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File under: Cult Movies

Riz Ortolani

Il Sole Buio + L'Angelo con la Pistola

Label: Beat Records

Format: CD

Genre: Library/Soundtracks

In stock


Beat Records is happy to release for the first absolute time the soundtrack by Riz Ortolani for two dramatic noir movies by Damiano Damiani. This CD with a total lenght of  77:38 comes from the stereo master tapes of the recording sessions. “Il sole buio” directed in 1989 by Damiano Damiani and starring Michael Paré, Jo Champa, Tano Cimarosa, Antonio Chiello, Cyrus Elias, Erland Josephson, Phyllis Logan, Salvatore Palma, Leopoldo Trieste, Sal Borgese, Luciano Catenacci. Riz Ortolani has composed a recurring orchestral theme with a Mediterranean flavor which is introduced in the opening credits and reprised in the OST and a delicate love theme for the two protagonists that emerges in an atmosphere of mystery, a musical band in the background at a funeral danceable music . “L’angelo con la pistola” directed in 1991 by Damiano Damiani and starring Tahnee Welch, Remo Girone, Eva Grimaldi, Nicola D'Eramo, Sergio Fiorentini, Mario Donatone, Franco Scaccia, Antonino Iuorio, Jean Hebert. Riz Ortolani has written a dark theme introduced in the opening credits and reprised in the closing credits performed electronically opens the OST with a passage of strings in the style of those of "Zeder" by Pupi Avati always set to music by the author. In the OST danceable pieces alternate with melancholic moments with others of tension Another CD that sincerely wants to pay homage to the musical art of Riz Ortolani.

Mastering and liner notes by Claudio Fuiano, graphic layout by Daniele De Gemini 

File under: Cult Movies
Cat. number: BCM9614
Year: 2023