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Erik Satie

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17 May 1866 - 1 July 1925
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Intro to Satie

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. His work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd. An eccentric, Satie was introduced as a "gymnopedist" in 1887, shortly before writing his most famous compositions, the Gymnopédies. Later, h... more
Première Gymnopédie
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3 Gymnopedies (arr. A. Miolin): Gymnopedie No. 1
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3 Gymnopedies: No. 2. Lent et triste
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Gnossienne: No. 1
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3 Gymnopédies: Gymnopedie No. 1
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Gymnopédie I
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3 Gymnopédies: 1. Lent et douloureux
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3 Gymnopedies (orch. Debussy): Gymnopedie No. 2
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3 Gymnopédies: No.1
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Satie: 3 Gymnopedies: No. 1 Lent et douloureux
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The musician is perhaps the most modest of all animals, but he is also the proudest.

Erik Satie


Explore Satie's music

Classical Piano Hits
The Very Best of Satie
Classical Focus
Satie Hits
Meditation with Classical Music
Ragtime (Deluxe Edition)
The 50 Greatest Piano Sonatas
Classical Piano Music
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