Women pioneers in American dance: Lecture, 1979
NamesGébara, Georgette (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-947
TopicsFuller, Loie, 1862-1928Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958Graham, MarthaDe Mille, AgnesChase, Lucia, 1897-1986Primus, PearlHill, Martha, 1900-1995Guest, Ann HutchinsonGreenhood, HenriettaGoeb, Janey PriceRogers, Helen PriestOswald, GenevieveMoore, LillianGébara, GeorgetteDance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.)
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry? 1979 LebanonFunding: 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.Acquisition: Gift Terry, Walter
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 25 min.)Sound quality is good.
DescriptionGeorgette Gébara lectures on female pioneers in American dance, in 1979, in Lebanon.
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 48 minutes). Georgette Gébara lectures on the respective contributions to American dance of the following women: Loie Fuller; Isadora Duncan; Ruth St. Denis; Doris Humphrey; and Martha Graham. As part of her presentation, Gébara also shows films, of Ruth St. Denis performing White jade, and of a performance of Doris Humphrey's dance The shakers; the respective soundtracks can be heard on the recording. Streaming file 1 ends abruptly but the recording continues directly on streaming file 2.
Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 37 minutes). Georgette Gébara continues to lecture on the contributions to American dance of Martha Graham; after concluding this part of her lecture, she speaks about the respective contributions of the following women: Agnes De Mille; Lucia Chase; Pearl Primus; Martha Hill; Ann Hutchinson, Henrietta Greenhood, Janey Price Goeb, Helen Priest Rogers and the founding of the Dance Notation Bureau; Genevieve Oswald; and Lillian Moore. After speaking about Lillian Moore, Gébara speaks about a film of Martha Graham's work Night journey that she is about to show the audience [applause].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 83156920NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118844Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c98fcd0-7957-0136-0e5c-514f4753c8ea
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