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Original Soundtrack of Fellini's Satyricon

In 1969 Federico Fellini released his controversial cinematic portrayal of Petronius' fragmented novel with the soundtrack by Nino Rota. On November 26, 2016 Rustblade Records will reissue the music.

by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-11-10

From the promo material:

Satyricon (1969) was one of the few adaptations helmed by Federico Fellini during his career, based on the fragmented novel of the same title by Petronius. Described as one of “the most profoundly controversial movies in all history,” the story tells the picaresque journey of a former gladiator, who is in search of his boy lover. Nino Rota composed one of his most unusual scores for the film, evoking barbaric rhythms and ancient-sounding instruments to underscore the colorful visual cacophony of the film.

Although the score had been released previously on CD those issues were produced from LPs sources, whereas this CD has been mastered from the first generation stereo master tapes, recently discovered in the vaults of EMI Italy.

Painting cover by Lola Airaghi (Sergio Bonelli Editore).

TRACKLIST

  1. Il Teatrino Di Vernacchio
  2. Il Giardino Delle Delizie
  3. Notturni Nella Suburra
  4. La Schiavetta Innamorata
  5. La Cena Da Trimalcione pt. I
  6. Madejà - Perimadejà
  7. Mio Amato Gitone
  8. La Cena Da Trimalcione pt.II
  9. Tema Di Gitone
  10. Il Trionfo Del Nuovo Cesare
  11. Encolpio E Ascilto Prigionieri
  12. Sulla Nave Di Lica
  13. Le Nozze Sul Mare
  14. Il Fuoco Delle Vestali
  15. L’oracolo Salmodiante
  16. Mi Ascolti Gitone?
  17. Storia Della Matrona Di Efeso
  18. Encolpio Ha Perduto La Sua Spada
  19. Il Minotauro
  20. Nuova Isola

Filed under: New releases

Related artist(s): Nino Rota

More info
http://www.rustblade.com/2016/fellini-satyricon/

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