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  • Composer Erik Satie Was So Much Weirder Than You Realize

    Composer Erik Satie Was So Much Weirder Than You Realize

    Erik Satie (1866-1925) is praised by historians for helping to provide the pre-war pathway to minimalism in classical music. His piano compositions, most famously the Gymnopédies suite of 1888 and the Gnossiennes suite of 1893, set the tone for experimentation within the next century of composers. These composers traversed new understandings of tonality, space, and emotion, even as academic trends in…

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Elijah Fox at the piano