Interview with Bertram Ross, 1971

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Title
Interview with Bertram Ross, 1971
Names
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)
Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005 (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-06-22
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1794
Topics
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Graham, Martha
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Martha Graham Dance Company
Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance
Modern dance -- Technique
Modern dance -- Study and teaching
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Selma Jeanne Cohen 1971, June 22, New York City
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.
Content: Streaming file 1 (approximately 46 minutes). [Begins abruptly.] Bertram Ross speaks with Selma Jeanne Cohen about the Martha Graham technique including changes over the years; teaching Graham technique, including exercises used and the principles of the Graham contraction and release [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].
Content: Streaming file 2 (approximately 46 minutes). Bertram Ross continues to speak with Selma Jeanne Cohen about Graham technique including the filming of Martha Graham's work and his thoughts on various aspects of Graham's choreography [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 3].
Content: Streaming file 3 (approximately 8 minutes). Bertram Ross continues to speak with Selma Jeanne Cohen about Martha Graham and her work including an anecdote about her costume in Deaths and entrances.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audiocassette s (approximately 1 hr., 40 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.
Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise, and the interviewer's voice is soft. However, Bertram Ross's voice is almost always easily intelligible.
Description
Interview with Bertram Ross conducted by Selma Jeanne Cohen on June 22, 1971 in New York City.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 43744363
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14472691
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5ee2e920-b3d9-0133-9fe2-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Bertram Ross" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6123a000-b3d9-0133-911a-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Bertram Ross" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6123a000-b3d9-0133-911a-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Bertram Ross Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6123a000-b3d9-0133-911a-3c07547a230f

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Interview  with Bertram Ross