Absynthe Cocktail
Music by Elena Kats-Chernin
Performed by Tamara-Anna Cislowska
"Never having had one myself, I wrote this piece as something that could complement such an experience and try to capture the particular élan of those times. I thought that such a dangerous and irregular beverage needed an irregular melody, so I wrote one that spreads over more than two octaves." (Elena Kats-Chernin) Erik Satie was known to be a lover of absynthe - 'the green fairy'.