Interview with Ruth Currier, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesCurrier, Ruth, 1926-2011 (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-03-29
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-323 Side B
TopicsCurrier, Ruth, 1926-2011Limón, JoséHumphrey, Doris, 1895-1958José Limón Dance CompanyStorm warning (Choreographic work : Currier)Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NotesContent: 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 57 min.)Sound quality is good overall.
DescriptionInterview 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 968348508NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118005Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c201d450-c249-0135-8838-08b2c256bf5a
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