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Un Uomo a metà

(Movie) Vittorio De Seta, 1966

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Category: Drama – New Wave User Rating: 5.6/10 3 stars Vote
Credits
Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger; Bruno Nicolai Conductor;
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Member Credits
‣18/03/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: UN UOMO A METÀ (1966) (Part 1)
Director: Vittorio De Seta (1923-2011) link
Certified: 17 August 1966 link
First screened: 4 September 1966 link

Composer, Orchestrator: Ennio Morricone – Conductor: Bruno Nicolai – Opening credits: jpg
Orchestra: Unione Musicisti di Roma
Choir: I Cantori Moderni di Alessandroni

Two cues from the soundtrack were released around the time the movie came out.
2:26 – A1a – Accettare, comprendere, questo il senso, il segreto (cue 7 on 2012 CD)
1:04 – A1b – Accettare, comprendere, questo il senso, il segreto (missing from 2012 CD) link / link / link (CD 1, track 19b)
Released on vinyl single:
Un uomo a metà: Accettare, comprendere, questo il senso, il segreto / La battaglia di Algeri – RCA Italiana PM45-3350 – Italy – 1966 link
Front: "Musiche di Ennio Morricone – Orchestra diretta da Bruno Nicolai" jpg
A-side label: "con I Cantori Moderni di Alesandroni" jpg
"Numero di catalogo PM45-3350 – Anno 1966" link
The B-side track is the "Algeri: 1 novembre 1954" piece from LA BATTAGLIA DI ALGERI (1966). – About the soundtrack: link

In 1967 Morricone made a 23-minute compilation of the music from the film, naming it "Requiem per un destino".
The music suite would be used for a ballet performance aired on Italian television.
The ballet was broadcast on Rai 2, June 17, 1967 at 9:15 pm. (Radiocorriere 1967, #24, page 76)

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Part 2: link


‣18/03/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: UN UOMO A METÀ (1966) (Part 2)
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23:08 – Requiem per un destino (compiled music from UN UOMO A METÀ)
The "Requiem per un destino" suite was first released on promo 2LP:
Ennio Morricone – General Music GM 33/01-1, 33/01-2 – Italy – April 1970 (entire A-side of LP 1) link
Front cover: jpg
Data on inner side of tri-fold cover: "GM 33/01-1 – Lato A – Requiem per un destino – 1966 – dal film UN UOMO A METÀ – Musiche di Ennio Morricone – Orchestra e solisti dell'Unione Musicisti di Roma diretti da Bruno Nicolai – Maestro del coro: A. Alessandroni" jpg / jpg / jpg
A-side label of LP 1: "GM 33/01-1 – 04/70 – Requiem per un destino – 23 minuti - Stereo" jpg
About this 2LP: link

"Requiem per un destino" released on 9LP:
Ennio Morricone, ...Un mondo di musica – Reader's Digest RDIS 42 1/9 – Italy – 1974 (LP 5, entire B-side) link / link
Back cover of LP 5: jpg
B-side label of LP 5: "Requiem per un destino – Musica per un'azione coreografica [music for a choreographic performance] – Stereo" jpg

"Requiem per un destino" released on CD:
Requiem per un destino (from UN UOMO A METÀ, 1966) / Venuta dal mare (from ECCE HOMO, 1969) – GDM Legend 4217 – Italy – 2012 link
Back card: link
06:07 – cue 1 – 00:00–06:07
05:26 – cue 2 – 06:10–11:36
01:14 – cue 3 – 11:38–12:52
01:12 – cue 4 – 12:54–14:06
02:00 – cue 5 – 14:10–16:10
04:30 – cue 6 – 16:11–20:41
02:26 – cue 7 – 20:42–23:08 – The choir kicks in at 21:53.
Total time: 23:08 – All cues in stereo.


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