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A murky, dissonant piece. A man leads a woman into the surf, cautioning her, “Don’t sit at the bottom. He remained interested in the project, however, and as Maynial made no effort to produce the album Vogel repurchased the rights under his new company Les Editions Lucien Vogel et du Divertissementts Ton in March He is mocked with a courtly, ornamented tune that quickly goes awry with displaced accompaniments and ambiguous harmonies.

The drawing part is represented by strokes — strokes of wit; the musical part is depicted by dots — black dots. Divertissemfnts for divertissemennts hunter, he uses his rifle to shoot nuts out of the trees. English translation by Todd Niquette. The piece, and the suite, end on one word in English: Erik Satie and Friends.

Satie – Sports et Divertissements 1. Choral inappetissant sheet music for Piano

The very rare first set, copies 1 to 10, included both Martin’s original illustrations and his pochoir prints, his engraved Table of Contents and individual title pages, and cameos decorating the latter. Erik Satie by Michel Legrand. Sports originally appeared as a collector’s album with illustrations by Satiw Martinaccompanied by music, prose poetry and calligraphy. First published init has long been considered one of his finest achievements.


His march-like theme remarkably prefigures Vincent Youmans ‘ classic song Tea for Two. It is also important to note that, along with the poetry, calligraphy, and commentary, each piece of music is accompanied by a tiny sketch. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Notes from the Heart”, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. The idea for Sports et divertissements was initiated by Lucien Vogelpublisher of the influential Paris fashion magazine La Gazette du Bon Ton and later founder of divertissments famous pictorial weekly Vu.

He dances it to cool off. Peter Fletcher Plays Erik Satie. Some investigations into Erik Satie. It drinks a glass of salt water and feels better. Another Satie seascape, with rushing arpeggios demonstrating that the ocean is not always congenial to casual tourists. It was republished by Salabert in Diverissements Complete Solo Piano Music.

The Music of Eric Satie. Streams Videos All Posts. He offered no opinion of Debussy’s score. The complex early publication history of Sports frik divertissements was elucidated by Ornella Volta in the s. These pieces are miniatures, and they combine music, poetry, calligraphy, and art in a charming and intimate way.

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An impetuous man tries to seduce an uninterested woman by telling her “nice things The Writings of Erik Satie”, p. Views Read Edit View history. The squeamish one feels sick afterwards but is told, “That proves you needed to have some fun.

Music, Fashion, and Modernism”, p. These bibliophile volumes were not for sale but were reserved for the Librairie Maynial.

Steadily galloping rhythms whip us through eight verbal snapshots of a horse race from start to finish. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Composer-critic Virgil Thomsonone of Satie’s foremost American champions of the 20th Century, began performing Sports as a work for “narrator and piano” in New York City in the mids.


Satie’s first-person narrative is one of his most whimsical literary creations, an absurdist nature-setting in which rabbits sing, nightingales hide in burrows, and owls breast-feed their young. There is no record that Satie had contact with Charles Martin or access to his drawings while composing the suite.

Sports et divertissements (Satie, Erik)

Charles Martin’s original illustration showed the group crudely throwing tomatoes at the bedroom window. In a Neapolitan manner.

Patrick Gowerswriting for The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians indescribed the multi-faceted yet intimate nature of Sports et divertissements as “a private art that tends to resist public performance. I have put into it everything I know about Boredom.

The set consists of a prefatory chorale and 20 musical vignettes depicting various sports and leisure activities. The implications of how “Puss” wins his “corner” are left to the listeners’ imagination. He used the chorale form – that “symbol of Protestant piety and music pedagogy” [28] eeik employed by Bach – in several compositions to thumb his nose at the academic, the stupid and conformist. InDover Publications issued Satie’s facsimiles together with black-and-white reproductions of Martin’s illustrations as a divertissemenfs paperback, and this is probably the best known English edition.