Dance magazine awards: Merce Cunningham, Maria Tallchief and Igorʹ Moiseev, 1960
NamesJoel, Lydia (Moderator)Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)Tallchief, Maria (Speaker)Orthwine, Rudolf (Speaker)Hurok, Sol, 1888-1974 (Speaker)Moiseev, Igorʹ, 1906-2007 (Speaker)Coombs, Philip H. (Philip Hall), 1915-2006 (Speaker)Hering, Doris (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1961-04-28
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-524
TopicsTallchief, MariaHurok, Sol, 1888-1974Cunningham, MerceMoiseev, Igorʹ, 1906-2007Coombs, Philip H.(Philip Hall), 1915-2006Hering, DorisDance -- AwardsAward presentations
GenresLive sound recordingsSpeeches
NotesCitation/reference: For transcript of ceremony, see: Dance magazine, June 1961, p. 30-35, 59-61.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 28, 1961 New York (N.Y.)Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 30 minutes). [Ambient noise, testing of equipment.] Introductory remarks by Lydia Joel; speech by Phillip Coombs; further remarks by Joel; remarks by Doris Hering including about Merce Cunningham as a dancer in Martha Graham's work and his use of chance in his choreography.Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 29 minutes). Rudolf Orthwine presents Merce Cunningham with his award; Cunningham accepts the award with a few remarks; Doris Hering speaks about Maria Tallchief; Orthwine presents Tallchief with her award; Tallchief makes a brief acceptance speech; Hering speaks about Igorʹ Moiseev; Orthwine presents Moiseev with his award; Moiseev makes an acceptance speech (in Russian, with English-language interpretation); Lydia Joel introduces Sol Hurok; remarks by Hurok.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 59 min.) : polyester, half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good overall.
DescriptionCeremony for the awarding of the 1960 Dance Magazine awards, recorded on April 28, 1961 at the New York Athletic Club, in New York (N.Y.). Speakers include Lydia Joel, Phillip H. Coombs, Doris Hering, Rudolf Orthwine and Sol Hurok as well as award recipients Merce Cunningham, Maria Tallchief, and Igorʹ Moiseev.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37473923NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118317Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 872e4100-797c-0136-2634-3bf185c7d374
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