Interview with Eliot Feld, 1974

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Interview with Eliot Feld, 1974
Feld, Eliot (Interviewee)
Gruen, John (Interviewer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-11-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-356 (former)
Papp, Joseph
Feld, Eliot
Feld Ballet
Real McCoy (Choreographic work : Feld)
Content: John Gruen and Eliot Feld speak about Feld's company [then known as Eliot Feld Ballet] including sources of financial support; his relationship with Joe [Joseph] Papp and the Public Theatre; Feld Ballet's upcoming season; his new ballet, The Real McCoy; Feld names ballets in the repertory; names some of the dancers in the company; choreographing, including his first work Harbinger, for American Ballet Theatre; (briefly) Glen Tetley's work Embrace tiger and return to mountain; choreographing for other companies; the audience and balletomanes.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by John Gruen 1974, November 20 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 Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 40 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.
Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by "tape hiss," and occasional short gaps, but the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
Interview with Eliot Feld conducted by John Gruen on November 20, 1974 in New York City as research for an article in The New York Times. The article, entitled: Eliot Feld Opens His Second Season On Firm Footing, was published on December 1, 1974.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 81206424
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118123
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50ace020-315a-0132-f389-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Eliot Feld" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Eliot Feld" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2024.

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Interview with Eliot Feld