This study of the French composer who lived from 1869 to 1937 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.
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Adagio Albert Roussel Alfred Cortot Allegro Andante April artistic Bacchus ballet bars bass Bernard Blanche Selva cello choral chord chorus chromatic chromaticism clarinet climax coda complete composer composer's Concert conductor contrapuntal Cortot counterpoint d'Albert d'Indy d'Indy's dance Date of composition Debussy Dedication Descaves Deux diatonic dissonance Divertissement dominant emotional Evocations expression F natural F sharp Festin final flat major flute formal French fugue harmony idiom Jane Bathori Koussevitsky later lyrical material melodic line melody ment minor Musique Octave Maus opening opus number Orchestral score ostinato Padmdvati Paris pedal performance Philippe Gaubert phrase poems Prelude Psalm 80 Publisher Revue Musicale rhythm rhythmic rondo Scherzo Schola second subject Second Symphony Serge Koussevitsky slow movement solo sonata form Sonatina songs style Suite in F technique texture theme Third Symphony tion tonal tonic Tourcoing Vincent d'Indy Violin Sonata Violoncello Voice and Piano Walther Straram