Erik Satie

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Satie wrote music known as much for eccentric titles and performance directions as for its unique sound and lack of allegiance to any one aesthetic.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Gymnopédies (3), for piano (also orchestrated by Debussy) 1888 08:33 Keyboard
Parade, ballet in 1 scene for orchestra 1916 14:03 Ballet
Gnossiennes (6), for piano 1889 11:58 Keyboard
Morceaux (3) en forme de poire (3 pieces in the form of a pear), for piano, 4 hands or orchestra 1903 10:48 Keyboard
Messe des pauvres (Mass for the poor), for piano, chorus & organ 1892 16:57 Choral
Sports et divertissements (Sports and diversions), pieces (21) for piano 1914 11:24 Keyboard
Descriptions automatiques, for piano 1913 04:24 Keyboard
Relâche (No Performance Today), ballet for orchestra (also piano version) 1924 08:10 Ballet
Le fils des étoiles, Chaldean pastoral, 3 preludes for piano 1891 10:34 Keyboard
Véritables préludes flasques pour un chien (Truly Flabby Preludes for a Dog), for piano 1912 02:44 Keyboard
Sonneries de la Rose + Croix, for piano 1892 12:21 Keyboard
Prélude de La Porte héroïque du ciel (Prelude to "The Heroic Gate of Heaven"), incidental music for piano (or orchestra) 1894 04:34 Keyboard
Avant-dernières pensées (Next-to-last thoughts), pieces (3) for piano 1915 03:25 Keyboard
Embryons desséchés (3 dried-up embryos), for piano 1913 05:42 Keyboard
Sonatine bureaucratique, for piano 1916 03:52 Keyboard
Les valses (3) distinguées du précieux dégoûté (3 distinguished waltzes of a disgusted dandy), for piano 1914 02:54 Keyboard
Nocturnes (5) for piano 1919 10:11 Keyboard
Croquis et agaceries d'un gros bonhomme en bois (3 sketches and exasperations of a big wooden fellow), for piano 1913 04:28 Keyboard
Préludes flasques; pour un chien (Flabby preludes; for a dog), for piano 1912 03:38 Keyboard
Vieux séquins et vieilles cuirasses (Old sequins and armor), for piano 1913 03:45 Keyboard
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