Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky: three interviews with Dame Alicia Markova

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Title
Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky: three interviews with Dame Alicia Markova
Additional title: Cincinnati dance (Radio program)
Names
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Interviewee)
Manchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (Interviewer)
University of Cincinnati. College-Conservatory of Music (Contributor)
WGUC (Radio station : Cincinnati, Ohio) (Broadcaster)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-04-24
Date Created: 1971-05-01
Date Created: 1971-05-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-64
Topics
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Chant du rossignol
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 -- Interviews
Song of the nightingale (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Scènes de ballet (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 43 minutes). Part 1, April 24, 1971. [Music and introduction of program by unidentified speaker.] P.W. Manchester introduces her guest Alicia Markova and plays a recording of an excerpt from Igor Stravinsky's music for George Balanchine's ballet Chant du rossignol [Song of the nightingale]; Markova speaks (briefly) about joining the Ballet russe and her first role, at age 14, of the nightingale in Song of the nightingale; she reminisces about Igor Stravinsky including how he worked with her at rehearsals as well as his generosity; Markova's costume. [Music; Manchester's closing remarks; announcements by unidentified speaker.] Part 2, May 1, 1971. [Music and introduction of program by unidentified speaker.] P.W. Manchester introduces Alicia Markova and plays a recording of an excerpt from Igor Stravinsky's music for Anton Dolin's ballet Scènes de ballet; Alica Markova speaks about the circumstances of Billy Rose's commissioning Igor Stravinsky to compose the music for Scènes de ballet, for his revue, Seven lively arts (produced at the Ziegfeld Theater, New York, in 1944-45); she reminisces about the very enjoyable working sessions with Stravinsky (and Dolin); she describes the design and lighting of the set and the choreography; performing the adagio from the pas de deux at the Stage Door Canteen. [Music; Manchester's closing remarks; announcements by unidentified speaker.]. Part 3, May 8, 1971. [Music and introduction of program by unidentified speaker.] P.W. Manchester introduces her guest Alicia Markova and plays a recording of an excerpt from Igor Stravinsky's music for Michel Fokine's ballet Petrouchka; Alicia Markova speaks about her role as the ballerina in the 1944 Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of Petrouchka; Michel Fokine's advice to her concerning her make-up for the role; P.W. Manchester plays a recording of a (very brief) excerpt from Igor Stravinsky's Sacre de printemps [Rite of spring]; her closing remarks. [Music; announcements by 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: Recorded by radio station WGUC, Cincinnati, Ohio on the series, Cincinnati dance April 24, May 1, and May 8, 1971 Cincinnati (Ohio)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 43 min.); acetate; half-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is excellent.
Description
Interviews with Alicia Markova conducted by P.W. Manchester. Broadcast on April 24, May 1, and May 8, 1971 by radio station WGUC, Cincinnati, Ohio on the series, Cincinnati dance. Prepared by the Dance Division of the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36193304
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117267
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04ef7300-f591-0136-0106-5f66328d12d7
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Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 2004: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a5b7230-3ba6-0134-4bac-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a5b7230-3ba6-0134-4bac-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a5b7230-3ba6-0134-4bac-60f81dd2b63c

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Reminiscences of Igor Stravinsky