Interview with Ernst Uthoff, and, Evaluation of the Chilean National Ballet by P.W. Manchester, and, Interview with Harvey Lichtenstein, 1964 and 1965Additional title: Interview with P.W. ManchesterAdditional title: Interview with Harvey Lichtenstein
NamesUthoff, Ernst (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)Lichtenstein, Harvey (Interviewee)Manchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (Commentator)Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1964 - 1965
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 10-3020
TopicsUthoff, ErnstManchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred)Lichtenstein, HarveyCohen, Frederic A., 1901-1967Chilean National BalletFord FoundationGreen table (Choreographic work : Jooss)Carmina burana (Choreographic work : Uthoff, E)Performing arts -- Management
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast on radio station WNYC-FM for its program World of Dance 1964 and 1965 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 54 min.) : 1acetate, half-track, 7.5 ips. ; 0 in.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Ernst Uthoff conducted by Marian Horosko (approximately 21 minutes) and evaluation by P.W. Manchester of the Chilean National Ballet including its performance of The green table (approximately five minutes) and interview with Harvey Lichtenstein conducted by Alvin H. Reiss (approximately 11 minutes), for broadcast on radio station WNYC-FM, New York, on its series World of Dance, in 1964 (Uthoff and Manchester) and 1965 (Lichtenstein and closing remarks and announcements.
Streaming file (approximately first 20:38 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified announcer.] Marian Horosko introduces her guest Ernst Uthoff, a director of the Chilean National Ballet, and speaks briefly about the Jooss Ballet and Kurt Jooss's ballet The green table [a recorded excerpt of Frederic A. Cohen's music for The green table is played followed by Horosko's brief comments on the excerpt]; Ernst Uthoff speaks with Horosko about his role in the founding of the Chilean National Ballet; The green table and Kurt Jooss; the collaboration between Jooss and Frederic A. Cohen; Uthoff''s efforts to preserve The green table in accordance with Jooss's original work; notation as compared with film as tools for reconstructing a work.
Streaming file (from approximately 20:40 minutes to 38:45 minutes). P.W. Manchester gives her evaluation of the Chilean National Ballet's recent performances at the New York State Theater [now the David H. Koch Theater], including her thoughts on Ernst Uthoff's work Carmina Burana; her approval of the clear delineation between male and female roles on stage; her critique of The green table including its status as a unique dance work; her gratitude to Uthoff for having brought this work, as Jooss created it, to New York [a recorded excerpt from Frederic A. Cohen's music for The green table is played]; Horosko introduces Alvin H. Reiss, her co-host.
Streaming file (from approximately 38:46 minutes to 53:31 minutes). Alvin H. Reiss introduces his guest Harvey Lichtenstein; Lichtenstein speaks about his position as a Ford Foundation management intern with the New York City Ballet including his background in dance; the qualities a manager ideally should have; what he does as a management intern at New York City Ballet; his belief that this kind of internship is excellent preparation for a professional management position in the arts; creating a budget as the most difficult problem for a manager. [Closing remarks and announcements by Marian Horosko followed by music and closing remarks by an unidentified announcer].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 919151818NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20781988Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fab7b2c0-b916-0133-b19d-60f81dd2b63c
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