Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase, 1976

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Title
Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase, 1976
Additional title: Interview with Clive Barnes, 1976
Additional title: Interview with Erik Bruhn, 1976
Additional title: Interview with Natalia Makarova, 1976
Additional title: Interview with Lucia Chase, 1976
Names
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008 (Interviewee)
Cavett, Dick (Interviewer)
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Interviewee)
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (Interviewee)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-06-30
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-805 Side 2
Topics
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986
Makarova, Natalia, 1940-
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
American Ballet Theatre
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Blair after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Bruhn)
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 40 minutes). Dick Cavett, as host and moderator, introduces Clive Barnes; Barnes speaks about why the ballet Swan lake has such broad appeal; the original 1877 production of Swan lake including its poor reception; the thirty-two fouettés; the role of Benno, the friend of Prince Siegfried; the subordinate role of the male dancer in 19th century versions of Swan lake and other ballets of the time; the ever-present danger of a dancer's slipping [brief gap]; Cavett introduces Erik Bruhn; Bruhn speaks about his recent shoulder injury; Natalia Makarova in Swan lake, whom he describes as his favorite Swan queen; partnering; his dislike of the role of Prince Siegfried in the Royal Ballet version; his staging of Swan lake for the National Ballet of Canada; his having dropped Nora Kaye in performance on several occasions [Cavett begins to describe the scenario of Act III; this ends abruptly, followed by his introduction of Natalia Makarova; the sound quality of Cavett's voice is fair; Makarova's voice is almost completely unintelligible]; Cavett introduces Lucia Chase; Chase speaks about American Ballet Theatre including the expense of ballet shoes; sources of funds for the company; her own background in ballet [recording ends abruptly].
Citation/reference: For videotape of performance and interviews see: Swan lake (videorecording) cataloged under the call number: *MGZIA 4-7270.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recording of interviews originally videotaped by WNET, New York for the series Live from Lincoln Center 1976, June 30 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 40 min.)
Sound quality is good in the interviews with Clive Barnes and Erik Bruhn. It is very poor in the interviews with Natalia Makarova to the extent that she is almost completely unintelligible, and it is poor in the case of the interview with Lucia Chase. The recording is marred throughout by extraneous noise.
Description
Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase conducted by Dick Cavett in the intermissions between acts at a live performance of Swan lake by American Ballet Theatre [choreographed by David Blair, after Ivanov and M. Petipa] at the New York State Theatre [now the David H. Koch Theater], recorded from the telecast on June 30, 1976 by WNET, New York on its series Live from Lincoln Center.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79134808
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118678
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eeb8da90-7956-0136-7d47-131b2a442139
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Item timeline of events

  • 1927: Creator Born
  • 1976: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/148135e0-c31b-0133-a9a4-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/148135e0-c31b-0133-a9a4-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/148135e0-c31b-0133-a9a4-60f81dd2b63c

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Interviews with Clive Barnes, Erik Bruhn, Natalia Makarova, and Lucia Chase