We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.


Out of stock

Stelvio Cipriani

La Notte Dell'Ultimo Giorno / Processo Per Direttissima

Label: Quartet

Format: CD

Genre: Library/Soundtracks

Out of stock

  Quartet Records and Gruppo Sugar presents the premiere presentation of two previously unreleased Stelvio Cipriani groovy scores, both focused on dramas taking place in the Years of Lead (a period of social and political turmoil in Italy that lasted from the late 1960s until the late 1980s).  Adimaro Sala’s LA NOTTE La Notte Dell'Ultimo Giorno (1974) chronicles the making of a fictional thesis film entitled La Fiammata as director Beppe Banti (Tony Kendall) tries to realize his vision without compromising with the producer or being discouraged by the suicide of his screenwriting partner. Cipriani offers a breezy counterpoint to the emotional trauma of the misunderstood filmmakers with an exciting main theme and a sensual cue for a forbidden affair. 

Lucio De Caro’s Processo Per Direttissima (1972) takes both terrorism and police brutality as the basis of its story, as an assault on a train leads to the arrest of left-wing activist Stefano Baldini (Michele Placido). When his four-day interrogation ends with his death, journalist Cristina Visconti (Ira von Fürstenberg) decides to investigate the story. The program presents Cipriani’s original music as it was written and recorded, before getting spliced up and inserted in the movie in 20-40 second chunks.  Mastered by Claudio Fuiano from first-generation stereo master tapes, the 8-page liner notes by Gergely Hubai discuss the composer, the films and the scores.

Cat. number: QR421
Year: 2020

Edition of 300 copies

More by Stelvio Cipriani

Mark Il Poliziotto
CD | €15.50
Femina Ridens (LP)
LP | €25.90
Orgasmo Nero (7")
7" | €16.50
Tentacoli (2LP)
LPx2 | €14.00 €28.00

More from Quartet

The Thing
CD | €16.90
Le Chat / Le Train
CD | €16.50
The Thirty-Nine Steps
CD | €16.50
Lisa And The Devil
CD | €16.50
Orgasmo - Paranoia
CD | €16.50
Vergogna Schifosi
CD | €16.50
Casino Royale (2LP)
2LP | €29.90
CD | €16.90
Ghost Story
CD | €18.90