Interview with Rudolf Nureyev, 1975Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-11-03
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-368 Side A (former)
TopicsGraham, MarthaNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993Moments (Choreographic work : Louis)
GenresRadio interviewsInterviewsRadio programs
NotesContent: John Gruen, as host, introduces his guest Rudolf Nureyev [an audio recording of a live performance of Nureyev dancing the pas de deux from the ballet Le corsaire is played followed by a commercial announcement]; Gruen speaks briefly about the upcoming film Valentino in which Nureyev is to appear [beginning of pre-recorded section]; Gruen and Nureyev speak about the newly-published book Nureyev (1975, 1977) by John Percival; dancing with different companies in various works including La sylphide, Murray Louis's Moments, and Fleming Flindt's La leçon [The lesson]; Martha Graham including performing in her work; the rationale underlying his revisions to Petipa's ballets Swan lake and Raymonda; Murray Louis and his ballet Moments; his upcoming performances with Margot Fonteyn; other upcoming performances [end of pre-recorded interview followed by Gruen's closing remarks and a commercial announcement].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for and broadcast by WNCN-FM 1975, November 3 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 54 min.) : polyesterSound quality is fair to good.
DescriptionInterview with Rudolf Nureyev 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 3, 1975. The interview was recorded prior to the recording of the program that was subsequently broadcast.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 910632427NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118143Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e84494d0-b295-0133-530e-60f81dd2b63c
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