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Interview with Emily Frankel and John Cullum

Interview with Emily Frankel and John Cullum [sound recording]

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AudioUse in library *MGZTC 3-2106Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Sherman, Robert, 1932-
  • Frankel, Emily.
  • Cullum, John, 1930-
1 sound cassette (50 min.) : analog, mono.
Mr. Cullum discusses his career. Music from the Broadway musicals, 1776 and On a clear day you can see forever, is played. Miss Frankel discusses her beginnings as a dancer; the Dance-Drama Company; her career as a solo dancer; dancing full-length symphonic works with symphony orchestras; her forthcoming benefit performance at Alice Tully Hall, New York, for the Dance Collection; Todd Bolender's solo ballet Elektra, which he created for her. Excerpts from the music used for Elektra, Hans Werner Henze's Symphony no. 5, are played as Miss Frankel describes the emotional content and action of the dance. She discusses the choreography for The four seasons (Frankel) set to Vivaldi's music. John Cullum reads his poem, Autumn. Autumn, the finale from Vivaldi's The four seasons, is played.
  • Gift of Robert Sherman, and Emily Frankel. Oral History Archive.
  • National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Uniform Title
Listening room (Radio program)
  • Host: Robert Sherman. Recorded March 2, and broadcast March 29, 1973 by radio station WQXR-FM, New York, on its series, The listening room. Emily Frankel, dancer, and her husband John Cullum, actor and singer, were the guests.
Call Number
*MGZTC 3-2106
Interview with Emily Frankel and John Cullum [sound recording]
Local Note
Archival original: *MGZTO 7-112; 3 3/4 in. per sec.; 7 in. reel; polyester, full track.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-2106; 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 10 in. reel; polyester.
Preservation funded by the National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Local Subject
Audiotapes -- Frankel, E.
Audiotapes -- Cullum, J.
Music for concert dance.
Added Author
Sherman, Robert, 1932- host.
Frankel, Emily. Interviewee
Cullum, John, 1930- interviewee.
Added Title
Listening room (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-2106
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