Erik Satie : Gymnopedies no.1

Satie, Erik




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About 'Gymnopedies no.1'



Artist:
Satie, Erik (biography)
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.
Instrument:   (View more Easy Music)
Style: Classical (View more Classical Music)
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