Interviews with Nadezhda Pavlova and Vi︠a︡cheslav Gordeev, 1979Additional title: Interview with Nadezhda PavlovaAdditional title: Interview with Vi︠a︡cheslav Gordeev
NamesPavlova, Nadezhda (Nadezhda Vasilʹevna) (Interviewee)Gordeev, Vi︠a︡cheslav (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979-08-29Date Created: 1979-09-15
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-1205Shelf locator: *MGZTL 4-1205[sound disc]
TopicsPavlova, Nadezhda (Nadezhda Vasilʹevna)Gordeev, Vi︠a︡cheslavBolʹshoĭ teatr SSSR. Balet
NotesVenue: Recorded by Marian Horosko August 29 and September 15, 1979 New York (N.Y.)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: Streaming audio file 1, August 29, 1979 (approximately 24 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Nadezhda Pavlova and her husband, Vi︠a︡cheslav Gordeev, speak (primarily through an interpreter) with Marian Horosko briefly about various topics including: the manner in which their roles are determined; Pavlova's preference for [Marina] Semenova's coaching to that of [Galina Sergeevna] Ulanova; Pavlova's birth in Ufa and childhood training in Perm; her participation in the All-Union ballet competition in Moscow [gap]; Pavlova's and Gordeev's personal relationship; Pavlova's great popularity in her native region; their warm reception by New York audiences; their interest in performing the work of American choreographers, such as Robert Joffrey.Content: Streaming audio file 2, September 15, 1979 (approximately 12 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Vi︠a︡cheslav Gordeev speaks (in part, through an interpreter) with Marian Horosko briefly about various topics including: the separate classes for boys; his musical preferences; artistic input from his friends when learning a new role; his introduction to ballet through television; performing with Nadezhda Pavlova [ends abruptly].
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 2 audiotape reels (approximately 36 min.) : full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including "tape hiss."
DescriptionInterviews with Nadezhda Pavlova and Vi︠a︡cheslav Gordeev, conducted by Marian Horosko, in part through an interpreter, in New York City, on August 29, 1979 (streaming audio file 1: approximately 25 minutes) and September 15, 1979 (streaming audio file 2: approximately 11 minutes; Gordeev only). The interviews appear to have been conducted in connection with Horosko's article, Pavlova and Gordeyev:The new generation of Bolshoi dancers, in the November 1979 issue of Dance magazine.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 79470740NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16131592Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20f01780-4c82-0136-40b6-299cc1244df2
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