Seven Gnossiennes (Piano Solo). By Erik Satie (1866-1925). For piano. Piano. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Softcover. 36 pages. Editions Salabert #SLB5749. Published by Editions Salabert (HL.50486496).
ISBN 1476899975. 9x12 inches.
Inspired by a visit to the pavilion of exotic music at the 1889 Universal Exhibition, these seven piano pieces are simple, pretty ruminations. The seventh gnossienne is little-known, and published here with the other six for the first time.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.