The violin solo in 19th century Russian balletAdditional title: Arabesques (Radio program)
NamesManchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (Speaker)Watts, Carolyn, 1914-2002 (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-495
TopicsGlazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936 -- RaĭmondaMinkus, L., 1826-1917 -- Don QuixoteTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 -- Lebedinoe ozeroTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 -- Spi︠a︡shchai︠a︡ krasavit︠s︡aDrigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 -- Millions d'ArlequinMusic and danceBallets
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 30 minutes). [Music and announcements.] P.W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss the obligatory violin solos in 19th century Russian ballets; in the course of their discussion, recordings of examples taken from the following ballets and composers, respectively, are played: Raymonda, by [Aleksandr Konstantinovich] Glazunov; Don Quixote by [Ludwig] Minkus; The sleeping beauty and Swan lake by [Peter Illich] Tchaikovsky, and Les millions d'Arlequin by [Richard] Drigo [closing announcement as the Drigo music is ending].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati 1975 Cincinnati (Ohio)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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 30 min.) : polyester, full-track, 3 3/4 ips ; 5 in.Sound quality is excellent.
DescriptionP. W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss the the violin solo in 19th century Russian ballet; recorded at WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati, for the radio program Arabesques, and broadcast on the National Public Radio network, in 1975.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78468085NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118307Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 443bc730-c641-0135-0b03-493bc0e18485
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