Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
"The Concert," by Gerard van Honthorst, 1623
He may be best known for his exuberant tone poems, The Pines of Rome and The Fountains of Rome, Ottorino Respighi's achievement may have been the restoration of Renaissance and Baroque music to scholarly and public consciousness--particularly three orchestral suites he wrote between 1917 and 1932.
In this next hour, Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances--and the original Renaissance lute pieces that inspired him.
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