Research Catalog

Interview with Edmund LaFosse. November 17,

Title
Interview with Edmund LaFosse. November 17, 1975.
Author
LaFosse, Edmund,
Publication
1975
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Gruen, John,
Description
2 streaming files (approximately one hour and five minutes ) : digital, stereo
Subjects
Note
  • Interview with Edmund LaFosse conducted by John Gruen on November 17,1975 in New York City, as research for an article entitled Spotlight on:Edmund LaFosse, which appeared in the June 1977 issue of Dance magazine.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including "tape hiss" and occasional short gaps, and at times, the speakers' voices are difficult to understand.
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 3-645
Author
LaFosse, Edmund, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Edmund LaFosse. November 17, 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, November 17 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming file 1 (approximately 48 minutes). Edmund LaFosse speaks with John Gruen about his background and training; dancing with the National Ballet in Washington, D.C. including the lead in Balanchine's Prodigal son; joining the Feld Ballet; rehearsing Eliot Feld's work Mazurka with Naomi [Sorkin]; some of his roles; his overall satisfaction with the company; Eliot Feld; some of the other dancers; why he dances; his practice of Buddhist chanting; his goals as a dancer [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].
Streaming file 2 (approximately 17 minutes). Edmund LaFosse continue to speak with John Gruen about his career; more on his Buddhist chanting and how it influences his life; his personal life.
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 five minutes); quarter-track; 1.875 ips.; transferred to wav file and streaming file formats in 2014.
Local Note
For edited transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-645.
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-645
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Added Author
Gruen, John, interviewer.
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-645 (former)
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