Interview with Klarna Pinska, 1976

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Title
Interview with Klarna Pinska, 1976
Names
Pinska, Klarna (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-827
Topics
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979
Pinska, Klarna -- Interviews
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Joyce Trisler Danscompany
Denishawn School of Dancing
Denishawn Dancers
Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Genres
Interviews
Oral histories
Notes
Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.
Source characteristics: 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.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1976, New York City
Funding: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (approximately 1 hr., 10 min.); quarter-track; 1.875 ips.
Description
Streaming file 1 (approximately 41 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Klarna Pinska speaks with Walter Terry about her collaboration with Joyce Trisler, to stage a program of recreated Denishawn dances [entitled: The spirit of Denishawn]; other Denishawn revival projects including possible funding sources; her own dance background; auditioning for Ruth St. Denis in Canada and again in California; studying at the Denishawn School of Dancing and dancing in the Denishawn company [Denishawn Dancers]; becoming qualified to teach at the Denishawn School of Dancing; her personal background, including her birth in Kiev and emigrating with her family to Canada.Streaming file 2 (approximately 29 minutes). Klarna Pinska speaks with Walter Terry about the Denishawn Dancers' repertoire; some of her students at the Denishawn School of Dancing; the Denishawn heritage and her hope that Joyce Trisler's company [Joyce Trisler Danscompany] will keep it alive; discussion of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis, including Shawn's envy of St. Denis's charisma; anecdotes about St. Denis.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79220631
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118687
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b60277b0-b30d-0133-4c07-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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  • 1976: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Klarna Pinska, 1976" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b84bb130-b30d-0133-6cc2-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Klarna Pinska, 1976" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b84bb130-b30d-0133-6cc2-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Interview with Klarna Pinska, 1976 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b84bb130-b30d-0133-6cc2-3c07547a230f

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Interview  with Klarna Pinska, 1976