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https://apple.news/A8anhiCBuTy6B3qFaI2MiDQ

“The Mission” is one of the most beautiful movies I’ve ever seen and the music was a big part of that.

His comment about Bach is revealing.

 

 

Still, he kept on composing for film and television, with total credits surpassing 520. But taking a stance that was uncharacteristically modest, Morricone said his output was slight compared with at least one classical composer.

“If you think about it, Bach, for example, used to compose one cantata a week. He had to compose the music in time for it to be performed in church on Sunday,” Morricone said in a 2010 interview with the Quietus online arts site. “So if you just consider Bach, you will see that I’m practically unemployed

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there's a technique that i think is called to "lampshade" which is a way to avoid accidentally coming across pretentiously.  you just add a touch of humor.  he quotes wagner wearing a lampshade

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On 7/7/2020 at 12:49 AM, crazy jane said:

 

I clicked on that and was only expecting a watch it for a few seconds but I watched the whole thing. The musical interlude was gorgeous. Really really gorgeous.

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