Fontane di Roma

Ottorino Respighi

Fontane di Roma

P. 106 • “Fountains of Rome”

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Ottorino Respighi explained that he composed his symphonic poem Fontane di Roma (The Fountains of Rome), "to reproduce by means of tone an expression of nature," and to impart a feeling for the "principal events of Roman life." Based upon the sentiments and visions suggested to him by four of Rome's fountains, he noted... read more