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Interview with Fernando Alonso, 1972

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Title
Interview with Fernando Alonso, 1972
Names
Alonso, Fernando, 1914-2013
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-1114
Topics
Alonso, Fernando, 1914-2013
Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Academia Nacional de Ballet de Cuba (Havana, Cuba)
Ballet -- Cuba
Ballet
Cuba
Genres
Interviews
Lectures
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Interview with Fernando Alonso conducted and recorded by Marian Horosko in Havana, Cuba, in 1972.
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.
Acquisition: Gift of Marian Horosko
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 34 min.) : polyester; half-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.; and one additional audiotape reel (approximately 34 min.) : polyester; half-track; 3.75 ips; 5 in.
Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by "tape hiss," but the speakers' voices are clear and easily intelligible.
Description
Streaming audio file (approximately 34 minutes). Fernando Alonso speaks with Marian Horosko about ballet in Cuba including ballet schools in Cuba; the audition process for prospective students; the training program; touring; government support; audiences; lecture-demonstrations; Fidel Castro and his support of ballet; his background and political views; his vision for the future of ballet in Cuba.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51088476
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118964
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b050e00-e427-0135-93f8-193236685df3
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1914: Creator Born
  • 1972: Created
  • 2013: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Fernando Alonso" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8d4a27c0-3b71-0134-7a9c-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Fernando Alonso" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8d4a27c0-3b71-0134-7a9c-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Interview with Fernando Alonso Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8d4a27c0-3b71-0134-7a9c-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Fernando Alonso