Interview with Bertram Ross, 1965Additional title: World of dance (Radio program)
NamesRoss, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-65
TopicsGraham, MarthaRoss, Bertram, 1920- -- InterviewsConnecticut College American Dance FestivalUntitled (Choreographic work : Ross, B)
NotesVenue: Interview with Bertram Ross conducted by Marian Horosko, as host. Recorded at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance in 1965 and broadcast by station WNYC, New York, on its series, World of dance.Funding: The processing 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.Venue: Recorded at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance for broadcast by radio station WNCY, New York on its series, World of Dance 1965 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 30 minutes); acetate; half-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is good overall. The recording is marred by occasional extraneous noise.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately 30 minutes). Marian Horosko introduces Bertram Ross; Bertram Ross speaks with Horosko about the 18th American Dance Festival at Connecticut College: some of the works to be presented including his work Untitled; the dance faculty and the teaching of choreography at the Connecticut College School of Dance; the relationship between modern dance training and the choreographic impulse; film as a means to record dance; more on the 18th American Dance Festival at Connecticut College including the performance venue and artists and works to be presented; Paul Draper; more on Untitled including his collaboration with the composer Walter Caldon [an excerpt of the music for Untitled is played]; more on upcoming programs at the Festival; more on the faculty and students of this summer's Festival; some of the roles he has performed in Martha Graham's works; the increased opportunities for male dancers in modern dance today; his thoughts on Martha Graham technique; closing remarks.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 37283284NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117319Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7798e8b0-d198-0137-1616-005df9733f77
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