Ludions (Satie, Erik)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Rouart, Lerolle & Cie., 1926. Plate R.L. 11578 & Cie.
Reprinted Satie: Mélodies et chansons
Paris: Salabert, 1988. Plate E.A.S. 18683.
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General Information

Work Title Ludions
Alternative. Title
Composer Satie, Erik
Key See section listing
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 Movements:
  1. Air du rat (Rat's tune) (G major)
  2. Spleen (C minor)
  3. La grenouille américaine (The American Frog) (A major)
  4. Air du poète (Poet's Tune) (F minor)
  5. Chanson du chat (Cat's Song) (F major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1923
First Publication. 1926
Librettist Léon-Paul Fargue (1876-1947)
Language French
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4-5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, piano
External Links Classical Archives article
All Music Guide