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Albert Roussel

Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel (French: [albɛːʁ ʁusɛl]; 5 April 1869 – 23 August 1937) was a French composer. He 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. His early works were strongly influenced by the impressionism of Debussy and Ravel, while he later turned toward neoclassicism.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 5th, 1869 (Tourcoing), Died August 23rd, 1937 (Royan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-010503 12-in. 6/3/1937 Sinfonietta Frank Black ; NBC String Symphony Orchestra String orchestra composer  
Victor CS-010504 12-in. 6/3/1937 Sinfonietta Frank Black ; NBC String Symphony Orchestra String orchestra composer  
Gramophone CF2722 12-in. 1/14/1930 Prélude Piero Coppola ; Orchestre symphonique du Gramophone Orchestra composer  
Gramophone CF2727 12-in. 1/15/1930 Sarabande Piero Coppola ; Orchestre symphonique du Gramophone Orchestra composer  
Gramophone CF2728 12-in. 1/15/1930 Gigue Piero Coppola ; Orchestre symphonique du Gramophone Orchestra composer  
Gramophone CF2729 12-in. 1/15/1930 Dance of the nymphs Piero Coppola ; Orchestre symphonique du Gramophone Orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roussel, Albert," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103287.

Roussel, Albert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103287.

"Roussel, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103287

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