Once Upon a Time in America (1984) – Deborah’s Theme/ Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone had originally composed “Deborah’s Theme” in the 1970s for another film, but it was rejected. In Leones movie it became one of the most well known melodies in Morricone’s career.

Director: Sergio Leone
Duration: 4.30
Instrumentation: 3 (3.a afl), 2 (2.=eh), 2 , 2 – 4, 3, 3, 1 – timp, 3perc, str, pn (a. synth), chrous SATB (opt.) – solo soprano