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Respighi - The Adoration of the Magi - Three Botticelli Pictures (2/3)

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Uploaded on Jul 10, 2009

This is the 2nd of 3 pieces, the triptych known as "Three Botticelli Paintings" by the far too underappreciated Italian turn-of-the-century composer Ottorino Respighi.

The 3 pieces are all based on paintings by the Renassaince painter Sandro Botticelli. My personal favorite piece of Respighi's from this composition is "The Birth of Venus". But all are outstanding and display Respighi's gift for combining the sounds of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, which he studied endlessly.

The piece is performed by the Philharmonia of London and conducted by Geoffrey Simon.

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