Interview with Rochelle Zide,1977
NamesZide, RochelleAnderson, Jack, 1935-
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1977Date Captured: 1977-05-21
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-801
TopicsDenham, Sergei, 1896-1970Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013Cobos, AntoniaMassine, Leonide, 1896-1979Chapman, RachelZide, RochelleBallet Russe de Monte CarloLady and the unicorn (Choreographic work : Rosen, H)
GenresInterviews (Sound recordings)spoken wordSound recordingsInterviews
NotesInterview with Rochelle Zide conducted by Jack Anderson on May 21, 1977.Sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including an unrelated conversation being conducted in the vicinity of the interview.Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Jack Anderson May 21, 1977Funding: 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.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming audio files (approximately 1 hour and 39 minutes):digital
DescriptionStreaming audio file 1 (approximately 52 minutes). Rochelle Zide speaks with Jack Anderson about joining the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; the great variation with respect to the dancers' technical ability and physical type; Igor Youskevitch; Frederic Franklin; the lack of artistic direction and teachers; Franklin's reasons for leaving the company; Leonide Massine including his working style; symphonic ballets including Massine's Harold in Italy; the difficulties in staging Massine's ballets today; Antonio Cobos; Hans Rosen and his ballet Dame à la licorne [Lady and the unicorn]; Boris Romanoff's ballet Harlequinade including Alicia Alonso's and Igor Youskevitch's wonderful performances; Salvador Juárez's ballet Tragedy at Calabria; Sergei Denham's lack of artistic vision; Nina Novak and her ballet Variations classiques; Denham as a person; Julius Fleischmann; touring including problems that arose with the productions [ends abruptly but continues directly on streaming audio file 2].Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 47 minutes). Rochelle Zide speaks with Jack Anderson about touring and problems that arose with the productions; life on tour; the Allen Banks [phonetic spelling] award; Rachel Chapman; various people involved in the administration of the company; the decline of the company; the company's production of The nutcracker; Alexandra Danilova; her reasons for leaving and joining the Joffrey Ballet [ends abruptly].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37633229NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118683Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f908e3c0-e426-0135-bd58-2f2b968c2249
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