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$14.50
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1-2 Weeks
ARTIST
TITLE
La Battaglia Del Deserto
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
CDDM 049CD CDDM 049CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
10/5/2018

2006 release. Reissue; originally released in 1969. A true classic soundtrack by Bruno Nicolai is presented here for the very first time on CD: La Battaglia Del Deserto (aka "Desert Battle"), an adventure war movie directed by Mino Loy and starring Italian actor George Hilton, French actor Robert Hossein and USA actor Frank Wolff. In 1969 a monaural LP album had been released on the Italian Gemelli label. After several research in the Archives of Edipan Digitmovies located the original album mastertape as well as the mastertapes containing the complete recording session. Apart from being in magnificent condition, we discovered that the mastertapes had been mixed in great stereo sound. For certain obscure reasons, a mono mix of the selected tracks was prepared for the original LP album, therefore our CD is the very first stereo presentation of this wonderful score. Nicolai composed an epic theme for large orchestra deliciously arranged with a beat style and introduced here in "Titoli Di Testa - Versione Film", a more up-tempo version compared to the known one from the original album. This particular motif -- reprised and also cited in action and suspense cues -- perfectly represents the boundless desert where the dramatic adventure takes place. The romantic side of the story is musically emphasized. Bruno Nicolai also wrote some lounge themes used as "source music" in the movie. On this CD release every single note found on the session tape was included. Includes eight-page, full color booklet.