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Education and dancing at the High School of Performing Arts, New York

Title
Education and dancing at the High School of Performing Arts, New York, 1967.
Publication
1967.

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Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately 26 minutes) : digital
Donor/Sponsor
  • National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
  • Gift of Walter Terry.
Uniform Title
Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Dance Audio Archive
Subjects
Note
  • Interview with High School of Performing Arts instructors: Norman Walker, on modern dance; Bella Malinka, on ballet; and Matteo, on classical Indian dance; conducted by Walter Terry at the School of Performing Arts, and broadcast March 26, 1967 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.
  • The sound quality is good overall.
  • 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 7-77
OCLC
36936955
Title
Education and dancing at the High School of Performing Arts, New York, 1967.
Imprint
1967.
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately 26 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified speaker.] Walter Terry introduces the three teachers from the High School of Performing Arts: Bella Malinka (ballet), Norman Walker (modern dance), and Matteo (classical Indian dance), and describes the general orientation and goals of the High School of Performing Arts. Walter Terry and the three guests discuss the following topics: the School's curriculum for dance students; problems in training high school students to a high degree of technical proficiency in ballet; the School's emphasis on the students' acquiring of performing experience; the program for this year's annual dance performance; students' extra-curricular engagements; Matteo's methods of teaching classical Indian dance to American high school students; the suitability of the school's dance training as preparation for any kind of dance career; the difficulty of pursuing academic subjects in tandem with training and performing; the rewards and challenges of working with young people. [Closing remarks by unidentified speaker and music.]
Event
Recorded by radio station WNYC, New York for its program Invitation to dance March 26, 1967 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 26 minutes); acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgzto777_v01f01_sc.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-77
Former call number: *MGZT 7-77
Local Note
Archival original: *MGZTO 7-77; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 7 in. reel; acetate. Restored and rehoused in 2015 following water damage.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-77; 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.
Matteo, interviewee.
Malinka, Bella, interviewee.
Walker, Norman, interviewee.
Added Title
Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Dance Audio Archive
National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Gift of Walter Terry.
Research Call Number
*MGZTO 7-77
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