Hommage à Ravel: Seminar, 1975
NamesEntremont, Philippe (Speaker)Fusco, Miles (Speaker)Parker, William, 1943-1993 (Speaker)New York City Ballet Guild (Contributor)Friends of the Maurice Ravel Academy (Contributor)New York City Opera. Guild (Contributor)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-03-05
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-220
TopicsRavel, Maurice, 1875-1937Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 -- Daphnis et ChloéRavel, Maurice, 1875-1937 -- Valses nobles et sentimentalesRavel, Maurice, 1875-1937 -- Ma mère l'oye (Ballet)Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 -- Mélodies populaires grecquesRavel, Maurice, 1875-1937 -- Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately one hour and 32 minutes). [Applause.] Phillippe Entremont speaks about Maurice Ravel's family, background, early musical influences, and education; after performing brief sections of Satie's Gymnopédie no. 3 and Ravel's Ma mère l'Oye, Entremont continues with a history of Ravel's musical career; he introduces Miles Fusco; he and Miles Fusco play the original piano, four hand version of Ravel's Ma mère l'Oye; Entremont continues to speak about Ravel including his physical appearance, interests, activities, and personality; the ballet music composed by Ravel including Daphnis and Chloe (choreographed by Michel Fokine) and Bolero (choreographed by Bronislava Nijinska); Miles Fusco plays Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales; Entremont speaks about Ravel's American tour including its great critical and financial success, his return to Paris, and his death; he introduces the baritone William Parker, who, accompanied by Miles Fusco, sings Ravel's Cinq mélodies populaires grecques [Mélodies populaires grecques] and three songs from Don Quichotte à Dulcinée. [Applause.]Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded at Alice Tully Hall 1975, March 5 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.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 1 hr., 32 min.) : polyester, half-track, 1 7/8 ips ; 5 in.Sound quality is good overall.
DescriptionSeminar on Maurice Ravel with Philippe Entremont as speaker and pianist, Miles Fusco as pianist, and William Parker as vocalist, sponsored by the New York City Ballet Guild, New York City Opera Guild, and Friends of the Maurice Ravel Academy; recorded on March 5, 1975 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 83646122NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117845Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 55d07e60-c63e-0135-568c-73c05a384bf9
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