Impressioni Brasiliane

I just simply had to post this one ! I am a lifelong addict of Ottorino Respighi, got hooked when I was 12 and heard his symphonic poems “Fontane di Roma” through my tiny radio then.
And of course there is more to him than just ‘Fontane di Roma’, ‘Pini di Roma’ and ‘Feste Romane’, his most popular symphonic poems. Never played is the mesmerising and intimate “Impressioni Brasiliane”, composed in 1927-1928. Among the most sensual music Respighi has written ( and that says a lot ! ). Here is the link: