Satie's "Next-to-last thoughts" contain a short whimsical story printed in the musical text as a subtext. Each piece was dedicated to prominent contemporaries: Idylle (Claude Debussy), Aubade (Paul Dukas), and M‚ditation (Albert Roussel). -the publisher
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more than the score_ is a series of classic piano music, covering much of the essential repertoire from Bach through Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Debussy, right up to John Cage. Each volume focuses on one piece, with written masterclasses and background information encouraging an exploration of the music - beyond the printed score. All titles in the this series include written masterclasses from one of our panel of internationally-renowned pianists including Joanna MacGregor, Roy Ho...
From the publisher: Inspired by a visit to the pavillion of exotic music at the 1889 Universal Exhibition, these 7 piano pieces are simple, pretty ruminations. The 7th Gnossienne is little-known, and published here with the other 6 for the first time.
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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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