20th Century. Satie's Gymnopedies are the first testimony to his idea of a "New Simplicity:" repetitive, steady rhythms reminiscent of ancient cult dances, with their very own meditative charm. -the publisher
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Contents: 2eme Prelude Nazareen; 4eme Gnossienne; 5eme Gnossienne; 6eme Gnossienne; Air de L'Ordre; Air du Grand Maitre; Air du Grand Prieur; Airs a Faire Fuir 1,2 and 3; Avant-Dernieres Pensees; Caresse; Carnet 'Esquisses et de Croquis; Cinema Symphonique de Relache; Danse de Travers; Danses de Travers 1,2 and 3; Danses Gothiques; Desespoir Agreable; Deux Reveries Nocturnes; Douze Petits Chorals; The Dreamy Fish; Effronterie; Facheux Exemple; Fantaisie-Valse; Fete Donnee par des Chevaliers; Froi...
Although Satie took the classical form as a model for his "Sonatine," it is quintessentially an ironic work. The composer included lines of text between the staves that describe the day of a typical Parisian bureaucrat.
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Eagerly awaited by countless pianists: a fourth Urtext volume with a selection of pieces from Domenico Scarlatti's vast sonata output. Whereas in the three collections 51480395, 51480451 and 51480476 there is about an equal number of often played and rarely played pieces that were sure to reward the inquisitive, Volume IV is a compilation of "the best of Scarlatti." In spite of the legendary fair copies from Venice and Parma that constitute the sources, the Scarlatti transmission remains complica...
Compiled for intermediate to early-advanced pianists, this 64-page edition includes biographical information on Scarlatti, performance notes by the editor and composer, explanations of ornamentations, and a discussion on the influence of Spanish folk music on Scarlatti's works.
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