Respighi's Birds Respighi's Birds Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email February 25, 200312:00 AM ET The American Sinfonietta plays some bird song inspired music by the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi. We hear his suite "The Birds," in concert at the Bellingham Music Festival. Michael Palmer conducts. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.