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Interview with Celia Franca and Erik Bruhn

Title
Interview with Celia Franca and Erik Bruhn [sound recording]
Author
Franca, Celia, 1921-
Publication
1975.

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AudioUse in libraryAvailable*MGZTC 3-2230Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
1 sound cassette (65 min.)
Donor/Sponsor
  • Oral History Archive.
  • New York State Council on the Arts, 2001.
Uniform Title
Listening room (Radio program)
Subjects
Note
  • Recorded July 15, 1975.
  • Host: Robert Sherman for radio station WQXR-FM, New York, on its series, The listening room.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Call Number
*MGZTC 3-2230
Author
Franca, Celia, 1921- Interviewee
Title
Interview with Celia Franca and Erik Bruhn [sound recording]
Imprint
1975.
Summary
Celia Franca and Erik Bruhn recall memories from their early training and involvement in founding the National Ballet of Canada and National Ballet School; (short news break); Franca remarks on her experience setting Antony Tudor's Offenbach in the underworld on the Joffrey Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada simultaneously; Bruhn explains the responsibilities of a ballet producer and his experience producing Swan Lake for the Royal Ballet; Leo Delibe's Prelude and the mazurka from Coppélia is played; (short news break); Franca and Bruhn discuss the challenge and benefits of a classical repertory; John Neumeier's Don Juan; a musical selections from Gluck's Don Juan and the Bluebird pas de dDeux from Tchaikovsky's Sleeping beauty are played (continued on side 2); (short news break); Bruhn discusses his return to dancing; the finale from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake is played; (news segment).
Funding
Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Local Note
Preservation master tape: *MGZTO 10-2230.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-2230.
Local Subject
Audiotapes -- Franca, C.
Audiotapes -- Bruhn, E.
Added Author
Sherman, Robert, 1932-. Interviewer
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986. Interviewee
Added Title
Listening room (Radio program)
Oral History Archive.
New York State Council on the Arts, 2001.
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-2230
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