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Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman

Title
Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman, 1965.
Author
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018
Publication
1965

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Additional Authors
  • Ritman, William
  • Horosko, Marian
  • Reiss, Alvin H.
Description
One streaming file (approximately 31 minutes) : digital, stereo
Summary
  • Streaming file (approximately first 20:40 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified announcer and the hosts Marian Horosko and Alvin H. Reiss.] Donald McKayle speaks with Marian Horosko about his background and training; his first ballet, Games; preforming in Broadway musical comedies; touring in Europe with his company including in Spoleto [at the Festival of Two Worlds]; choreographing the Broadway musical comedy Golden boy; the featured dancer Jaime Rogers; his work for Fanfare, a variety show on television; his work for the Harkness Ballet; his company and its repertoire; choreographing for television.
  • Streaming file (approximately from 20:45 minutes to 31:01 minutes). William Ritman, executive producer of the Rebekah Harkness [Foundation] Dance Festival, held at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, New York City, speaks with Alvin H. Reiss about the program for this summer's Festival; the Festival's relationship to the Public Theater's Shakespeare festival [New York Shakespeare Festival Productions]; the origins of the Festival; the popularity of the Festival [closing remarks of Reiss and Horosko; music and closing remarks of unidentified announcer].
Alternative Title
Interview with William Ritman
Subjects
Genre/Form
Radio interviews.
Note
  • Interview with Donald McKayle conducted by Marian Horosko (approximately 21 minutes) and interview with William Ritman conducted by Alvin H. Reiss (approximately 10 minutes) for broadcast by radio station WNYC-FM, New York, on its series World of Dance, on August 24, 965.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is good.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Funding (note)
  • The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
OCLC
  • 919092732
  • 919092732
Author
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman, 1965.
Production
1965
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Restricted Access
Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Event
Recorded for broadcast on the radio program World of Dance, WNYC-FM August 24,1965 New York (N.Y.)
Funding
The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately 31 minutes); 7"; acetate; half-track; 7.5 ips.; transferred to wav file and streaming file formats in 2014: myd_mgzto73029_v01f01_sc.
Local Note
A recording consisting of substantially similar content (Interviews with Donald McKayle and William Ritman [sound recording]) can be found under the call number *MGZTC 3-46.
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Added Author
Ritman, William, interviewee.
Horosko, Marian, interviewer.
Reiss, Alvin H., interviewer.
Added Title
Interview with William Ritman
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