Interview with Walter Terry, 1980Additional title: Speaking of dance (Radio program)
NamesTerry, Walter (Interviewee)Stern, Lee Edward (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980-01-19
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-797
TopicsBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-Bournonville, August, 1805-1879Terry, Walter -- InterviewsAmerican Ballet Theatre
NotesContent: Interview with Walter Terry conducted by Lee Edward Stern, as host; broadcast on January 19, 1980 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Speaking of dance.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.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Speaking of dance Broadcast on January 29, 1967 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 32 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, full-track, 7 in.The sound quality is very good.
DescriptionLee Edward Stern introduces Walter Terry; Walter Terry speaks with Lee Edward Stein about his remarkable memory for song lyrics; Mikhail Baryshnikov including his time at New York City Ballet; his reservations about Baryshnikov's appointment as director as American Ballet Theatre; (briefly) Baryshnikov as an artist; Cynthia Gregory; Lucia Chase including her role at American Ballet Theatre; Alexander Godunov; Terry's biography of August Bournonville [The king's ballet master; a biography of Denmark's August Bournonville, 1979]; his role in introducing Bournonville's ballets to the United States; La sylphide; the Bournonville style including the dramatic nature of his ballets; the use of mime and relatively slow pace of Bournonville's ballets. [Music and closing announcement followed by approximately one minute of an unrelated recording.]
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36193346NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118649Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aaca2780-3472-0137-abb1-025b26ac6921
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