Doc: Rise and Fall of a Composer


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George Antheil: Rise and Fall of a Composer
for Into the Music/ABC, 2014

Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 10.40.14 AMBorn in Trenton, New Jersey, composer George Antheil caused a riot in Paris with his ‘Ballet Mécanique’, but soon fell from favour and ended up writing movie scores in Hollywood. Guy Livingston takes a look at the rise, fall and rise again of one of the most radical composers of the 20th century.

Engineering and audio design for this radio documentary by Erik Hense, WOTH Studios, The Netherlands; writing consultant: Aletta Becker.




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