Erik Satie’s famous Gymnopedies are known the world over with their iconic impressionist French style. James McFadyen has reworked the 3 Gymnopedies in a very new way. In the follow-up to Gymnopedie No.1, James arranged Gymnopedie No.2 in late 2007. This arrangement has plenty of character, with its moments of individuality and nuance… but the intensity is not far away, culminating in hammered-out triplet and quaver chords at forte-fortissimo, over an inverted pedal. And if you have an Anvil, that will put the icing on the cake!