Research Catalog

Panel discussion on professionalism

Title
Panel discussion on professionalism, 1976
Author
Dance Critics Association.
Publication
1978

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Siegel, Marcia B.
  • Goldner, Nancy.
  • Hering, Doris.
  • Tobias, Tobi.
  • Kriegsman, Alan M. (Alan Mortimer), 1928-2012.
  • Simpson, Herbert M.
  • Jowitt, Deborah.
  • Stodelle, Ernestine.
Description
2 streaming audio files (approximately one hour and 52 minutes): digital
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Dance Critics Association Conference on the topic of professionalism, held at the Piccadilly Hotel, New York City on January 6, 1978. Panelists include Marcia Siegel (moderator), Tobi Tobias, Nancy Goldner, Doris Hering, and Alan Kriegsman. Writers speaking from the audience (audibility variable) include Herbert Simpson, Iris Fangor, Deborah Jowitt, Robert Pierce, and Ernestine Stodelle.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Sound quality is very good with respect to the panelists, but the audibility of the audience members who speak varies. Streaming audio file 2 is marred by extraneous noise.
Funding (note)
  • 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.
Call Number
*MGZTO 5-335
OCLC
77762802
Author
Dance Critics Association.
Title
Panel discussion on professionalism, 1976
Imprint
1978
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Event
Recorded at the Dance Critics Association Conference at the Piccadilly Hotel 1978, January 6 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 55 minutes). Panel discussion of professionalism in dance criticism. Marcia B. Siegel, the moderator, introduces the panel members: Doris Hering, Tobi Tobias, Alan Kriegsman, and Nancy Goldner. Topics discussed include the primary role and function of the critic; whether the type of publication for which one writes influences what is written; the pressures exerted by editors, choreographers, and sponsoring institutions; whether one should be concerned with the possible effect of reviews on dance funding; the effects of criticism on the ticket-buying public. [Discussion ends; resumes on streaming audio file 2.]
Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 53 minutes). Panel discussion continues. This session is devoted almost entirely to a discussion of ethics, particularly concerning conflicts of interest.
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.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately one hour and 52 minutes); polyester; 5 in.; half-track; 1 7/8 ips; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgzto5335_v01f01_sc and myd_mgzto5335_v01f02_sc.
Local Note
Identification of the audience members who speak is based substantially on the catalog record extant as of April 26, 2017.
Former class mark: *MGZT 5-335
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Local Subject
Dance critics and criticism.
Added Author
Siegel, Marcia B.
Goldner, Nancy.
Hering, Doris.
Tobias, Tobi.
Kriegsman, Alan M. (Alan Mortimer), 1928-2012.
Simpson, Herbert M.
Jowitt, Deborah.
Stodelle, Ernestine.
Research Call Number
*MGZTO 5-335
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