Art and the Everyday: Popular Entertainment and the Circle of Erik Satie

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This book examines the early twentieth-century movement that was sparked by the premiere of Erik Satie's ballet Parade in May 1917. Perloff argues that Satie and his colleagues, including Darius Millhaud, Francis Poulenc, Max Jacob, and Jean Cocteau, led French music away from Impressionism by infusing their compositions with French and American popular idioms. They also adopted aesthetic principles of parody, diversity, nostalgia, and repetition from the Parisian cabaret, cafe-concert, circus, fair, and music hall. With ...

Art and the Everyday: Popular Entertainment and the Circle of Erik Satie 1994, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780198163985

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