Interview with Natalia Makarova and Edward Karkar, 1978
NamesMakarova, Natalia, 1940- (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-04-30
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-777
TopicsMakarova, Natalia, 1940-Karkar, EdwardBruhn, Erik, 1928-1986Rasputin, the holy devil (Choreographic work : Clouser)
NotesContent: 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 GruenContent: 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 8 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ipsSound quality is good to fair. The recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise (including a baby crying) and short gaps.
DescriptionInterview 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 951429432NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118702Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a27ff80-7960-0136-690a-5d815975fb16
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