Interview with Maria Theresa Duncan, 1978
NamesMaria-Theresa, 1896-1987 (Interviewee)Rogosin, Elinor (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-12-12
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-689
TopicsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Maria-Theresa, 1896-1987
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Elinor Rogosin 1978, December 12Funding: 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 Elinor RogosinContent: Streaming audio file 1, approximately 25 minutes, and streaming audio file 2, approximately 40 minutes. [Almost all of streaming audio file 1 and the first approximate 24 minutes of streaming audio file 2 are in effect blank due to problems with the original recording.] Maria-Theresa, former pupil of Isadora Duncan and one of the Isadorables, speaks about Isadora's love for Russia and her creating of a dance to celebrate the Russian Revolution [1917-1921]; the conflict between Maria-Theresa's personal life and accompanying Isadora to Moscow; her problems in France; discovering art in Italy and working with Eleanora Duse [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 3].Content: Streaming audio file 3, approximately 12 minutes. Maria Theresa continues to speak about her time in Italy and working with Eleanora Duse; she reminiscences about Isadora and the Duncan family; Isadora's dancing as the expression of the classic spirit.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 17 min.)Sound quality is fair to very poor. Almost all of streaming audio file 1 and the first approximate 24 minutes of streaming audio file 2 are in effect blank due to problems with the original recording. As a result, the actual length of the interview that is intelligible is approximately 28 minutes.
DescriptionInterview with Maria-Theresa Duncan conducted by Elinor Rogosin on December 12, 1978. Actual length of intelligible interview is approximately 28 minutes.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78278445NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118521Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3501a30-7960-0136-26cf-2b8685669b8d
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