Interview with Eleanor D'Antuono, 1975Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesD'Antuono, Eleanor (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-12-15
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-322 Side A (former)
TopicsD'Antuono, EleanorAmerican Ballet Theatre
GenresRadio interviewsInterviewsRadio programs
NotesContent: John Gruen, as host, introduces his guest, Eleanor D'Antuono and some of her upcoming roles; D'Antuono speaks with Gruen about American Ballet Theatre including the company's extensive use of guest stars; a performance anecdote about D'Antuono and Ted Kivitt [a recording of the waltz, by Léo Delibes, from the ballet Coppélia is played followed almost immediately by a commercial announcement]; Gruen speaks further about D'Antuono including her background; D'Antuono speaks with Gruen about how she first became interested in ballet; her early training; joining the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo at age 14; her time with the company including the touring; performing the role of Giselle; joining American Ballet Theatre as a soloist; her long tenure at American Ballet Theatre [a recording of music, by Frédéric Chopin, used in Michel Fokine's ballet Les sylphides, is played]; her partners, past and present including Royes Fernandez, Rudolf Nureyev, Erik Bruhn, Paolo Bortoluzzi, Fernando Bujones, Ted Kivitt, and Vladimir Gelvan [commercial announcement followed by Gruen's closing remarks].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by WNCN-FM 1975, December 15 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 52 min.) : quarter-track; polyesterSound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Eleanor D'Antuono conducted by John Gruen, as host, on the radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance, for broadcast on December 15, 1975.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 79134516NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118017Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4900b020-b295-0133-7207-60f81dd2b63c
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