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Marie Rambert on Serge Diaghilev

Title
Marie Rambert on Serge Diaghilev [sound recording]
Author
Rambert, Marie
Publication
1972.

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AudioUse in library *MGZTL 4-2250Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
1 sound disc (ca. 42 minutes) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
[Starts mid-lecture] Rambert speaks about her three years at the school of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze in Geneva; meeting Serge Diaghilev and Waslaw Nijinsky at the school; her impressions on seeing Nijinsky perform Cléopâtre and Afternoon of a faun; joining the Ballets Russes (Diaghilev) to work with Nijinsky on Rite of spring; coaching the dancers in the company on their roles; the premiere of Rite of spring in Paris; feelings of the company's dancers regarding Nijinsky's ballets; creating and rehearsing Nijinsky's ballet Jeux; Nijinsky's volatile behavior; performing Rite of spring in London; the company's tour in South America; working with Nijinsky in Monte Carlo; anecdote about Bronislava Nijinska. Rambert describes travelling with the company by boat to South America, including her feelings regarding Nijinsky's marriage to Romola de Pulszky and Diaghilev's response; watching a rehearsal of Diaghilev's production of Fokin's ballet Joseph's legend; Diaghilev and Massine; the informal management of the company's business matters; Otto Kahn and Nijinksy; Nijinsky's ballet Till Eulenspiegel; Diaghilev's role in inspiring Nijinsky, Massine, and others [recording ends mid-sentence].
Donor/Sponsor
  • New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
  • Oral History Archive.
Subjects
Note
  • Part of a talk presented at the Jeanetta Cochrane Theatre, London.
  • Recording begins in the middle of the lecture and ends abruptly, mid-sentence.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Acknowledgement for use of this recording must be given to the Rambert Dance Company Archive.
Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2250
Author
Rambert, Marie, speaker.
Title
Marie Rambert on Serge Diaghilev [sound recording]
Imprint
1972.
Funding
Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Terms Of Use
Acknowledgement for use of this recording must be given to the Rambert Dance Company Archive.
Local Note
Arch. orig.: *MGZTO 10-2250.
Preservation master: *MGZTP 4-2250.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 4-2250.
Local Subject
Audiotapes Rambert, M.
Added Title
New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Oral History Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2250
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