Tag Archives: Erik Satie

Boy Genius

Inspired by and dedicated to the vexatious life of Erik Satie. Boy Genius by Michael Romani Reeling out of control Unable to console The boy genius fights Taking confront in his nights Sideways bit of swagger Sliced into like a … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Erik Satie – Gymnopedies & Gnossiennes

When is a composer and pianist not a musician?  Give up?  When he is a “phonometrician” or a “gymnopedist”.  Ask Erik Satie and he would tell you that his slow somewhat clumsy pieces are not so much compositions as measures of … Continue reading

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