Satie Seen Through His Letters

by Ornella Volta

Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers

Written in English
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    ContributionsMichael Bullock (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7799197M
    ISBN 10071452980X
    ISBN 109780714529806

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Satie: seen through his letters / [edited and annotated by] Ornella Volta ; translated by Michael Bullock ; introduced by John Cage Satie, Erik, [ Book: ]. 4 Ornella Volta, Satie Seen through his Letters, trans. Michael Bullock, London, , p. No source is given for the 'naked children'; of course, more accurately the dance would be the gymnopaidike. Similar inter-pretations are found in Anne Rey's Erik Satie (Paris, ), and Vincent Lajoinie's Erik Satie (Lausanne, ).

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Like Satie's room in Arceuil which was filled with a "jumble of heterogeneous objects," this book is a delightful collection of anecdotes, insults, periodicals, gorgeous illustrations, guest appearances by Picasso, Ravel, Brancusi, Man Ray, et al., excerpts from Satie's memoir and the memoirs of others, and (of course) letters too/5.

Satie Seen Through His Letters: ART OF LITERARY TRANSLATION Paperback – July 1, by Ornella Volta (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ 5/5(7).

The book is therefore sort of a romp though a most interesting time frame as one learns more about Satie and his environment through these personal accounts.

A highly enjoyable book. This volume is also filled with pictures (over ), mainly sketches and drawings (there are only a few photos), mainly of the characters encountered; this visual 5/5. Satie seen through his letters User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Interest in Satie, one of music's eccentrics, may revive, for today's minimal music owes much to his aesthetic of restraint and purity.

The eccentricity, the strange and humorous behavior, are Read full review. Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Satie, Erik, Satie seen through his letters. Buy Satie: Seen Through His Letters Reissue by Satie, Erik, Volta, Ornella, Bullock, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Satie Seen Through His Letters Erik Satie, Author, Ornella Volta, Editor, John Cage, Illustrator Marion Boyars Publishers $35 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Erik Satie was born on 17 Maythe son of Alfred Satie and his wife Jane Leslie (née Anton), who was born in London to Scottish parents.

Erik was born at Honfleur in Normandy; his childhood home there is now open to the public. When Satie was four years old, his family moved to Paris, his father having been offered a translator's job in the capital.

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Book is very good condition, it shows small amount of wear on covers and edges. Pages seems to be clean and markings free. See details - SATIE SEEN THROUGH HIS LETTERS By Volta Ornella First Edition HC/DJ.

The focus is on Satie's philosophy and psychology revealed through his music; Satie's interest in and participation in artistic media other than music, and Satie's collaborations with other artists.

This book is therefore essential reading for anyone interested in the French musical and cultural scene of the late nineteenth and early twentieth.

The Sarabandes emerged at a point in Satie's life when he was beginning to assert his independence as a man and artist. In Novemberthe year-old composer dropped out of the Paris Conservatoire and enlisted in the French army.

His close friend and collaborator at the time, the poet Contamine de Latour, claimed Satie had persisted with his hated Conservatory. Erik Satie wrote an article about Igor Stravinsky, that was published in Vanity Fair (). Satie had met Stravinsky for the first time in Satie had met Stravinsky for the first time in Satie's attitude towards the Russian composer is marked by deference, as can be seen from the letters he wrote him inpreparing for the Birth name: Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.

Erik Satie. Composer. Gained Renown. Vexations. Found Favor with New Generation. Work Foreshadowed Movie Soundtracks. Selected discography. Sources. Only decades after his death was French composer Erik Satie hailed as a genius of contemporary classical music.

His work was extremely simple in structure, yet innovative and marked by a characteristic wit. Explore books by Erik Satie with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Erik Satie.

Rieder. Satie Seen Through His Letters. Boyars. Steven Moore Whiting. Satie the Bohemian: From Cabaret to Concert Hall. Oxford University Press. AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are.

Volta, Ornella and Bullock, Michael - Satie Seen Through His Letters - Marion Boyars - - ISBN X Orledge, Robert - Satie the Composer - Cambridge University Press (Music in the Twentieth Century - Arnold Whittall ed.) - - pg.

- ISBN Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (French: ; 17 May – 1 July ) — he signed his name Erik Satie after — was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd.

An eccentric, Satie was. Erik Satie: a life less ordinary People such as Cage were excited by Satie’s desire to tear up the rule-book, to embrace the absurd and the surreal, to Author: Meurig Bowen. English, Book, Illustrated edition: Satie: seen through his letters / [edited and annotated by] Ornella Volta ; translated by Michael Bullock ; introduced by.

In summary, it's a book I would recommend to anyone interested in the history of the origins of Modernist art. A review on the Good Reads website describes it as a book that "will entrance and delight those interested in Parisian cultural life in the early 20th century".

Ornella Volta () Satie Seen Through His Letters. At the time he composed Vexations, Satie was engaged in a passionate but difficult affair with the painter Suzanne Valadon - the only documented love affair of his life.

It is hard to say whether the affair itself or the ending of it caused Satie greater pain. In a letter to his brother (28 June ) he wrote: "I shall have great difficulty.

This is the largest selection, in any language, of the writings of Erik Satie (). Although once dismissed as an eccentric, Satie has come to be seen as a key influence on modern music, and his writings reveal him as one of the most beguiling of absurdists, in the mode of Lewis Carroll or Edward Lear--but with a strong streak of Dadaism (a movement in which he /5(15).

2. Satie founded his own religion. FromSatie was composer-in-residence for the Mystical Order of the Rose and Cross of the Temple and Grail, an occult sect founded by Joséphin Péladan (yup, this guy), a close friend of Satie’s at the his time with the Mystical Order, Satie composed several pieces that utilized free-flowing harmony based on.

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (French: [eʁik sati]; 17 May – 1 July ), who signed his name Erik Satie afterwas a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th-century Parisian work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, Surrealism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the : Éric Alfred Leslie Satie, 17 May.

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Satie: Seen Through His Letters by Satie, Erik Hardback Book The Seller Rating: % positive. In his later years, Satie rejected all of his cabaret works as "vile", in a letter written to his brother Conrad (as quoted by Ornella Volta, in her book.

Volta, Ornella, transl. Michael Bullock, Satie Seen Through His Letters (Marion Boyars, ) ISBN X Whiting, Steven, Satie the Bohemian: from Cabaret to Concert Hall (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ; pages) ISBN.

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Myers Erik Satie Dover Pubns, ; ISBN Price indication: (used only): from $ Erik Satie was an important French composer from the generation of remembered for several groups of piano pieces, including Trois Gymnopédies (), Trois Sarabandes () and Trois Gnossiennes (), he was championed by Jean Cocteau and helped create the famous group of French composers, Les Six, which was fashioned after his artistic ideal of .Erik Satie Explained.

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (in French eʁik sati/; 17 May July ), who signed his name Erik Satie afterwas a French composer and pianist. Satie was an influential artist in the late 19th- and early 20th-century Parisian work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of .