Interview with Bertram Ross, 1971
NamesRoss, Bertram, 1920- (Interviewee)Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005 (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1971-06-22
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1794
TopicsRoss, Bertram, 1920-Graham, MarthaRoss, Bertram, 1920-Martha Graham Dance CompanyMartha Graham Center of Contemporary DanceModern dance -- TechniqueModern dance -- Study and teaching
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Selma Jeanne Cohen 1971, June 22, New York CityFunding: 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 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.
DescriptionInterview with Bertram Ross conducted by Selma Jeanne Cohen on June 22, 1971 in New York City.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 43744363NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14472691Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5ee2e920-b3d9-0133-9fe2-3c07547a230f
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