Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom

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Title
Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom
Additional title: Today in ballet (Radio program)
Names
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Contributor)
Lyon, James (Interviewer)
Bloom, Philip (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1958-12-24
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-27
Topics
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000
Bloom, Phillip
New York City Ballet
School of American Ballet
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 42 minutes). James Lyon introduces his guests, Janet Reed, ballet mistress of the New York City Ballet, and Philip Bloom, press director for the New York City Ballet; Philip Bloom speaks about how he came to be the press director; the stereotyping of press agents including an anecdote about Mike Wallace and Buff Cobb; Philip Bloom and Janet Reed speak about the star system including the New York City Ballet's practice of billing dancers alphabetically and the benefits of not focusing on a few "stars;" the intricacies of the casting schedules; touring; the School of American Ballet including the students' rigorous schedules; Edward Villella; the genius of George Balanchine's choreography including Symphony in C and Agon; New York City Ballet's current season including The nutcracker; the New York City Ballet orchestra including a performance anecdote about Balanchine's Stars and stripes; Janet Reed's duties as ballet mistress; Lyon's concluding remarks.
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 WNYC, New York on the series Today in ballet December 24, 1958 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 42 min.) : polyester; half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is very good.
Description
Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom conducted by James Lyon, as host. Recorded on December 24, 1958 and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, Today in ballet.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 35890280
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117190
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f37db30-797c-0136-e3e4-0d943a28e69c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Creator Born
  • 1958: Created
  • 2000: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1958. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f988be0-3ba5-0134-43ea-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f988be0-3ba5-0134-43ea-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1958). Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f988be0-3ba5-0134-43ea-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Janet Reed and Philip Bloom