|Hourglass Group in association with
Yamaha Pianos and Other Minds presents
a tribute to composer George Antheil (1900-1959)
curated by Charles Amirkhanian
June 7, 2008 - 3LD Art & Technology Center
Featuring the NYC Premiere of Antheil's groundbreaking 1924 composition
performed by the fully automated ensemble created by
LEMUR: League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots (Eric Singer, Director)
Programmed by Paul D. Lehrman of the
The score will accompany the recently restored eponymous film created by Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy.
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This not-to-be-missed event is the first time NYC audiences will be able to experience the legendary film-with-music (the first “music video”) as originally conceived by the artists 84 years ago.
Preceding Ballet Mécanique will be live performances by cutting edge composer-musicians working in the spirit of George Antheil: Lukas Ligeti, Kathleen Supové, Luke Taylor, Harris Wulfson and Joshua Fried. more info
3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street @ Rector Street (1/R/W to Rector). MAP
Curatorial Consultant: Nick Hallett
Associate Producers: Andy Horwitz & Josh Randall
Public Relations: Ron Lasko/Spin Cycle PR contact
ANTHEIL'S LEGACY is made possible with support from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, The Greenwall Foundation and Meet the Composer. Sponsorship is by Yamaha Pianos and Other Minds. Special Thanks to Bruce Posner and Anthology Film Archives. For more information about George Antheil, visit antheil-dot-org.
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