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|Named Person:||James Waring|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Waring; Don McDonagh
|Notes:||Interview with James Waring conducted by Don McDonagh on Feb. 17, 1970 in New York City.
Sound quality is good overall. The interviewee's voice is soft, and the recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise.
|Description:||2 sound discs (ca. 105 min.): digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
Disc 2 (ca. 46 min.). James Waring continues to speak with Don McDonagh about his early works, including his relationship with his dancers; his work Arena; his work Spookride version II; his use of ballet movements; the composer Richard Maxfield; his work Poet's vaudeville; Paul Taylor as a choreographer; Waring's work Phrases; how he finds his titles; his visual art background, including his making of collages and their influence on his choreography; more on the early part of his career including his participating in the Choreographers' Workshop; how he thinks the modern dance world may have viewed his early works; his attempt to make his work Humoresque as boring as possible [door bell rings; recording ends abruptly].