Interview with Martine van Hamel, 1975Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesVan Hamel, Martine, 1945- (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-10-27
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-357 (former)
TopicsVan Hamel, Martine, 1945-National Ballet of CanadaAmerican Ballet TheatreInternational Ballet Competition
NotesContent: John Gruen introduces his guest, Martine van Hamel; Gruen and Martine van Hamel speak about her background and her time at the National Ballet of Canada; her experience at the International Ballet Competition at Varna, Bulgaria; Gruen speaks about Van Hamel's dancing; [a recording of an excerpt of the music (Johannes Brahms' Quintet in G major, op. 111) from Dennis Nahat's ballet Brahms quintet, is played; commercial announcement]; Gruen speaks about Van Hamel's upcoming roles with American Ballet Theatre; Van Hamel and Gruen speak about the hierarchy of dancers at American Ballet Theatre including the frequent appearance of guest artists; Hamel describes her typical day when performing; her interpretation of the Queen of the Wilis; [a recording of an excerpt of the music, by Adolphe Adam, from the ballet Giselle, is played]; Van Hamel speaks about learning new roles; roles she would like to dance including her interest in dancing modern works; [commercial announcements; Gruen's closing remarks; music and unidentified speaker's closing remarks].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Broadcast by WNCN-FM 1975, October 27 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 54 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Martine van Hamel conducted by John Gruen, as host on radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance, for broadcast on October 27, 1975.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 77971091NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118124Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8207e9e0-b295-0133-1079-60f81dd2b63c
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