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Albert Roussel

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Albert Roussel

Albert Roussel has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Trois Pièces first played on 13 April 2014.

Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel (April 5, 1869 - August 23, 1937) was a French composer.

Born in Tourcoing, France, Roussel's earliest interest was not in music but mathematics. He spent a time in the French Navy, and in 1889 and 1890 he served on the crew of the frigate Iphigénie. These travels affected him artistically, as many of his musical works would reflect his interest in far off, exotic places.

After resigning from the Navy in 1894 he began to study music seriously with Eugène Gigout,…

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Troisième Gnossienne
Michel Plasson, Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse, Berlioz, Gounod, Franck, Lalo, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Chabrier, Fauré, Chausson, Debussy, Ropartz, Magnard, Satie, Roussel, Ravel, Honegger, Sauguet, Duruflé, Dutilleux, Dukas, Lazzari, Duparc, Jaubert, Kosma, D'Indy
EMI Classics2010
Troisième Gnossienne
Michel Plasson, Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse, Berlioz, Gounod, Franck, Lalo, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Chabrier, Fauré, Chausson, Debussy, Ropartz, Magnard, Satie, Roussel, Ravel, Honegger, Sauguet, Duruflé, Dutilleux, Dukas, Lazzari, Duparc, Jaubert, Kosma, D'IndyEMI Classics2010
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Trois Pièces
André Previn, Poulenc, Roussel
Columbia Masterworks1962
Trois Pièces
André Previn, Poulenc, RousselColumbia Masterworks1962
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