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Interview with Terezka Drnzik, belly dancer and oriental dance teacher [sound recording] / Interviewer: Claudia Taranto
Bib ID 558648
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Drnzik, Terezka
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1989 
1 tape reel (ca. 52 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 10 in. 
Summary

Drnzik speaks of first seeing belly dancing at a Greek wedding; beginning to learn from a Syrian teacher; practising; performing Danse Orientale; her attraction to belly dancing; spiritual nature of the dance; dancing to an audience; differences in Western & Middle Eastern audiences; her students; music; Western responses to the dance; movements; European performances; venues; tipping; dance variation within Arab world; musical instruments; history of belly dancing; role of dance in Arabic culture; earthy quality of the dance; performing; attitudes to dancers; reasons for giving up performing; teaching; concerts; effect of Lebanese unrest on Australian Lebanese; closure of Lebanese nightclubs, Sydney; future of dance in Middle East; shimmy (dance movement); costumes.

Notes

Transcript unavailable.

Lending copy: 1 cassette.

Dubbed from original 7" reel.

Recorded, for broadcast on the ABC Radio program The Listening Room on 18 September 1989.

Recorded in Sydney, N.S.W. in 1989.

Subjects Drnzik, Terezka -- Interviews.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Dance teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Belly dance -- Australia.  |  Belly dance -- Study and teaching -- Australia.  |  Alsharqi (Dance) -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Taranto, Claudia  |  ABC Radio (Australia)
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The listening room (Radio program)

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