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Interview with Peter Martins

Title
Interview with Peter Martins [sound recording]
Author
Martins, Peter, 1946-
Publication
1982.

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AudioUse in library *MGZTL 4-1572Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Cornfield, Robert
  • Sears, David, 1948-1992
Description
1 sound disc (ca. 47 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of David Sears.
  • Oral History Archive.
  • National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Subjects
Note
  • Interview with Peter Martins conducted on Aug. 26, 1982, by David Sears, primarily about Martins' book Far from Denmark, written with Robert Cornfield. Cornfield is also present and participates in the interview.
  • Recording is marred by extraneous noise.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Call Number
*MGZTL 4-1572
Author
Martins, Peter, 1946- interviewee.
Title
Interview with Peter Martins [sound recording]
Imprint
1982.
Summary
Peter Martins and Robert Cornfield speak about Martins' book, Far from Denmark [written with Cornfield]; Martins speaks about George Balanchine's ballet Apollo; Martins and Cornfield speak further about Martins' book; Martins speaks about performing Auguste Bournonville's ballets in the U.S. and in Denmark; academic standards at the Royal Danish Ballet School (Copenhagen); his relationship with Balanchine; categories of dancers as described in his book; choreographing for the New York City Ballet, including his works Eight easy pieces, Suite from histoire du soldat, and The magic flute; distinguishing acting from mime; his first experience producing a complete program [at Brooklyn College]; his work Calcium light night; his work Tricolore [with Jerome Robbins and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux].
Funding
Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Local Note
Arch. orig.: *MGZTCO 3-1572
Preservation master: *MGZTP 4-1572
Dubbbing master: *MGZTD 4-1572
Local Subject
Audiotapes -- Martins, P.
Added Author
Cornfield, Robert, interviewee.
Sears, David, 1948-1992, interviewer.
Added Title
Gift of David Sears.
Oral History Archive.
National Endowment for the Arts, 2001-2002.
Research Call Number
*MGZTL 4-1572
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