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Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre, 1975

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Title
Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre, 1975
Names
Terry, Walter (Creator)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-05-09 - 1975-05-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-836 Side 1
Topics
Houston Ballet
Ballet West (U.S.)
Repertory Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Allen's landing (Choreographic work : Clouser)
Three trios (Choreographic work : Clouser)
Con spirito (Choreographic work : Clouser)
Danse brillante (Choreographic work : Franklin)
Genres
Personal recordings
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file , May 9 and May 10 (approximately 31 minutes). May 9: Walter Terry records his thoughts on the Houston Ballet including his evaluation of the company and its dancers; describes the performances he saw including James Clouser's ballet Allen's landing; his Three trios; Frederic Franklin's Danse brillante; John Taras's Water music; and Clouser's Con spirito [the May 9 section of the recording ends at approximately 20:40 minutes; the May 10 section begins at approximately 20:50 minutes]. Terry describes the performances by Ballet West of George Balanchine's The four temperaments; and of La fille mal gardée including his evaluations of the dancers; some observations about the repertory and the audience; his evaluation of the company [this section ends at approximately 27:22 minutes; the next section begins at approximately 27:36 minutes]. Terry speaks about the performance he saw by Repertory Dance Theatre, an environmental [site-specific] work held in three rooms at the University of Utah's art museum;
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1975, May 9 and 10 Houston (Texas) and Ogden and Salt Lake City (Utah)
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.
Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 31 min.)
Sound quality is good.
Description
Walter Terry's thoughts on performances by the Houston Ballet Company, recorded by Terry in Houston, Texas, on May 9, 1975; and Terry's thoughts on Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre, recorded, respectively, in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 10, 1975.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 83528305
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118672
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86cac030-7956-0136-8d22-63d3b3826915
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975 - 1975. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e0324a80-c31b-0133-43cf-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e0324a80-c31b-0133-43cf-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975 - 1975). Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e0324a80-c31b-0133-43cf-60f81dd2b63c

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Review notes: Houston Ballet, Ballet West and Repertory Dance Theatre