GEORGE ANTHEIL (1900-1959): Fireworks and the Profane Waltzes, Jazz Sonata, Sonatina “Death of the Machines”, Airplane Sonata, Sonatina for Radio, Little Shimmy, The Golden Bird, after Brancusi, Presto from Piano Sonata No. 4, 46 minutes of readings from Antheil’s autobiography “The Bad Boy of Music”.
Catalogue Number: 11S053
Label: Paladino Music
Reference: pmr 0075
Description: 46 minutes of readings from the composer’s autobio (including how he and Hedy Lamarr invented their radio-guided torpedo) and 27 minutes of music (the 1919 Fireworks and 1921 Golden Bird after Brancusi) are not otherwise available on disc. This should have been a 2-for-1 pricing but we offer it anyway because it’s still rather unique. 2 CDs. Gottlied Wallisch (piano), Christopher Roth (English reader), Karl Markovic (German reader).