Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

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Title
Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Names
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Interviewee)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1967-05-14
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-66
Topics
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 23 minutes). [Music and introduction by unidentified speaker of program and host, Walter Terry.] Walter Terry speaks briefly about Ted Shawn's many contributions to the field of dance and the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. Ted Shawn speaks with Walter Terry about the origins of the Festival; including the early years of lecture-demonstrations with Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers; building a dance theater (the Ted Shawn Theatre), inaugurated in 1942; the growth and diversification of the Festival; the Festival as a showcase for young choreographers as well as companies not previously seen in the United States; the educational purpose of the Festival. [Closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music.]
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.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance May 14, 1967 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 23 min.); acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good.
Description
Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, conducted by Walter Terry as host for radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. Recorded and broadcast May 14, 1967.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36193277
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117198
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1255a20-f4cc-0136-2713-31b5573ea053
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Creator Born
  • 1967: Created
  • 1972: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1967. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f857d00-3ba6-0134-b07d-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f857d00-3ba6-0134-b07d-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1967). Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f857d00-3ba6-0134-b07d-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Ted Shawn on the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival