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Music, place, and mobility in Erik Satie's Paris

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Erik Satie (1866-1925) lived, worked, walked, and died in Paris. The key locations of his career – all within a single urban region – are well known and well researched. Yet he has often been presented as an eccentric individualist far removed from any social or geographical context. This thesis seeks to address – and redress – the decontextualisation of Satie’s career by re-imagining his music and biography in terms of the places and mobilities of turn-of-the-century Paris. To that end, i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Humanities Division - Music Faculty

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:b5cca39d-7479-4a12-91de-e303a285c81c
Local pid:
ora:7054

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