Rota wrote his first film score in 1944 for Zazą, a film directed by Renato Castellani. He later met the director Federico Fellini while the latter was working on his first film, Lo Sceicco Bianco. The two collaborated on many occasions, with Rota's score for 8½ often cited as one of the main factors which makes the film more cohesive.
The Godfather Trilogy "By Nino Rota (1911-1979) and Various. For voice, piano and guitar chords. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Movies. Songbook. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, black & white photos and color photos. 52 pages. Hal L
The Best of Nino Rota (Original Soundtrack Collection). By Nino Rota (1911-1979). For solo piano. Piano Solo. TV and 20th Century. Difficulty: medium-difficult. Collection and performance CD. Standard notation (does not include words to the songs). 64 pages. Ricordi #MLR665. P
Romeo And Juliet "(Love theme). By Nino Rota (1911-1979). Arranged by Lorenzo Pusceddu. For concert band. Film Music. Grade 2.5. Score and full set of parts. Duration 3 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by Scomegna Edizioni Musical srl"