Walt Whitman and the danceAdditional title: Enjoyment of poetry (Radio program)
NamesTamiris, Helen, 1905-1966 (Speaker)Lennon, Florence Becker (Speaker)Nagrin, Daniel (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1960 - 1969 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-612
TopicsWhitman, Walt, 1819-1892Nagrin, DanielTamiris, Helen, 1905-1966Walt Whitman suite (Choreographic work : Tamiris)
NotesFunding: 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.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for WEVD (New York, N.Y.) 196u? New York (N.Y.)Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 29 minutes). [Ambient noise.] The program host [Florence Becker Lennnon], reads aloud excerpts of poems by Walt Whitman and introduces the program and her guests, Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin; Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin discuss the significance of Walt Whitman's poetry for them and the dances they have created set to his poetry including Helen Tamiris' Walt Whitman suite and Daniel Nagrin's Faces; they also each read aloud from Walt Whitman's poetry including poems used in their respective dances. The program closes with Florence Becker Lennon reading aloud of an excerpt of a Walt Whitman poem.Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 29 minutes).
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 29 min.) : full-track, 3.75 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good.
DescriptionHelen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin speak with Florence Becker Lennon, host of the series Enjoyment of poetry, on radio station WEVD (New York, N.Y.), about the significance of Walt Whitman's poetry for them. The date is not identified but may be in the 1960s.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37633209NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118436Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ccd6a0d0-cb54-0136-2b57-091f2c514113
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