Gymnopédies composed by Erik Satie (1866-1925). Edited by Ulrich KrÃ¤mer and Ulrich Kr. For Piano. Henle Music Folios. Softcover. 16 pages. G. Henle #HN1072. Published by G. Henle (HL.51481072).
Satie's Gymnopédies are the first testimony to his idea of a “New Simplicity:” repetitive, steady rhythms reminiscent of ancient cult dances, with their very own meditative charm.