Interview with Bertram Ross, and, Interview with Marianna Gates, 1965Additional title: Interview with Marianna Gates
NamesRoss, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)Gates, Marianna (Interviewee)Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 10-3022
TopicsRoss, Bertram, 1920-Gates, MariannaAmerican Dance FestivalClark Center for the Performing ArtsUntitled (Choreographic work : Ross, B)Dance festivalsCommunity centersPerforming arts sponsorship
NotesCitation/reference: A recording that contains overlapping content with the interview with Bertram Ross is entitled: Interview with Bertram Ross [sound recording], and is cataloged under the call number *MGZTC 3-2068.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast on radio station WNYC-FM for its program World of Dance 1965 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.Content: Streaming file (approximately first 37:40 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by an unidentified announcer; introductory remarks by Marian Horosko followed by the playing of an excerpt of recorded music.] Bertram Ross speaks with Marian Horosko, at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, about the 18th American Dance Festival at Connecticut College including works presented and the curriculum for dance students; the tendency of modern dancers to form their own companies; the Palmer Auditorium; more on the works and companies to be presented including a group led by Paul Draper; Ross's work Untitled [a recorded excerpt from Walter Caldon's music for Untitled is played]; more on works presented at the Festival; the dance faculty and the students; some of the roles Ross has performed in Martha Graham's works; modern dance and male dancers; Martha Graham technique. [The interview with Ross ends at approximately 30:15 minutes.] Horosko comments on Martha Graham's work Appalachian spring and plays a recorded excerpt of the music, by Aaron Copland [Horosko's closing remarks and introduction of host, Alvin H. Reiss].Content: Streaming file (from approximately 37:44 minutes to 54:15 minutes). Alvin H. Reiss introduces his guest Marianna Gates, director of the Clark Center for the Performing Arts at the West Side YWCA; Marianna Gates speaks about the programs at the Clark Center, including the providing of rehearsal space; who uses the Center; the faculty at the Center including Alvin Ailey; the semi-annual show case performances; the Center's theaters; other programs and activities of the Center; helping young artists as the primary purpose of the Center. [Interview with Gates ends at 48:15 minutes and is followed by announcements and closing remarks by Horosko and music and closing remarks by an unidentified announcer.]
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 56 min.) : acetate, full-track, 7.5 ips. ; 10 in.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Bertram Ross conducted by Marian Horosko (approximately 30 minutes), at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, and interview with Marianna Gates conducted by Alvin H. Reiss (approximately 10 minutes), for broadcast on radio station WNYC-FM, New York, on its series World of Dance, in 1965.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 919313950NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20785677Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6c42d5e0-b917-0133-b152-60f81dd2b63c
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