Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam

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Title
Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Names
Simone, Kirsten (Interviewee)
Kronstam, Henning (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965-12
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-31
Topics
Simone, Kirsten
Kronstam, Henning
Kongelige Danske ballet
Carmen (Choreographic work : Petit)
Miss Julie (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
Dancers -- Denmark
Dancers
Denmark
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 25 minutes). Walter Terry introduces his guests Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam; Kirsten Simone speaks with Terry about the role of Carmen [in Roland Petit's ballet, Carmen]; the role of Julie in Birgit Cullberg's ballet, Miss Julie including as compared with that of Carmen; the most important attributes of a ballerina; Henning Kronstam speaks about going from lyrical, classic roles, such as James in La sylphide, to dramatic roles, such as the teacher in Flemming Flindt's The lesson, and vice-versa; the role of James in La sylphide including the invaluable coaching he received from Gerda Karstens; Simone and Kronstam speak about dancing George Balanchine's ballets including Apollo; Kronstam speaks about his administrative plans for the Royal Danish Ballet [Kongelige Danske ballet] schools. Simone and Karstam speak about their partnership; their possible futures within the Royal Danish Ballet and the schools.
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 for radio station WNYC, New York December 1965 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 25 min.) : polyester, half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is excellent.
Description
Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam conducted by Walter Terry, as host, as recorded in December 1965, for broadcast on January 16, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. At the time of the interview, Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam were principal dancers with the Royal Danish Ballet, which had just completed a United States tour including a season at the New York State Theater [now the David H. Koch Theater] at Lincoln Center in New York (N.Y.).
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36193310
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117352
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d381fd0-797c-0136-b0c3-616aaa90dbb0
Rights Statement
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  • 2018: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3be3dd70-3ba5-0134-4f9e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3be3dd70-3ba5-0134-4f9e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3be3dd70-3ba5-0134-4f9e-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam