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"The Ecstasy of Gold" (Italian: L'estasi dell'oro) is a musical composition by Ennio Morricone, part of his score for the Sergio Leone film The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. It is played while Tuco (Eli Wallach) is frantically searching a cemetery for the grave that holds $200,000 in gold coins. Sung by Edda Dell'Orso, it stands as one of the most well known of Morricone's themes.

"The Ecstasy of Gold"
Song by Ennio Morricone
from the album The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Released 1966
Genre Film score, western
Length 3:22
Songwriter(s) Ennio Morricone
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly track listing
The Death of a Soldier
(9)
"The Ecstasy of Gold"
(10)
The Trio (main title)
(11)

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