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19882950
19882950
19882950

Avant-dernieres Pensees

By Erik Satie

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Piano Piano solo (Piano solo) - Henle Level 2-3
Composed by Erik Satie (1866-1925). Edited by Ulrich Kramer. Arranged by Pascal Roge. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Henle Music Folios. Classical. Softcover. 20 pages. G. Henle #HN1181. Published by G. Henle (HL.51481181).

Item Number: HL.51481181

ISBN 9790201811819. 9x12 inches.

In a typically humorous manner Satie countered the myth of the great master's “last thought” with his “Next-to-last thoughts” (“Avant-dernières Pensées”). As was usual with his piano works from 1912 onwards, each of the three highly distinctive pieces with their sound sensitive piano settings contained a short whimiscal story printed in the musical text as a subtext, which is more or less closely connected with the music. Satie dedicated his “Next-to-last thoughts” to prominent contemporaries: Claude Debussy (for no. 1 “Idylle”), with whom he was close friends; Paul Dukas (no. 2 “Aubade,” in English “Dawn Serenade”), whose music he greatly admired; and Albert Roussel (no. 3 “Méditation”), his former teacher of counterpoint at the Schola Cantorum in Paris.

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