OnClassical | OC22102B | 2022

Satie, E.: Piano Works (1913-20): Children's Pieces, Sports et divertissements, Nocturnes & Late Works
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

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Total duration: 74:16
Original audio @ 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


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Erik Satie's "Nouvelles enfantines" presents a charming musical kaleidoscope, encapsulating the innocence and whimsy of childhood in compact compositions. From the playful vignettes of "Menus propos enfantins" to the mischievous allure of "Peccadilles importunes," Satie's imaginative genius is on full display.
Satie's "Nocturnes" showcase a captivating fusion of avant-garde tendencies and the ability to create profound, introspective atmospheres. The importance of these compositions lies in their capacity to transcend conventional musical structures, inviting listeners to experience the mysteries and emotions that come alive under the cover of night. Satie's "Nocturnes" stand as a testament to his ability to evoke deep, contemplative moods through his distinct musical language, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of classical music.
Amidst this diverse collection, the "Petite sonate" showcases Satie's exploration of classical forms, where his signature charm intertwines with more structured compositions. "Premier menuet" injects a playful spirit, engaging with traditional dance forms, while the closing "Rverie" beckons listeners into a dreamlike realm.
Alessandro Simonetto's performances breathe life into Satie's creations, revealing the nuances and intricacies of the composer's genius. Critics commend Simonetto for his technical prowess, describing his interpretations as skillful and nuanced. His ability to capture the essence of Satie's enigmatic world, from childhood nostalgia to introspective nocturnes, elevates the listening experience.
In this rich musical tapestry, Alessandro Simonetto's artistry enhances the timeless appeal of Satie's compositions. The album, a collaborative exploration of Satie's whimsical universe, invites listeners to embark on an enchanting musical journey, leaving a lasting impression with its blend of childhood charm and introspective depth.

Piano Works (1913-20): Children's Pieces, Sports et divertissements, Nocturnes & Late Works
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

Prod. No.: 358 / 2022
Cat. No: OC22102B
UPC: 685071919071
No. Album(s): 1

Recorded @ Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2022

Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
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Artwork: OnClassical

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Instrument(s) used: Steinway & Sohns D-274 piano, 'Audi-O'

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