Interview with Erick Hawkins, 1979
NamesHawkins, Erick (Interviewee)Rogosin, Elinor (Contributor)Rogosin, Elinor (Donor)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-688 reel 6, side A (former)
TopicsHawkins, ErickPlains daybreak (Choreographic work : Hawkins)Black lake (Choreographic work : Hawkins)Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
NotesContent: Streaming file (approximately 43 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Erick Hawkins speaks to Elinor Rogosin about his recent works including Plains daybreak; his focus on aesthetics and audience response; his work Black lake and the use of metaphor; more on the value of the aesthetic dimension; his work Parson Weems and the cherry tree including his thoughts on humor in dance; the influence of Native American dancers on his work; getting his work seen by the public; more on Parson Weems and the cherry tree; more on Plains daybreak.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Elinor Rogosin 1979 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.Acquisition: Gift of Elinor Rogosin
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 43 min.) : polyester; quarter-trackSound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including "tape hiss" as well as occasional interruptions and short gaps, but overall the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Erick Hawkins conducted by Elinor Rogosin in May or June,1979, as research for Rogosin's book, The dance makers (1980) .
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78658812NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118504Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff39b680-b2b3-0133-c7ed-60f81dd2b63c
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