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Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman, 1965

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Title
Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman, 1965
Additional title: Interview with William Ritman
Names
McKayle, Donald, 1930- (Interviewee)
Ritman, William (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965-08-24
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3029
Topics
McKayle, Donald, 1930-
Ritman, William
Games (Choreographic work : McKayle)
Dance festivals
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for broadcast on the radio program World of Dance, WNYC-FM August 24,1965 New York (N.Y.)
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.
Content: Streaming file (approximately first 20:40 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified announcer and the hosts Marian Horosko and Alvin H. Reiss.] Donald McKayle speaks with Marian Horosko about his background and training; his first ballet, Games; preforming in Broadway musical comedies; touring in Europe with his company including in Spoleto [at the Festival of Two Worlds]; choreographing the Broadway musical comedy Golden boy; the featured dancer Jaime Rogers; his work for Fanfare, a variety show on television; his work for the Harkness Ballet; his company and its repertoire; choreographing for television.
Content: Streaming file (approximately from 20:45 minutes to 31:01 minutes). William Ritman, executive producer of the Rebekah Harkness [Foundation] Dance Festival, held at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, New York City, speaks with Alvin H. Reiss about the program for this summer's Festival; the Festival's relationship to the Public Theater's Shakespeare festival [New York Shakespeare Festival Productions]; the origins of the Festival; the popularity of the Festival [closing remarks of Reiss and Horosko; music and closing remarks of unidentified announcer].
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.) : acetate, half-track, 7.5 ips. ; 7 in.
Sound quality is good.
Description
Interview with Donald McKayle conducted by Marian Horosko (approximately 21 minutes) and interview with William Ritman conducted by Alvin H. Reiss (approximately 10 minutes) for broadcast by radio station WNYC-FM, New York, on its series World of Dance, on August 24, 965.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 919092732
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20779671
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbb12480-b916-0133-ca6e-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee276c0-b916-0133-67d5-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 9, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee276c0-b916-0133-67d5-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bee276c0-b916-0133-67d5-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman