Interview with Antoinette Sibley, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesSibley, Antoinette (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-09-06
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-362 Side A
TopicsDowell, AnthonyMakarova, Natalia, 1940-Sibley, AntoinetteRomeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Jazz calendar (Choreographic work : Ashton)Enigma variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)Ballet in motion pictures, television, etc. -- The turning point
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately one hour). [Begins abruptly.] John Gruen, as host, and Antoinette Sibley speak about the film The turning point; Sibley's becoming a mother; her husband, Panton Corbett; her return to dancing; the roles she dances in The turning point [a recording of an excerpt of the music by Sergey Prokofiev for the ballet Romeo and Juliet is played]; Sibley and Gruen speak about Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet including how her interpretation of Juliet changed after she had taken time off; Natalia Makarova including Makarova's remarks about dancing with Antony Dowell; Makarova's status as guest artist with the Royal Ballet; her own partnership with Dowell; Mikhail Baryshnikov; receiving the C.B.E. [a recording of the Meditation from Thaïs by Jules Massenet is played]; roles created for Sibley; Frederick Ashton's Jazz calendar, in particular the music; other Ashton works including Enigma variations; her thoughts on her career and her family; more on The turning point [several short gaps occur in the final approximate two minutes of the recording].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by WNCN-FM, New York 1976, September 6 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.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr.)Sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by "tape hiss," but the speakers' voices are almost always easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Antoinette Sibley conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on September 6, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78090280NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118130Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7a02380-c248-0135-ebc5-1b6f48dffdd7
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