Antheil's Ballet mécanique

A musical piece writtern for 16 pianos and three airplane propellers? Yes please. George Antheil’s masterpiece.

 

Who said that?

“The greatest magician… would be the one who would cast a spell over himself, a spell so complete that he would take his own phantasmagorias autonomous appearances.”

Jorge Luis Borges

Definitions

Quellenforschung

The study of the sources of, or influences upon, a literary work.

 

Check the research

Music, Multimedia and Spectacle: The one-man band and audience relationships in the digital age   From Organised Sound – Volume 20, Issue 3 (Aesthetic Radicalism, Future and Past) December 2015, pp. 349-356
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