Satie – Gymnopédie No. 1 – Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano

The Gymnopédie No. 1 is part of Gymnopédies, three piano compositions written by French composer and pianist Erik Satie and published in Paris starting in 1888. The work’s unusual title comes from the French form of gymnopaedia, the ancient Greek word for an annual festival where young men danced naked — or perhaps simply unarmed. – Khatia Buniatishvili

Christmas

Santa Claus (Bizet, Offenbach, Tchaikovsky, Rossini)

Santa Claus is hungry for some delicious cookies!

A Pixar short animation movie. Santa Claus is hungry for some cookies!

Christmas Oratorio

Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Gymnopedie No. 1: Other Performance

Khatia Buniatishvili

Satie - Gymnopédie No 1 - Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano

Hélène Grimaud

Satie - Gymnopédie No 1 - Hélène Grimaud, Piano

French Music by Buniatishvili

Debussy – Moonlight

Suite Bergamasque, No. 3 Clair de Lune in D-Flat Major

Debussy - Clair de Lune (Moonlight)- Buniatishvili, Piano

Debussy – Ondine

Prelude No. 8, Book II

Debussy - Ondine (Prelude No 8, Book II) - Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano

Ravel – La Valse

Solo piano transcription

Ravel - La Valse - Buniatishvili, Piano

Ravel – Scarbo

Gaspart de la Nuit, movement 3 in G-Sharp Minor

Ravel - Scarbo - Buniatishvili, Piano