Interview with Murray Louis, 1968

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Title
Interview with Murray Louis, 1968
Additional title: Extensions of dance (Radio program)
Names
Louis, Murray (Interviewee)
Page, Anita (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1968-05-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-21
Topics
Louis, Murray
Nikolais, Alwin
Henry Street Playhouse Dance Company
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 26 minutes). Anita Page introduces Murray Louis; Murray Louis speaks with Anita Page about his non-verbal, non-literal performances at the Henry Street Playhouse; abstraction as a means to revelation; the reactions in India to his dances; dance in colleges and universities in the United States including the changes over the years; the definition of professionalism in [modern] dance including the dominance of Martha Graham technique in academic settings outside of New York City; differences between his own and Alwin Nikolais' choreography; the training of students at Henry Street Playhouse including the qualities he hopes to see a dancer develop; his work in film [ends abruptly].
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.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for broadcast by radio station WFCR, Amherst, Massachusetts, on its program, Extensions of dance May 1, 1968 Amherst (Mass.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 26 min.) : acetate; full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is excellent
Description
Interview with Murray Louis conducted by Anita Page for broadcast by radio station WFCR [owned by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst], Amherst, Massachusetts, on its program, Extensions of dance, May 1, 1968.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36936941
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117193
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8067bbe0-4c82-0136-f19a-13f4a96f3a94
Rights Statement
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  • 1968: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Murray Louis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d254e570-3ba4-0134-193a-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Murray Louis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d254e570-3ba4-0134-193a-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1968). Interview with Murray Louis Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d254e570-3ba4-0134-193a-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Murray Louis