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Satie the composer

by Robert Orledge

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Orledge.
    SeriesMusic in the twentieth century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S196 O74 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 394 p. :
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2200702M
    ISBN 100521350379
    LC Control Number89022309

    Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (French: ; 17 May – 1 July ) — he signed his name Erik Satie after — was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian 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. Erik Satie, in the early s, was a notorious though not a conspicuously successful figure. He had studied piano at the Paris Conservatoire from to , doubtless compelled by his stepmother, a salon composer and piano teacher whom he disliked, but was described as ‘the laziest student at the Conservatoire’ by his teacher Emile Descombes¹ and left the institution without a diploma.

      Author Caitlin Horrocks Explores Brilliance of Composer Erik Satie In 'The Vexations' NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Caitlin Horrocks about her .   Erik Satie, French composer whose spare, unconventional, often witty style exerted a major influence on 20th-century music, particularly in France. Satie studied at the Paris Conservatory, dropped out, and later worked as a café pianist. About he .

    By Erik Satie / ed. Murray Baylor. Piano Book. These two fascinating works are combined into one volume that includes an interesting biography, background information on the writing of the music, indispensable performance suggestions and a listing of recommended readings and ry: Piano Collection. Erik Satie Mary E. Davis A musical composer who dabbled in the Dada movement, a Bohemian ‘gymnopédiste’ of fin-de-siècle Montmartre, and a legendary dresser known as ‘The Velvet Gentleman’ for his sartorial choices, Erik Satie was nearly unprecedented in technique, style and philosophy among European composers in the early twentieth century.


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Erik Satie remains one of the most bizarre figures in music history, yet everything he did has its own curious logic, once it can be perceived.

In this important new study Dr Orledge reveals what made Satie 'tick' as a composer, dealing with every aspect of Satie's complex career and relating his achievement to the other arts and to the society in which he by: Erik Satie remains one of the most bizarre figures in music history, yet everything he did has its own curious logic, once it can be perceived.

In this important new study Dr Orledge reveals what made Satie 'tick' as a composer, dealing with every aspect of Satie's complex career and relating his achievement to the other arts and to the society in which he lived/5.

Available in: Satie remains one of the most bizarre figures in music history, yet everything he did has its own curious logic, once it can Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : $ Satie the composer. User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Orledge, who has written books on Faure, Debussy, and Koechlin, examines the compositional methodology of the seminal 20th-century French master, attempting to solve the riddle of the composer's Read full review.

The Bohemian Life of the French Composer Erik Satie Imagined as a Novel Readers know that Satie is not going to be confined to the margins of Montmartre’s bohemia forever. Credit. Erik Satie explores how the composer was embraced by avant-garde artists and fashionable Parisian elite, and how his experiences inspired him to create the musical style of Neoclassicism.

Satie. Erik Satie, the well-loved yet eccentric composer of piano miniatures, was born on May 17th in Honfleur, Normandy, the son of a French music publisher. A Satie moved to Paris where he studied briefly at the Paris Conservatory and found his first musical voice as the official composer of the Rosicrucian movement.

French composer Erik Satie (–) exercised a profound effect on 20th-century music, creating innovative harmonies with a freedom of form and mastery of musical understatement that influenced modern masters from Debussy and Ravel to Milhaud, Poulenc, and Cage.4/4(35).

You can spend the day doing something ridiculous, reading absurdist literature, or maybe listening to the music composed by the subject of today’s book. Strange Mr. Satie: Composer of the Absurd Written by M.

Anderson | Illustrated by Petra Mathers. Born in in France, Erik Satie was a. Satie the Composer by Robert Orledge,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). Erik Satie remains one of the most bizarre figures in music history, yet everything he did has its own curious logic, once it can be perceived.

In this important new study Dr Orledge reveals what made Satie 'tick' as a composer, dealing with every aspect of Satie's complex career and relating his achievement to the other arts and to the society in which he lived.

Satie the composer Reseña de usuario - Not Available - Book Verdict Orledge, who has written books on Faure, Debussy, and Koechlin, examines the compositional methodology of the seminal 20th-century French master, attempting to solve the riddle of the composer's.

People such as Cage were excited by Satie’s desire to tear up the rule-book, to embrace the absurd and the surreal, to blend low and high art effortlessly. Satie Author: Meurig Bowen. A gorgeously-penned novel that is nominally about real-life composer Erik Satie, but at its core is the story of the death of a possibility/5.

Many new discoveries, like the music for Satie's Divertissement: La Statue retrouvée (with Cocteau and Picasso), are revealed as this lavishly illustrated book unfolds, and Satie is shown to be far more than just the composer of the popular Gymnopédies and Parade [Publisher description] Read more.

Buy Satie the Composer (Music in the Twentieth Century) 1 by Orledge, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Erik Satie - The Essential Collection represents the very best and notable works of this timeless French composers work.

Simply Sublime. Timestamped for track jumping below. Musogifts https. This, however, is no mere life-and-works study but rather an exploration of the technique behind Satie's art, which foreshadowed most of the 'advances' of twentieth-century music from serialism to minimalism, and even muzak.

As the book progresses Satie appears as far more than just the composer of the popular Gymnopédies and Parade. ‘The Vexations’ revisits the eccentric life of composer Erik Satie Caitlin Horrocks explores that question in her new novel “The Vexations,” a book principally narrated by the composer’s sister.

Selected excerpts from Robert Orledge, Satie the Composer (Cambridge University Press, ). Robert Orledge is a renowned musicologist, composer, orchestrator and author. In addition to writing Satie the Composer, he has written books on Fauré, Debussy and Koechlin.

But the majority of us have heard the French composer’s music. Notably, Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1 has been featured in films such as Fahrenheit and Green Book Author: Rege Behe.‎Six short pieces for piano from Satie's early years, which capture the composer's graceful unconventionality.

With historical and performance notes and audio recordings. Intermediate Level. Alfred Eric Leslie Satie (Honfleur, 17 May -- Paris, 1 July ) was a French composer and pianist.

Starting with his first composition inhe signed his name as Erik Satie. Satie .