Interview with Boris Kochno, 1976

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Interview with Boris Kochno, 1976
Kochno, Boris (Interviewee)
Reynolds, Nancy, 1938- (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-10-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-425
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Kochno, Boris
Ballets russes
Ballets des Champs-Elysées
Citation/reference: For transcript of interview, see *MGZMT 5-425.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Nancy Reynolds October 2, 1976 Paris (France)
Funding: 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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 35 min.) : polyester; half-track; 1.875 ips; 5 in.
Sound quality is good.
Interview with Boris Kochno conducted by Nancy Reynolds on October 2, 1976 in Kochno's home in Paris, France, for the Oral History Project of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. In French. Streaming audio file (approximately 35 minutes). Boris Kochno speaks with Nancy Reynolds about leaving Russia in 1917; meeting Serge Diaghilev; his work with Diaghilev and the Ballets russes; his artistic collaborations after Diaghilev's death including with George Balanchine; Les ballets des Champs-Elysées.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 37473894
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118185
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e56a4da0-e435-0135-eb47-6912f6dd8c8a
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Boris Kochno" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

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Interview with Boris Kochno