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The early years: Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman
Koner, Pauline (Commentator)
Bales, William, 1910-1990 (Commentator)
Gifford, Joseph (Commentator)
Zalk, Kayla Kazahn (Commentator)
Gentry, Eve (Commentator)
Siegel, Marcia B. (Speaker)
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991 (Speaker)
Stodelle, Ernestine (Speaker)
Ide, Letitia (Speaker)
Bostock, Kenneth (Speaker)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Harris, Hilary (Videographer)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)
Lawrence, Pauline (Commentator)

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3522
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 10 (former)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Weidman, Charles
Water study (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Educational films
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.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Videotaped on April 10, 1981 by Hilary Harris. Presentation on Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman by Marcia Siegel, with Eleanor King, Ernestine Stodelle, Letitia Ide, and Kenneth Bostock. For another recording of this session, see: *MGZIC 9-950 cassettes 41 and 42. CONTENTS: Brief excerpts from Siegel's lecture (approx. 3 min.). For the full lecture, see: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 41. -- Panel discussion moderated by Siegel, with King, Stodelle, Ide, and Bostock. Topics covered include: commentaries on a film of Humphrey's Water study, screened during Siegel's lecture; methods and problems in teaching Humphrey or Weidman technique; early experiences with Humphrey, Weidman, and their company; and the challenges posed by reconstructions. Among the audience members who contribute to the discussion are Pauline Koner, Bill Bales, Joseph Gifford, Kayla Zalk, and Eve Gentry. Brief gaps in recording at about 26 and 40 min. into the tape; for the missing material, see: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 41.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170860
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3d1c000-3142-0132-0fc7-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb4834b0-3142-0132-3d24-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb4834b0-3142-0132-3d24-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb4834b0-3142-0132-3d24-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The early years: Aspects of Humphrey-Weidman