Huntingtower may refer to: Huntingtower, a part of the village of Huntingtower and Ruthvenfield, based on the novel; Huntingtower School, Melbourne, Australia; Huntingtower: Ballad for Band, a musical composition by Ottorino Respighi. Ottorino Respighi: “Huntingtower: Ballad for Band” Program Note. Buy Huntingtower by RESPIGHI / CESARINI at Concert Band Sheet Music.

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His first job out of school was at the Russian Imperial Theatre in Saint Petersburg, where he played violin in their season of Italian opera.

While there, he took composition lessons from legendary Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Upon his return to Bologna, he continued composition studies, which would soon become the focus of his career.

Ottorino Respighi: “Huntingtower: Ballad for Band“ | umwo

He became a figure of international huntingtoweer, producing dozens of orchestral and vocal works as well as several operas. Fountains of Romethe piece which cemented his international reputationPines of Romeand Roman Festivals.


He was also a teacher, holding a position professor of composition at the Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Rome from until his death at age 56 in They commissioned the piece for a special concert in memory of John Philip Sousawho had passed away on March 6 of that year.

His inspiration for the piece came from a visit to Huntingtower Castle in Scotland, which must have happened years before he began work on the composition. Sadly, that original edition has respighhi out of print although it undoubtedly still exists in several band libraries around the world. A performance of Huntingtower on Youtube:.

Huntingtower Castle on Undiscovered Scotland — lots of photos of the castle! Huntingtower Castle on Wikipedia.

A research paper and conducting guide about three pieces, including Huntingtower starting on page Respighi biography on Wikipedia. Respighi biography and discography on Naxos.

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