Saturday Night at the Movies - Saturday 5 November 2016, 5pm

Ennio Morricone conducts

Andrew Collins celebrates the genius of Ennio Morricone.

The great movie composer Ennio Morricone turns 88 next week. Tonight, to celebrate, Andrew Collins dedicates two hours to an early birthday special celebrating the Italian maestro.

Focusing on brand new albums, including Morricone 60 which celebrates the composer’s six decades of film scoring, Andrew will select Morricone's greatest movie music including The Mission, Cinema Paradiso and, of course, piles of ‘Spaghetti Westerns’.

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The Super Mario Brothers theme

The Super Mario Brothers theme in the style of Mozart and Shostakovich

Composer quotes quiz

Quiz: Can you complete the famous quote from each composer?

Mozart or Drake?

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