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La Battaglia di Algeri

(Movie) Gillo Pontecorvo, 1965

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Category: Drama – Danger User Rating: 6.8/10 3 stars Vote
Soundtrack
Originals PerformedReleased
1 2:24 Algeri: 1 novembre 1954 This track has been performed several times. Click here to see the other performances of the same arrangement. 1965 Un uomo a metà (Vinyl-7'' RCA PM3350 - Italy - 1966) 1966
2 2:43 Rue de Tebes 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
3 0:54 Giugno 1956: gli attentati 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
4 2:59 Il bastone e la carota (marcia) 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
5 0:53 Il dolore sulla Casbah 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
6 2:45 Tema di Ali 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
7 1:57 Luglio 1956: gli attentati 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
8 0:50 Luglio 1956: gli attentati 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
9 2:18 Matrimonio clandestino 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
10 1:13 Gennaio 1957: accerchiamento della Casbah 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
11 1:32 Le torture 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (Vinyl-LP RCA SP 8019 - Italy - 1967) 1967
12 0:25 Tema di Ali 1965 Battle of Algiers (Vinyl-LP United Artists UAS 5171 - United States - 1967) 1967
13 0:29 Giugno 1956: gli attentati 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
14 0:36 Luglio 1956: gli attentati 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
15 1:40 Le torture 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
16 1:19 Algeri: 1 novembre 1954 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
17 2:49 Cospirazione 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
18 3:07 Pace apparente 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
19 1:56 Cospirazione seconda 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
20 3:55 Tema di Ali 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
21 3:06 Fine della battaglia 1965 La Battaglia di Algeri (CD GDM Edel 7028 - Italy - 2005) 2005
Revisions PerformedReleased
22 1:39 La battaglia di Algeri Ennio Morricone (3Vinyl-LP General Music 806 039 - France - 1982) 1982
23 1:16 Tema di Ali 1995 Concerto Premio Rota 1995 (CD CAM CVS-900 024 - Italy - 1996) 1996
24 2:26 La battaglia di Algeri This track has been performed several times. Click here to see the other performances of the same arrangement. 1998 Cinema concerto at Santa Cecilia (CD Sony Classical SK89054 - 1999) 1999
Show Cover Versions (4)
Credits
Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger; Gillo Pontecorvo Composer; Bruno Nicolai Conductor;
Except:
22: Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger;
23 - 24: Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger Conductor; Gillo Pontecorvo Composer;
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Member Credits
‣21/03/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LA BATTAGLIA DI ALGERI (1966) (Part 1)
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006) link
Certified: 2 July 1966 link
First screened: 31 August 1966 link

Composer, Orchestrator: Ennio Morricone (1928-) – Opening credits: jpg
Composer (some melody ideas): Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006)
Conductor: Bruno Nicolai (1926-1991)

2:23 – A1 – Algeri: 1 novembre 1954 – Play: mp3
2:44 – A2 – Rue de Tebes
1:00 – A3 – Giugno 1956: Gli attentati
2:58 – A4 – Il bastone e la carota
1:42 – A5 – Il dolore sulla Casbah (0:50 longer than track 5 on 2005 CD)
2:45 – B1 – Tema di Ali
2:46 – B2 – Luglio 1956: Gli attentati
2:18 – B3 – Matrimonio clandestino
1:13 – B4 – Gennaio 1957: Accerchiamento della Casbah
1:35 – B5 – Torture (aka "Le torture", track 10a on 2005 CD)
First released on LP:
La battaglia di Algeri – RCA Italiana SP 8019 – Italy – 1966 link
A-side label: jpg
B-side label: jpg
USA edition (including timings): jpg
Sold through eBay for $360. link
"Numero di catalogo: SP 8019 – Anno 1966" link

Track "Algeri: 1 novembre 1954" also released on vinyl single:
Un uomo a metà / La battaglia di Algeri – RCA Italiana PM45-3350 – Italy – 1966 link
B-side label: "Algeri 1e Novembre 1954 – Morricone/Pontecorvo – Bruno Nicolai" jpg
"Numero di catalogo PM45-3350 – Anno 1966" link
The A-side track is from UN UOMO A METÀ (1966) – About the soundtrack: link

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Part 2: link


‣21/03/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LA BATTAGLIA DI ALGERI (1966) (Part 2)
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0:22 – 3b – Giugno 1956: Gli attentati (from 1:00 to 1:22)
0:23 – 6b – Tema di Ali (from 2:46 to 3:09) – Play entire track: mp3
0:32 – 7b – Luglio 1956: Gli attentati (from 1:56 to 2:28)
1:32 – 10b – Le torture (from 1:36 to 3:12)
1:19 – 11 – Algeri: 1 novembre 1954
2:48 – 12 – Cospirazione
3:06 – 13 – Pace apparente
1:56 – 14 – Cospirazione seconda
3:52 – 15 – Tema di Ali
3:06 – 16 – Fine della battaglia
Released on CD:
La battaglia di Algeri – GDM CD Club 7028 – Italy – 2005 link
Back: "Musiche composte da Ennio Morricone e Gillo Pontecorvo – Orchestrate da Ennio Morricone – dirette da Bruno Nicolai" jpg
16 Tracks – Total time: 40:25 – Tracks 8 and 14 in mono – All other tracks in stereo.

The same 16 tracks released on CD:
La battaglia di Algeri – Quartet Records QR193 – Spain – 2015 link
Front: jpg
Back: jpg

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Director Gillo Pontecorvo & Composer Ennio Morricone:

1966 – LA BATTAGLIA DI ALGERI
1969 – QUEIMADA
1979 – OGRO


Member Comments
‣10/06/2004 WebMaster Interview of Pontecorvo, including the anecdote about the making of the score
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2004/jun2004/pont-j09.shtml

‣05/10/2004 WebMaster Asian Dub Foundation to perform live their version of the soundtrack
http://www.asiandubfoundation.com/news.php

‣11/01/2013 Suraj Music in the climax of the film
Can someone add the music that comes in the climax of the film, just before the closing credits of the film?

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