Rupert Boyd & Laura Metcalf Play Satie


Rupert Boyd (Guitar) & Laura Metcalf (cello)New York-based Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd & cellist Laura Metcalf perform Je Te Veux by Erik Satie (1866-1925). Video Produced by Studio 475, and filmed at the Hispanic Society of America in New York City. Fantastic quality on the video and spectacular setting too. Pretty Satie. Je te veux (I want you) is a song to a text by Henry Pacory. A sentimental waltz, it was written for Paulette Darty, whose accompanist Satie had been for a period of time. The text consists of two verses and a repeated chorus.Satie composed various versions of the Je te veux waltz: for piano and voice, for an orchestra of brass instruments and for full orchestra (including a Trio). The piano and voice version was first published in 1903.

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Bradford Werner is a guitarist and teacher living in Victoria, BC, Canada. He teaches at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, a private studio, and performs as a freelancing musician. He also plays in the Victoria Guitar Trio, a group focusing on new music commissions by Canadian composers. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Check out more Victoria posts at Classical Guitar in Victoria.

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