Interview with Maude Lloyd and Nigel Gosling, 1975
NamesLloyd, Maude, 1908- (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)Gosling, Nigel, 1909-1982 (Interviewee)
Dance Oral History Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-07-13
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1088
TopicsTudor, Antony, 1908-1987Laing, HughMakarova, Natalia, 1940-Rambert, MarieLloyd, Maude, 1908- -- InterviewsGosling, Nigel, 1909-1982 -- InterviewsBland, AlexanderBallet RambertJardin aux lilas (Choreographic work : Tudor)Ballet -- England
NotesAdditional physical form: For transcript of interview see *MGZMT 3-1088.Source characteristics: Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by "tape hiss." However, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.Interview with Maude Lloyd and Nigel Gosling conducted by John Gruen, on July 13, 1975, for the Oral History Project of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center in New York City.Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by John Gruen July 13, 1975 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 1 hr., 18 min.); polyester; 5 in.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately one hour and 18 minutes). Maude Lloyd, with occasional comments from Nigel Gosling, speaks about her early ballet training in London; her first meeting with Antony Tudor; his first ballet, Twelfth Night [Cross-gartered; created for Ballet Club]; performing in Tudor's early works, for television; his Descent of Hebe [created for Ballet Club]; the relationship between Tudor and Marie Rambert; the London Ballet; his Lilac garden including his choreographic process; Gosling and Lloyd speak about Hugh Laing; Tudor's Judgment of Paris including the cast; his Dark elegies; Gosling and Lloyd speak about how they first met and eventually married [short gap at approximately 48:10 minutes]; Tudor as a person and as a choreographer; Lloyd speaks about dancing for Marie Rambert; an anecdote about Frederick Ashton; Ballet Rambert during World War II; Lloyd's retiring from dancing; Lloyd and Gosling speak about Natalia Makarova in Tudor's ballets; her profoundly Russian quality, in particular as compared with Rudolf Nureyev; Hugh Laing's current activities, including his recent illness; Kenneth MacMillan and his admiration for Tudor; a possible collaboration between Tudor and Gian Carlo Menotti.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 82880109NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118933Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cde40de0-c24e-0135-6d6d-6d7b838fced5
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