Interview with Joyce Trisler, 1976
NamesTrisler, Joyce, 1934-1979 (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-826
TopicsShawn, Ted, 1891-1972Pinska, KlarnaSt. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
NotesVenue: Streaming file (approximately 41 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Joyce Trisler speaks to Walter Terry about how she first became interested in Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn dancers when she saw St. Denis's Brahms waltzes as staged by Klarna Pinska; staging the work on her own company [Joyce Trisler Danscompany]; engaging Pinska to work on her project of recreating the Denishawn dances; Klarna Pinska; Trisler's background including her moving to New York City at the invitation of Doris Humphrey to join her company [the Humphrey-Weidman Company]; Humphrey as her link to Denishawn; the variety of styles to be represented in the Denishawn program [entitled Spirit of Denishawn]; the concept of music visualization including as seen in George Balanchine's works; Ruth St. Denis dances Trisler would like to revive; her belief that St. Denis has not received sufficient credit for her contributions to dance; the cost of the program; Trisler and Terry discuss Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn in terms of their professional and personal qualities including the relating of various anecdotes [ends abruptly].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1976, New York CityFunding: 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.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 1 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise due to the fact that the interview is being conducted in a restaurant. However, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Joyce Trisler conducted by Walter Terry in 1976 in New York City.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 82125988NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118686Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f4f7240-c31b-0133-a44b-60f81dd2b63c
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