Interview with Charles Weidman

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Interview with Charles Weidman
Additional title: Making the dance scene (Radio program)
Weidman, Charles (Interviewee)
Nathanson, Lucile Brahms (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-447
Weidman, Charles
Denishawn Dancers
Radio programs
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WHPC-FM 197- Garden City (N.Y.)
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 16 min.) : full-track; 3.75 ips; 5 in.
Sound quality is excellent although the recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise.
Interview with Charles Weidman conducted by Lucile Brahms Nathanson, as host, for broadcast by WHPC-FM, the radio station of Nassau Community College, on its series Making the dance scene. Streaming audio file (approximately 16 minutes). [Music.] Lucile Brahms Nathanson introduces the program Making the dance scene, and her guest, Charles Weidman; Weidman speaks with Nathanson about his background; joining the Denishawn Dancers and touring with the company; Ruth St. Denis's performing of her Nautch dance in Rangoon [now Yangon] and in India; his program of recreated Denishawn works; an upcoming article [Three years with Charles Weidman by David W. Wynne, Dance Perspectives Foundation, 1974] about Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey in the journal Dance perspectives; his and other modern dance choreographers' social consciousness in the 1930s, as reflected in their work; Dance horizons [closing remarks and music].
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 37633135
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118242
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a89ad030-216f-0136-6a6f-2749e7cd4725
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Charles Weidman" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Charles Weidman" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2024.

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Interview with Charles Weidman