111. Change You Emotions Into Extremes
Ennio Morricone died a few days ago in Rome, his beloved hometown. Besides being a renowned film soundtrack composer and arranger for the Italian popular music industry, his interest in experimentation led him to join Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza in 1966: first avant-garde improvisation group, dedicated to the development of new music and anti-musical systems. The group created abrasive and intricate sound studies on classical instruments and occasionally employed electronics and tape music methods in the process. The collective included, among others, Morricone’s dear friend Egisto Macchi — who, with his music, contributed to approximately 1000 television shows and documentaries about philosophy, geography and art. The episode features: Ennio Morricone, Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza and Egisto Macchi.