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Dove c'era una volta

(Track) 4:12 Gianni Meccia, 1961

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released on Gianni Meccia - L'ultima lettera (1961) (and 1 more)
Arranger:Ennio Morricone
Conductor:Ennio Morricone
Vocals:Gianni Meccia
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‣21/07/2021 Bob Hendrikx Notes on Gianni Meccia: DOVE C'ERA UNA VOLTA (1961)
4:11 – Dove c'era una volta [where once there was]

Authors: Meccia/Migliacci/Polito
Composer: Enrico Polito (real name: Federico Polito) (1932-1998) link
Lyricist: Gianni Meccia (1931-) link
Lyricist: Franco Migliacci (1930-) link
Orchestrator, Conductor: Ennio Morricone (1928-2020)
Choir: Coro della RCA
Vocals: Gianni Meccia

Originally released on vinyl single:
L'ultima lettera / Dove c'era una volta – RCA Italiana/Victor PM45-3023 – Italy – 1961 link
B-side label: "Meccia/Migliacci/Polito – E. Morricone e la sua Orch. e Coro della RCA" jpg
"Numero di catalogo PM45-3023 – Anno 1961" link
About the A-side song (L'ultima lettera): link

Released on 2CD:
Gianni Meccia – BMG/RCA Italiana 74321926782(2) – Italy – 2002 (CD 2, track 11) link
Back: jpg
Tracklist of CD 2: "4:12 – Orch.: E. Morricone" jpg

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The "Dove c'era una volta" version featured on the 1963 Gianni Meccia LP is NOT a Morricone credit.
9 of the 12 tracks on this LP are orchestrated by Ennio Morricone: A1, A5, A6, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 and B6.
Track A2 (Dove céra una volta) however, is orchestrated by Enrico Polito.
Polito's LP version runs 3:35, Morricone's vinyl single version 4:11.
About the "Le canzoni d'amore di Gianni Meccia" LP: link

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