Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival: touring program selection
NamesShawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1952 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-619
TopicsShawn, Ted, 1891-1972Jacob's Pillow Dance FestivalMevlevi dervish (Choreographic work : Shawn)Bolero of the capes (Choreographic work : Stuart, R and F)Troubled mind (Choreographic work : Kinch)Bird watcher (Choreographic work : Kinch)Beau Danube (Choreographic work : Massine)
GenresLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 35 minutes).Ted Shawn speaks about why he plans the programs for the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival tour to include ballet, modern and ethnic dance; and comments on the specific dances (performed on tour) that will appear in the film to be aired following his remarks: Shawn's dance Mevlevi dervish, Richard and Flora Stuart's dance Bolero of the capes, Myra Kinch's dances The troubled mind and The bird watcher, and an excerpt from Leonide Massine's Beau Danube. The latter part of the recording (from approximately 13:30 minutes to the end) consists of music from the film.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 at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 1952? Lee (Mass.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 35 min.); half-track; 3.75 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is poor. The recording is marred by distortion due to damage to the original recording. However, the speaker's remarks are intelligible.
DescriptionThe recording contains Ted Shawn's remarks (recorded at Jacob's Pillow in Lee, Massachusetts, in 1952?) on the content of the programs of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival tour, and on the specific dances (performed on tour), as seen in the film to be aired following his remarks. A film entitled Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival tour, which appears to be the film discussed in the recording, is in the Library's collection under the call number *MGZIDVD 5-7924.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78867954NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118422Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e639050-f4cb-0136-91ea-0393a21abf9a
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