The early years: The heritage of Isadora Duncan
NamesMaria-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)
Early Years Collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-04-09
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3548Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 45 (former)
TopicsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Isadora Duncan Dancers
GenresLecturesFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (37 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170854Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54294ef0-3146-0132-a40b-3c075448cc4b
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