Erik Satie and Dark Souls
Episode #5 Type: Head to Head
In this “Head to Head” episode, we’ll be comparing the composition of both Gymnopedie no. 1 by Erik Satie and Firelink Shrine from Dark Souls by Motoi Sakuraba and showing how the two pieces from different time periods achieve the same mood and styling in both similar and different ways.
Segment 1: What’s in a chord?
- How chords are built
Segment 2: Gymnopedie
- Ambient, but why?
Segment 3: Firelink Shrine
- A video game connection to Satie?
Gymnopedies no. 1 by Erik Satie at 1:45-3:30
Firelink Shrine by Motoi Sakuraba at 6:30-9:00
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