drumming, and Spanish-influenced guitars, often in the very same track, in an attempt to capture the varying cultures depicted in the film. The main theme, “Falls”, remains one of Morricone’s most memorable pieces, and has been used in numerous commercials since its original release. The Italian song Nella Fantasia (“In My Fantasy”) is based on the theme “Gabriel’s Oboe” and has been recorded by multiple artists including, Sarah Brightman, Amici Forever, Il Divo, and Russell Watson. The soundtrack was nominated for an Academy Award in 1986 and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score. It was selected as the... Read on...

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More songs by Ennio Morricone (See Charts): On Earth As It Is In Heaven (From 'The Mission'), Ecstasy Of Gold, Per Qualche Dollaro In Più, The Untouchables, and The Trio.

Popular in Classical (See Charts): Ode To Joy, Con Te Partiro, Nutcracker, Asturias Leyenda, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Por Ti Volare, Canon, Big Stones, Star Wars (Main Theme), and Be My Love.

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