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What do you know about Albert Roussel the Composer?
August 22, 2008 2:39PM
His Piano and Wind Quintet of 1906 shows distinct influences of the sea and naval experiences, possibly gleaned from his time on board in his tour of duty to IndoChina. It is a wonderful, clean and stirring piece, fresh and invigorating.
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What do you know about the classical composer Albert Russell?
Albert Roussel, (Roos-SELL), was a French composer (1869-1937). He wrote in a post-impressionist and later a neo-classical style, best-known today for his ballets The Spider's Feast and Bacchus et Ariane and his third and fourth symphonies, although he wrote in all forms, including an opera, Padmâvatî.