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 (rĕ-spē′gē), Ottorino 1879-1936.
Italian composer known for his symphonic poems, such as The Fountains of Rome (1916) and Roman Festivals (1928).


(Italian resˈpiːɡi)
(Biography) Ottorino (ottoˈriːno). 1879–1936, Italian composer, noted esp for his suites The Fountains of Rome (1917) and The Pines of Rome (1924)


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Ottorino, 1879–1936, Italian composer.
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Noun1.Respighi - Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems (1879-1936)
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The first featured orchestral works by Ottorino Respighi, Paul Hindemith and Florent Schmitt, the second is titled "Music from the Machine Age" and the third was released to coincide with the orchestra's debut at the BBC Proms and includes "Scheherazade" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and works by Mily Balakirev, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov and Ulvi Cemal Erkin.
from Manon Lescaut, Act II -- Opalais, Kaufmann PUCCINI Act I finale La Boheme(encore) -- Opalais, Kaufmann RESPIGHI Pines of Rome
Two virtuoso strings players - one originally from Taiwan and the other from China - will join the Oregon Mozart Players on Saturday at Beall Concert Hall on the University of Oregon campus for a program featuring two works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and one each by Ottorino Respighi and Giovanni Bottesini.
Highlights include works by Grieg, Hindemith, Rota, Respighi, Watkins and Martinu, as well, of course, Sibelius and Strauss performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
On Saturday, Respighi partnered Hugo Wolf in a cuckoo-and-nightingale juxtaposition, where differences of mood and style were enthusiastically conveyed by the Bowesled quartet.
This entertaining program also features works by Schumann, Moreno, Ponce, Respighi, Donizetti and more.
La ligne de chant au galbe parfait s'impose des le quintette [beaucoup moins que]Es-dur[beaucoup plus grand que] de Mozart, [beaucoup moins que]Sthandwa Sami[beaucoup plus grand que] de Sibiya, ou encore de [beaucoup moins que]Il Tramonto[beaucoup plus grand que] de Respighi.
The composers--Ferrucio Busoni, Alfredo Casella, Francesco Malipiero, Ottorino Respighi, Riccardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Vicenzo Davico, Goffredo Petrassi, Nino Rota and Mario Pilati--influenced the development of 20th-century Italian music.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include works by Durufle, Guilain, Mendelssohn, Respighi, Dupre, and Gerre Hancock.
Among those who have set their work to music are Mendelssohn, Britten, Respighi, Sibelius and Richard Strauss.
Several melodies are due to be played during the event, including ' Fountains of Rome' by Ottorino Respighi, 'Four Sea Interludes' by Benjamin Britten, 'Fantasia on Greensleeves' by Ralph Vaughan Williams and 'Enigma variation' by Edward Elgar.
Established to feature young professional musicians in the early stages of their careers, The Chamber Orchestra of New York was founded in honor of Ottorino Respighi to present the great orchestral repertoire with a focus on ancient music and its influences on works of later composers, including undiscovered and rarely performed gems.