You have probably never heard this song, unless you've heard it here before. I have never seen the film to which it pertains. The movie is so rare that a VHS copy runs over seventy dollars. I wonder if it isn't the most beautiful piece that Ennio Morricone ever wrote.
It isn't one of his more famous pieces, but it is one of his odes to the love that a man bears a woman. The closest competitor in beauty I can find is his song for the love man bears to God.
He wrote a great deal more, but I find nothing so fine as these two songs of love. Even the Overture to this work with which we began is not so powerful as the love song -- though it has its moments. But the chief moment is the premonition of the love theme:
Of course, he's most famous for this:
But that may have been a distraction from the true thing.