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Embryons desséchés
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Recordings
'Satie: Piano Music' (CDH55175)
Satie: Piano Music
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Details
Movement 1: d'Holothurie: Allez un peu
Track 10 on CDH55175 [1'52] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 2: d'Edriophthalma
Track 11 on CDH55175 [1'47] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Movement 3: de Podophthalma
Track 12 on CDH55175 [1'31] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Embryons desséchés
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Jokes are cracked in Embryons desséchés, an elaborate discourse on the crustaceans Satie had read about in textbooks on marine biology. More amusing than the erudite comments is the parody he introduces of Chopin’s Funeral March and the fun he pokes at those rhetorical but protracted climaxes favoured by Romantic composers which go on for so long that the uninitiated are often tricked into premature applause.

from notes by James Harding © 1989

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Details for CDH55175 track 11
d'Edriophthalma
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-89-34411
Duration
1'47
Recording date
3 January 1989
Recording venue
St Barnabas's Church, North Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Tim Handley
Hyperion usage
  1. Satie: Piano Music (CDA66344)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: June 1989
    Superseded by CDH55175
  2. Satie: Piano Music (CDH55175)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: November 2004
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Licensing
1.Audio tour 19th Century Masterpieces from the Met - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA. Antenna Audio Production
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