Anthony Dowell, dancer with the Royal Ballet, and Antony Tudor's ShadowplayAdditional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesTerry, Walter (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967-05-05Date Created: 1967-05-07
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-80
TopicsDowell, AnthonyTudor, Antony, 1908-1987Royal BalletDream (Choreographic work : Ashton)Song of the earth (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Shadowplay (Choreographic work : Tudor)Ballet -- United States -- 1965-1969BalletUnited States
NotesContent: Walter Terry speaks about Antony Dowell including Dowell's roles in works by Antony Tudor, and the current state of ballet; recorded on May 5, 1967 and broadcast on May 7, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.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.Venue: Recorded and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance recorded on May 5, 1967 and broadcast on May 7, 1967 New York (N.Y.)Content: Music and introduction of program by unidentified speaker.Content: Closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 25 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, acetate, full-track, 7 in.The sound quality is very good.
DescriptionWalter Terry speaks briefly about the current New York ballet season; Anthony Dowell's rising prominence in the Royal Ballet including his recent performances with the company at the Metropolitan Opera House; his background; his roles in Frederick Ashton's The dream, Kenneth MacMillan's Song of the earth, and Antony Tudor's Shadowplay; Tudor's effective use of stillness in his choreography; Dowell's training and range of technical abilities; more on his roles in Ashton's The dream, MacMillan's Song of the earth, and Tudor's Shadowplay; Antony Tudor's early choreography including his work Pillar of fire, his period of choreographic inactivity; the promise shown in his Shadowplay; upcoming ballets and promising dancers that Terry recommends seeing; the crucial role of new ballets in keeping the art alive; the ballet renaissance occurring today.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36936958NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117206Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4665b920-3471-0137-092e-67f8ed36b9d0
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