Fabio Frizzi

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Fabio Frizzi
Fabio Frizzi in 2011
Fabio Frizzi in 2011
Background information
Born (1951-07-02) 2 July 1951 (age 70)
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)Film composer

Fabio Frizzi (born 2 July 1951) is an Italian musician and composer. Born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, he is best known for his film scores and was a frequent collaborator with horror director Lucio Fulci.

Frizzi is the older brother of the late television presenter Fabrizio Frizzi.

Selected filmography[edit]

Solo

Year Film Directed by Singles / Main Tracks Latest CD / Digital Release
1974 Amore libero - Free Love Pier Ludovico Pavoni Cinevox MDF 055: Ibu Ile / Coconut Quartet Records / QRSCE012 / 2010
1975 Fantozzi Luciano Salce Regal 3C 006-18082: La Ballata Di Fantozzi (3:30) / L'Impiegatango (3:05) Beat Records / DDJ01-1DLX / 2012
The Sinner [it] Pier Ludovico Pavoni
1976 Il secondo tragico Fantozzi Luciano Salce Beat Records / DDJ01-1DLX / 2012
1979 Cindy's Love Games Aldo Grimaldi
Zombi 2 [1] Lucio Fulci
1980 Contraband Lucio Fulci Cinevox MDF 133: You Are Not The Same / The Smuggler Beat Records / DDJ038 / 2015
City of the Living Dead [2] Lucio Fulci Beat Records / BCM9549 / 2014
1981 The Beyond Lucio Fulci Beat Records / CDCR 114 / 2011
1982 Vieni avanti cretino Luciano Salce Beat Records / DDJ03DLX / 2015
Manhattan Baby Lucio Fulci Beat Records / CDCR 112 / 2011
Scorpion with Two Tails Sergio Martino Cometa Edizioni Musicali / CMT 10022 / 2011
La gorilla Romolo Guerrieri
1982 Crime in Formula One Bruno Corbucci
Blastfighter Lamberto Bava
Devil Fish Lamberto Bava Beat Records / DDJ044 / 2016
Cop in Drag Bruno Corbucci Beat Records / DDJ11DLX / 2016
1986 Aladin Bruno Corbucci Digitmovies / CDDM118 / 2008
1990 Cat in the Brain Lucio Fulci Beat Records / CDCR 135 / 2017
1999 Fantozzi 2000 – La clonazione Domenico Saverni
2002 Febbre da cavallo - La mandrakata Carlo Vanzina
2012 House of Forbidden Secrets Todd Sheets
2013 The Cold Eyes of Death Chris Milewski
2014 Violets Bloom at an Empty Grave Chris Milewski
2018 Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund

Finnish singer Taiska used the melody of Frizzi's composition "Ibo lele" for her song, "Mombasa".[3]

With Bixio - Frizzi - Tempera

Year Film Directed by Singles / Main Tracks Latest CD / Digital Release
1975 Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket [1] Ferdinando Baldi Cinevox MDF 071: Sky's Motor Bike (3:07) / Coby And Len (3:39) Digitmovies / CDDM054 / 2006
Dracula in the Provinces [4] Lucio Fulci
Four of the Apocalypse [1] Lucio Fulci Cinevox MDF 080: Movin' On (3:39) / Let Us Pray (2:56) + Cinevox MDF 089: Death's Song (2:58) Cinevox / CD MDF 316 / 1998
Go Gorilla Go [1] Tonino Valerii Cinevox MDF 085: Vai Gorilla (2:55) / Selvaggia (3:25) Chris' Soundtrack Corner / CSC 007 / 2010
Get Mean [1] Ferdinando Baldi
1976 The Loves and Times of Scaramouche Enzo G. Castellari Cinevox MDF 088: Scaramouche (3:20) / Ouverture 1812, Op. 49 (3:12)
Geometra Prinetti selvaggiamente Osvaldo Ferdinando Baldi Cinevox MDF 094: Savanah's Theme (2:59) / Saudade (3:56) Beat Records / DDJ039 / 2015
Blue Belle Massimo Dallamano
Rome: The Other Side of Violence Marino Girolami Digitmovies / CDDM180 / 2011
Febbre da cavallo Steno Cinevox MDF 101: Febbre Da Cavallo / Tris Beat Records / CDF 090 / 2017
Tutti Possono Arricchire Tranne I Poveri Mauro Severino Cinevox MDF 102: 850 Milioni / Euforia Beat Records / DDJ048 / 2019
Born Winner Aldo Lado Cinevox MDF 103: L'Ultima Volta (2:19) / Avanagiu (2:04)
1977 Sette note in nero aka The Psychic [1] Lucio Fulci Cinevox MDF 112: 7 Note / Tracce Sul Muro Digibeat / DGBT002 / 2015
1978 Nest of Vipers Tonino Cervi Cinevox MDF 117: Ritratto Di Borghesia In Nero / Immagini Sfocate Digitmovies / CDDM206 / 2012
Silver Saddle [1] Lucio Fulci Cinevox MDF 119: Silver Saddle (3:13) Two Hearts (4:39) Digitmovies / CDDM023 / 2004
Manaos Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa Beat Records / DDJ023 / 2012
Where Are You Going on Holiday? "Si, Buana" episode Luciano Salce GDM / CD CLUB 7079 / 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Spencer, Kristopher (2008). Film and television scores, 1950-1979: a critical survey by genre. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 141, 159, 279–281. ISBN 978-0-7864-3682-8.
  2. ^ Willis, Donald (1984). Horror and science fiction films III. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. pp. 110. ISBN 0-8108-1723-3.
  3. ^ L'Espresso, Izd. 6-9. 2003. "La musica originale sarebbe stata composta da Fabio Frizzi (fratello dello showman Fabrizio) per una cantante finlandese, tale Taiska, «una delle poche eroine nel misero panorama del pop finlandese».
  4. ^ Browning, John (2010). Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010. McFarland. pp. 45. ISBN 0-7864-3365-5.

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