Interview with Paul Taylor, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesTaylor, Paul, 1930- (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-01-05
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-315 Side A (former)
TopicsTaylor, Paul, 1930-Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993Paul Taylor Dance CompanyFrom sea to shining sea (Choreographic work : Taylor)Episodes (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Graham)Esplanade (Choreographic work : Taylor)Runes (Choreographic work : Taylor)Duet (Choreographic work : Taylor)
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Broadcast by WNCN-FM 1976, January 5 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 58 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Paul Taylor conducted by John Gruen, as host on radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance, for broadcast on January 5, 1976. The program includes commercial announcements made both by Gruen and Oscar Buhler.
Streaming file (approximately 58 minutes). [Introductory and commercial announcements made by Oscar Buhler]. John Gruen introduces Paul Taylor and the upcoming performances by his company [Paul Taylor Dance Company]; Taylor and Gruen speak about the works to be performed including Taylor's work Runes and his From sea to shining sea; Taylor's background; dancing for Martha Graham including in Graham's and Balanchine's work Episodes; the names of the dancers in the Paul Taylor Dance Company; the many styles of modern dance; Taylor's work Esplanade [a recorded excerpt from the music, by J.S. Bach, that accompanies Esplanade, is played; commercial announcements]; Gruen and Taylor speak about Taylor's work Runes; his work Duet; the choreographic process; Rudolf Nureyev including his dancing in Taylor's works Aureole and The book of beasts [commercial announcements]; touring; Taylor's feelings about his work as a choreographer; Merce Cunningham's work including as compared with his own [closing remarks and music].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 915077534NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118001Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eecfa640-b294-0133-f16f-60f81dd2b63c
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