Taylor Collection

FIBERS

Opus Number: 26 Music: Arnold Schoenberg Set and Costumes: Rouben Ter-Arutunian Date First Performed: January 14, 1961 Notes: "A bewitching, rarely seen work from 1961 featuring a winding, towering tree made of pastel-colored piping by Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Set to music by Schoenberg, this dance for four is strongly connected to Mr. Taylor’s roots as a…

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THE WHITE SALAMANDER

Opus Number: 25 Music: Joop Stokkermans (commissioned score) Costumes: Henk de Vries Date First Performed: October 11, 1960

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TABLET

Opus Number: 24 Music: David Hollister (commissioned score) Set and Costumes: Ellsworth Kelly Date First Performed: July 1, 1960 Notes: "The duet had a feeling of play about it, a touch of teasing in the game of boy and girl. There was a constant flow of movement invention, all tied to the play quality. This…

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MERIDIAN RE-CHOREGRAPHED

Opus Number: 23 Music: Morton Feldman Costumes: Alex Katz Date First Performed: June 10, 1960 Notes: Re-choreographed

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IMAGES AND REFLECTIONS FOR TELEVISION

Opus Number: 20 Date First Performed: February 13, 1960 Notes: Version for television

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OPTION

Opus Number: 22 Music: Richard Max Field (commissioned score) Costumes: Louise Thompson Date First Performed: February, 13, 1960photo by Jack Mitchell

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MERIDIAN

Opus Number: 21 Music: Pierre Boulez Costumes: Louise Thompson Date First Performed: February 13, 1960 Notes: "The new dance Meridian is a small masterwork. Nothing seems out of place; it contains so much, and yet so little, that we know about. What happens that might seem to have special significance doesn’t have any significance beyond…

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IMAGES AND REFLECTIONS

Opus Number: 19 Music: Morton Feldman Costumes: (and props) Robert Rauschenberg Lighting: Tharon Musser Date First Performed: December 20, 1958Toby Armour and Paul Taylor, photo by Baird Bryant

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REBUS

Opus Number: 18 Music: David Hollister (commissioned score) Costumes: Robert Rauschenberg Date First Performed: March 18, 1958 Notes: "It opens before a kind of shrine strung with laundry. There are three girls dressed in multi-colored tights which turn their legs into ice-cream parfaits. Over-garment of gauze suggests a burlesque of fashion. The two male dancers…

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MAY APPLE

Opus Number: 17 Music: Performed in silence Costumes: Robert Rauschenberg Date First Performed: March 18, 1958Paul Taylor and Maggie Newman, photo by Marchiori

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