Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form

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Title
Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form
Names
Weidman, Charles (Speaker)
Limón, José (Speaker)
Reinhart, Charles L (Speaker)
Perez, Rudy (Speaker)
Silbersher, Marvin (Commentator)
Steeg, Ted (Film director)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-618
Topics
American Dance Festival
Connecticut College American Dance Festival
Modern dance -- History -- United States
Film soundtracks
Genres
Music
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 58 minutes). Soundtrack of the 1973 documentary on the 25th annual American Dance Festival held in 1972 at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut entitled: Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form (directed by Ted Steeg). The recording includes excerpts of auditions for a new repertory company (American Dance Festival Repertory Company) sponsored by Connecticut College to perform reconstructions of early modern dance works at the Festival; excerpts of various dances performed at the first and second opening nights; and remarks by Charles Weidman, José Limón, Charles Reinhart, and Rudy Perez. Throughout the recording Marvin Silbersher provides voiced-over commentary including an outline of the history of modern dance in the United States, the audition process, and the choreographers and works featured at the 1972 Festival.
Funding: The processing 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: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Soundtrack of documentary Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form 1972 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 58 min.); full-track; 3.75 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good overall. There is variation in volume.
Description
Soundtrack of the 1973 documentary on the 25th annual American Dance Festival held in 1972 at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, entitled Festival of the dance: Glimpses through time of America's own art form (directed by Ted Steeg) cataloged at the Library under the call number *MGZIDF 6408. The soundtrack, with voiced-over commentary by Marvin Silbersher, includes excerpts of auditions for the Festival, remarks by Charles Weidman, José Limón, Charles Reinhart, and Rudy Perez, a brief sketch of the history of modern dance, and excerpts from various dances.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 44006685
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118423
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 105036d0-f4cb-0136-99f8-035610b848ab
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  • 1972: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Festival of the dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ddb34dc0-3ba5-0134-7ca1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Festival of the dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ddb34dc0-3ba5-0134-7ca1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Festival of the dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ddb34dc0-3ba5-0134-7ca1-60f81dd2b63c

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Festival of the dance