The Complete Symphonies and other Orchestral Works

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Title: The Complete Symphonies and other Orchestral Works
Otros títulos: Symphony No. 2
Symphony No. 2 Pour une Fête de Printemps Suite in F
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Albert Roussel; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Stéphane Denève
Código CDU: Rou.02
Forma Musical: Symphonies, Suite
Abstract: Though less well known than his contemporaries Ravel and Debussy, Albert Roussel is nevertheless regarded as one of the most important figures in early twentieth century French music. Roussel's music reflects his efforts to explore new possibilities of expression while remaining faithful to traditional musical ideas; evident in his chamber music and works for the stage, this tension between traditionalism and experimentation is particularly successful in his symphonies. Born into an affluent family, Roussel lost both his parents when he was very young, and was entrusted to the care of his grandfather at age seven; in 1880, the grandfather died, and a maternal aunt took over the responsibility of raising the boy. Although he was interested in music, Roussel decided to pursue a naval career; he graduated from the Ecole Navale in 1889, eventually serving in Indochina as an officer. In 1894, however, Roussel resigned his commission, devoting himself completely to music. He went to ...


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1. Symphony No. 2 (1909-21) - Lent.mp3 17:27 23.94Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. 2 (1909-21) - Modéré.mp3 9:34 13.12Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Symphony No. 2 (1909-21) - Très lent.mp3 15:30 21.25Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Pour une fêt ... emps (1921) - Completo.wav 11:25 115.1Mb WAV audio wav
5. Suite in F (1926) - Prélude.mp3 3:58 5.441Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Suite in F (1926) - Sarabande.mp3 5:22 7.359Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7.Suite in F (1926) - Gigue.mp3 4:36 6.316Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Symphony No. 2 (1909-21) - Completo.wav 8:54:08 855.7Mb WAV audio wav
Suite in F (1926) - Completo.wav 5:48:04 278.8Mb WAV audio wav

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