Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard, 1976

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Title
Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard, 1976
Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
Names
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979 (Interviewee)
Markard, Anna, 1931- (Interviewee)
Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-03-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-638 Side A
Topics
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979
Markard, Anna, 1931-
Joffrey Ballet
Pavane (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Ball in old Vienna (Choreographic work : Jooss)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Dance and the war
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 59 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler.] John Gruen, host, introduces Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard, Jooss's daughter, and speaks about the upcoming performances of his work by the Joffrey Ballet; Kurt Jooss speaks with Gruen about the dramatic elements of his choreography including the relationship of emotion and movement and the influence of Rudolf von Laban; reasons his ballet The big city and other works are short compared to today's ballets [a recording of waltz music by Joseph Lanner is played]; Jooss speaks about his ballet Ball in old Vienna and its revival by the Joffrey Ballet; Anna Markard speaks about the process of reviving a ballet such as Ball in old Vienna; Jooss speaks about his ballet Pavane (set to Maurice Ravel's Pavane pour une infante défunte); Antony Tudor; Markard speaks about how she works with dancers [a recording of Pavane pour une infante défunte is played followed by commerical announcements]; Gruen and Jooss speak about the revival of Pavane by the Joffrey Ballet; his lost ballets; the Ballet Jooss; his and the company members' flight from National Socialist Germany; his admiration for Jerome Robbins' work; his dislike of the impersonal quality of the dancers in George Balanchine's ballets; his current activities promoting dance internationally; closing remarks, advertisements, and announcements.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for broadcast by WNCN, New York 1976, March 8 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 59 min.)
Sound quality is excellent.
Description
Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on March 8, 1976 by radio station WNCN, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 78374833
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118447
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f638fa0-c27d-0135-7fc9-0dfcef731965
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Creator Born
  • 1976: Created
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2bb4c7f0-c325-0133-f44e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2bb4c7f0-c325-0133-f44e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2bb4c7f0-c325-0133-f44e-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Kurt Jooss and Anna Markard