Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre, 1975

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Title
Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre, 1975
Names
De Mille, Agnes (Speaker)
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (Speaker)
Duke, Angier Biddle, 1915-1995 (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-01-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1089
Topics
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
De Mille, Agnes
American Ballet Theatre
Genres
Speeches
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 17 minutes). Agnes de Mille reminisces about the opening night of Ballet Theatre (now American Ballet Theatre), in 1940; De Mille reads a letter from President Gerald Ford and speaks about Lucia Chase's enormous contribution to ballet in the United States; Angier Biddle Duke, New York City Commissioner of Civic and Public Affairs, on behalf of the City of New York, awards the Handel Medallion to Lucia Chase and Oliver Smith; Chase accepts the award and expresses her gratitude to Oliver Smith and the dancers and staff of American Ballet Theatre [music and applause].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for Lucia Chase? 1975, January 11 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.
Acquisition: Gift Lucia Chase
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 17 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is fair to poor. The recording is marred by "tape hiss,", and the speakers are often difficult to understand. There is frequent applause and laughter.
Description
Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre, held at the City Center of Music and Drama in New York City, on January 11, 1975.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81300298
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118934
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88318c10-c639-0135-82e7-55172c679ca0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81530430-c323-0133-1866-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81530430-c323-0133-1866-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81530430-c323-0133-1866-60f81dd2b63c

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Thirty-fifth Anniversary Gala, American Ballet Theatre