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Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova

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Title
Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova
Additional title: Today in ballet (Radio program)
Names
Terry, Walter (Moderator)
Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 (Speaker)
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Speaker)
Chujoy, Anatole, 1894-1969 (Speaker)
Sommers, Ben, 1906-1985 (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1958-02-18
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3
Topics
Award presentations
Genres
Radio programs
Speeches
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 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.
Description
Capezio 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 35890316
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117372
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7be34070-797c-0136-578e-04baa31d837b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1958: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1958. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/409f0ac0-3ba5-0134-4f2d-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/409f0ac0-3ba5-0134-4f2d-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1958). Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/409f0ac0-3ba5-0134-4f2d-60f81dd2b63c

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Capezio Award, 1958, Alexandra Danilova