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Emily Doolittle Child's Play (2002) 10'
S / Pf

All Contributors: Emily Doolittle (composer); Erik Satie (author); Emily Doolittle (translator)
First Line: It is a grand staircase.
Commissioned by: Nova Scotia Arts Council for Janice Jackson and Eve Egoyan

Programme Note:

Child's Play

1. The Royal Staircase

2. Nicely

3. The Stone Carrier

The texts are taken from Satie's piano works "Petit Prelude a la journee" and "Marche du Grand Escalier" from Enfantillages Pittoresques (1913), and "Le porteur de grosses pierres" from Chapitres Tournes en Tous Sens (1913). The translations are by the composer.

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