Socrate

Érik Satie

Socrate

About this work...

In 1918, Erik Satie completed Socrate, his symphonic drama for sopranos and chamber orchestra. It is his longest work, almost forty minutes in duration, and is strangely successful in evoking an ancient sound both poised and reverence. Stravinsky found it boring, but its awkward timelessness gives it the edgy balance o...

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