Interview with Bhaskar: the dance of IndiaAdditional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesBhaskar, 1930- (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967-03
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-70
TopicsShankar, Uday, 1900-1977Bhaskar, 1930-Dance -- India
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 31 minutes). [Music and introduction of Walter Terry and program by unidentified speaker.] Walter Terry introduces his guest Bhaskar; Bhaskar speaks with Terry about his career in the United States including how he first came to the United States, his touring, and his choreographing; his style of Indian dance contrasted with that of Uday Shankar; his classical dance training in India including how he first became a dancer; the four major schools of Indian classical dance; Shiva, god of the dance; the historical origins of his Cobra dance; teaching western dance in India; the dance Bhaskar finds most emotionally moving; Terry's closing remarks. [Interview ends at approximately 23:35 minutes; the balance of the recording consists of the unidentified speaker's closing remarks and music.]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 WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance 1967, March 9 (recorded) and March 12 (broadcast) New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.); acetate; full-track ; 7.5 ips; 7 inThe sound quality is excellent.
DescriptionInterview with Bhaskar [Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury] conducted by Walter Terry as host for radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. The interview was recorded on March 9 and broadcast on March 12, 1967.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36936922NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117165Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f168e0a0-f4cc-0136-f948-0d67fa967a56
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