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|Named Person:||Erik Satie; Erik Satie; Erik Satie; Erik Satie|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Erik Satie; Ornella Volta; Antony Melville
|Language Note:||Translated from the French.|
|Description:||206,  pages : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Written for performance: Texts not to be read aloud; Texts to be danced --
Written for publication: Epistles; Memoirs of an amnesic (fragments); Articulated articles; Talks; Public advertisements --
Private writings --
Catalogue of Erik Sate's musical and literary works with comments by the same gentleman.
|Series Title:||Atlas arkhive, 5.|
|Other Titles:||Literary works.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Ornella Volta ; translations by Antony Melville.|
His poignant, sly and witty writings embody all his contradictions. Included here are his "autobiographical" Memoirs of an Amnesic, and wryly comic musical commentaries; the gnomic annotations to his musical scores ("For the SHRIVELLED and the DIMWITS, I have written a suitably ponderous chorale ... a kind of austere, unfrivolous introduction ... I dedicate this chorale to those who do not like me."); the publications of his private church; his absurdist play Medusa's Snare; advertising copy for his local suburban newspaper, and the mysterious, elaborately calligraphed, "private advertisements" found stuffed behind his piano after his death.