Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham, 1975

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Title
Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham, 1975
Names
Bird, Dorothy, 1912-1996
Partlon, Kathleen Slagle
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-906
Topics
Horst, Louis
Martin, John, 1893-1985
Bird, Dorothy, 1912-1996
Graham, Martha
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
Genres
Oral histories
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Dorothy Bird September, 1975
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 Dorothy Bird
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 32 minutes). Dorothy Bird speaks about her recent trip to Saratoga [Saratoga Springs,N.Y.] with John Martin, in particular, their conversation about Louis Horst and his influence on Martha Graham; Martin's thoughts on how Stravinsky, Picasso, and Graham were alike in their artistic methods, and how they differed from George Balanchine; the relationship between Horst and Graham including his constant challenging of her work; the pleasures of country life, especially gardening; the contrast between the slums and the magnificent public buildings in Albany, New York; a dance history course she is developing [ends abruptly].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 13 minutes). Kathleen Slagle Partion speaks with Dorothy Bird about the relationship between Louis Horst and Martha Graham; Bird speaks about her feelings about Graham and Horst including how they have changed since her conversation with John Martin; seeing Orson Welles rehearsing the role of Tybalt.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 45 min.)
Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by "tape hiss" and short gaps.
Description
Dorothy Bird speaks about Louis Horst and Martha Graham. Kathleen Slagle Partion speaks, briefly, with Bird about Horst and Graham. The recording contained in streaming audio file 1 was recorded, in part, on September 19, 1975. The conversation with Partion, which is in the beginning of streaming audio file 2, was recorded on September 27, 1975. The location is not identified, but may be in Merrick, New York.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81402094
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118769
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9d64360-7957-0136-5c14-71676cb59b61
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1975: Created
  • 1996: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce2eea40-c31c-0133-5eb6-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce2eea40-c31c-0133-5eb6-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce2eea40-c31c-0133-5eb6-60f81dd2b63c

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Thoughts on Louis Horst and Martha Graham