Dance magazine awards: Erick Hawkins, Aaron Copland and Jorge Donn, 1979
NamesHawkins, Erick (Speaker)Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Speaker)Donn, Jorge (Speaker)De Mille, Agnes (Speaker)Motherwell, Robert (Speaker)Babilée, Jean, 1923-2014 (Speaker)Como, William (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979-03-19
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-535
TopicsHawkins, ErickBabilée, Jean, 1923-2014Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990Donn, JorgeDe Mille, AgnesMotherwell, RobertBallet du XXe siècle (Belgium)Dance -- AwardsAward presentations
NotesCitation/reference: For transcript of ceremony, see Dance magazine, June 1979, pages 54-62.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.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 Dance magazine March 19, 1979 New York (N.Y.)Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 45 minutes). William Como's opening remarks including his introductions of Erick Hawkins and Robert Motherwell; Robert Motherwell's remarks and presentation of the award to Erick Hawkins; Erick Hawkins' (very brief) acceptance speech; William Como introduces Aaron Copland and Agnes de Mille; Agnes de Mille's remarks, including several anecdotes, and presentation of the award to Aaron Copland; Aaron Copland's acceptance speech.Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 17 minutes). William Como speaks about Maurice Béjart, his Ballet of the 20th Century [Ballet du XXe siècle], and Jorge Donn; Jorge Donn's (very brief) acceptance speech; William Como speaks about Jean Babilée and presents him with a wreath as a career tribute; Jean Babilée's very brief thank you; William Como's closing remarks.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 2 audiotape reels (approximately 1 hr., 2 min.) : full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good overall. There is some variation in the volume of the speakers' voices.
DescriptionCeremony for the presentation of the 1979 Dance Magazine awards, recorded on March 19, 1977 at the Regency Hotel, New York (N.Y.). The recording includes remarks by William Como, Robert Motherwell, Erick Hawkins (award recipient), Agnes de Mille, Aaron Copland (award recipient), and Jorge Donn (award recipient).
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 84470424NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118328Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22020b30-cb54-0136-87e5-07fb3139bdee
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