Hazards and health of danceAdditional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesTerry, Walter (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1967-03-19
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-84
TopicsDancing injuriesBallet dancing for children -- Study and teachingDance therapyDancers -- Health and hygiene
NotesContent: Walter Terry speaks about the both the hazards and healthy aspects of dance; broadcast on March 19, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.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.Venue: Recorded and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance Broadcast on March 19, 1967 New York (N.Y.)Content: [Music, introduction and closing remarks by unidentified speaker.]
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 26 minutes) : analog, 7.5 ips, acetate, full-track, 7 in.The sound quality is very good.
DescriptionWalter Terry speaks about the injuries dancers suffer: the variation in severity, their causes, the necessity of warming up for class or performance, and particular examples of accidents and injuries; the dangers of putting young girls on pointe without adequate training at too early an age; more examples of injuries. Terry then discusses the healthy aspects of dance training: as exercise to keep fit; as physical therapy for muscular or skeletal problems, injuries, and disease; Hindu mudras; dance as therapy for the mentally and emotionally disturbed; and the longevity of dancers, with reference to many examples.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36936948NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117196Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6acbe2f0-3471-0137-e8f8-43cb71b9949b
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