Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet

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Title
Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet
Names
Barnett, Robert, 1953-
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-989
Topics
Barredo, Maniya
Barnett, Robert
Atlanta Ballet
Ballet UAB (Company)
Romance (Choreographic work : Sebastian)
Ballet -- Alabama
Ballet -- Georgia
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1979 Birmingham (Alabama) and Atlanta (Georgia)
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.
Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes). Walter Terry records his review of a performance of the Ballet of the University of Alabama including Stuart Sebastian's Commedia miscellanea and his work Romance [at approximately 10:17 minutes, this section ends; the interview with Robert Barnett, artistic director of the Atlanta Ballet, begins at approximately 10:20 minutes]; Robert Barnett speaks with Terry about the corporate support of ballet including the role of the artistic director and the process of creating a budget and fund-raising for the Atlanta Ballet; the factors underlying the company's current and future repertory; Dorothy Alexander and what she hoped to accomplish when she founded the company; the development of the company; guest exchanges of dancers; the training of the dancers including the influence of [Vera] Volkova; his own training and leaving New York City Ballet [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 19 minutes). Robert Barnett speaks with Walter Terry about the question of bringing regional companies to New York City; collaborating with local artists [at approximately 12:15 minutes, the interview with Barnett ends, and the section containing Terry's notes on the performance by the Atlanta Ballet begins]; Terry records his thoughts on the 50th anniversary gala performance of the Atlanta Ballet including with respect to the ballerina Maniya Barredo and company founder Dorothy Alexander.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 6 min.)
Sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by extraneous noise (particularly in the interview with Robert Barnett, which sounds as if it is taking place in a restaurant) including "tape hiss" and occasional short gaps, but the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
Description
Review of Ballet of University of Alabama (approximately 10 minutes) recorded by Walter Terry in Birmingham, Alabama, on September 13, 1979; and Terry's interview with Robert Barnett (approximately 49 minutes) followed by his review of the Atlanta Ballet (approximately 7 minutes), recorded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1979.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79738216
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118874
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7949ec0-7957-0136-a4dd-7f518d8430a7
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78858870-c31d-0133-24fe-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78858870-c31d-0133-24fe-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78858870-c31d-0133-24fe-60f81dd2b63c

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Review of University of Alabama Ballet; Interview with Robert Barnett; Review of Atlanta Ballet