Gymnopédie No. 2 (string trio)
Title: Gymnopédie No. 2
Composer: Erik Satie, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Satie’s three Gymnopedies date from 1890. He borrowed the title from an Ancient Greek dance. Always expressing mood over form, Satie used a pulsating rhythmic obstinate and oscillating chords to create a mesmerizing sound.
Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 3 is also available arranged for string trio.