Review notes, 1974

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Review notes, 1974
Terry, Walter (Creator)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-844
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
Feld, Eliot
Martha Graham Dance Company
National Ballet (Washington, D.C.)
Pennsylvania Ballet
Hartford Ballet
Boston Ballet
National Ballet of Canada
Royal Ballet
Feld Ballet
Don Juan (Choreographic work : Neumeier)
Dybbuk (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Walk to the Paradise Garden (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1974 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 57 min.)
Sound quality is good. There are occasional short gaps.
Notes recorded by Walter Terry in 1974 in New York City regarding performances he saw by the following companies: Martha Graham Dance Company; National Ballet (Washington, D.C.); Pennsylvania Ballet; Boston Ballet; Hartford Ballet; National Ballet of Canada; the Royal Ballet; and the Feld Ballet including his comments on dancers he saw, in particular Rudolf Nureyev and Karen Kain. Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 31 minutes). Walter Terry speaks about recent performances he saw by the Martha Graham Dance Company, including Graham's works Appalachian spring, Embattled garden, Clytemnestra, Chronique (a reworking of Mendicants of evening), and Holy jungle; performances by the National Ballet (Washington, D.C.), including Valerie Bettis' Streetcar named Desire; his evaluation of the company; his evaluation of the Pennsylvania Ballet and its repertoire; the Boston Ballet and its repertoire; the Hartford Ballet; the National Ballet of Canada including his admiration for Karen Kain; Rudolf Nureyev's performances with the company including in John Neumaier's Don Juan and in Giselle; the Royal Ballet's performance of [Kenneth MacMillan's] Manon [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2]. Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 26 minutes). Walter Terry speaks about [the Royal Ballet's performances of] La fille mal gardée and La bayadère; New York City Ballet's performance of Jerome Robbins' ballet The dybbuk; Rudolf Nureyev in [George Balanchine's] Apollo; [the Royal Ballet's] performances at the Metropolitan Opera of Kenneth MacMillan's Pavane; Frederick Ashton's Walk to the paradise garden; very briefly, John Clifford's Bartok no. 3; Eliot Feld's new company, Eliot Feld Ballet [Feld Ballet]; the company's repertoire including Feld's Sephardic song, Tzaddik, Gods amused, and Intermezzo; his evaluation of Feld as a choreographer and as a dancer.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 80654429
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118709
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf2778f0-795f-0136-914c-00970d0a7390
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review notes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review notes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2024.

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