{Music Minute} Ennio Morricone, “The Ecstacy of Gold”

Conjuring up all you Ennio Morricone fans out there. Every fan knows that this man’s music can make you soar – and if there isn’t one piece that can make one’s mind soar to the farthest reaches of imagination it’s this one. Makes for a great surge of power and might to kick ass out…

Soundtracks of my LIFE: “HANNAH AND HER SISTERS” (1986)

No, not Hannah from GIRLS . . . “Hannah and Her Sisters” – one of Woody Allen’s best and most classic films he ever made chronicling the eccentric lives of well, Hannah, and her sisters. Dianne Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and Michael Caine was dubbed Best Supporting Actor of the…

Music Minute: “Madeleine’s Lament” by Elliot Goldenthal

Did you know Elliot Goldenthal is married to prolific theatre director and puppeteer, Julie Taymor (who was recently fired from Bono’s production of “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark” on Broadway), and studied under John Corigliano who won an Oscar for Best Original Score for 1999’s Canadian drama, “The Red Violin”? This is a piece entitled…