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Seven Gnossiennes

Piano Solo

By Erik Satie

Piano, Piano/Keyboard - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
Piano Solo. Composed by Erik Satie (1866-1925). Piano. Softcover. 36 pages. Editions Salabert #SLB5749. Published by Editions Salabert (HL.50486496).

Item Number: 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)

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4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Bear Lake, MI
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • June 28, 2008 magical

    I am an 'adult beginner' of 3 years and I have found the first three Gnossiennes a pleasure to work on. I find the mood of them mesmerizing and a wonderful departure from all the other classical pieces in my books. I am so glad to have all seven under...

    one cover, to push me as improvement continues. I am now a HUGE Satie fan!

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  • 5

    Indianapolis, IN
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  • May 15, 2008 Wonderful!

    These are great pieces that reveal just how innovative Satie was. They're all very effective and not too difficult to play.

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