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Satie: Socrate / Hannigan, De Leeuw


Release Date: 05/06/2016 
Label:  Winter & Winter   Catalog #: 234   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Erik Satie
Performer:  Barbara [Soprano Vocal] HanniganReinbert de Leeuw
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Coming off the immense success of the Billboard-charting Let me tell you — which received rave reviews from the New York Times, NPR, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Wall St. Journal, and many more — Barbara Hannigan turns her attention to the work of Erik Satie as the musical world celebrates his 150th birthday. The disc focuses on one of the minimalist composer’s few elaborate masterpieces: the almost-forgotten vocal piece “Socrate,” on three Plato dialogues in French translation.

In celebration of Satie's 150th birthday, the venerable label Winter & Winter recorded a selection of works with the world-famous soprano Barbara Hannigan and pianist Reinbert
Read more de Leeuw, known for his outstanding Satie interpretations. “Socrate” is the central focus of the album, heard alongside “Trois Mélodies” from 1886, “Trois Autres Mélodies” from 1886–1906, and “Hymne” from 1891. Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw are two of the most important representatives of the contemporary classical music world. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mélodies (3) de 1886 by Erik Satie
Performer:  Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan (), Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Autres mélodies (3): no 1, Chanson by Erik Satie
Performer:  Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano), Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
3.
Autres mélodies (3): no 2, Chanson médiévale by Erik Satie
Performer:  Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano), Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
4.
Autres mélodies (3): no 3, Les fleurs by Erik Satie
Performer:  Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano), Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5.
Hymne pour le "Salut au Drapeau" du "Prince de Byzance" by Erik Satie
Performer:  Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano), Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1891; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
6.
Socrate by Erik Satie
Performer:  Reinbert de Leeuw (Piano), Barbara [Soprano Vocal] Hannigan ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; France 
Length: 31 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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