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4767Re: Earliest jazz in Europe

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  • Tommer
    Sep 27, 2007
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      --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, epistrophy@... wrote:
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      > I've been doing some looking into the influence of jazz on European
      concert
      > music. I was surprised to see that Erik Satie's work was colored by
      jazz as
      > early as 1917, when he composed the ballet "Parade".

      William Bolcom wrote on page 30 of The New Grove: "... an example is
      the 'American Girl' section of Satie's ballet 'Parade' (1916), the
      shape and rhythmic content of which is taken directly from Berlin's
      That Mysterious Rag (1911)."

      tommersl
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