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Published by United Music Publishers in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Roussel, Albert, -- 1869-1937,
  • Composers -- France -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes list of works.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.R88 D4 1947
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14341021M
LC Control Number48014933

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Albert Roussel, a study. [London] United Music Publishers [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Albert Roussel; Albert Roussel: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norman Demuth. Albert Roussel: a study. [Norman Demuth] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norman Demuth. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Much of the richly diverse oeuvre of Albert Roussel () grew from his far-flung travels as a young navy officer. One of the major French composers of his time, he produced music that embraces the exotic colours of so-called Impressionism, the rigour of his training at Vincent d'Indy's Schola Cantorum, and the questing spirit of Modernism.4/5(5). Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel (5 April - 23 August ) was a French l spent seven years as a only turned to music as an adult. But he then became one of the most important composers of the years between the two world wars.

Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel (French: [albɛːʁ ʁusɛl]; 5 April – 23 August ) was a French spent seven years as a midshipman, turned to music as an adult, and became one of the most prominent French composers of the interwar period. ALBERT ROUSSEL by Dr. David C.F. Wright Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel was born at Tourcoing in northern France, otherwise known as French Flanders, on 5 April , the only child of wealthy French industrialists who specialised mostly in textiles. The child was named after his father who died of consumption shortly after his birth. About. Much of the richly diverse oeuvre of Albert Roussel () grew from his far-flung travels as a young navy officer. One of the major French composers of his time, he produced music that embraces the exotic colours of so-called Impressionism, the rigour of his training at Vincent d’Indy’s Schola Cantorum, and the questing spirit of Modernism. Albert Roussel, French composer who wrote in various styles and whose music is notable for its lyrical fervour, austerity of technique, and harmonic audacity. Roussel joined the French navy at the age of 18 and made several journeys to Southeast Asia, .

This study of the French composer who lived from to begins with an outline of his life and development; its main preoccupation is the critical assessment of his works. The book is completed with a Catalogue Raisonne, a list of Roussel's writings on music and art, a bibliography, and a discography. Norman Demuth in his study of the music of Roussel - Albert Roussel published by United Music Publishers - compares it to Dukas’ La Peri - which I feel is a good comparison. He also makes the valid point that at this stage in his compositional life Roussel did not make use of counterpoint either in the way he had been taught it at the. Albert Charles Paul Roussel, född den 5 april i Tourcoing, död den 23 augusti i Royan, var en fransk tonsättare och dirigent. Biografi. Roussel blev tidigt föräldralös och uppfostrades av släktingar. Han fick regelbundna pianolektioner, men satsade till en början på en bana som sjöofficer. Browse and buy all sheet music titles composed by Albert Roussel ().