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Interview notes regarding the ballet Agon

Interview notes regarding the ballet Agon / Leigh Witchel.
Witchel, Leigh, 1963-

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  • Bolender, Todd.
  • Russell, Francia.
  • Reeder, Brian.
  • Fisher, Barbara M. (Barbara Milberg), 1931-
  • Villella, Edward, 1936-
  • Walczak, Barbara.
  • Hayden, Melissa.
  • Neary, Patricia.
  • Witchel, Leigh, 1963-
[23] leaves typescript (photocopy); 28 cm.
  • Leigh Witchel's notes of interviews he conducted in 1997 as research for his article Four decades of Agon (published in Ballet review, v. 25, no. 3, fall 1997, p. 52-78) as well as his notes comparing several filmed versions of Agon. Interviewees include Todd Bolender, Barbara Walczak, Melissa Hayden, Barbara Milberg Fisher, Edward Villella, Brian Reeder, Patricia Neary, and Francia Russell.
Interview notes: Todd Bolender (by telephone, on April 9, 1997; 2 p.) -- Francia Russell (3 p.) -- Brian Reeder (by telephone, on June 30, 1997; p. 3 p.) -- Melissa Hayden (by telephone, on June 6, 1997; 2 p.) -- Barbara Milberg Fisher (April 19, 1997 ; 3 p.) -- Patricia Neary (by telephone, on June 13, 1997; 2 p.)-- Edward Villella (May 21, 1997; 1 p.) -- Barbara Walczak (April 8, 1997 ; 4 p.)-- Witchel's notes on several filmed versions of Agon (3 p.).
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*MGZM-Res. Wit L
  • 187149187
  • 187149187
Witchel, Leigh, 1963-
Interview notes regarding the ballet Agon / Leigh Witchel.
Local Note
Films referred to in Witchel's notes include a kinescope made for L'heure du concert by Radio Canada, cataloged in the Library's collection as *MGZIC 9-1024 [in Witchel's notes, the date of this film is given as 1960; it is 1957 in the Library's catalog record], and the 1971 film Agon, produced by RM [Reiner Moritz] Productions, Berlin, and cataloged in the Library's collection as *MGZIC 9-3550.
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Bolender, Todd. Interviewee
Russell, Francia. Interviewee
Reeder, Brian. Interviewee
Fisher, Barbara M. (Barbara Milberg), 1931- Interviewee
Villella, Edward, 1936- Interviewee
Walczak, Barbara. Interviewee
Hayden, Melissa. Interviewee
Neary, Patricia. Interviewee
Witchel, Leigh, 1963- Interviewer
Witchel, Leigh, 1963- Donor
Research Call Number
*MGZM-Res. Wit L
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