Francesco De Masi

Francesco De Masi

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Born : January 11th, 1930 at Rome, Italy.
Died : November 6th, 2005 at Rome, Italy.

Born in Rome, he studied composition at the Neapolitan Conservatory "S. Pietro a Majella" under the direction of M° Achille Longo then proceeded to study orchestra direction at the Chigiana Academy in Siena with Paul Van Kempen and Franco Ferrara. He also graduated in horn, after having studied with Domenico Ceccarossi. He then took part in the "A. Scarlatti" Orchestra of Naples and in the Rome Symphonic Orchestra of RAI TV. In 1968 he won the "Review" award of young conductors sponsored by RAI, and since then he has been very active in conducting concerts and operas in Italy and abroad. In 1974 he held the chair of orchestra rehearsals at the Conservatory "S. Pietro a Majella" in Naples where, since 1983, he has been teaching orchestra direction. He has been teaching at the "S. Cecilia" Conservatory of Rome since 1989.
He has recorded many discs with music by Boccherini, Mozart, Ciaikovsky, Honegger, Chausson, Beethoven, C. Nielsen, V. Caracciolo. He is the director of the "Roma Symphonia" orchestra. In the field of film soundtracks he began his activity in the 1950s composing music for a few documentaries and feature films. In 1955 he attended a course in film music taught by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino at the Chigiana Academy in Siena, and later became his assistant, collaborating with him on several major films. In 1957 he started his collaboration with Folco Quilici, first on some documentaries, then on the following films: "Dagli Appennini alle Ande" followed by "Ti-koyo e il suo Pescecane" and on several TV series such as "Firenze 1000 Giorni", "L'Uomo Europeo", "Festa Barocca", "Grandepoque", "Archivi del Tempo", "Le Avventure del Capitano Cook", etc. He has composed scores to hundreds of cinematographic and TV documentaries and to more than 250 films, especially historical films and westerns, in Italy, Spain, Germany and the U.S..
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Cms. 30-112 Francesco De Masi Ti-Koyo E Il Suo Pescecane (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film)(LP) CAM Cms. 30-112 Italy 1964 Sell This Version
CDR. 33-5 Francesco De Masi Sinfonia Per Due Spie(LP, Album) CAM CDR. 33-5 Italy 1965 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi India (Album) Edizione Paoline Italy 1966 Sell This Version
CLP. 100-012 Francesco De Masi Alla Scoperta Dell'Africa (Una Trasmissione Di Folco Quilici)(LP) Campi-Editore Recording CLP. 100-012 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
CDR. 33-19 Francesco De Masi 7 Dollari Sul Rosso (Colonna Sonora Originale)(LP) CAM CDR. 33-19 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
CDR 33-18 Francesco De Masi La Lama Nel Corpo(LP, Album) CAM CDR 33-18 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Quanto Costa Morire (Original Soundtrack) (Album) Cinevox Italy 1968 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi, Alessandro Alessandroni, E. Winkel Francesco De Masi, Alessandro Alessandroni, E. Winkel - Lesbo (Colonna Sonora Originale) & L´amore Questo Sconosciuto (Colonna Sonora Originale) (Album) CAM Italy 1969 Sell This Version
SP 117 Francesco De Masi L'Italia Vista Dal Cielo(LP, Album) SR Records (6) SP 117 Italy 1970 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi La Macchina Della Violenza (Original Soundtrack) (Album) Beat Records Company Italy 1972 Sell This Version
Carlo Rustichelli / Francesco De Masi Carlo Rustichelli / Francesco De Masi - In Nome Del Popolo Italiano (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) / Ettore Lo Fusto (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) Beat Records Company Italy 1972 Sell This Version
LPF 011 S Francesco De Masi Un Solo Grande Amore(LP) Beat Records Company LPF 011 S Italy 1972 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Vizi Privati, Pubbliche Virtú (Original Soundtrack From The Film Vices And Pleasures) (Album) Beat Records Company, Beat Records Company Italy 1976 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Ti-Koyo E Il Suo Pescecane (Original Soundtrack) (Album) Seven Seas Japan 1976 Sell This Version
EC 0113 Francesco De Masi Gli Aspetti Del Dramma(LP) Edimerc EC 0113 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
ELP 061 Francesco De Masi La Carica Delle Patate(LP, Album) Duse Record ELP 061 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
CR 4 Francesco De Masi Sartana Non Perdona(LP, Album) Beat Records Company CR 4 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Solimano Il Conquistatore (Album) Beat Records Company Italy 1979 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi, Heinz Gietz Francesco De Masi, Heinz Gietz - Alla Conquista Dell' Arkansas (Album) Beat Records Company Italy 1980 Sell This Version
CS 2010 Francesco De Masi L'Uomo Europeo(LP, Album) Edipan CS 2010 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Lo Squartatore Di New York (Album) Beat Records Company Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Fabio Frizzi / Walter Rizzati / Francesco De Masi / Piero Piccioni Fabio Frizzi / Walter Rizzati / Francesco De Masi / Piero Piccioni - Manhattan Baby Beat Records Company Italy 1982 Sell This Version
CS 2014 Francesco De Masi Festa Barocca(LP, Album) Edipan CS 2014 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Francesco De Masi Lone Wolf McQuade (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Citadel (3) UK 1983 Sell This Version
LPF 063 Francesco De Masi Fuga Dal Bronx(LP) Beat Records Company LPF 063 Italy 1983 Sell This Version