Happy birthday, Erik

It’s the birthday of French composer and pianist Erik Satie (1866-1925), who is best remembered for the Trois Gymnopédies for piano. Here are two of them in an orchestral arrangement by Claude Debussy.

6 Responses to Happy birthday, Erik

  1. Happy Birthday, Erik. Lovely. 🙂 — Suzanne

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  2. Donnalee says:

    Lovely–thanks for posting this.

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  3. egorr says:

    The pictures are gorgeous, as well!!

    Somebody knows their B&W photography!

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    • The only time I was ever in Paris, which was more than forty years ago, I used to go to sidewalk vendors to buy postcards to send to friends and family back in the states. Some of the postcards had wonderfully evocative black and white photographs of Paris very similar to some of the pictures used in this video. I wish I could remember the name of the photographer, so I could figure out if it was the same guy.

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  4. RobbyeFaye says:

    Thank you, this was beautiful.
    The pictures chosen were perfect for the mood, I loved the black and white ones!
    blessings~

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