The Music of Albert Roussel

The following table lists all of Albert Roussel's mature works. Each work also has a review and information page. If you want to add something to or disagree with one of my reviews, please send me an e-mail.

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Dance of the Bride
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Opus Title Year Instrumentation
1 Des heures passent 1902 piano
2 Piano trio in Eb 1902 piano, violin, cello
3 Quatre poemes 1903 voice, piano
4 Resurrection 1904 orchestra

Conte a la poupee 1904 piano
5 Rustiques 1904-06 piano
6 * Divertissement 1906 woodwind quintet and piano
7 * Sym. No. 1, Le poeme de la foret 1904-06 orchestra
8 Quatre poemes 1907 voice, piano
9 La menace 1908 voice and piano or orchestra
10 Flammes 1908 voice, piano
11 Sonata No. 1 in d 1907-08 piano, violin
12 Deux poemes chinois 1907-08 voice, piano
13 Le marchand de sable qui passe 1908 chamber orchestra
14 * Suite in f# 1909-10 piano
15 ** Evocations 1910-11 Alto/ten/bar, choir, orchestra
16 Sonatine 1912 piano
17 ** Le Festin de l'araignée 1912 orchestra
18 ** Padmavati 1914-18 opera
19 Deux melodies 1918 voice, piano
20 Deux melodies 1919 voice, piano

Doute 1919 piano
21 * Impromptu for harp solo 1919 harp

L'Accueil des Muses 1920 piano
22 * Pour une fete de printemps 1920 orchestra
23 ** Symphony No. 2 in Bb 1919-21 orchestra

Fanfare pour un sacre paien 1921 brass, drums
24 La naissance de la lyre 1923-24 lyrical tale
25 Madrigal aux muses 1923 two sopranos, alto
26 Deux poemes de Ronsard 1924 soprano, flute
27 * Jouers de flute 1924 flute, piano
28 Sonata No. 2 1924 piano, violin
29 Segovia 1925 guitar or piano

Duo 1925 bassoon, double bass
30 ** Serenade 1925 flute, string trio, harp
31 Odes anacreontiques 1926 voice, piano

Le bardit des francs 1926 male chorus, brass, percussion
32 Odes anacreontiques 1926 voice, piano
33 ** Suite en Fa 1926 orchestra
34 ** Concert pour petit orchestre 1926-27 orchestra

Sarabande for L'eventail de Jeanne 1927 orchestra
35 ** Deux poemes chinois 1927 voice, piano

Vocalises 1 and 2 1927-28 voice, piano

Aria No. 2 1928 oboe or clarinet, etc., piano
36 * Concerto pour piano 1927 piano, orchestra
37 * Psalm 80 1928 tenor, chorus, orch.
38 * Jazz dans la nuit 1928 voice, piano
39 Petite suite 1929 orchestra
40 * Trio 1929 flute, viola, cello
41 Prelude et fughetta 1929 organ
42 ** Symphony No. 3 in g 1929-30 orchestra
43 ** Bacchus et Ariane 1930 orchestra
44 Deux idylles 1931 voice, piano
44 (sic) A Flower given to my daughter 1931 voice, piano
45 String Quartet in D 1931-32 string quartet
46 Prelude et fugue 1932-34 piano
47 Deux poemes chinois 1932 voice, piano
48 * A Glorious Day 1932 military band

Le testament de la tante Caroline 1932-33 operetta
49 Trois pieces 1933 piano
50 Deux melodies 1933-34 voice, piano
51 Andante and Scherzo 1934 flute, piano

Pipe 1934 flageolet (or piccolo), piano
52 * Sinfonietta 1934 string orchestra
53 * Symphony No. 4 in A 1934 orchestra
54 * Aeneas 1935 orchestra, chorus
55 Deux melodies 1935 voice, piano
56 Rapsodie flamande 1936 orchestra

Prelude to Le Quatorze Juillet 1936 military band
57 Concertino 1936 cello, orchestra
58 String Trio 1937 violin, viola, cello
59 Elpenor 1937 flute, string quartet

Andante, from unfinished Trio 1937 oboe, clarinet, bassoon
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