Erik Satie (1866–1925)

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Erik Satie (1866-1925 : France) Soloists: Lang Lang Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4776552

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Gymnopedie No.1 Erik Satie Conductor: 3 Gymnopedies

Erik Satie (1866-1925 : France) Soloists: Jean-Yves Thibaudet Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 4702902

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