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Title
The early years: Gertrude Shurr class
Names
Shurr, Gertrude (Teacher)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Pennebaker, D. A. (Videographer)
Hegedus, Chris (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)
Collection

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3517
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 3 (former)
Genres
Instructional films
Notes
Content: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (59 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Videotaped in the studio on April 9, 1981 by D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. Class in early modern dance technique, taught by Gertrude Shurr, with the help of two demonstrators. The class consists exclusively of floor work and emphasizes the use of contraction and release. Throughout the class Shurr refers to Martha Graham's teaching, stressing the expressional qualities of the movements. The tape ends before the conclusion of the class.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170805
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0fa14f60-3144-0132-5f12-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Gertrude Shurr class" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/10a08980-3144-0132-d757-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Gertrude Shurr class" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/10a08980-3144-0132-d757-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Gertrude Shurr class Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/10a08980-3144-0132-d757-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The early years: Gertrude Shurr class