Addresses Pizzetti’s 1915 essay on Bellini (See item 466) and his subsequent writings representing Italian Fascist use of Bellini as a representative Italian composer, such as “La semplicità belliniana” in Il musicista. Organo ufficiale del sindacato nazionale fascista musicisti XVIII/2 (November 1939), pp. 25-29. Besutti presents many contemporary reviews of Pizzetti’s writings on Bellini. Pizzetti’s influence on Camille Bellaigue, who wrote an extensive, elegiac review about Bellini’s music in Revue des deux mondes (see item 33) recognizing the “infinite beauty” of Bellini’s melodies.