Series: Music in the Twentieth Century
Paperback: 440 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (December 4, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.9 x 9.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 3582926
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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 every figure in contemporary art was involved with Satie in some way or anoth...