Dance explosion in New York: battle of the ballets

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Title
Dance explosion in New York: battle of the ballets
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Names
Terry, Walter (Creator)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1967-04-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-273
Topics
Terry, Walter
New York City Ballet
Royal Ballet
American Ballet Theatre
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Blair after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ashton after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Noces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Ballet -- New York (State) -- New York
Ballet
New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Lectures
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 26 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks.] Walter Terry speaks about the phenomenal growth of ballet's popularity in New York City, as evidenced by the fact that the New York City Ballet, the Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre may all be concurrently seen at Lincoln Center; the contrast with the situation of thirty years ago when Sol Hurok brought the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo to New York City; the dance explosion in the United States and New York's status as the dance capital; the differing styles and repertoires of the Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre; their different versions of Swan lake; the opportunity to see and compare Bronislava Nijinska's Les noces danced by the Royal Ballet and Jerome Robbins' Les noces, danced by New York City Ballet, as well as Balanchine's A midsummer night's dream and Frederick Ashton's The dream; other companies that will be performing in the coming weeks [closing remarks and music].
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 WNYC, New York, on its program series, Invitation to dance April 16, 1967 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 26 min.) : polyester; half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is excellent.
Description
Walter Terry speaks about the so-called dance explosion in New York; broadcast April 16, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York on its series Invitation to dance.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36193322
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117941
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1081030-797b-0136-b846-3f8bf58e3278
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1967: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance explosion in New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1967. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6faef90-3ba4-0134-13f7-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance explosion in New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6faef90-3ba4-0134-13f7-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1967). Dance explosion in New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6faef90-3ba4-0134-13f7-60f81dd2b63c

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Dance explosion in New York