Interview with Norman McLaren and Ludmilla Chiriaeff, 1969Additional title: Interview with Ludmilla ChiriaeffAdditional title: Dance New York (Radio program)
NamesMcLaren, Norman, 1914-1987 (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)Chiriaeff, Ludmilla, 1924-1996 (Interviewee)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3056
TopicsMcLaren, Norman, 1914-1987Chiriaeff, Ludmilla, 1924-1996Grands ballets canadiensPas de deux (Motion picture)Dance in motion pictures, television, etcMotion picture authorship
GenresRadio interviewsInterviewsRadio programs
NotesContent: Streaming file (approximately 31 minutes). Marian Horosko, as host, introduces her guests Norman McLaren and Ludmilla Chiriaeff; Norman McLaren speaks about his background briefly; Chiriaeff and McLaren speak about their collaboration on the film Duo (entitled Pas de deux in the United States) including how experiments with the filming of movement led McLaren to consider a ballet film; the developing of the film's scenario; techniques McLaren used to film Duo; the use of specific ballet steps to convey emotions; choreographing for film; the music in the film; influences on McLaren's work including the structure of classical Indian music and the work of other film makers; Chiriaeff speaks about Les Grands Ballets Canadiens including the recent European tour and season in Montréal (Québec).Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast by WBAI-FM 1969 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.) : acetate, half-track, 7.5 ips ; 7 in.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Norman McLaren and Ludmilla Chiriaeff conducted by Marian Horosko, as host, at the [Solomon R.] Guggenheim Museum in New York, N.Y., on the occasion of a retrospective of McLaren's films; for broadcast on radio station WBAI-FM, New York on its series Dance New York, on December 17 and 18, 1969.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 925485589NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20819742Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21ab4f30-b927-0133-fcb8-60f81dd2b63c
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