(“Ballet mécanique”) WRITING SUGGESTIONS:
Write your listener’s observations, interpretation; include any comparisons
and relevant cultural-context comments for George Antheil’s
“Ballet Mécanique” (1924, music with film by Cubist Fernand Léger).
-How is this film and music work experimental? How is it mechanical? Is it a ballet?
-Is the multi-player piano recorded version with film differ
significantly from the non-film concert version with instruments?
-Is this about conventional aesthetic “beauty”? What stands out the most in this work?
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