Interview with Erik Bruhn, part 9
NamesBruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977-07-22
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-763 (former)
TopicsBruhn, Erik, 1928-1986Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993Makarova, Natalia, 1940-Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
NotesCitation/reference: For edited transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-763 Reel 9.Content: Streaming file (approximately 22 minutes). Erik Bruhn speaks with John Gruen about playing the role of Madge, the witch in La sylphide; John Neumeier's Epilogue, created for him and Natasha [Natalia Makarova]; José Limón's The moor's pavane including his impressions of Rudolf Nureyev as the Moor; learning the role of the Moor; his plans for the future including performances of various character roles.Citation/reference: For edited transcript of this recording see: *MGZMT 3-763, reel 9Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by John Gruen 1977, July 22 Copenhagen, DenmarkFunding: 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.Acquisition: Gift, John Gruen
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 22 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise, but the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Erik Bruhn conducted by John Gruen as research for his book Erik Bruhn: danseur noble (1979), in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 22, 1977. This is Part 9 of an 18-part series. However, there is no audio for parts 2 and 10, which are available only as edited transcripts.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78601523NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118586Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f5018b0-c30c-0133-b67a-60f81dd2b63c
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