Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Big Gundown 7:26
2 Peur sur la ville 4:16
3 Poverty (Once Upon a Time in America) 3:49
4 Milano odea 3:04
5 Erotico (The Burglars) 4:27
6 Battle of Algiers 3:51
7 Giu la testa (Duck, You Sucker!) 6:06
8 Metamorfosi (La classe operaia va in paradiso) 4:37
9 Tre nel 5000 4:38
10 Once Upon a Time in the West 8:38

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Fred Frith (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 7)
violin:
Polly Bradfield (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Melvin Gibbs (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 4, 10)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Anton Fier (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 4, 6)
Bobby Previte (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 5)
drums (drum set) [drums] and timpani [tympani]:
Mark E. Miller (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
reeds [game calls]:
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 7, 9)
oboe:
Vicki Bodner (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 6)
cor anglais:
Vicki Bodner (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 6–7)
organ:
John Patton (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 5)
harmonica:
Orvin Aquart (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 10)
Toots Thielemans (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 3)
harmonica [harmonicas]:
Orvin Aquart (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 2)
tape [tapes]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 7–9)
electric guitar:
Bill Frisell (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1, 5)
Fred Frith (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 4, 9)
Jody Harris (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 4, 10)
Robert Quine (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 10)
Vernon Reid (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
Arto Lindsay (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 4)
caixa:
Duduca Fonseca (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
percussion and timpani:
Bobby Previte (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 9)
percussion and timpani [tympani]:
Bobby Previte (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
keyboard [electronic keyboards]:
Wayne Horvitz (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Tim Berne (American jazz saxophonist) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 2)
alto saxophone and musical saw [saw]:
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
celesta [celeste] and organ:
Wayne Horvitz (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 7, 9)
electronic instruments [microcomputer] and synthesizer [Mirage]:
David Weinstein (American avant garde/postmodern composer) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1, 9)
surdo:
Jorge Silva (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
turntable [turntables]:
Christian Marclay (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 6, 9)
piano:
Wayne Horvitz (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 6, 8–9)
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
accordion:
Guy Klucevsek (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 3)
harpsichord:
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 4)
harpsichord, organ and piano:
Anthony Coleman (American jazz pianist) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
shamisen [Tsugaru shamisen]:
Michihiro Sato (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 7)
repinique [repique]:
Reinaldo Fernandes (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
bass trombone:
Jim Staley (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
harp:
Carol Emanuel (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 3)
trombone:
Jim Staley (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1, 9)
frame drum [pandeiro]:
Claudio Silva (track 1)
cuíca:
Cyro Baptista (percussionist) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
jew's harp, ocarina and shakuhachi:
Ned Rothenberg (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 7)
arranger:
John Zorn (tracks 1–10)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (tracks 1–8, 10)
John Zorn (track 9)
conductor:
Arto Lindsay (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1–10)
mixer:
Tom Gartland (tracks 1–10)
Robert Musso (tracks 1–10)
other vocals [sexy Italian vocals]:
Laura Biscotto (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 5)
other vocals [whistling]:
Toots Thielemans (track 3)
producer:
Yale Evelev (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi (tracks 1–10)
Don Hünerberg (tracks 1–10)
Hahn Rowe (tracks 1–10)
vocals:
Bobby Previte (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
Anthony Coleman (American jazz pianist) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
Diamanda Galás (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
Shelley Hirsch (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 5)
Arto Lindsay (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 7)
Luli Shioi (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
John Zorn (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 2, 7)
mixed at:
Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–10)
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1–10)
Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1–10)
Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks 1–10)
cover recording of:
Battle of Algiers (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 6)
C’era una volta il west: L’uomo dell’armonica (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 10)
Erotico (The Burglars) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 5)
Giu La Testa (Duck You Sucker!) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 7)
Metamorfosi (La Classe Operaia Va In Paradiso) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 8)
Milano Odea (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 4)
Peur sur la ville (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 2)
Poverty (Once Upon a Time in America) (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 3)
The Big Gundown (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
Tre Nel 5000 (1984-09 – 1985-09) (track 9)

Release

photography:George Chinsee
Mare Earley
Caroline Forbes-Flynn (Photographer)
liner notes:David Bither (President of Nonesuch Records since Jan 2017)
Robert Polito (Academic, critic & poet)
additional mixer:Tom Gartland
additional recording engineer:Martin Bisi
Hahn Rowe
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2100128 [info]
ASIN:US: B000005IY1 [info]