George Antheil (1900-1959)

Helen Retires (1930)

opera in three acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1930
    • Editor : Schirmer
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Livret de John Erskine.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : soprano, 5 tenors, 3 baritones, solo bass voice
  • unspecified choir, 3 flutes, 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussionist, harp, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 28 February 1934
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York