Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar, 1978

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Title
Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar, 1978
Names
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Interviewee)
Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-04-30
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-777
Topics
Makarova, Natalia, 1940-
Karkar, Edward
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986
Rasputin, the holy devil (Choreographic work : Clouser)
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Citation/reference: For edited transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-777.
Venue: Recorded by John Gruen 1978, April 30 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.
Acquisition: Gift John Gruen
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes). Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar speak with John Gruen about their marriage; Makarova speaks about her pregnancy and the birth of her son; Karkar speaks about the impact of the baby on their lives; Makarova speaks about resuming her career including some upcoming roles and engagements; Mikhail Baryshnikov's move to New York City Ballet and artistic freedom [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 21 minutes). Natalia Makarova speaks with John Gruen about her [artistic] restlessness; choreographers she would like to work with; her own choreography; Erik Bruhn as a partner and as a person; Gruen speaks about Bruhn in the role of Rasputin in James Clauser's work Rasputin, the holy devil [ends abruptly].
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 8 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is good to fair. The recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise (including a baby crying) and short gaps.
Description
Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar conducted by John Gruen on April 30, 1978, in New York City, for an article on ballerinas who have babies, for The New York Times. The article appeared on Sunday, May 21, 1978. Markova also speaks with Gruen about Erik Bruhn, for his book Erik Bruhn: danseur noble (Viking Press, New York, 1979.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 951429432
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118702
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a27ff80-7960-0136-690a-5d815975fb16
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94426970-c31a-0133-d4f3-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94426970-c31a-0133-d4f3-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/94426970-c31a-0133-d4f3-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar