Interview with Paul Sanasardo. March 26,

Title
Interview with Paul Sanasardo. March 26, 1975.
Author
Sanasardo, Paul, 1928-
Publication
1975
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John,
Description
2 streaming files (approximately one hour) : digital, stereo
Subject
Note
  • Interview with Paul Sanasardo conducted by John Gruen on March 26,1975 at Sanasardo's studio, in New York City, as research for an article in Dance magazine. The article, entitled Close-up: Paul Sanasardo, appeared in the June 1975 issue.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including "tape hiss" and occasional short gaps. However, for the most part, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
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 3-793 (former)
Author
Sanasardo, Paul, 1928- interviewee.
Title
Interview with Paul Sanasardo. March 26, 1975.
Production
1975
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 The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Event
Recorded by John Gruen 1975, March 26 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming file 1 (approximately 48 minutes). Paul Sanasardo speaks with John Gruen about the repertoire for his upcoming season in June, in Brooklyn; recent works including Saints and lovers, Sketches for nostalgic children, and Pearl river; his background and training including with Erika Thimey; temperament as what attracts him to a choreographer or dancer; his first choreography; studying with Antony Tudor and with Mia Slavenska; opening a school with Donya Feuer; his company [Paul Sanasardo Dance Company]; the philosophy and motivation underlying his work; the relationship of energy and movement; his working method; the kind of dancers he would like for his company [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].
Streaming file 2 (approximately 11 minutes). Paul Sanasardo speaks with Paul Gruen about the current state and future of modern dance; his hopes regarding his own future work.
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); quarter-track; 1.875 ips.; transferred to wav file and streaming file formats in 2014.
Local Note
For edited transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-793.
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-793
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Added Author
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-793 (former)
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