Reviews and Awards
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2000
"If the portrait of one of the most colorful cultural icons of an inordinately dynamic and colorful era is clarity and eloquence, has altered our perception dramaticlly."-- Journal of the American Musicology Society.
"...Professor Whiting not only writes engagingly but has something new and perceptive to say about every composition....there is so much to say about this excellent and thought-provoking book....Whiting possesses the rare ability to penetrate the strange logic of Satie's compositional mind....this book will remain indispensable to anyone interested in Satie's music."--Times Literary Supplement