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George Antheil Collection:
Volpone

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 122 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: Antheil Estate

A recording of George Antheil's 3 act opera, Volpone. Based on a play by Ben Jonson, Volpone tells the story of a 16th Century Venetian pretending to be dying in order to obtain gifts from his prospective heirs. The libretto is by Alfred Perry. This recording is possibly from the January 9, 1953 performance at USC in Los Angeles.

Part 1 of 5:  
Musical Selections:  Volpone [part 1, text by Alfred Perry, based on the play by Ben Jonson] (1949-52) / George Antheil
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Opera
Subject:  20th century classical; Operas
People:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Perry, Alfred; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
 
Part 2 of 5:  
Musical Selections:  Volpone [part 2, text by Alfred Perry, based on the play by Ben Jonson] (1949-52) / George Antheil
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Opera
Subject:  20th century classical; Operas
People:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Perry, Alfred; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
 
Part 3 of 5:  
Musical Selections:  Volpone [part 3, text by Alfred Perry, based on the play by Ben Jonson] (1949-52) / George Antheil
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Opera
Subject:  20th century classical; Operas
People:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Perry, Alfred; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
 
Part 4 of 5:  
Musical Selections:  Volpone [part 4, text by Alfred Perry, based on the play by Ben Jonson] (1949-52) / George Antheil
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Opera
Subject:  20th century classical; Operas
People:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Perry, Alfred; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
 
Part 5 of 5:  
Musical Selections:  Volpone [part 5, text by Alfred Perry, based on the play by Ben Jonson] (1949-52) / George Antheil
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Opera
Subject:  20th century classical; Operas
People:  Antheil, George, 1900-1959; Perry, Alfred; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
 
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