Vexations (Satie, Erik)

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Paris: Max Eschig, 1969. Plate M.E. 7714.
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General Information

Work Title Vexations
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Composer Satie, Erik
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1893
First Performance. 1963
First Publication. 1949
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Keyboard
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Misc. Comments

Edited from an image of the manuscript, see http://satie-archives.com/web/vexmanus.html . The manuscript does not specify an instrument, but almost always played on piano. the simplest sort of chaconne in form (since everything, not just the bass, repeats ad infinitum).