☞ The Maestro of Spaghetti Westerns Takes a Bow
Metallica 乐队的 James Hetfield 在 2007年 评论 Ennio Morricone 的音乐：
He has taken so many risks, and his music is not polished whatsoever. It’s very rude and blatant. All of a sudden a Mexican horn will come blasting through and just take over the melody. It’s just so raw, really raw, and it feels real, unpolished. You hear mistakes in it, and that’s just great — if they are mistakes. Who knows? There’s so much character in it, and I appreciate that in such a polished world of soundtracks.