Research Catalog

Interview with Hanya Holm

Title
Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966.
Author
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Publication
1966.

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Details

Additional Authors
Terry, Walter
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately 31 minutes) : digital
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately 31 minutes). [Music and opening remarks by unidentified speaker.] Walter Terry introduces Hanya Holm including as a choreographer for both the American musical theater and concert dance. Hanya Holm speaks about the differences between choreographing for the concert stage and for a musical comedy including her working methods as well as the challenges each of the forms presents; the collaborative aspects of choreographing a musical comedy; her first musical comedy, Davy Crockett; the difference between freedom and license; choreographing the Tarantella in the musical comedy Kiss me Kate including her attempt to capture the dance's folk dance quality; how she approaches the creation of an ethnic or country dance; the use of a Labanotation score from Kiss me Kate in reconstructing the dances; visiting Japan in connection with the new musical comedy, Softly [not found under that title], for which she is choreographer. [Interview ends at 24:08; closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music follow.]
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of Walter Terry.
  • National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Uniform Title
Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dance Audio Archive
Subjects
Note
  • Interview with Hanya Holm conducted by Walter Terry, as host; broadcast on June 5, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.
  • The sound quality is very good.
  • 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.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Access (note)
  • Access only on site at the research libraries of The New York Public Library.
Call Number
*MGZTO 7-86
OCLC
  • 36193281
  • 36193281
Author
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Hanya Holm, 1966.
Imprint
1966.
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Event
Recorded for and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance Broadcast on June 5, 1966 New York (N.Y.)
Restricted Access
Access only on site at the research libraries of The New York Public Library.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately 31 minutes); acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgzto786_v01f01_sc.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-86
Former call number: *MGZT 7-86
Local Note
Archival original: *MGZTO 7-86; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 7 in. reel; acetate, full track. Restored and rehoused in 2015 following water damage.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-86; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 10 in. reel; polyester.
Preservation funded by the National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
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Added Author
Terry, Walter, interviewer.
Added Title
Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*MGZTO 7-86
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