Dance magazine awards: Alwin Nikolais, Eugene Loring, Violette Verdy, 1967
NamesLoring, Eugene, 1911-1982 (Speaker)Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016 (Speaker)Sokolow, Anna (Speaker)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Speaker)Champion, Gower, 1919-1980 (Speaker)Orthwine, Rudolf (Speaker)Joel, Lydia (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1968-04-22
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-527
TopicsNikolais, AlwinLoring, Eugene, 1911-1982Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016Sokolow, AnnaVillella, Edward, 1936-Champion, Gower, 1919-1980Dance -- AwardsAward presentations
NotesCitation/reference: For transcript of ceremony see: Dance magazine, June 1968, pages 38-43, 90-94.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 Dance magazine April 22, 1970 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 53 min.) : half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good overall. At times the recording is marred by static but the speakers' voices are clear and easily audible.
DescriptionCeremony for the presentation of the 1967 Dance Magazine awards, recorded on April 22, 1968 at the Plaza Hotel, New York (N.Y.). The recording includes remarks by Lydia Joel, Rudolf Orthwine, Gower Champion, Alwin Nikolais (award recipient), Anna Sokolow, Eugene Loring (award recipient), Edward Villella, and Violette Verdy (award recipient).
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 30 minutes). Lydia Joel's and Rudolf Orthwine's introductory remarks including Lydia Joel's introduction of Gower Champion; Gower Champion speaks about Alwin Nikolais and presents him with the award; Alwin Nikolais' acceptance speech; Lydia Joel introduces Anna Sokolow; Anna Sokolow speaks about Eugene Loring and presents him with the award; Eugene Loring's acceptance speech [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].
Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 23 minutes). Continuation of Eugene Loring's acceptance speech; Lydia Joel speaks about Edward Villella; Edward Villella speaks about Violette Verdy and presents her with the award; Violette Verdy's acceptance speech; Lydia Joel's and Rudolf Orthwine's closing remarks.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37473925NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118320Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4c0e7080-cb53-0136-8b87-157091c9f2e1
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