Erik Satie

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French composer noted for his experimentalism and rejection of Romanticism (1866-1925)

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Les Six; the French composers and their mentors, Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie.
In addition to Cage works in "new" and "traditional" interpretations, the programme will also include Erik Satie compositions, as well as pieces by Cage's associate Petr Kotik (1942) and Peter Graham (1952).
Agnes, 30, has been compared to artists as distinctive as Roy Orbison, Radiohead, Joni Mitchell and classical composer Erik Satie.
Past the Au Lapin Agile cafe, where poet Guillaume Apollinaire discussed Cubism with other founders of the Futurism movement, and the home of the composer Erik Satie.
Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Domenico Scarlatti, Luigi Boccherini, Ludwig van Beethoven, Frdric Chopin, Franz Schubert, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Claude Debussy, Erik Satie, Paul Hindemith, Arvo Prt, Forrest McDowell and Jeff Defty.
The guest list at her Brazilian lunches included Picasso, Erik Satie, Villa-Lobos, Stravinsky, and other prominent artists.
Composed in the 1920s, when Erik Satie and Dadaist ideas about art were much in vogue, the opera lives on the borderline between childhood fantasy and campy surrealism.
Diaghilev brought Russian music to Paris but also presented ballets to commissioned scores by French composers, such as Francis Poulenc and Erik Satie, and by the transplanted Russian, Igor Stravinsky.
Blackshaw claims to be influenced by South-Asian folk music and visionary classical composers such as Arvo Part and Erik Satie - he told an interviewer, "I do have an interest in religion and theology and, for lack of a better word, spirituality and metaphysics" - yet his sound is blissfully personal and inventive.
The book begins with the artist's journey to Rome in February 1917 to spend two months working with Jean Cocteau, Erik Satie and Leonide Massine on Parade, his first ballet for Diaghilev.
Khimaira" is a mad romp through piano-based electronica, more wild than but not totally dissimilar from Aphex Twin's "Drukqs," a two-CD set inspired by piano compositions by John Cage and Erik Satie (another of Andraos' favorites).
She has produced six albums in as many years and counts Great Danes and Erik Satie among her influences.
Erik Satie (1866-1925) wrote mainly solo piano music, and most of his best material can easily fit on a single disc.
By the 1920s, these converts, now armed with a fresh reading of Aquinas, were reaching out to figures like the composers Erik Satie and Igor Stravinsky and avant-garde poets, novelists, dramatists, and essayists, many of them orbiting around the protean Jean Cocteau.
Hemingway consoles Fitzgerald about the size of his penis in a visually hilarious sequence (Jason's deadpan timing is topnotch); Erik Satie bellyflops onto the floor from a ladder as part of a music recital, and the ensuing chaos foreshadows the hallucinatory altercations of The Salon's climax.