Ennio Morricone composed and arranged scores for more than 500 film and television productions, making him one of the most influential and best-selling film composers since the late 50s.
The Legend of 1900 (Italian: La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull'Oceano) is a 1998 Italian drama film directed by Giuseppe Tornatore and starring Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Mélanie Thierry. The film is inspired by Novecento, a monologue by Alessandro Baricco. The Legend Of 1900 was nominated for a variety of international awards, winning several for its soundtrack, including a Golden Globe for Best Original Score - Motion Picture. This release includes the song “Lost Boys Calling”, on which Roger Waters & Eddie van Halen are featured.
Throughout his career, Morricone received an unprecedented number of awards, including Grammys, Golden Globes, and BAFTAs. Ennio Morricone has influenced many artists including Danger Mouse, Dire Straits, Muse, Metallica, Radiohead, Hans Zimmer, and many more.
The Legend of 1900 is available as a 25th anniversary edition of 10.000 individually numbered copies on gold & black marbled vinyl and contains an insert.