Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra DanilovaAdditional title: Today in ballet (Radio program)
NamesTerry, Walter (Moderator)Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 (Speaker)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Speaker)Chujoy, Anatole, 1894-1969 (Speaker)Sommers, Ben, 1906-1985 (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1958-02-18
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 25 minutes). Walter Terry speaks about the Capezio Dance Award including prior recipients; he names the members of the Capezio Dance Award committee. Anatole Chujoy introduces Greer Garson; Garson speaks about Alexandra Danilova including her background and the first time she saw Danilova perform, in London; Greer reads aloud some passages about Danilova from a book by Walter Terry as well as a congratulatory telegram from Ted Shawn and the award citation. Danilova accepts the award with a brief speech. Ben Sommers closes the ceremony with some brief remarks.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 for radio station WNYC, New York February 18, 1958 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 25 min.) : polyester, full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by extraneous noise and occasional short gaps.
DescriptionCapezio Award ceremony honoring Alexandra Danilova; recorded on February 18, 1958; broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, Today in ballet. Speakers include Walter Terry, as moderator, Anatole Chujoy, Greer Garson, Alexandra Danilova, and Ben Sommers.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 35890316NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117372Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7be34070-797c-0136-578e-04baa31d837b
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