[Contemporaneous: Spaghetti Western] Photo: Eden Ward
Photo: Eden Ward

Contemporaneous: Spaghetti Western

A program of crosscurrents with music by Americans living in Italy, and Italians whose music has permeated U.S. culture. From David Lang to Ennio Morricone, discover how Italian and American music have traveled together through film–all the way back to Puccini's La fanciulla del West.

Program includes: Ennio Morricone (b. 1928), Final Duel, from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966, arr. Alexim, 2016); Il mercenario, from Il mercenario (1968, arr. Mattingly '14, 2016); David Lang (b. 1957), ark luggage (2012) and Simple Song #3 (2015); Yotam Haber (b. 1976)New Ghetto Music (2011); Andrew Norman (b. 1979), Music in Circles (2012); Clara Iannotta (b. 1983), D'après (2012)