Dance in education : Interviews with Rachael Yocom, Robert Lindgren, and Harry BernsteinAdditional title: World of dance (Radio program)
NamesYocom, Rachael Dunaven (Interviewee)Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)Lindgren, Robert (Interviewee)Bernstein, Harry (Interviewee)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-2228.
TopicsYocom, Rachael Dunaven -- InterviewsBernstein, Harry -- InterviewsLindgren, Robert -- InterviewsFiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.)High School of Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.)North Carolina School of the ArtsAdelphi UniversityPerforming arts high schoolsDance -- Study and teachingDance schools -- United States
NotesContent: Interviews with Rachael Yocom, chairman of the dance department at the School of the Performing Arts, New York [as of 1961, part of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts], Robert Lindgren, dean of the dance department at the North Carolina School of the Arts [as of 2008, University of North Carolina School of the Arts], Winston-Salem (N.C) , and Harry Bernstein, chairman of the dance department at Adelphi University, Garden City (N.Y.), conducted by Alvin H. Reiss; recorded and broadcast in 1965 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, World of dance.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.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York on its series, World of dance Recorded in 1965 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 33 minutes) : analog, 3.75 ips, acetate, 4-track, 5 in.The sound quality ranges from good (interviews with Rachael Yocum and Harry Bernstein) to poor (interview with Richard Lindgren, which is low volume and marred by "tape hiss"). However, except for the beginning of the interview with Richard Lindgren, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately 33 minutes). Alvin H. Reiss introduces the program and the first guest, Rachael Yocum; Rachael Yocom speaks with Reiss about the School of Performing Arts [as of 1961, part of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts], including its origin, admissions procedure and curriculum (for dance students); some notable alumni; performing opportunities for the students [short gap followed by interview with Robert Lindgren]. Robert Lindgren speaks with Reiss about the North Carolina School of the Arts [as of 2008, University of North Carolina School of the Arts], including its goals, admissions policy, financial backing, and curriculum; his own career; the local support for the school. Reiss introduces Harry Bernstein. Harry Bernstein speaks with Reiss about the dance department at Adelphi University including its origins; typical career paths of its alumni; the rising interest in university-level dance programs; the Adelphi University Summer Dance Workshop including the students and the curriculum; the faculty; financial support; his own career as a professional dancer.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 79676256NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117367Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88d21260-ce97-0137-5951-0f9ff1fb1a40
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