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The Life and Music of George Antheil (Program Two)

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 135 min
Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA

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The second of three programs on the extraordinary career of George Antheil, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian. This programs covers the years 1927 to 1947. Topics discussed include Antheil's opera “Transatlantic,” his works for George Balanchine; and his interest in endocrinology. Also included are comments by fellow composers Nicolas Slonimsky and Henry Brant.

Part 1 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Symphony No. 4 (1942) -- Decatur in Algiers (1943) -- Sonatina, for violin and piano [excerpt]
Genres:  Orchestral Music; 20th Century Classical
Subject:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Brant, Henry, 1913-; 20th century classical; Orchestral music; Symphonies (Chamber orchestra); Sonatas (Violin and piano); Operas
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995; Brant, Henry, 1913-
First Broadcast Date:  11/10/1970
 
Part 2 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Violin Concerto (1946) -- Symphony No. 4 (1942-03)
Performers:  London Symphony Orchestra (Symphony)
Genres:  Orchestral Music; 20th Century Classical
Subject:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; 20th century classical; Orchestral music; Symphonies; Concertos (Violin)
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Antheil, George, 1900-1959
First Broadcast Date:  11/10/1970
 
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