Research Catalog

Interview with Lucia Chase

Title
Interview with Lucia Chase, 1966
Author
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986
Publication
1966.

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Details

Additional Authors
Terry, Walter
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately 27 minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of Walter Terry. Oral History Archive.
  • National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Uniform Title
Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dance Audio Archive
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview with Lucia Chase conducted by Walter Terry, for broadcast on February 6, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. The final approximate 8 minutes of the recording are announcements and music.
  • Sound quality is excellent.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Access (note)
  • Access only on site at the New York Public Library research libraries.
Funding (note)
  • 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.
Call Number
*MGZTO 7-75
OCLC
36193283
Author
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Lucia Chase, 1966
Imprint
1966.
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately 27 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified speaker.] Walter Terry introduces Lucia Chase, co-director of American Ballet Theatre; Lucia Chase speaks about the recent grant of emergency funds to American Ballet Theatre by the National Council on the Arts; the challenges of managing a ballet company the size of American Ballet Theatre including the need for outside funds; the repertory; choreographers regulary engaged by the company and the dancers' training; the principles underlying the company; the workshop programs; how she came to be co-director with Oliver Smith of the company; annual tours [announcements by unidentified speaker and music].
Restricted Access
Access only on site at the New York Public Library research libraries.
Event
Recorded for broadcast on WNYC for its series Invitation to dance 1966 New York (N.Y.)
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.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately 27 minutes); acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgzto775_v01f01_sc.
Local Note
Archival original: *MGZTO 7-75; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 7 in. reel; acetate, full-track.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-75; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 7 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)
Dance Audio Archive
Gift of Walter Terry. Oral History Archive.
National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Research Call Number
*MGZTO 7-75
*MGZTC 3-75
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