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World ballet center moves from France to Russia

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Title
World ballet center moves from France to Russia
Additional title: Arabesques (Radio program)
Names
Manchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (Speaker)
Watts, Carolyn, 1914-2002 (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-492
Topics
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
Minkus, L., 1826-1917
Music and dance
Ballet -- Russia -- To 1917
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 30 minutes). [Music and announcements.] P. W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss how the world ballet center moved from France to Russia in the second half of the 19th century including the various factors that led to the decline of ballet during that period in Western Europe; Marius Petipa's move to Russia; the importance of spectacle and showing the ballerinas to best effect; C.W. Manchester speaks about Petipa's ballet La bayadère [a recording of an excerpt from the music by Ludwig Minkus for the act in La bayadère known as Kingdom of the shades is played]; Ludwig Minkus and other composers who wrote music for ballet; the formulaic structure of Petipa's ballets and how this facilitated the composition of the accompanying music; the role of Italian dancers and teachers such as Enrico Cecchetti in bringing virtuosity to the Russian ballet [a recording from an excerpt of the music by Ludwig Minkus for the ballet Don Quixote is played]; more on Minkus [music and announcements].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati around 1975 Cincinnati (Ohio)
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 30 min.) : polyester, full-track, 3 3/4 ips ; 5 in.
Sound quality is excellent.
Description
P.W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss the moving of the world ballet center from France to Russia and the ballet world in Russia during the time of Petipa; recorded at WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati, for its program Arabesques, and broadcast on the National Public Radio network, in 1975.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 82125914
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118342
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b140c00-c63e-0135-85a7-1b8916258621
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "World ballet center moves from France to Russia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5ba8cf80-3b78-0134-f32c-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "World ballet center moves from France to Russia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5ba8cf80-3b78-0134-f32c-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). World ballet center moves from France to Russia Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5ba8cf80-3b78-0134-f32c-60f81dd2b63c

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World ballet center moves from France to Russia