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By Hussong, Kruger, and Svoboda. By Svoboda and Erik Satie (1866-1925). Listening CD. Wergo #WER 68062. Published by Wergo (NX.WER-68062).

Item Number: NX.WER-68062

"What I Am: Everyone will tell you I am not a musician. That is correct. From the beginning of my career I immediately considered myself a phonometrographer. My works are pure phonometry." (Erik Satie) Erik Satie, the French musical poet and inventor of “furniture music,” provoked fierce criticism from his contemporaries, but also inspired Mike Svoboda to this special homage. Close to the pulse of his time, Satie was a visionary with the courage to pursue slowness. Mike Svoboda takes over this idea by approaching Satie as a researcher of sound and time in space, as a philosopher and forerunner of Dada and John Cage. This new composer portrait, with joyfully contrasting music from Svoboda's pen, thus promises anything but music as fabric softener.

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