TITLE

Modernity a la mode: Popular Culture and Avant-Gardism in Erik Satie's Sports et divertissements

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Mary E.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p430
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes `Sports et divertissements,' an album combining twenty brief piano pieces and humorous texts by French composer Erik Satie. Trends of popular culture and avant-gardism found in Satie's work; Sports et divertissements' reliance on magazine culture as exemplified in the involvement of Parisian illustrator Charles Martin; Use of materials of popular music in Satie's work.
ACCESSION #
3256216

 

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