Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Shiny, Shiny Boots of Erik Satie

John Cale and Erik Satie are two of my favorite composers, but I never knew they were so close. It's fitting then, that I had Cale's Paris 1919 and Satie's Parade on my iPod for the long Miami-San Francisco flight last week. Now the two dots connect.

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5 Comments:

At 2:03 PM, Blogger kimy said...

not another connect! but of course!

trois gymnopédies is perhaps is my favorite piece of piano music....

how on earth did you discover this bit of i've got a secret footage!

 
At 2:09 PM, Blogger kimy said...

p.s. doesn't carl (or is it karl) look like bill murray!

 
At 2:23 PM, Blogger Ladrón de Basura (a.k.a. Junk Thief) said...

Kim - It's times like this (not the American Idol or "Just leave Britney alone!" uploads) that make me think YouTube is the stuff of the gods. I saw this piece referenced on another blog without a link. I searched thinking "there's no way..." and then there it was.

He does have a certain air of Mr. Murray.

Viva la Satie!

 
At 6:17 PM, Blogger Gavin Elster said...

Cale's Music for the film "Heat" is one mp3 I've been searching for. I have yet to fine it.

 
At 6:34 PM, Blogger Ladrón de Basura (a.k.a. Junk Thief) said...

Gavin - If anyone can find it you can. I loved his suite for "I Shot Andy Warhol". It's a perfect companion to "'Drella" with Lou Reed.

 

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