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Henrik Chaim Goldschmidt plays “Gabriel’s Oboe” : great compositions/performances


Henrik Chaim Goldschmidt plays “Gabriel’s Oboe

The oboist Henrik Chaim Goldschmidt plays Ennio Morricone’s “Gabriel’s Oboe” with The Faroe Islands Philharmonic Orchestra, 10.01.2009

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make music part of your life series: Gabriel’s Oboe (from The Mission) Ennio Morricone 2002 Arena Concert


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Gabriel’s Oboe (from The Mission) Ennio Morricone 2002 Arena Concert

The Mission (1986 film)

 
The Mission
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Original movie poster
Directed by Roland Joffé
Produced by Fernando Ghia
David Puttnam
Written by Robert Bolt
Starring Robert De Niro
Jeremy Irons
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Chris Menges
Edited by Jim Clark
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s)
  • 16 May 1986

(Cannes)

  • 31 October 1986

(United States)

Running time 126 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget £16,498,000[1]
Box office $17,218,023 (United States)

 

English: Ennio Morricone at the Cannes film fe...

English: Ennio Morricone at the Cannes film festival Français : Ennio Morricone au festival de Cannes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Mission is a 1986 British drama film about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America. The film was written by Robert Bolt and directed by Roland Joffé. The movie stars Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Cherie Lunghi and Liam Neeson. It won the Palme d’Or and the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. In April 2007, it was elected number one on the Church Times‘s Top 50 Religious Films list.[2] The music, scored by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, ranked 1st on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation‘s (ABC) Classic 100 Music in the Movies.

Gabriel’s Oboe (from “The Mission”) Ennio Morricone 2002 Arena Concert (Just a Question: Doesn’t it feel as if, volens nolens, we all have become “The Mission” ? Think about it!)


Gabriel’s Oboe (from “The Mission“) Ennio Morricone 2002 Arena Concert
Just a Question followed by a thought: Doesn’t it feel as if, volens nolens, we all have become “The Mission” ? Think about it: We are losing the ability to express FREE! We are losing freedom! We are losing the ability to repair freedom! Are we Free! Free from what, Free of what, or rather oppressed in the most private of our, yes,  thoughts even ?