Interview with Stuart Hodes, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesHodes, Stuart (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-08-30
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-343 Side B
TopicsHodes, StuartGraham, MarthaMartha Graham Dance CompanyNew York University. School of the Arts
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately one hour). [Begins abruptly with end of introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler.] John Gruen, as host, introduces Stuart Hodes; Stuart Hodes and John Gruen speak about dance at colleges and universities including how standards have changed; the dance department at the School of the Arts [now the Tisch School of the Arts] at New York University; Hodes' responsibilities as chairperson of the department; the students and the required academic curriculum [a recording of Suites for string orchestra by Arthur Foote used in Hodes' ballet A shape of light is played]; Hodes speaks about his ballet A shape of light; Martha Graham and his time in the Martha Graham Dance Company including some of his roles; working with Graham; the diverse critical response to her work; Graham as a person; teachers at the School of the Arts; Gruen's closing remarks [closing remarks by Oscar Buhler; commercial announcement].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by WNCN-FM, New York 1976, August 30 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 1 hr.)Sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise.
DescriptionInterview with Stuart Hodes conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on August 30, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 969136082NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118162Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac6b62d0-c249-0135-1417-4b9b7c70d1bc
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