American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Respighi, Ottorino 1879-1936. Italian composer known for his symphonic poems, such as The Fountains of Rome (1917) and Roman Festivals (1929).
- n. Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems (1879-1936)
“Respighi's "Pines of Rome" notwithstanding, the Italian capital is really a city of planes.”
“This morning it was Respighi's "The Fountains of Rome.”
“NIH PHILHARMONIA: "IT'S FOR THE BIRDS," works by Rossini, Respighi, Saint-Saens and Stravinsky. 7: 30 p.m.,”
“NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, with conductor Emil de Cou and violinist Joshua Bell performing Bruch, Liszt, Gershwin and Respighi. 8: 15 p.m.,”
“NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT, with conductor Emil de Cou and violinist Joshua Bell, works by Bruch, Liszt, Gershwin and Respighi. 8: 15 p.m.,”
“The rest of the programme – which included showpieces by Stokowski and Respighi, as well as Walton's dapper Wise Virgins suite, and more workmanlike orchestrations by Henry Wood and Malcolm Sargent – was interesting, though by the time we had heard the third reworking of Sheep May Safely Graze, it was starting to sound like lamb dressed up as mutton souffle.”
“It was de Burgos's recording of the Respighi pieces that I cut my teeth on (I also became familiar with Carmina Burana by way of his recording of that piece).”
“The Respighi was full-bodied and brassy without any fuss.”
“ Except: Its visual collision of bikini models, Indians on the warpath, mushroom clouds and zeppelins in flames is edgier and funnier, no less for being set to Respighi ' s " The Pines of Rome.”
“Quite rightly the end of the Respighi was greeted by fireworks.”
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