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Interview with Paul Taylor. January 5,

Title
Interview with Paul Taylor. January 5, 1976.
Author
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018.
Publication
1976
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio (Interview with Paul Taylor) available only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.

Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John,
Description
One streaming file (approximately 58 minutes) : digital, stereo
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Radio interviews.
Note
  • Interview with Paul Taylor conducted by John Gruen, as host on radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance, for broadcast on January 5, 1976. The program includes commercial announcements made both by Gruen and Oscar Buhler.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is good.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
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
*MGZTC 3-315 Side A
Author
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018. interviewee.
Title
Interview with Paul Taylor. January 5, 1976.
Production
1976
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Restricted Access
Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Event
Broadcast by WNCN-FM 1976, January 5 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming file (approximately 58 minutes). [Introductory and commercial announcements made by Oscar Buhler]. John Gruen introduces Paul Taylor and the upcoming performances by his company [Paul Taylor Dance Company]; Taylor and Gruen speak about the works to be performed including Taylor's work Runes and his From sea to shining sea; Taylor's background; dancing for Martha Graham including in Graham's and Balanchine's work Episodes; the names of the dancers in the Paul Taylor Dance Company; the many styles of modern dance; Taylor's work Esplanade [a recorded excerpt from the music, by J.S. Bach, that accompanies Esplanade, is played; commercial announcements]; Gruen and Taylor speak about Taylor's work Runes; his work Duet; the choreographic process; Rudolf Nureyev including his dancing in Taylor's works Aureole and The book of beasts [commercial announcements]; touring; Taylor's feelings about his work as a choreographer; Merce Cunningham's work including as compared with his own [closing remarks and 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 58 minutes); quarter-track; 1.875 ips.; transferred to wav file and streaming file formats in 2015.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-315, side A
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Added Author
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Added Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Oral History Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-315 Side A
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