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Eric Satie Musical and Spiritual Mentor to Les Six "I have never written a note I didn't mean." - Erik Satie Eric Satie, 1866-1925 Erik Alfred Leslie Satie born in 1866 in Normandy, France Raised in Paris during age when Wagnerian musical model reached its peak in Europe.

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eric satie

Eric Satie

Musical and Spiritual Mentor to Les Six

"I have never written a note I didn't mean." - Erik Satie

eric satie 1866 1925
Eric Satie, 1866-1925
  • Erik Alfred Leslie Satie born in 1866 in Normandy, France
  • Raised in Paris during age when Wagnerian musical model reached its peak in Europe.
  • Later, rejected and rejected by Debussy
compositional style
Compositional Style
  • Compositions are humorous, satirical bizarre, and aphoristic.
  • Parody and satire a primary musical impetus.
  • His music intentionally anti-Romantic and anti-Impressionist
  • Considered by many (e.g. John Cage) as forebear of minimalism and ambient music.
furniture music
Furniture Music
  • Called some of his music “furniture music,” meaning that it was meant to be heard in the background. Gymnopédies and Gnossiennes are primary examples.
  • Would exclaim “Keep talking amongst yourselves. Whatever you do, don’t listen to the music.”
works
Works
  • Trois Gymnopédies (1888), piano
  • Messe des Pauvres (1895)
  • Trois morceaux en forme de poire (1901), piano four hands
  • Descriptions Automatiques (1913), piano
  • Sonatine Bureaucratique (1917), piano
  • Parade (1917), ballet, with Cocteau and Picasso
  • Socrate (1918), symphonic drama
  • Relâche (1924), ballet
satie links
Satie Links
  • Satie Homepage: features audio clips, manuscripts, articles, pictures, and a newsgroup discussion
  • Flabby Préludes for a Dog: a Satie Primer: offers an overview of Satie's career, focusing primarily on his musical influence.
  • Satie’s Crystal Ball: an investigation of Milhaud’s theory that Satie had prophesied the course of music in the 50 years following his death.
  • Eric Satie: the first Surrealist: a good general site on Satie
  • Memories of an Amnesiac: Satie’s personal memoirs in English translation.
manuscripts
Manuscripts
  • Pièces froides
manuscripts8
Manuscripts
  • Vexations
manuscripts9
Manuscripts
  • Gnossienne No. 4
audio clips
Audio Clips
  • Trois Gymnopédies
  • Gnossiennes
  • Parade