Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 The Big Gundown
7:27
A2 Peur sur la ville
4:16
A3 Poverty (Once Upon a Time in America)
3:49
A4 Milano odea
3:04
A5 Erotico (The Burglars)
4:27
B1 Battle of Algiers
3:50
B2 Giu la testa (Duck, You Sucker!)
6:06
B3 Metamorfosi (La classe operaia va in paradiso)
4:37
B4 Tre Nel 5000
4:38
B5 Once Upon a Time in the West
8:31

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar:
Fred Frith (track B2)
violin:
Polly Bradfield (track B3)
electric bass guitar:
Melvin Gibbs (tracks A4, B5)
reeds:
John Zorn (tracks B2, B4)
oboe:
Vicki Bodner (track B1)
English horn:
Vicki Bodner (tracks B1–B2)
drums:
Anton Fier (tracks A2, A4, B1)
Bobby Previte (tracks A2, A5)
drums and timpani:
Mark E. Miller (track B3)
organ:
John Patton (track A5)
harmonica:
Orvin Aquart (tracks A2, B5)
harmonica and whistle:
Toots Thielemans (track A3)
tape:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (tracks A2, B2–B4)
electric guitar:
Bill Frisell (tracks A1, A5)
Fred Frith (tracks A4, B4)
Jody Harris (tracks A4, B5)
Robert Quine (track B5)
Vernon Reid (track B3)
Arto Lindsay (tracks A2, A4)
percussion:
Reinaldo Fernandes (track A1)
percussion and timpani:
Bobby Previte (tracks A1, B4)
snare drum:
Duduka da Fonseca (track A1)
keyboard:
Wayne Horvitz (track B2)
alto saxophone:
Tim Berne (track A2)
alto saxophone and musical saw:
John Zorn (track A1)
celesta and organ:
Wayne Horvitz (tracks B2, B4)
electronic instruments and synthesizer:
David Weinstein (American avant garde/postmodern composer) (tracks A1, B4)
surdo:
Jorge Silva (track A1)
turntable:
Christian Marclay (tracks B1, B4)
piano:
Wayne Horvitz (tracks A2, B1, B3–B4)
John Zorn (track B3)
accordion:
Guy Klucevsek (track A3)
harpsichord:
John Zorn (track A4)
harpsichord, organ and piano:
Anthony Coleman (track A1)
shamisen:
佐藤通弘 (track B2)
bass trombone:
Jim Staley (track A1)
harp:
Carol Emanuel (track A3)
trombone:
Jim Staley (tracks A1, B4)
cuíca:
Cyro Baptista (track A1)
jew's harp, ocarina and shakuhachi:
Ned Rothenberg (track B2)
arranger:
John Zorn (tracks A1–B5)
composer:
Ennio Morricone (tracks A1–B3, B5)
John Zorn (track B4)
conductor:
Arto Lindsay (track A1)
John Zorn (tracks A1–B5)
mixer:
Tom Gartland (tracks A1–B5)
Robert Musso (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Yale Evelev (tracks A1–B5)
recording engineer:
Martin Bisi (tracks A1–B5)
Don Hünerberg (tracks A1–B5)
Hahn Rowe (tracks A1–B5)
vocals:
Bobby Previte (track A1)
Laura Biscotto (track A5)
Anthony Coleman (track A1)
Diamanda Galás (track B3)
Shelley Hirsch (track A5)
Arto Lindsay (tracks A2, B2)
Luli Shioi (track A1)
John Zorn (tracks A2, B2)
mixed at:
Secret Sound (New York) in New York, New York, United States (tracks A1–B5)
recorded at:
B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks A1–B5)
Evergreen Studio (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks A1–B5)
Radio City Music Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1985-09) (tracks A1–B5)
cover recording of:
Battle of Algiers (track B1)
Milano Odea (track A4)
Peur sur la ville (track A2)
The Big Gundown (track A1)
part of:
recording of:
Tre Nel 5000 (track B4)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/15614 [info]
Wikidata: Q849633 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Big Gundown (album) [info]