The Ecstasy of Gold

May 23, 2020 at 7:30 am Leave a comment

This is my cover of “The Ecstasy of Gold”. Composed by Ennio Morricone, it was part of his score for the 1966 Sergio Leone film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. The music is played near the end of the film while the character Tuco (played by Eli Wallach) is frantically searching a cemetery for the grave that holds $200,000 in gold coins. It is one of the most well known of Morricone’s themes.

I could find no versions by any contemporaneous instrumental rock groups. However, Metallica regularly used “The Ecstasy of Gold” as the introductory music for its concerts.

Entry filed under: Acoustic, Baritone Guitar, bass guitar, Classic Rock, Guitar, Instrumental Rock, Movie Theme, Music, Oldies, Pro Tools, Rock, Sibelius, Video, Vintage Instrumentals.

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