Interview with Edna Wetterer, 1969

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Title
Interview with Edna Wetterer, 1969
Names
Wetterer, Edna (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1969
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-2131 (sound cassette)
Shelf locator: *MGZMT 3-2131 (transcript)
Topics
Wetterer, Edna
Larson, Bird, 1887-1927
Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944
Religious dance -- United States
Modern dance -- United States
Modern dance
Religious dance
United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Streaming file (approximately 28 minutes). Edna Wetterer speaks with Marian Horosko about her training with Bird Larson at Barnard College; the content of the classes; Larson's professional background; her memories of a performance by Isadora Duncan; studying with Larson at her studio; occasional performances, at the Neighborhood Playhouse; Larson's personal life, including her untimely death at age 39; William Norman Guthrie and his engaging of Larson to choreograph for his church; Larson's physical appearance and her personality; teachers and dancers who were trained or influenced by Larson; her warm memories of Larson.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Marian Horosko 1969 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: Preservation was made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2000-2001.
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the Barbara Goldstein Conservation Division of The New York Public Library and 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: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 28 min.) : acetate, half-track, 3.75 ips. ; 7 in.
Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by mild "tape hiss" and occasional short stops, but the speakers' voices are clear and easily intelligible.
Description
Interview with Edna Wetterer conducted by Marian Horosko in 1969 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, in New York City.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51088473
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117651
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f5b2760-b294-0133-7b9b-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1969: Issued
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  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Edna Wetterer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1969. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/53b74700-b294-0133-8e13-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Edna Wetterer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/53b74700-b294-0133-8e13-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1969). Interview with Edna Wetterer Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/53b74700-b294-0133-8e13-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Edna Wetterer