Interview with Rose Tilep: in two parts, June and September, 1977

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Title
Interview with Rose Tilep: in two parts, June and September, 1977
Names
Tilep, Rose (Interviewee)
Hunt, Marilyn, 1937- (Interviewer)
Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947- (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Oral History Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-06
Date Created: 1977-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZT 5-354 (former)
Topics
Tilep, Rose -- Interviews
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Duncan, Irma
Esenin, Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich, 1895-1925
Shkola Aĭsedory Dunkan
Dance schools
Genres
Oral histories
Interviews
Notes
Venue: Interview with Rose Tilep in two parts: conducted by Elizabeth Kendall in June 1977 and by Marilyn Hunt in September 1977, in New York City for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Division Oral History Project.
Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.
Source characteristics: Sound quality is fair. There is extraneous noise including significant "tape hiss" and short gaps. However, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible. At times, the interviewee, Rose Tilep pauses to search for a book or photograph.
Venue: Recorded for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 1977, June and September, 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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (approximately 1 hr., 43 min.) : analog, 3.75ips., half-track, polyester; 5 in.
Description
Streaming file 1 (approximately 49 minutes). Rose Tilep speaks with Elizabeth Kendall about Isadora Duncan including her admiration for Duncan; her first meeting Duncan, in Moscow, and being engaged as an interpreter at Duncan's school [Shkola Aĭsedory Dunkan]; the children at the school; Duncan's marriage to Sergei Yesenin [Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Esenin] and Tilep's return to the United States; the daily routine at the school; Duncan's practice of dancing for the children in order to inspire them;(very briefly) Irma Duncan as a teacher; various activities arranged for the children; Emma Goldman; other dancers and opera singers Tilep saw perform [ends abruptly].Streaming file 2 (approximately 3 minutes). Rose Tilep continues to speak with Elizabeth Kendall about Isadora Duncan [ends abruptly].Streaming file 3 (approximately 49 minutes). Rose Tilep speaks with Marilyn Hunt about Isadora Duncan and her family including her sister Elizabeth Duncan; how she met Isadora Duncan, in Moscow and came to work for her; the children at the school; Tilep's responsibilities at the school; Duncan's marriage to Sergei Yesenin and the problems this caused; Duncan's unhappiness; Irma Duncan; Gordon Craig; how Duncan looked when Tilep knew her in Moscow; the scarcity of food in Moscow at the time; celebrating Christmas at the school; more on Gordon Craig; an anecdote about Duncan and her pianist; the children's performances at the Bolshoi Theater; Tilep's daughter [ends abruptly].Streaming file 4 (approximately two minutes). Rose Tilep continues to speak with Marilyn Hunt about the classes at Isadora Duncan's school.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 892485906
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118152
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 111d9d50-b296-0133-5b80-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Rose Tilep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977 - 1977. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15239de0-b296-0133-663e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Rose Tilep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15239de0-b296-0133-663e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977 - 1977). Interview with Rose Tilep Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/15239de0-b296-0133-663e-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Rose Tilep