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Esplanade, Runes

Identifier: D002.01.0003.0089.00005


Two images on one sheet: (left) Nicholas Gunn and Carolyn Adams, both of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, perform in Taylor's dance ''Esplanade.'' (right) The Paul Taylor Dance Company ensemble performs in Taylor's dance ''Runes.'' Both dances were performed as part of the Great Performances television series.


  • 1977-1991


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1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains photographs collected by curator Glenn Giffin.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Typed on front of photographic print: ''Paul Taylor Dance Company -- Music by Bach and Busby are featured as the Paul Taylor Dance Company encores May 9 at 9 p.m. during public television's ''May, We Dance'' festival produced by WNET/THIRTEEN, New York on Great Performances. Members of the company are seen here performing in ''Runes'' (right), set to a score by Gerald Busby. Dancer Nicholas Gunn catches a fast flying Carolyn Adams in ''Esplanade,'' (left) set to two Bach concertos. (Check local listings.) Photos for Dance in America by Susan Cook.'' Written on back of photographic print: ''Pic folder, Paul Taylor Dance Company.'' Written on front of folder: ''2 action stills on one sheet: Nicholas Gunn and Carolyn Adams, ''Esplanade'' (P. Taylor) and ens. figs. uident. ''Runes'' (P. Taylor) n.d. credit: Susan Cook. Pub photo fro Great Performances.''


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