The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (2021 repress)
“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” is neither more nor less than the perfect soundtrack to the most wonderful of western movies, the third and final act of the “Dollar Trilogy” directed by Sergio Leone.
A film not only rated among the best of the genre but universally considered among the most successful in the history of cinema. The Maestro Ennio Morricone has here been able to be as meticulous as his friend director, composing a soundtrack that fits brilliantly to the bombastic and epic atmospheres of the film. In addition to the main theme, played by different instruments according to the character shown on the screen, it’s totally impossible to forget the great finale, the immense closure of an unparalleled masterpiece brought by “L’estasi dell’oro” (The Ecstasy of Gold) and “Il triello”. It was only 1966, and the Morricone-Leone partnership had to live some more years on…