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Oral history interview with Norman and Ruth Lloyd, 1979.

Creator: Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 218 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Composer, foundation executive; interviewees married; Norman Lloyd d. 1980.

Scope and Contents

Accompanists for dance companies and Louis Horst, 1929-1941: use of music by Martha Graham, Humphrey/Weidman, methods of composing for the dance, competition of companies at Bennington Summer School; impacts of fascism, communism and American Indian culture on dance theater; working conditions at Bennington; touring with Humphrey/Weidman company; impressions of Louis Horst, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Martha Hill, Charles Weidman and others.

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