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|Named Person:||Theodora Wiesner; Martha Hill; Louis Horst; Norman Lloyd; Martha Graham; Doris Humphrey; John Martin; Hanya Holm; Erik Hawkins|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
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|Notes:||Recorded on June 27, 1979. Interviewer is not identified.|
|Description:||3 sound discs : digital (ca. 143 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.|
Disc 2 (ca. 38 min.). Wiesner speaks about taking classes at Bennington; studying dance criticism with John Martin; dancing for Graham; Graham's approach as compared to that of Humphrey-Weidman to dance technique and style; her impressions of Hanya Holm and the influence of German modern dance on dance in the U.S.
Disc 3 (ca. 59 min.). Wiesner speaks about the summer of 1938 at Bennington; studying at Mills College in 1939; describes Erick Hawkins and Merce Cunningham in Graham's company; performing in Graham's work Primitive mysteries; working for the U.S. Navy; the development of Connecticut College's summer dance program and becoming director of that program.
- Wiesner, Theodora.
- Hill, Martha.
- Horst, Louis.
- Lloyd, Norman, -- 1909-1980.
- Graham, Martha.
- Humphrey, Doris, -- 1895-1958.
- Martin, John, -- 1893-1985.
- Holm, Hanya, -- 1893-1992.
- Hawkins, Erik.
- Bennington College.
- Primitive mysteries (Choreographic work : Graham)
- Panorama (Choreographic work : Graham)
- Dance -- Study and teaching.