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Career in motion pictures
|Named Person:||Jerome Robbins; Jerome Robbins; Jerome Robbins; Leonard Bernstein; Paul Bowles; Richard Buckle; Edward Verso|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Disc 1: 33 min. Disc 2: 49 min.
Dictated by Jerome Robbins to his secretary, Edith Weissman, probably in New York, N.Y.
|Description:||2 sound discs (ca. 81 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Series Title:||Jerome Robbins Collection|
Disc 2 (ca. 49 min.) [Audio is poor.] Robbins continues dictating letters and notes to his various friends and associates, including Doris Bedor. In a letter to Richard Buckle, Robbins discusses his ballet, Events set to a jazz score by Robert Prince; his desire to choreograph the ballet for dancer Eddie Verso; Verso's personality and qualities as a dancer; Robbins' desire to revive Claude Debussy's score, Six épigraphes antiques, originally used in his ballet, Ballade (1952) for a new ballet; and his desire to stage a pas de duex from his ballet, Summer day (1947); [Sound quality becomes poor ca. 25-27 min. into tape.] Robbins says more on the creation of his ballet Events, including his use of electronic music. Remainder of recording contains letters and notes to Barry Coughlin, Thatcher Clark, Jerry Maston and Pete Cameron, and instructions to his secretary, Edith Weissman. Letters end (ca. 46 min.) into disc. The remainder of recording contains an unidentified theatrical dialogue between a man and a woman.
- Robbins, Jerome -- Correspondence.
- Robbins, Jerome -- Friends and associates.
- Robbins, Jerome -- Career in motion pictures.
- Bernstein, Leonard, -- 1918-1990. -- West Side story.
- Bowles, Paul, -- 1910-1999 -- Correspondence.
- Buckle, Richard -- Correspondence.
- Verso, Edward, -- 1941-
- Ballets: U.S.A. (Company)
- West Side story (Motion picture)
- Events (Choreographic work : Robbins)
- Dance in motion pictures, television, etc.
- Dance -- Production and direction.