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Title
The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan
Names
Maria-Theresa, 1896-1987 (Speaker)
Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947- (Speaker)
Bardsley, Kay (Speaker)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Emshwiller, Ed (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 3548
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 45 (former)
Topics
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Isadora Duncan Dancers
Genres
Lectures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
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.
Content: Videotaped on April 9, 1981 by Ed Emshwiller. Lecture-demonstration on The heritage of Isadora Duncan, presented by Maria Theresa Duncan. For another recording of this session, see: *MGZIDF 3521 reel 1 (formerly *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 8). CONTENTS: Introduction by Elizabeth Kendall. -- Solo performed by Maria Theresa Duncan to an excerpt from Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 6. Audio and visual distortion caused by instability of tape. -- Lecture by Maria Theresa Duncan, who begins by discussing Isadora Duncan and her cultural milieu, then reminisces about her own experiences as a member of the Isadorables and later as an independent performer. Brief gap in recording at about 21 min. into the tape; for the missing material, see: *MGZIDF 3521 reel 1 (formerly *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 8).
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (37 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170854
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54294ef0-3146-0132-a40b-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Creator Born
  • 1981: Created
  • 1987: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550a4520-3146-0132-d7d5-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550a4520-3146-0132-d7d5-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/550a4520-3146-0132-d7d5-3c075448cc4b

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The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan