Interview with Flemming Flindt,

Title
Interview with Flemming Flindt, 1976
Author
Flindt, Flemming,
Publication
1976
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio file (Interview with Flemming Flindt).

Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John,
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately one hour and four minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Genre/Form
  • Radio programs.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview with Flemming Flindt conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on May 17, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is very good overall.
Funding (note)
  • 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.
Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-318 Side B
Author
Flindt, Flemming, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Flemming Flindt, 1976
Production
1976
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Event
Recorded by WNCN-FM, New York 1976, May 17 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately one hour and four minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler.] John Gruen, host, and Flemming Flindt speak about the recent performances by the Royal Danish Ballet [Kongelige Danske ballet] in Washington, D.C., and the company's upcoming performances in New York; the Bournonville style; the ballets to be performed in New York [a recording of music by Hermann Løwenskjold from the ballet La sylphide, is played]; Flindt's background and early career; [Eugene] Ionesco's plays as a source of inspiration for Flindt's choreography; more on the works to be performed in New York; his expansion of the company's repertory [a recording of music by the group Savage Rose, used in Flindt's ballet The triumph of death, originally titled: Dødens triumf, is played; Gruen's brief comments on the music are followed by commercial announcements]; Flindt and Gruen speak about Flindt's work The four seasons; guest artists; the burden of being the sole ballet company in Denmark; his ballet the Triumph of death [a recording of the Winter section of Antonio Vivaldi's The four seasons (Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione) is played]; Flindt speaks about a possible idea for a new ballet; John Neumeier's new Romeo and Juliet; August Bournonville's ballet Napoli; more on the problems faced by the company; the updating of its repertory [Gruen announces the particulars relating to various upcoming dance-related events]; Flindt speaks very briefly about the school associated with the company [Gruen's closing remarks; music].
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.
Original Version
Original format: one sound cassette (approximately one hour and four minutes); transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgztco3318_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Former class mark: *MGZTC 3-318 Side B.
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Added Author
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Added Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Oral History Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-318 Side B
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