Interview with Daniel Nagrin,

Title
Interview with Daniel Nagrin, 1976
Author
Nagrin, Daniel,
Publication
1976
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio file (Interview with Daniel Nagrin).

Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John,
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately one hour): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Genre/Form
  • Radio programs.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview with Daniel Nagrin conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on May 24, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is excellent.
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 3-317 Side B
Author
Nagrin, Daniel, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Daniel Nagrin, 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 24 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately one hour). [Music and introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler.] John Gruen, host, introduces his guest, Daniel Nagrin, and speaks about recent performances of John Neumeier's Romeo and Juliet and George Balanchine's Union Jack; Nagrin speaks with Gruen about his new work Ruminations; creating solo dances; seeing himself on film in his own dances; Gruen speaks about Nagrin's jazz dancing and his physical appearance; [a recording of music by Sidney Bechet used in Nagrin's work Ruminations, is played]; Nagrin speaks about his background including how he decided to become a dancer; working with Helen Tamiris and dancing in musicals; his decision to focus on his own solo dances, including Paul Draper's advice [a recording of music by Ludwig van Beethoven used in Ruminations, is played]; Gruen speaks further about Nagrin; Nagrin speaks further about solo dancing [Gruen's closing remarks including the times and place where Ruminations will be performed].
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); transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgztco3317_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Former class mark: *MGZTC 3-317 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 3-317 Side B
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