Limited Edition of 500 Copies
Release Date: June 7, 2012
Conducted by Francesco De Masi
|1.||Horses and prairies||2:45|
|2.||The police connection||1:34|
|3.||Run and friendship||2:36|
|6.||Death at the railway||1:37|
|7.||Escape to the lake||1:34|
|8.||Waiting with harmonica||3:04|
|10.||Horses and canon||2:05|
|11.||Judge and jail||2:53|
|12.||Sun and labour||1:25|
|14.||My last way||1:17|
|15.||Saddles... horses and prairies||3:29|
|Total Album Time:||35:52|
Kronos Records is proud to present for the first time ever on CD format the soundtrack to Fabrizio De Angelis 1984 action film Mad Dog. starring John Ethan Wayne, Henry Silva nd Ernest Borgnine. Music by the legendary Roman composer Francesco De Masi (1930-2005).
The solo trumpet is that of Nello Salsa, a student of Maestro De Masi at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome where the latter was Professor of Orchestral Practice. The young musician, many years later performer of Benigni's Oscar winning Life is Beautiful (1997) started out with this soundtrack. The harmonica is played by none less than the world's most famous harmonica player (at least among us lovers of the genre) Franco De Gemini.
The soundtrack existed up to now only as 33 rpm LP released by Beat Records (publisher of the OST) and has become quite rare and coveted by collectors. This CD release so much wanted by Godwin is the fair recognition to one of Maestro Francesco De Masi's most successful works of the 80's, that truly deserved to be rediscovered in digital audio format. Whoever does not get this in his collection would truly be commiting an unforgivable mistake!
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