Research Catalog

Interview with Natch Taylor and Peter Anastos,

Title
Interview with Natch Taylor and Peter Anastos, 1976.
Author
Taylor, Natch,
Publication
1976
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio file (Interview withNatch Taylor and Peter Anastos).

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately one hour and three minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Alternative Title
Interview with Peter Anastos
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Radio programs.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview with Natch Taylor and Peter Anastos conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on February 23, 1976 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is good overall. There is some distortion, but the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
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 3-319 Side B
Author
Taylor, Natch, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Natch Taylor and Peter Anastos, 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, February 23 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately one hour and three minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by Oscar Buhler]. John Gruen, host, introduces Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo and his guests, Suzina LaFuzziovitch (Natch Taylor) and OlgaTchikaboumskaya (Peter Anastos); Taylor and Anastos speak with Gruen about the founding of the Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo; the company's all-male Swan lake; the principles underlying the company's approach to staging classic ballets [a recording of music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky from Swan lake is played; commercial announcements follow]; Gruen reads aloud from the [fictitious] accounts of his guests' backgrounds; Taylor and Anastos speak about dancing on point; Anastos' work Go for barocco; Marian Horosko's staging of Coppélia for the company [a recording of music by J.S. Bach used in Go for barocco is played]; commercial announcements follow]; Taylor and Anastos speak about their audiences; Taylor's male roles (performed under the name Alexis Ivanovitch Lermontov) including the challenges of partnering other men; company class; the problem of recruiting competent dancers; touring; plans for the future including dances based on legendary dancers; Gruen's closing remarks [music; ends abruptly].
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 hours and three minutes); transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgztco3319_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Former class mark: *MGZTC 3-319 Side B.
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Local Subject
Dancers en travesti.
Added Author
Anastos, Peter, interviewee.
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Added Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Interview with Peter Anastos
Oral History Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-319 Side B
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