Interview with Anton Dolin, 1967Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesDolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967-01-16
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-78
TopicsDolin, Anton, 1904-1983Spessivtzeva, Olga, 1895-1991Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich, 1876-1951Giselle (Choreographic work : Dolin after Coralli and Perrot)Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
NotesFunding: 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.Venue: Recorded and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance broadcast on January 16, 1967 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 29 minutes) : analog, mono, NAB ; 7 inThe sound quality is very good.
DescriptionInterview with Anton Dolin conducted by Walter Terry, as host; for broadcast on January 16, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.
Walter Terry introduces Anton Dolin, speaking briefly about his career and background including the origins of Dolin's ballet Pas de quatre. Anton Dolin speaks about his ballet Pas de quatre including how he was inspired by a lithograph; ballerinas who have danced in it, and different productions he has staged; his own staging of Giselle, dancing Albrecht with Olga Spessivtzeva, and [Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich] Sergeeev's reconstruction of Giselle upon which his own is based; his discussion with [Sergei] Diaghilev about a proposed revival of Giselle that Diaghilev wanted to produce for Dolin and Spessivtzeva; his work as a writer including his biography of Olga Spessivtzeva; his work as a character dancer; the opening of the Adeline Genée Theater in London. [Closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music.]
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37122332NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117261Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0e0cf70-3473-0137-677c-07faa8a7a85f
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