Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute, 1969

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Title
Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute, 1969
Additional title: Dance New York (Radio program)
Names
Sciorsci, Lucia (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1969
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3057
Topics
Sciorsci, Lucia
Rice, Phillip
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet
American Guild of Musical Artists
Labor disputes
Ballet -- Economic aspects
Dancers -- Employment
Dancers -- Labor unions
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Streaming file (approximately 29 minutes). Marian Horosko, as host, introduces her guests Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice, members of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet; Sciorsci and Rice speak with Horosko about the current labor dispute between the dancers and the Metropolitan Opera, in particular their working conditions and reasons they are not satisfactory; the overall poor working conditions for dancers in the United States as compared with those in Europe; the cancellation of the summer season; the joint representation of the dancers and AGMA [American Guild of Musical Artists]; more on working conditions and studios and the changes they are requesting; Rudolf Bing's remarks regarding the discontinuation of the Ballet Evenings program; their satisfaction with their representation by AGMA; more on the changes they are requesting including with respect to guest artists; possible outcomes of the dispute.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for broadcast by WBAI-FM 1969 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
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.) : acetate, full-track, ips not specified ; 7 in.
Sound quality is good.
Description
Interview conducted by Marian Horosko, as host, with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice, dancers with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, about the current labor dispute; for broadcast on radio station WBAI-FM, New York on its series Dance New York, in 1969.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 925489564
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20819794
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ddb8450-b927-0133-1298-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1969. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41c22230-b927-0133-ce71-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41c22230-b927-0133-ce71-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1969). Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41c22230-b927-0133-ce71-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Lucia Sciorsci and Phillip Rice about the Metropolitan Opera Ballet labor dispute