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… read more
|1||Les nuages s'accumulent dans le ciel (The clouds gather)||286 listeners|
|2||L'enchantement dionysiaque (The Dionysian spell)||274 listeners|
|3||Jeux des ephebes et des vierges (Game of the young men and maidens)||184 listeners|
|4||II. Andante||146 listeners|
|5||Play on youtube||Segovia, Op. 29||138 listeners|
|6||Bacchus et Ariane Suite Op. 43 No. 1||120 listeners|
|7||Serenade for Flute, String Trio and Harp, Op. 30: II. Andante||92 listeners|
|8||Elle tombe dans les bras de Bacchus qui a surgi derriere la crete du roc (She falls into the arms of Bacchus, who has appeared suddenly behind the summit)||88 listeners|
|9||I. Allegro||71 listeners|
|10||III. Presto||70 listeners|