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Ottorino Respighi (1879–1936)

Italian composer who introduced Russian orchestral colour and some of the violence of Richard Strauss's harmonic techniques into Italian music. He studied at the Liceo of Bologna and later with Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov in St. Petersburg, where he was first violist in the Opera Orchestra. From his foreign masters Respighi acquired a command of ... See full bio »


(age 56) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 2015 When the World Came to San Francisco (Documentary) (writer: "Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No.1 - 2. Gagliarda", "Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No.1 - 3. Villanella", "Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No.1 - 4. Passo mezzo e mascherada")
 2013 Mop King (writer: "Pines of the Appian Way")
 2012 To the Wonder (writer: "Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2, P.138")
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "Siciliana Da Antiche Danze Ed Arie Suite III")
 2003 Harvie Krumpet (Short) (writer: "Ancient Airs and Dances")
 2003 Drakengard (Video Game) (writer: "Feste Romane")
 2000 All the Wrong Places (writer: "Sopra un'aria antica" - as O. Respighi)
 1993 Hear No Evil (writer: "ON THE WINGS OF THE NIGHT")
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Comedy: A Serious Business (1980) ... (music: "La Boutique Fantastque" (excerpt))
 1978 The Silent Witness (Documentary) (music: "The Pines of Rome" - uncredited)
 1977 Virgin Dreams (writer: "Poema sinfonico 'I Pini di Roma'" - uncredited)
 1970 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Anatomy of a Symphony Orchestra (1970) ... (music: "The Pines of Rome")
 1965 The Sucker (as Respighi, "La Boutique Fantasque")
 1962 Sundays and Cybele (music: "Antiche arie e danze per liuto" - as Respighi)
 1958 A Movie (Short) (writer: "I pini di Roma")
 1951 Room and Bird (Short) (arranger: "Tarantella")
 1948 The Red Shoes (music: "La Boutique Fantasque" - uncredited)
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