Gymnop

Some articles on gymnop:

Gymnopédies (Satie) - Satie Gymnopaedist
... The Gymnopédies are the first compositions with which Erik Satie tried to cut himself loose from the conventional 19th century "salon music" environment of his father and stepmother ... Satie apparently used the word "gymnopédiste" (gymnopaedist), before having written a note of his later so famous gymnopédies ... The composition of the three Gymnopédies started only two months later, and was completed in April 1888 ...
Gymnopédies (Satie) - Orchestrations By Claude Debussy
... Debussy expressed his belief that the "Second Gymnopédie" did not lend itself to orchestration ... (Orchestrations of this gymnopédie were only realised many decades later, by other composers, and without being frequently performed) ... on February 1897, Debussy orchestrated the Third and First only, reversing the numbering "First Gymnopédie" (original piano setting by Satie) → "Third Gymnopédie" (orch ...
Gymnopédies (Satie)
... The Gymnopédies, published in Paris starting in 1888, are three piano compositions written by French composer and pianist Erik Satie ... Collectively, the Gymnopédies are regarded as an important precursor to modern ambient music — gentle yet somewhat eccentric pieces which, when composed, defied the classical tradition ... For instance, the first few bars of Gymnopédie No ...
Gymnopédies (Satie) - Contamine De Latour Poetry
... dalle polie Où les atomes d'ambre au feu se miroitant Mêlaient leur sarabande à la gymnopédie Slanting and shadow-cutting a flickering eddy Trickled in gusts of gold on the shiny flagstone ... The exact connotation intended by Contamine in using the Greek word gymnopédie remains uncertain ... Gymnopédie also appears as an infrequently used word in 19th century France, to the point it might have been perceived as a neologism by many ...
Gnossiennes (Satie) - Characteristics
... decade following the composition of the Trois Sarabandes (1887) and the Trois Gymnopédies (1888) ... Like these Sarabandes and Gymnopédies, the Gnossiennes are often considered dances ... is a continuation of that of the Gymnopédies (a development that had started with the 1886 Ogives → Sarabandes → Gymnopédies → Gnossiennes) later leading to more harmonic experimentation in ...