Interview with Ivan Nagy, 1967Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesNagy, Ivan, 1943-2014 (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967-05-21
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-92
TopicsNagy, Ivan, 1943-2014 -- InterviewsMagyar Állami OperaházBallet -- HungaryBalletHungary
NotesContent: Interview with Ivan Nagy, conducted by Walter Terry, as host; broadcast on May 21, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.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.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance Broadcast on May 21, 1967 New York (N.Y.)Content: Music and introduction of program by unidentified speaker.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 25 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, acetate, half-track, 7 in.The sound quality is good.
DescriptionWalter Terry introduces Ivan Nagy, a soloist with the National Ballet, Washington D.C. Ivan Nagy speaks about his training at the ballet school of the Hungarian State Opera House [Magyar Állami Operaház] including the curriculum; beginning his professional performing career in Budapest immediately upon graduating; the performing season in Budapest; some of his roles in the United States; his interest in modern dance; his upcoming role debut as Albrecht in Giselle, in Hungary; his thoughts on teaching including his own experience teaching in the United States; (very briefly) the use of music by modern Hungarian composers Béla Bartók and Zoltan Kodaly in new ballets; the popularity of the ballet in Hungary and its presence in film and on television. [Closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music.]
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36936931NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117168Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2184c6b0-3472-0137-6939-57c2b0a7e85a
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