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Le Professionnel

(Movie) Georges Lautner, 1981

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Category: Police – French User Rating: 6.4/10 3 stars Vote
Credits
Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger Conductor;
Except:
25 - 26: Ennio Morricone Composer Arranger; Bruno Nicolai Conductor;
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Member Detailed Credits
‣17/10/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LE PROFESSIONNEL (1981) (Part 1)
Director: Georges Lautner (1926-2013) link
Premiered in France on 21 October 1981. link / link

Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor: Ennio Morricone – Opening credits: jpg
Music recorded at Forum Studio (1979-1997), Rome. (back of 2014 CD-booklet)

5:19 – A1 – Le vent, le cri [track 1 on 2014 CD]
1:19 – A2 – Bach [track 2]
0:25 – A3 – V.C. [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 3]
1:21 – A4 – Décision finale [track 5]
2:12 – A5 – V.C. [track 7]
1:44 – A6 – Bach [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 8]
2:10 – A7 – D'Afrique [track 9]
5:27 – B1 – Le retour (Sur le nom de Bach) [track 10]
1:28 – B2 – Bach [track 12]
0:38 – B3 – V.C. [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 22]
1:15 – B4 – V.C. [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 13]
First released on LP:
Le professionel – General Music 803.026 – France – 1981 link
A-side label: jpg
B-side label: jpg
Track B5 (Fée morgane, 2 interludes pour harpes) is from I FIGLI CHIEDONO PERCHÉ (1972). About the soundtrack: link
Track B6 (Chi mai) is the rearranged version (1977) of "Chi mai" from MADDALENA (1971), track 25 on 2014 CD.
About this 1977 track: link

Two of the tracks from the LP were also released on vinyl single:
Chi mai / Le vent, le cri – General Music 801.026 – France – 1981 link / link


‣17/10/2019 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Soundtrack: LE PROFESSIONNEL (1981) (Part 2)
1:47 – 14 – The Wind, The Scream [aka "Le vent. le cri (générique)", track 4 on 2014 CD] – Play: mp3
2:40 – 15 – The Wind, The Scream [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 24]
First released on 2CD:
Morricone-Belmondo – DRG Records 32927 – USA – 1999 link
Back card: jpg

1:46 – 2/12 – Il vento, il grido [aka "Le vent, le cri", track 11 on 2014 CD]
First released on 2CD:
Ritratto d'autore – Volcano CPC8-1108/1109 – Japan – 2000 (CD 2, track 12) link / link / link

2:36 – 06 – Le vent, le cri
0:52 – 14 – Le retour (Bach)
2:24 – 15 – Le vent, le cri
0:51 – 16 – Le vent, le cri
2:08 – 17 – D'Afrique – Play: mp3
2:39 – 18 – Le vent, le cri
1:00 – 19 – Le retour (Bach) – Play: mp3
2:25 – 20 – Le vent, le cri
0:41 – 21 – Le retour (Bach)
1:18 – 23 – Le vent, le cri
Released on CD:
Le professionnel – Music Box Records MBR-048 – France – 2014 link
Front: jpg
Back: jpg
Track 25 (Chi mai) is the 1977 rearranged version (see above).
24 tracks (25 minus track 25) – Total time: 46:27 (49:53 minus 3:26) – All tracks in stereo.

Director Georges Lautner & Composer Ennio Morricone:

1981 – LE PROFESSIONNEL link
1985 – LA CAGE AUX FOLLES 3 link


Related Member Detailed Credits
about Bruno Nicolai - Espressioni (Gemelli 1972) (Album) :
‣17/09/2020 Bob Hendrikx Notes on LP: ESPRESSIONI (1972)
about Chi mai (Track) :
‣05/05/2020 Bob Hendrikx Notes on the 3:26 version of CHI MAI (1977) (Part 1)
‣05/05/2020 Bob Hendrikx Notes on the 3:26 version of CHI MAI (1977) (Part 2)
‣05/05/2020 Bob Hendrikx Notes on the 5:05 version of CHI MAI (1977)
Member Comments
‣15/09/2020 ut-re-mi Cover version by Swiss band Brassband Bürgermusik Luzern
https://www.discogs.com/it/Brassband-B%C3%BCrgermusik-Luzern-Brass-Cinema-3/release/7361201

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