Research Catalog

Tribute to Martha Graham.

Title
Tribute to Martha Graham.
Publication
1973.

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Description
1 streaming audio file (approximately 48 minutes): digital
Alternative Title
Dance Audio Archive
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Tribute to Martha Graham, recorded on November 20, 1973 at the Library and Museum of the Performing Arts [now The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts], New York (N.Y.). The evening was sponsored by the Friends of The New York Public Library and the Committee for the Dance Collection [now the Jerome Robbins Dance Division]. Speakers include John E. Lockwood, Francis Mason, John Houseman, Isamu Noguchi, William Schuman, Richard Clurman, and Martha Graham.
  • For transcript of ceremony, see *MGZMT 7-537.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • The sound quality is good.
  • 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.
Access (note)
  • Access only on site at the research libraries of The New York Public Library.
Call Number
*MGZTO 7-537
OCLC
81745049
Title
Tribute to Martha Graham.
Imprint
1973.
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Event
Recorded for the Library and Museum of the Performing Arts [now The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts] November 20, 1973 New York (N.Y.)
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately 48 minutes). Introductory remarks by the John E. Lockwood, Chairman of The New York Public Library and his introduction of Francis Mason; Francis Mason speaks about Martha Graham and the Dance Collection [now the Jerome Robbins Dance Division] and introduces John Houseman; John Houseman speaks about Martha Graham including some of their collaborations and her contributions to theatrical design and staging; John Houseman introduces Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi speaks about his long professional relationship with Martha Graham; John E. Lockwood introduces William Schuman; William Schuman speaks about Martha Graham and music; John E. Lockwood introduces Martha Graham reads aloud a telegram from Nancy Hanks; he introduces Richard Clurman, who presents a scroll of appreciation from the City of New York to Martha Graham and reads aloud a congratulatory message from Mayor John V. Lindsay; Martha Graham's remarks [final approximate minute of the recording consists primarily of applause and ambient noise].
Restricted Access
Access only on site at the research libraries of The New York Public Library.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately 48 minutes); acetate; full-track, 3.75 ips; 7 in.; transferred to wav file and streaming file format in 2015: myd_mgzto7537_v01f01_sc.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZT 7-537
Archive original: *MGZTO 7-537. Restored and rehoused in 2015 following water damage.
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Added Author
Graham, Martha.
Mason, Francis, 1921-2009.
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988.
Schuman, William, 1910-1992.
Clurman, Richard.
Lockwood, William E.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Dance Audio Archive
Research Call Number
*MGZTO 7-537
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