By this time, Satie knew Contamine personally.
He was introduced to its director, Rodolphe Salis , who was famous for his sarcasm, and when pressed for his profession, Satie, who had none, said he was a "gymnopaedist". Slanting and shadow-cutting a bursting stream Trickled in gusts of gold on the shiny flagstone Where the amber atoms in the fire gleaming Mingled their sarabande with the gymnopaedia. The exact connotation intended by Satie and Contamine remains uncertain.
Among the possibilities are:. These short, atmospheric pieces are written in 3 4 time, with each sharing a common theme and structure.
The melodies of the pieces use deliberate, but mild, dissonances against the harmony, producing a piquant, melancholy effect that matches the performance instructions, which are to play each piece "painfully" douloureux , "sadly" triste , or "gravely" grave. By the end of , Satie's popularity and financial situation were ebbing.
Claude Debussy , whose popularity was rising at the time, helped draw public attention to the work of his friend. Thus, in February , Debussy orchestrated the third and first only, reversing the numbering: Satie's first became Debussy's third, and vice versa.
The score was then published in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Ancient Greek festival and dance, see Gymnopaedia. Performed by Robin Alciatore. Cambridge University Press, , p.
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