Free piano sheet music from Ennio Morricone
About Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone is a music composer and orchestrator, among many other titles like the one of conductor or trumpet player.
In his long career, he has written songs pertaining to many genres, from classical or jazz to pop, lounge or even funk.
His main occupation was, however, the one of writing music for motion pictures or television series, having written for more than 500 titles. Having entered the conservatory in 1940, when he was only 12, he enrolled in a four-year harmony program, where he studied the trumpet, choral music and music composition in general.
He is one of the most musically educated film writers in history and now we are proud to have piano sheets for his songs.
He started his career in 1965, when he was part of a jazz band and he also arranged pop songs for an Italian radio service.
He changed his first jobs fast, but throughout his career, he remained a fan of pop music, composing for acts like Gianni Morandi, Edoardo Vianello, Jimmy Fontana, Rita Pavone, Gino Paoli, Rosy Armen, Demis Roussos, just to name a few. Among successful songs that Morricone worked at we remember "Ogni Volta", performed by Paul Anka, selling over 3 million copies worldwide.
His piano sheets are hard to find, but we hope to provide you with quality material to help you better your piano skills.
He graduated in 1954 and he started working as a ghost writer for films, writing and arranging music in the name of already big composers. In 1956 he conducted "Morte Di Un Amico" by Mario Nascimbene and he also made music for "Il Lieto Fine" by Luciano Salce.
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Because his real film debut started in 1961, with Luciano Salce’s "Il Federale". He started to collaborate with Luciano Salce for a while then moved on to greater things.
He achieved success with music for all genres, writing for movies like the westerns "Dollars Trilogy", "A Pistol for Ringo", "The Big Gundown", "Once Upon a Time in the West", "My Name is Nobody" etc. and also "Days of Heaven", "The Mission", "The Untouchables", "Cinema Paradiso", "Bugsy" or for TV shows like "The Sopranos", "The Simpsons" and the more recent films "Django Unchained" and "Inglourious Basterds".
He is one of the greatest music film composers of all time and he will surely be remembered in this industry. Enjoy his sheet music!
|Birth name:||Ennio Morricone|
|Also known as:||Maestro, Dan Savio, Leo Nichols|
|Born:||November 10, 1928 in Rome, Italy|
|Genres:||Film Music, Classical, Absolute Music, Pop, Jazz, Lounge, Easy Listening, Funk|
|Known as:||Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music Director, Producer, Trumpeter, Pianist|
|Parents:||- Libera Morricone|
- Mario Morricone
|Discography:||See the full discography here. (wikipedia.org)|