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HACKETT STEVE & HACKETT JOHN - Sketches of Satie

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HACKETT STEVE & HACKETT JOHN - Sketches of SatieRe-Issue of the 2000 album in digipak - unavailable for 10 years!
Format: CD / Cat No: EDFCD004 / Released: 24/03/2014

Track Listing: Gnossiennes (6), for piano: 1 Gnossienne No. 3 / 2 Gnossienne No. 2 / 3 Gnossienne No. 1 /
Gymnopédies (3), for piano (also orchestrated by Debussy) / 4 Gymnopédie No. 3 / 5 Gymnopédie No. 2 / 6 Gymnopédie No. 1 / Pièces froides (Cold Pieces), pieces (6) for piano: 7 No. 1, Airs à faire fuir I / 8 No. 1, Airs à faire fuir II / 9 No. 2, Danse de travers II / Avant-dernières pensées (Next-to-last thoughts), pieces (3) for piano: 10 Idylle à Debussy / 11 Aubade à Paul Dukas / 12 Méditation à Albert Roussel / Gnossiennes (6), for piano: 13 Gnossienne No. 4 / 14 Gnossienne No. 5 / 15 Gnossienne No. 6 / Nocturnes (5) for piano: 16 No. 1 / 17 No. 2 / 18 No. 3 / 19 No. 4 / 20 No. 5

More information: This collaboration by brothers Steve Hackett (ex-Genesis guitarist) and John Hackett is a skilled and sensitive interpretation of selected works by classical composer Erik Satie. The original works, composed for piano, were here arranged for classical guitar and the aforementioned flute. Flutist John Hackett has played on many of his brother Steve's solo albums, but this is the first full-scale collaboration between the two. The result is a soothing, satisfying, and sometimes haunting album.

Steve Hackett: Composer, Guitar, Keyboards, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
John Hackett: Flute