Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech, 1975

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Title
Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech, 1975
Names
La Meri, 1898-1988 (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-07-18
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-851
Topics
Weidman, Charles
Genres
Speeches
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 8 minutes). La Meri, in her opening speech at a dance festival (unidentified) being held on Cape Cod, Mass., speaks about the significance to twentieth century dance of the very recently deceased choreographer Charles Weidman; the program, of Charles Weidman's dances, to be performed by the Charles Weidman Theater Dance Company [the final approximate 1:20 minutes of the recording consists of piano accompaniment].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry? July 18, 1975 Cape Cod (Mass.)
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.
Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 8 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound quality is fair. La Meri's voice is easily intelligible, but the recording is marred by continuous "tape hiss."
Description
La Meri introduces a performance by Charles Weidman's company, held on July 18, 1975, on Cape Cod, Mass., two days after Weidman's death.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 84121994
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118712
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 17fd41c0-c251-0135-d647-431b13905b69
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1975: Created
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac93cd40-c325-0133-2421-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac93cd40-c325-0133-2421-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ac93cd40-c325-0133-2421-60f81dd2b63c

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Charles Weidman dance concert, introductory speech