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Author Jones, Betty, 1926- Interviewee.
Title Interview with Betty Jones [sound recording]
Imprint 1996.
Location Call No. Status Help Message
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  *MGZMT 3-1994 (transcript)    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  *MGZTC 3-1994 (sound cassette)  reel 1    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY
 Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance  *MGZTC 3-1994 [sound cassette]  reel 2    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY


Description 2 sound cassettes (110 min.) + 1 transcript (38 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Note For transcript, see: *MGZMT 3-1994.
Interviewed by Norton Owen in Ms. Jones' New York City apartment, May 20, 1996.
Summary Cassette 1. Ms. Jones discusses her first experiences with the José Limón Dance Company and working with Doris Humphrey as artistic director; Humphrey's work Corybantic; the relationship between Humphrey and José Limón; other memories and observations of Humphrey and Limón as people, teachers, and artists; the Humphrey and Limón techniques; her ideas regarding spirituality in dance; her perception of Limón's attitude toward religion; Limón's work Missa brevis; and the creation of Limón's A choreographic offering.
Cassette 2. Ms. Jones continues discussing A choreographic offering and then talks of the challenges of performing Humphrey's work; the ways dancers are changing; and the limitations of current training.
Local Note Preservation master cassettes: *MGZTCO 3-1994.
Archival transcript: *MGZMTO 3-1994.
Dubbing master: *MGZTD 10-1994. 7 1/2 in. per sec.; 10 in. reel; polyester; half-track.
Interview funded by the National Initiative to Preserve American Dance (NIPAD)
Subject Jones, Betty, 1926-
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.
Limón, José.
José Limón Dance Company.
Corybantic (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Missa brevis (Choreographic work : Limón)
Choreographic offering (Choreographic work : Limón)
Local Subject Modern dance -- Technique -- Limón.
Modern dance -- Technique -- Humphrey.
Audiotapes -- Jones, B.
Audiotapes -- Owen, N.
Added Author Owen, Norton, Interviewer.
Donor/Sponsor National Initiative to Preserve American Dance.
Oral History Archive. Oral History Project.
Call No. *MGZMT 3-1994 [Transcript]
Research Call Number *MGZMT 3-1994 [Transcript]
*MGZTC 3-1994 [Cassette]