Research Catalog

Interview with Jacques D'Amboise

Title
Interview with Jacques D'Amboise, 1977
Author
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021
Publication
1977

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Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John
Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately one hour and three minutes): digital
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Radio programs.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview with Jacques D'Amboise conducted by John Gruen, as host, on January 20 for broadcast on January 23, 1977 by radio station WNCN-FM, New York on its series The sound of dance. Remarks by an unidentified speaker regarding the musicians' strike discussed in the recorded interview both precede and follow the interview.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is 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 3-365 Side B
OCLC
78189259
Author
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Jacques D'Amboise, 1977
Production
1977
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Event
Recorded for broadcast by WNCN-FM, New York 1977, January 20 and 23 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately one hour and three minutes). [Brief remarks by an unidentified speaker regarding the probable end of the musicians' strike discussed in the recorded interview.] John Gruen, as host, and Jacques D'Amboise speak about the strike by the musicians' union at the New York City Ballet including Gruen's reading aloud an editorial on the topic from The New York Times; male dancers; his children and dance; teaching his son's classmates at the Collegiate Institute; George Balanchine's Movements for piano and orchestra including Suzanne Farrell's last-minute substitution for Diana Adams [a recording of the music by Igor Stravinsky used in this ballet is played]; [commercial announcements]; Gruen and D'Amboise speak about the relationship of the music and the choreography in Movements for piano and orchestra; D'Amboise tells an anecdote about Stravinsky; the effect of the strike on him and the company [a recording of music by George Gershwin used in the ballet Who cares? is played]; Gruen and D'Amboise speak further about the strike; Gruen's closing remarks [brief remarks by an unidentified speaker regarding the probable end of the musicians' strike; commercial announcement, news, 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 one hour and three minutes); transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgztco3365_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Former class mark: *MGZTC 3-365 Side B.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Male dancing.
Added Author
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Added Title
Sound of dance (Radio program)
Oral History Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-365 Side B
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