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Title
Walt Whitman and the dance
Additional title: Enjoyment of poetry (Radio program)
Names
Tamiris, Helen, 1905-1966 (Speaker)
Lennon, Florence Becker (Speaker)
Nagrin, Daniel (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-612
Topics
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Nagrin, Daniel
Tamiris, Helen, 1905-1966
Walt Whitman suite (Choreographic work : Tamiris)
Genres
Radio programs
Notes
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 WEVD (New York, N.Y.) 196u? New York (N.Y.)
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 29 minutes). [Ambient noise.] The program host [Florence Becker Lennnon], reads aloud excerpts of poems by Walt Whitman and introduces the program and her guests, Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin; Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin discuss the significance of Walt Whitman's poetry for them and the dances they have created set to his poetry including Helen Tamiris' Walt Whitman suite and Daniel Nagrin's Faces; they also each read aloud from Walt Whitman's poetry including poems used in their respective dances. The program closes with Florence Becker Lennon reading aloud of an excerpt of a Walt Whitman poem.
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 29 minutes).
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 29 min.) : full-track, 3.75 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good.
Description
Helen Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin speak with Florence Becker Lennon, host of the series Enjoyment of poetry, on radio station WEVD (New York, N.Y.), about the significance of Walt Whitman's poetry for them. The date is not identified but may be in the 1960s.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 37633209
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118436
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ccd6a0d0-cb54-0136-2b57-091f2c514113
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1905: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 1966: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Walt Whitman and the dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c9a73680-3ba5-0134-1c35-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Walt Whitman and the dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c9a73680-3ba5-0134-1c35-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). Walt Whitman and the dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c9a73680-3ba5-0134-1c35-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Walt Whitman and the dance