The Godfather (soundtrack)

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The Godfather
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Soundtrack album by
Released1972. CD: 26 March 1991 159487
GenreSoundtrack
Length31:31
LabelParamount (original) / MCA (CD)
ProducerTom Mack
The Godfather chronology
The Godfather
(1972)
The Godfather Part II
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
Filmtracks4/5 stars[2]

The Godfather is the soundtrack from the film of the same name, released in 1972 by Paramount Records, and in 1991 on compact disc by MCA. Unless noted, the cues were composed by Nino Rota and conducted by Carlo Savina (who was credited on the LP, but not the CD). The song "I Have but One Heart" is sung by Al Martino, who performed it in the film as character Johnny Fontane.

The score was nominated for an Academy Award; however, the Academy withdrew the nomination after determining that the "Love Theme" was a rewritten version of Nino Rota's music from the 1958 film Fortunella.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)"Nino Rota3:04
2."I Have But One Heart"Johnny Farrow, Marty Symes3:00
3."The Pickup"Nino Rota2:56
4."Connie's Wedding"Carmine Coppola1:33
5."The Halls of Fear"Nino Rota2:12
6."Sicilian Pastorale"Nino Rota3:03
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Love Theme from the Godfather"Nino Rota2:37
2."The Godfather Waltz"Nino Rota3:35
3."Apollonia"Nino Rota1:22
4."The New Godfather"Nino Rota2:00
5."The Baptism"Nino Rota1:51
6."The Godfather Finale"Nino Rota3:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Filmtracks: The Godfather (Nino Rota)". www.filmtracks.com.
  3. ^ Cruz, Gilbert. "The Anniversary You Can't Refuse: 40 Things You Didn't Know About The Godfather" – via entertainment.time.com.

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