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Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet

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Title
Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Names
Kehlet, Niels (Interviewee)
Walter, Terry (Host)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1965 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Walter Terry introduces Niels Kehlet of the Royal Danish Ballet [Kongelige Danske ballet]. Niels Kehlet speaks with Terry about the mechanics of jumping; the use of jumps to express character, as for example in his roles as the Magician in [Birgit Cullberg's] Moon reindeer, as a bandit in [Roland Petit's] Carmen, and as the jester in Swan lake; the difference between the [Auguste] Bournonville and [George] Balanchine styles of jumping; his own favorite roles including that of Franz in the ballet Coppélia and of Gennaro in Bournonville's Napoli; the seemingly magical costume change in Napoli; favorite roles in abstract ballets such as Balanchine's Symphony in C and Harald Landers' Etudes; his theatrical training, at the Royal Danish Ballet school; teaching. [The final approximate six minutes of the streaming file contain an unrelated recording: an excerpt of an interview with Ruth St. Denis.]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-65
Shelf locator: *MGZT 7-65 (Former classmark)
Topics
Kongelige Danske ballet
Moon reindeer (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
Napoli (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Carmen (Choreographic work : Petit)
Ballet technique
Kehlet, Niels
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Venue: Recorded for broadcast by radio station WNCY, New York on its series, Invitation to Dance, January 2, 1965, New York (N.Y.)
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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (23 min.) :analog, 7.5 ips, acetate, half track ; 7 in.
The sound quality of the Niels Kehlet interview is very good. The Ruth St. Denis interview excerpt is marred by extraneous noise (a recording that is of much lower volume and unintelligible due to its speed). However, the voice of St. Denis and her interviewer are clear and easy to understand.
Description
Interview with Niels Kehlet conducted by Walter Terry, as host, for broadcast on January 2, 1965, by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. The final approximate six minutes of the recording include an (unrelated) excerpt of an interview with Ruth St. Denis.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117233
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84937b70-99b3-0136-1ff7-5bbce7b9fdcd
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1965: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ec7540-3b7a-0134-077b-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ec7540-3b7a-0134-077b-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ec7540-3b7a-0134-077b-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Niels Kehlet, dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet