Interview with Ruth Currier, 1976

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Title
Interview with Ruth Currier, 1976
Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
Names
Currier, Ruth, 1926-2011 (Interviewee)
Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-03-29
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-323 Side B
Topics
Currier, Ruth, 1926-2011
Limón, José
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
José Limón Dance Company
Storm warning (Choreographic work : Currier)
Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 57 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler]. John Gruen, as host, introduces Ruth Currier; Gruen and Ruth Currier speak about her position as artistic director of the José Limón Dance Company; working with the José Limón and Doris Humphrey, including their respective choreographic processes [a recording of music by Alexander Scriabin used in Currier's new work Storm warning is played]; the influence of Limón and Humphrey on her as a dancer and choreographer; her work Storm warning; Fred Matthews' new work Solaris; the various productions of Limón's The moor's pavane [a recording of the music by Johann Sebastian Bach used in Doris Humphrey's Air for the G string is played]; Gruen and Currier speak about Air for the G string and Doris Humphrey; Gruen's closing remarks.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WNCN-FM, New York 1976, March 29 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.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 57 min.)
Sound quality is good overall.
Description
Interview with Ruth Currier conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on March 29, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 968348508
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c201d450-c249-0135-8838-08b2c256bf5a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1926: Creator Born
  • 1976: Created
  • 2011: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ruth Currier" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2475fa0-c323-0133-e84f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ruth Currier" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2475fa0-c323-0133-e84f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Interview with Ruth Currier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2475fa0-c323-0133-e84f-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Ruth Currier