Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966

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Title
Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Names
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992 (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1966-06-05
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-86
Topics
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992 -- Interviews
Musicals
Choreography
Labanotation
Notes
Funding: Interview with Hanya Holm conducted by Walter Terry, as host; broadcast on June 5, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.
Content: The sound quality is very 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 and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance Broadcast on June 5, 1966 New York (N.Y.)
Content: Music and opening remarks by unidentified speaker.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 minutes); acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.
Description
Walter Terry introduces Hanya Holm including as a choreographer for both the American musical theater and concert dance. Hanya Holm speaks about the differences between choreographing for the concert stage and for a musical comedy including her working methods as well as the challenges each of the forms presents; the collaborative aspects of choreographing a musical comedy; her first musical comedy, Davy Crockett; the difference between freedom and license; choreographing the Tarantella in the musical comedy Kiss me Kate including her attempt to capture the dance's folk dance quality; how she approaches the creation of an ethnic or country dance; the use of a Labanotation score from Kiss me Kate in reconstructing the dances; visiting Japan in connection with the new musical comedy, Softly [not found under that title], for which she is choreographer. [Interview ends at 24:08; closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music follow.]
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36193281
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117199
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa4b7b10-3471-0137-ab81-03d7826e685d
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Creator Born
  • 1966: Created
  • 1992: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6553aa0-3ba6-0134-fb49-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6553aa0-3ba6-0134-fb49-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1966). Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b6553aa0-3ba6-0134-fb49-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966