Interviews with Luis Rivera and Charles Bennett: 90th birthday tribute to Robert Stoltz
NamesMarshall, Jeanne (Interviewer)Rivera, Luis (Interviewee)Bennett, Charles, 1934- (Interviewee)Weiss, Fred (Editor)Voice of America (Organization) (Broadcaster)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1970-08-24Date Created: 1970-08-28
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-620Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-620
TopicsStolz, Robert, 1880-1975Rivera, LuisBennett, Charles, 1934-First Chamber Dance CompanyJacob's Pillow Dance Festival
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 19 minutes). Interview with Luis Rivera and 90th birthday tribute to Robert Stoltz (approximately 9:20 minutes). Music and introduction, by unidentified speaker, of the program, Spotlight. Fred Weiss, editor, speaks briefly about Ted Shawn and the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival as an introduction to the (previously recorded) interview with Luis Rivera conducted by Jeanne Marshall at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, in Lee, Massachusetts; in the interview, Luis Rivera speaks about audience response to his work, his background dancing for José Greco; forming his own company [Luis Rivera & Company]; and his company's program at the (1970) Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; Fred Weiss, as a 90th birthday tribute to composer Robert Stoltz, airs a recorded excerpt of music by Stoltz; gives a brief outline of Stoltz's background and career and plays a recording of Richard Tauber singing Stoltz's Im Prater bluh'n wieder die Baume; Weiss's closing remarks followed by music and closing remarks of unidentified speaker. Interview with Charles Bennett (approximately10:00 minutes). Music and introduction, by unidentified speaker, of the program, Spotlight. Fred Weiss, editor, speaks briefly about the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and plays recordings of excerpts of music recorded at the Festival as an introduction to the (previously recorded) interview with Charles Bennett conducted by Jeanne Marshall at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival; in the interview, Bennett speaks about his chamber dance company [First Chamber Dance Company] and its repertoire including the program performed at the (1970) Festival; Weiss's closing remarks followed by music and closing remarks of unidentified speaker.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: Interviews recorded at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and broadcast by Voice of America August 24 and August 28, 1970 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 19 min.); full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is very good.
DescriptionTwo broadcasts by the Voice of America program Spotlight, with Fred Weiss as editor. The first program (approximately 9:20 minutes), broadcast on August 24, 1970, contains an interview with Luis Rivera conducted by Jeanne Marshall at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Lee, Massachusetts and a 90th birthday tribute to composer Robert Stoltz. The second program (approximately 10:00 minutes) broadcast on August 28, 1970, contains an interview with Charles Bennett, conducted by Jeanne Marshall at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Lee, Massachusetts.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37633204NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118421Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc0aa1e0-f4cc-0136-afd3-6b3e744d6246
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