Italian composer Ennio Morricone and spaghetti westerns go together like…er, hold on, let me think of a good analogy here — how about, bacon and lettuce…and tomato? No…how about peanut butter and jelly? What’s up with the food references?
Forget about it. Sergio Corbucci‘s “The Great Silence” is considered one of the very best spaghettis ever…My take on it? It’s okay but Corbucci can’t hold a candle to the maestro Leone. Fair enough, but Morricone’s score for “Silence” is one of his best ever. The title track is totally haunting and really makes the movie. Actually, I think the title score is probably one of the reasons that the film is held in such high esteem. Decide for yourself: