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Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979

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Title
Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979
Names
Wiesner, Theodora (Interviewee)
Farlow, Lesley (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Oral History Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-03-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-640
Topics
Hill, Martha, 1900-1995
Wiesner, Theodora -- Interviews
Bennington College. School of the Dance, 1934-1942
Connecticut College. School of Dance
State Teachers College (Fredericksburg, Va.)
New York University
World War, 1939-1945 -- Dance and the war
Genres
Oral histories
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: For transcript of interview, see *MGZMT 3-640.
Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.
Source characteristics: Sound quality ranges from fair (streaming audio file 1) to poor (streaming audio file 2). The speakers' voices are soft and not always intelligible, in particular on streaming audio file 2.
Venue: Recorded for the Oral History Project of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center 1979, March 8 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.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (approximately 1 hr., 3 min.); 1.875 ips
Description
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 48 minutes). Theodora Wiesner speaks with Leslie Farley about her background including her training in physical education and dance at the University of Wisconsin; her graduate study in education at New York University; Martha Hill including their visits to dance programs at colleges throughout the United States; teaching, at the (former) State Teachers College of Fredericksburg, including an anecdote about her choreography for the May Day celebration; leaving to teach at the University of Pennsylvania; the New York University's summer dance camp; the Bennington College summer dance program; performing in Martha Graham's Panorama [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 44 minutes). [Sound quality is poor in this streaming audio file.] Theodora Wiesner speaks with Leslie Farley about her experiences during World War II; her career as an educator including at the Connecticut College School of Dance and Brooklyn College.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79780186
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 396dfc00-c27e-0135-ab31-000b4fd72e78
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36426310-c325-0133-de8d-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36426310-c325-0133-de8d-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36426310-c325-0133-de8d-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Theodora Wiesner, 1979