Review notes, April 1, 1978

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Review notes, April 1, 1978
Terry, Walter (Creator)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-04-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-843
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company
Nationale Ballet (Netherlands)
Feld Ballet
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Théâtre du Silence (Company)
Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen
Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Dance Theatre of Harlem
American Ballet Theatre
Vivace (Choreographic work : Louis)
Vida (Choreographic work : Feld)
Personal recordings
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1978, April 1 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation 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.
Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 53 min.)
Sound quality is good.
Notes recorded by Walter Terry on April 1, 1978 in New York City regarding performances by various dance companies, as an aide-de-memoire for articles in Saison de la danse, The New York Times, and The Saturday Review. Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 31 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Walter Terry names the publications for which he will be writing articles incorporating material from his notes; speaks about Rudolf Nureyev's performances with the Murray Louis Dance Company, including in the works, by Murray Louis, entitled: Moments, Vivace, and Canarsie Venus; Nureyev's performances with the Nationale Ballet of the Netherlands including in the ballets Le corsaire and Afternoon of a faun; works performed by the Feld Ballet including Eliot Feld's works entitled: La vida, Harbinger, Impromptu, Footstep of air, Intermezzo, and Santa Fe saga, the last, a short solo created for Mikhail Baryshnikov; performances by Merce Cunningham and his company [Merce Cunningham Dance Company]; performances by the French company Théâtre du Silence; performances by the Belgium company, the Royal Ballet of Flanders [Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen]; [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2]. Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 22 minutes). Walter Terry continues to speak about the performances he saw by the Royal Ballet of Flanders; the Dance Theatre of Harlem, which included a work in which Marion Anderson was the narrator; performances by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet of works by Oscar Araiz; performances by the Joffrey Ballet including John Cranko's Brouillards, Vivandière: pas de six, and Gerald Arpino's L'esprit d'air; performances [by Nikolais Dance Theatre?] of [Alwin Nikolais'] dances Castings, Gallery, and Triad; performances by ABT [American Ballet Theatre] including Balanchine's Theme and variations with Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhahil Baryshnikov, [Michel] Fokine's The firebird with Cynthia [Gregory], Kenneth MacMillan's Pavane with Gelsey Kirkland and Ivan Nagy, and Swan lake with various casts; performances by various small companies.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 80852990
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118710
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3586b30-795f-0136-1557-0654535b5cf7
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review notes, April 1" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Review notes, April 1