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Title
Tribute to Martha Graham
Names
Graham, Martha (Speaker)
Mason, Francis, 1921-2009 (Speaker)
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988 (Speaker)
Schuman, William, 1910-1992 (Speaker)
Clurman, Richard M. (Speaker)
Lockwood, William E (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973-11-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-537
Topics
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Graham, Martha
Genres
Speeches
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 48 minutes). Introductory remarks by the John E. Lockwood, Chairman of The New York Public Library and his introduction of Francis Mason; Francis Mason speaks about Martha Graham and the Dance Collection [now the Jerome Robbins Dance Division] and introduces John Houseman; John Houseman speaks about Martha Graham including some of their collaborations and her contributions to theatrical design and staging; John Houseman introduces Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi speaks about his long professional relationship with Martha Graham; John E. Lockwood introduces William Schuman; William Schuman speaks about Martha Graham and music; John E. Lockwood introduces Martha Graham reads aloud a telegram from Nancy Hanks; he introduces Richard Clurman, who presents a scroll of appreciation from the City of New York to Martha Graham and reads aloud a congratulatory message from Mayor John V. Lindsay; Martha Graham's remarks [final approximate minute of the recording consists primarily of applause and ambient noise].
Citation/reference: For transcript of ceremony, see *MGZMT 7-537.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
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 for the Library and Museum of the Performing Arts [now The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts] November 20, 1973 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 48 min.) : acetate; full-track, 3.75 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good.
Description
Tribute to Martha Graham, recorded on November 20, 1973 at the Library and Museum of the Performing Arts [now The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts], New York (N.Y.). The evening was sponsored by the Friends of The New York Public Library and the Committee for the Dance Collection [now the Jerome Robbins Dance Division]. Speakers include John E. Lockwood, Francis Mason, John Houseman, Isamu Noguchi, William Schuman, Richard Clurman, and Martha Graham.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81745049
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118336
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39724410-cb54-0136-7676-4be02d3c635d
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tribute to Martha Graham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97c3f660-3ba5-0134-f2de-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tribute to Martha Graham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97c3f660-3ba5-0134-f2de-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Tribute to Martha Graham Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/97c3f660-3ba5-0134-f2de-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Tribute to Martha Graham