Reminiscences of Alwin Nikolais [electronic resource] : oral history, 1979.
|Creator: ||Nikolais, Alwin||Project: ||Bennington Summer School of the Dance project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Bennington, summer 1937: intense atmosphere, teachers, leftist politics, intergroup rivalries, Holm's TREND; Bennington, summer 1938: Graham's AMERICAN DOCUMENT, comparision of Graham and Holm techniques, analysis of German modern dance, van Labal principles; contrast between Bennington and Mills' summer schools; change in modern dance and dancers since 1930s; reminiscences of Louis Horst, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm and others.