11/5/22 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today has been Erik Satie’s famous Trois Gymnopédies.

What does gymnopédie mean in English? “Satie may have picked up the term from a dictionary such as Dominique Mondo’s Dictionnaire de Musique, where gymnopédie is defined as a “nude dance, accompanied by song, which youthful Spartan maidens danced on specific occasions”, following a similar definition from Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Dictionnaire de Musique.

Music Of The Daze


The musical musings in this post are an excerpt from my daily blog, TO WHERE I AM NOW, featured on my main website. Read the full blog post here.

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