Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin, 1960

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Title
Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin, 1960
Additional title: Today in ballet (Radio program)
Names
Guest, Ann Hutchinson (Interviewee)
Lyon, James (Interviewer)
Shedlin, Myrna (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960-12-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-17
Topics
Balanchine, George
Guest, Ann Hutchinson
Shedlin, Myrna
Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.)
Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Copyright -- Choreography
Labanotation
Musicals -- Camelot
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: recorded by WNYC for its series, Today in ballet recorded and broadcast on December 9, 1960 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 (approximately 27 minutes). James Lyons introduces his guests Anne Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin; Hutchinson and Shedlin speak with James Lyons about notating the dances in the musical comedies, Camelot, Kiss me Kate, and My fair lady; what dance notation is; Labanotation; notating George Balanchine's ballets, in particular Theme and variations; the reasons more ballets are not notated; the use of dance notation for copyright protection and royalties; Balanchine's ballet Serenade; the activities and goals of the Dance Notation Bureau; works by Balanchine and others that have been notated in whole or in part [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 14 minutes). Anne Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin speak with James Lyons about notating Martha Graham's works; the challenge of persuading choreographers of the value of notation; notation and musical comedies; more on the Dance Notation Bureau including membership; teaching Labanotation to the young; the use of movement notation in fields other than dance [James Lyons' closing remarks].
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (approximately 41 min.) : acetate; full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is excellent.
Description
Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin conducted by James Lyon as host for radio station WNYC for its series, Today in ballet; recorded and broadcast on December 9, 1960. Ann Hutchinson was president of the Dance Notation Bureau, New York; Myrna Shedlin was chairman of the board of the Dance Notation Bureau.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 37283339
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d4f0470-4c82-0136-5b0f-07d6d05a807b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a8474b30-3ba4-0134-516c-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a8474b30-3ba4-0134-516c-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960). Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a8474b30-3ba4-0134-516c-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Ann Hutchinson and Myrna Shedlin