Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer, 1957

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer,1957

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer, 1957
Additional title: Today in ballet (Radio program)
Names
Erdman, Jean (Interviewee)
Lyon, James (Interviewer)
Laderman, Ezra (Interviewee)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1957-03-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-2007
Topics
Erdman, Jean
Laderman, Ezra
Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Erdman)
Duet for flute and dancer (Choreographic work : Erdman)
Music and dance
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 28 minutes). [Introductory remarks and music.] James Lyons introduces his guests Jean Erdman and Ezra Laderman; Jean Erdman speaks about her background in Honolulu (Hawaii) and the hula. Ezra Laderman speaks about his background in Brooklyn (N.Y.), how he first met Erdman and the beginnings of their collaboration, with Erdman's work Duet for flute and dancer. Erdman and Laderman speak about the nature and development of their collaboration, especially the close relationship between dramatic content, choreography, and rhythmic motifs; their collaboration on Erdman's work Harlequinade including Laderman's discussion of his work Chamber concerto and Erdman's discussion of the work's dramatic content.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WNYC for its series, Today in ballet March 16, 1957 New York (N.Y.)
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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 28 min.) : polyester; full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is very good.
Description
Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer, conducted by James Lyon as host; recorded on March 16, 1957 and broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, Today in ballet.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 35890273
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117159
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43604fb0-4c82-0136-d38f-41978ee4ae9b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1957: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1957. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2e9b060-3ba4-0134-7200-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2e9b060-3ba4-0134-7200-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1957). Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2e9b060-3ba4-0134-7200-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2e9b060-3ba4-0134-7200-60f81dd2b63c | title= (sound recording) Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer, (1957) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 25, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Interview with Jean Erdman, modern dancer, and Ezra Laderman, composer