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Satie The Composer

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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 lived. Almost ...more
Hardcover, 437 pages
Published October 26th 1990 by Cambridge University Press
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Sep 09, 2008 Caitlin rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone interested in a technical understanding of Satie's music
Shelves: research, music
A brilliant analytical book on Satie and his music. This isn't for anyone wanting just a biography of Satie or a brief overview of his music - this is the whole shebang, in-depth musical analysis and indispensable for anyone wanting a thorough understanding of this fascinating composer.
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