The Big Gundown: John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone

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Tracklist

CD 1
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1The Big Gundown
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
alto saxophone and musical saw [saw]:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
bass trombone and trombone:
Jim Staley (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
caixa:
Duduca Fonseca (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
cuíca:
Cyro Baptista (percussionist) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Bill Frisell (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electronic instruments [microcomputer] and synthesizer [Mirage]:
David Weinstein (American avant garde/postmodern composer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
frame drum [pandeiro]:
Claudio Silva
harpsichord, organ and piano:
Anthony Coleman (American jazz pianist) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
percussion and timpani [tympani]:
Bobby Previte (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
repinique [repique]:
Reinaldo Fernandes (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
surdo:
Jorge Silva (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
vocals:
Anthony Coleman (American jazz pianist) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Bobby Previte (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Luli Shioi (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
Arto Lindsay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
The Big Gundown (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
7:26
2Peur sur la ville
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
alto saxophone:
Tim Berne (American jazz saxophonist) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Anton Fier (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Bobby Previte (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Arto Lindsay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
harmonica [harmonicas]:
Orvin Aquart (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
piano:
Wayne Horvitz (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
tape [tapes]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
vocals:
Arto Lindsay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Peur sur la ville (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
4:16
3Poverty (Once Upon a Time in America)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
accordion:
Guy Klucevsek (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
harmonica:
Toots Thielemans (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
harp:
Carol Emanuel (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
whistling:
Toots Thielemans
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Poverty (Once Upon a Time in America) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
part of:
Once Upon a Time in America
3:49
4Milano odea
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Anton Fier (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Melvin Gibbs (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Fred Frith (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Jody Harris (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Arto Lindsay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
harpsichord:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Milano Odea (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
3:04
5Erotico (The Burglars)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Bobby Previte (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Bill Frisell (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
organ:
John Patton (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
other vocals [sexy Italian vocals]:
Laura Biscotto (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
vocals:
Shelley Hirsch (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Erotico (The Burglars) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
4:27
6Battle of Algiers
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
cor anglais and oboe:
Vicki Bodner (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Anton Fier (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
piano:
Wayne Horvitz (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
turntable [turntables]:
Christian Marclay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Battle of Algiers (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
3:51
7Giu la testa (Duck, You Sucker!)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
acoustic guitar:
Fred Frith (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
celesta [celeste] and organ and keyboard [electronic keyboards]:
Wayne Horvitz (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
cor anglais:
Vicki Bodner (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mouth harp, ocarina and shakuhachi:
Ned Rothenberg (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
reeds [game calls]:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
shamisen [Tsugaru shamisen]:
Michihiro Sato (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
tape [tapes]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
vocals:
Arto Lindsay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Giu La Testa (Duck You Sucker!) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
6:06
8Metamorfosi (La classe operaia va in paradiso)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
drums (drum set) [drums] and timpani [tympani]:
Mark E. Miller (drummer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Vernon Reid (English-born US guitarist and songwriter) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
piano:
Wayne Horvitz (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
tape [tapes]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
violin:
Polly Bradfield (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
vocals:
Diamanda Galás (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
Metamorfosi (La Classe Operaia Va In Paradiso) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
4:37
9Tre nel 5000
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
celesta [celeste] and organ and piano:
Wayne Horvitz (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Fred Frith (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electronic instruments [microcomputer] and synthesizer [Mirage]:
David Weinstein (American avant garde/postmodern composer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
percussion and timpani:
Bobby Previte (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
reeds [game calls]:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
tape [tapes]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
trombone:
Jim Staley (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
turntable [turntables]:
Christian Marclay (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Tre Nel 5000 (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
John Zorn
4:38
10Once Upon a Time in the West
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi, Don Hünerberg and Hahn Rowe
producer:
Yale Evelev
mixer:
Tom Gartland and Robert Musso (musician, producer and engineer)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Melvin Gibbs (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
electric guitar:
Jody Harris (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Robert Quine (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
harmonica:
Orvin Aquart (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
conductor:
John Zorn (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
arranger:
John Zorn
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09), Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09) and Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
mixed at:
Quadrasonic Sound in New York, New York, United States and Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States
cover recording of:
C’era una volta il west: L’uomo dell’armonica (from 1984-09 until 1985-09)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (composer)
8:38

Credits

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]