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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Overview
Works: 230 works in 302 publications in 2 languages and 2,645 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biographical films  Dance films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Interviews  History  Nonfiction television programs  Televised dance  Filmed performances 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Artist
Classifications: GV1785.T39, 921
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Most widely held works by Paul Taylor Dance Company
Dancemaker by Matthew Diamond( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Paul Taylor, pioneer of 20th century modern dance. Features interviews with Taylor and company members. Includes excerpts from: Espanade; Company B; Polaris; 3 epitaphs; Events II, Epic, and Duet from 7 new dances; Scudorama; Aureole; Airs; Cloven kingdom; Last look; Musical offering; Offenbach overtures; Eventide; Piazzola caldera
Speaking in tongues by Matthew Diamond( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company of Paul Taylor's ballet Speaking in tongues
The Paul Taylor Dance Company by Nan Melville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the dances Runes and Esplanade as performed by the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Also, Paul Taylor talks about his dance group and what he looks for in his dancers
Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris by Andy Sommer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Taylor, among the last living members of the second generation of America's modern dance artists, is widely considered to be one of the foremost American choreographers of the 20th century. This program recorded in 2012 at the Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris is composed of two ballets - Brandenburgs- opus 88 (1988), set to Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, and Beloved Renegade- opus 129 (2008) set to Poulenc's Gloria and inspired by the life and work of Walt Whitman
Paul Taylor and Company an artist and his work( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the Paul Taylor Dance Company, demonstrating their commitment and concentration on the art of modern dance
The wrecker's ball three dances by Paul Taylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern dance works respectively set to pop songs of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. This telecast presents them in a single setting that evolves from a dance hall, to a movie theater to a hippies' pad
Dancing on the edge. selections from the American Dance Festival archives( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains performances by those groups who have been instrumental in the history of the American Dance Festival
Paul Taylor two landmark dances( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2nd work is a performance of Beethoven's Missa solemnis preceded by Maximilian Schell's decription of Beethoven's funeral and reading from Franz Grillparzer's funeral oration for the composer at the Beethoven Monument in Central Cemetery, Vienna
Paul Taylor Dance Company : 1992 City Center season( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Taylor: A Closer Look, Works & Process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danses des Etats-Unis Théâtre des Nations, 1965( )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1968 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Taylor Dance Company( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of beasts [excerpts]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unedited footage filmed at several performances; includes both wide and close shots. The sequences do not appear in order, and there are repetitions. Paul Taylor's modern dance work Book of Beasts contains nine sections: I, Foreword (to music by Schubert); II, Phoenix (Weber); III, Squonk (Saint-Saëns); IV, Rock creature (Mozart); V, Pictograms (Schubert); VI, Deity (Beethoven); VII, Ladies and gentlemen (Boccherini); VIII, Demon (Falla); IX, Footnotes (Tchaikovsky). Portraying the Illuminations (a role usually taken by Paul Taylor), Rudolf Nureyev danced a series of fanciful creatures. In order of appearance on this film, he portrays: the white-clad dancer of section IX, Footnotes -- the green Rock creature (IV) -- the brown-furred Squonk (III) -- Rock creature -- the Deity (VI), in blue cape -- the Demon (VIII), in black and dark blue -- dancer, Footnotes -- the orange-plumed bag creature in I, Foreword -- Phoenix (II), in gold and orange -- Squonk -- Rock creature -- Deity -- Demon -- creature, Foreword -- Phoenix. Sections V, Pictograms, and VII, Ladies and gentlemen, are danced by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company
Paul Taylor Dance Company( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Taylor Dance Company in performance at the American Dance Festival July 20, 21 & 22, 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three scores celebrating Paul Taylor's 80th birthday in 2010 by Donald York( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paul Taylor dance company ballet( )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live from the American dance festival( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Compañía de baile Paul Taylor

Taylor Dance Company

Languages
English (88)

French (2)