Erik Satie

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    Gymnopédies no 1Erik Satie
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    Gnossienne No. 1Erik Satie
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    3 Gymnopédies: Gymnopedie No. 3 - Lent et graveErik Satie
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    Gymnopedie No.1Erik Satie
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    Je te veuxErik Satie
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        Satie's music, in sound and aesthetics, was fundamentally different from the prevailing 19th century German school that prized ideals of continuity and development. It is music as sound per se (Musique D'ameublement, i.e., "Furniture Music" or "Music for Furnishing," 1920). In Musiques Intimes et Secretes ("Intimate and Secret Music") and the famous "Vexations" (from Pages Mystiques, 1892-1895), Satie describes the conceptual nature of human mental activity and then requires the... Read more

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