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Antony Tudor memorial
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008 (Speaker)
Ellington, Mercedes (Speaker)
Wilson, Sallie (Respondent-appellee)
Zeckendorf, Nancy King (Speaker)
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Speaker)
Lerman, Leo, 1914-1994 (Speaker)
Farkas, Mary, 1910-1992 (Speaker)
Robbins, Jerome (Speaker)
De Mille, Agnes (Speaker)
Laing, Hugh (Speaker)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Speaker)
Saddler, Donald (Speaker)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-06-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-1023
Graham, Martha
Alonso, Alicia, 1921-
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004
Makarova, Natalia, 1940-
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987
Memorial service
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded at the Juilliard School Theater June 9, 1987 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (approximately 1 hr., 5 min.) : full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.
Sound quality is good overall.
Memorial service for Antony Tudor held on June 9, 1987 at the Juilliard School Theater, in New York (N.Y.). A video recording of the service held by the Library for the Performing Arts is cataloged under the call number: *MGZIA 4-1679. Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 33 minutes). Music [during which Amanda McKerrow and Robert Hill perform the pas de deux from Antony Tudor's The leaves are fading]; Mikhail Baryshnikov speaks about Tudor including the last time he saw him; Donald Saddler speaks about Tudor and reads letters from Alicia Markova, Alicia Alonso, and Natalia Makarova; Clive Barnes speaks about Tudor's work; Mercedes Ellington speaks about Tudor during his time at the Juilliard School; Sallie Wilson speaks about Tudor as a teacher; a letter from Martha Graham is read. Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 32 minutes). Nancy Zeckendorf, after reading a letter from a former director of American Ballet Theatre, speaks about Antony Tudor; Leo Lerman? speaks about Tudor (is unable to finish apparently due to his grief); Herbert Ross reads from Nora Kaye's writings about some of her experiences working with Tudor; Mary Farkas of the First Zen Institute of America, speaks about Tudor and Zen Buddhism; Jerome Robbins speaks about Tudor including as a teacher and a mentor; Agnes de Mille speaks about Tudor and the special qualities of his choreography.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 82126045
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118918
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0974c690-2170-0136-dd70-57c3aeff7874
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1927: Creator Born
  • 1987: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Antony Tudor memorial" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Antony Tudor memorial" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 21, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Antony Tudor memorial Retrieved from

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Antony Tudor memorial