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Simplicity at it

This is a steal. 8 bucks for 50 songs? yes please.

Erik Satie is also a genius. His simplistic melodies are strangely beautiful. Perfect for relaxing or if you're just in one of those kind of moods.


Every time I listen to Satie's music its notes shake the very core of my soul. You are missing out on something extraordinary if you pass up this album. This is simply the best thing I've ever bought with just eight dollars. Well worth the bucks.

The New Reference Recording

Swedish pianist Roland Pöntinen has been a stalwart figure on the world concert stage for 25+ years. His stellar work continues with this Satie "cycle". Rewarding interpretations that, in my opinion, are the new standard. At this price, don't hesitate!


Genre: Classical

Roland Pöntinen is a virtuoso pianist whose busy concert and recording schedule would seem to preclude work as a composer and arranger, but he has managed to produce a substantial and worthwhile output in both those creative roles. As a pianist Pöntinen has developed a vast repertory of standards by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Grieg, Rachmaninov, and Prokofiev, to name just some. But he also performs a whole range of neglected and contemporary works by Satie, Alfvén, Sven-Erik Bäck, Waldteufel,...
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  • $7.99
  • Genres: Classical, Music
  • Released: Mar 15, 2011

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