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Compact Discoveries 82: Symphonic Rome

From: Fred Flaxman
Series: Compact Discoveries
Length: 57:00

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Cdslogo2inch_small The third program in a series devoted to music inspired by major cities. This hour includes the "Roman Carnival Overture" by Berlioz, and the "Pines of Rome," the "Fountains of Rome," and the final section of "Roman Festivals," all by Respighi. Complete information on the series is available at www.compactdiscoveries.com. The script for this program is available both at that website and here.

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The third program in a series devoted to music inspired by major cities. This hour includes the "Roman Carnival Overture" by Berlioz, and the "Pines of Rome," the "Fountains of Rome," and the final section of "Roman Festivals," all by Respighi. Complete information on the series is available at www.compactdiscoveries.com. The script for this program is available both at that website and here.

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