La Scena Musicale

Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Today's Birthday in Music: July 9 (Respighi)

1879 - Ottorino Respighi, Bologna, Italy; composer, violinist

Short biography & pictures
Various articles

The Pines of Rome (1. "Pines of the Villa Borghese"; 2." Pines near a Catacomb"); Orchestra dell'Accademia nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conductor Antonio Pappano.  Rome, January 2007)

Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 ("Italiana" and "Siciliana") - paintings by Caravaggio

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