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Ambassadors of dance
Additional title: Three epitaphs (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Additional title: From sea to shining sea (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Choreographer)
De Jong, Bettie (Dancer)
Wagoner, Dan (Dancer)
Abbott, Loretta (Dancer)
Miller, Sharron (Dancer)
Jamison, Judith (Dancer)
Taylor, Lynne (Dancer)
Faison, George, 1945- (Dancer)
Godreau, Miguel (Dancer)
Rotardier, Kelvin (Dancer)
Truitte, James (Dancer)
Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Dancer)
Adams, Carolyn (Dancer)
Grossman, Danny (Dancer)
Reinhart, Molly (Dancer)
Kosminsky, Jane (Dancer)
Aaron, Janet (Dancer)
Cropley, Eileen (Dancer)
Ailey, Alvin (Dancer)
Riedel, Georg, 1676-1738 (Composer)
McDowell, John Herbert (Composer)
Rawlings, John (American architect, choreographer, ca.1930-1981) (Costume designer)
Egler, Lars (Director)
Horosko, Marian (Producer)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Performer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)
Sveriges television (Television producer)
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Television producer)
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Dancer)
Beal, John (Narrator)

Paul Taylor Dance Company Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1971
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: WNET/13
Table of Contents
Three epitaphs / choreography, Paul Taylor ; music, Country Brass Band ; performed by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Performed in silhouette superimposed by chromakey on background. |||| Riedaiglia / choreography, Alvin Ailey ; music, Georg Riedel ; danced by members of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company: Loretta Abbott, Enid Aytch, Consuela Houston, Judith Jamison, Sharron Miller, Lynne Taylor, George Faison, Miguel Godreau, Elbert Morris, Kelvin Rotardier, James Truitte, Dudley Williams. |||| From sea to shining sea / choreography, Paul Taylor ; music, John Herbert McDowell ; costumes, John Rawlings ; danced by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company: Bettie de Jong, Paul Taylor, Dan Wagoner, Carolyn Adams, Daniel Williams, Molly Reinhart, Jane Kosminsky, Janet Aaron, Eileen Cropley.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7814
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-738 (former)
Televised dance
Television programs
Creation/production credits: Associate producer, Marian Horosko. Three epitaphs and From sea to shining sea originally produced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk in 1966. Riedaiglia originally produced in 1967 by Swedish television, directed by Lars Egler.
Venue: Telecast by WNET/13, New York on June 6, 1971 on its series Fanfare.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857017113-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161257
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cfbf6a0-8131-0135-f7c9-09a83450c9d6
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1971: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ambassadors of dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ambassadors of dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2022.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Ambassadors of dance Retrieved from

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Ambassadors of dance