Interview with Maria Tallchief, 1965Additional title: World of dance (Radio program)
NamesTallchief, Maria (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-2053.
TopicsTallchief, Maria -- InterviewsNijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972Belcher, Ernest, 1883-1973Balanchine, GeorgeNew York City Ballet
NotesVenue: Recorded in 1965 for broadcast by station WNYC, New York, on its series, World of dance.Content: The sound quality is good.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.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast by radio station WNCY, New York on its series, World of Dance 1965 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 21 minutes); polyester; half-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately 21 minutes). [Music]. Marian Horosko introduces Maria Tallchief, winner of the 1965 Capezio dance award; Maria Tallchief speaks with Marian Horosko about how honored she feels to have won this award; her background including her very early dance lessons in Fairfax, Oklahoma; moving to California to pursue her ballet training; changing her name from "Tall Chief" to "Tallchief;" her teachers Ernest Belcher and Bronislava Nijinska; performing, at age 15, with Cyd Charisse at the Hollywood Bowl; joining the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; George Balanchine's casting of her in his works for the company; musicality and speed as elements of the Balanchine style, as seen at the New York City Ballet; George Balanchine as a choreographer; her plans for her daughter's dance training [music].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37283236NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117240Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 917b8a40-d198-0137-26ad-71587079e966
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