Erik Satie : Gymnopedies number 1


Erik Satie : Gymnopedies number 1



About 'Gymnopedies number 1'

Artist: Satie, Erik (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:1866 , Honfleur
Died:1925 , Paris
The Artist:Eccentric French composer who influenced the Parisian composers of the early 20th century, including Debussy and Stravinsky. His ballet Parade was performed by Diaghilev and displayed a jazz influence. He is known for his comic and bizarre titles, such as 'Three Pear-shaped pieces'.
Composed:1888
Info:
Probably Satie's most famous piece. The Gymnopédies impressed many with their startlingly sparse compositions which conveyed powerfully simple emotive impact - Debussy himself was so impressed he orchestrated the pieces himself.


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