Interview with Felia Doubrovska

Title
Interview with Felia Doubrovska [sound recording]
Author
Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981.
Publication
1977.

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AudioUse in libraryAvailable*MGZTL 4-1223Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Newall, Robert.
Description
1 sound disc (ca. 46 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Oral History Archive.
  • Gift of Robert Newall.
  • New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Subjects
Note
  • Interview was conducted by Robert Newall for a program broadcast on an unidentified radio station in Bar Harbor, Maine, on August 7, 1977.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Call Number
*MGZTL 4-1223
Author
Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981.
Title
Interview with Felia Doubrovska [sound recording]
Imprint
1977.
Summary
[Begins abruptly.] Introduction of Felia Doubrovska; Doubrovska speaks about the selection and training of ballet students in Russia (the former U.S.S.R.); her own development; ballet technique including line, character dancing, and partnering; changing role of music and George Balanchine; technique and individual style; over-abundance of eligible students [for the School of American Ballet's summer program]; hierarchical ranking of dancers in Russia; emigrating to France via Finland after the Russian Revolution; her thoughts on Serge Diaghilev; dancing in Anna Pavlova's company; reminiscences of Pavlova when together in Cannes, France; circumstances of Pavlova's death.
Funding
Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Local Note
Arch. orig.: *MGZTO 7-1223
Preservation master: *MGZTP 4-1223
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 4-1223
Local Subject
Audiotapes -- Doubrovska, F.
Added Author
Newall, Robert. Interviewer
Added Title
Oral History Archive.
Gift of Robert Newall.
New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Research Call Number
*MGZTL 4-1223
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