Notes
Introduction
1. See Selma Jeanne Cohen, "Avant-Garde Choreography," Criticism 3 (Winter 1961):
16-35, reprinted in three parts in Dance Magazine 36 (June 1962): 22-24, 57; (July
1962): 29-31, 58; (August 1962): 45, 54-56, for a discussion of the older avant-garde.
Chapter 1
1. Robert Ellis Dunn, unpublished notes, 30 March 1980, p. 1.
2. John Cage, "[The New School]," in Richard Kostelanetz, ed., John Cage (London:
Penguin Books, 1974), p. 119; Ellsworth J. Snyder, "Chronological Table of John
Cage's Life," in John Cage, pp. 39-40.
3. Cage, "[The New School]," p. 119.
4. Al Hansen and Dick Higgins, "[On Cage's Classes]," in John Cage, pp. 123-24.
5. Ibid., p. 121.
6. Ibid., pp. 121-22.
7. Interview with Remy Charlip, Bennington, Vermont, 8 July 1980.
8. Ibid; "Choreographics,"Dance Observer 27 (June-July 1960): 95.
9. Dunn, notes, 30 March 1980, p. 1.
10. Anita Feldman, "Robert Dunn: His Background and His Developing Teachings," un-
published paper, Fall 1979, pp. 3-4; Dunn, Vita, 1980, p. 1.
11. Dunn, notes, 30 March 1980, p. 2.
12. Interview with Robert Dunn, New York City, 25 March 1980.
13. See Louis Horst, Pre-Classic Dance Forms (New York: The Dance Observer, 1937;
reprint ed. Dance Horizons, 1972); Louis Horst and Carroll Russell, Modern Dance
Forms (San Francisco: Impulse Publications, 1961); and Doris Humphrey, The Art of
Making Dances (New York: Rinehart, 1959; reprint ed. Grove Press, 1962).
14. Interview with Robert Dunn, New York City, 16 May 1980.
15. Interview with Dunn, 25 March 1980.
16. Dunn, notes, 30 March 1980, p. 2.
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