Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, 1975

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Title
Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, 1975
Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
Names
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Speaker)
Gruen, John (Interviewer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Interviewee)
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-11-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-368 Side B (former)
Topics
Balanchine, George
Robbins, Jerome
McBride, Patricia, 1942-
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre
New York City Ballet
Steadfast tin soldier (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: John Gruen, as host, introduces his guests Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux [also spelled "Bonnefous"]; McBride speaks about George Balanchine's new work The steadfast tin soldier; Bonnefoux speaks about his role in the Phlegmatic variation in Balanchine's Four temperaments; his reasons for leaving the Paris Opera Ballet for the New York City Ballet; McBride speaks about how fulfilling it is as a dancer to work with Balanchine and Jerome Robbins; the relatively few major roles for a ballerina at American Ballet Theatre as compared with the many roles at New York City Ballet; Bonnefoux speaks about why it is possible to dance as a guest artist in the classic ballets like Giselle but difficult to do so in Balanchine's works [a recording of the music, by Paul Hindemith, used for the Phelgmatic variation in Four temperaments, is played followed by a commercial announcement]; McBride and Bonnefoux speak (briefly) about their wedding and marriage; (briefly) Robbins' ballet Dybbuk; working with Balanchine compared with working with Robbins [Gruen explains some of the critical remarks he has made in the past about New York City Ballet following which a recording of an excerpt of the music, by Georges Bizet, used for the ballet Jeux d'enfants, is played]; McBride speaks about the qualities Balanchine seeks in his female dancers including in particular musicality; Bonnefoux and McBride speak about Balanchine and male dancers; Bonnefoux speaks about becoming a dancer [announcements].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by WNCN-FM 1975, November 10 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 54 min.) : polyester
Sound quality is good.
Description
Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux conducted by John Gruen, as host, on the radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance, for broadcast on November 10, 1975.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81093293
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118142
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d2793000-b295-0133-77d7-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6c47340-b295-0133-e410-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6c47340-b295-0133-e410-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6c47340-b295-0133-e410-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux