Despite an awkward run-in with a ravenous press pack Respighi's trans-Atlantic tours did much to bolster his reputation.
Donald Macleod charts his travels and the music which they helped to inspire.
Concerto in Modo Misolidio: 3rd mvt
Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
Sir Edward Downes (conductor)
Maria: Egiziaca (excerpts)
Voice of the Angel....Katalin Farkas
Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus
Hungarian State Orchestra
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)
Brazilian Impressions: Tropical Night
Jesús López-Cobos (conductor)
Passacaglia and Fugue (after Bach)
Leonard Slatkin (conductor).