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Gymnopédies. 3 pf. pieces by Satie, comp. 1888. Nos. 1 and 3 orch. by Debussy 1896, No.2 by Roland-Manuel and also by Herbert Murrill. Title refers to Ancient Greek annual fest. in Sparta in honour of Apollo, the Gymnopaidiai being choral dances perf. by naked men and boys divided by age into 3 choruses.
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