Browse: Respighi - Pines of Rome
This page lists all recordings of Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma) by Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936).
Pines of Rome, completed in 1924, takes specific locations as pegs for a combination of historical and contemporary inspiration - children playing in the gardens of the Villa Borghese, the entrance to a catacomb from which an ancient, solemn chant is heard, the tranquillity of the moonlit Gianicolo Hill and finally the march of a Roman legion on the Appian Way triumphantly approaching the Capitoline Hill.
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet) & Andrea Lucchi (trumpet), Alessio Allegrini (horn), Christine Rice (soprano)
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
Pappano's gift to constantly delve well beyond the reputation these tone-poems have as technically brilliant display pieces devoid of deeper content. Try to listen, for instance, to the plangency... — More…