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Opening night
Additional title: Duet (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Additional title: Noah's minstrels (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Choreographer)
Adams, Carolyn (Dancer)
Grossman, Danny (Dancer)
Cropley, Eileen (Dancer)
Gunn, Nicholas, 1947- (Dancer)
Driver, Senta (Dancer)
De Jong, Bettie (Dancer)
Plumadore, Paul (Dancer)
Morris, Mónica (Dancer)
Shang, Ruby (Dancer)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (Composer)
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809 (Composer)
Standford, Patric (Composer)
Guy, Barry (Composer)
Tacet, George H. (Costume designer)
Potter, Peter (Producer)
Coleman, Basil (Director)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Dancer)

Paul Taylor Dance Company Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Duet. Music: Joseph Haydn. Performed by Carolyn Adams and Daniel Williams. - Noah's minstrels. Music: Patric Stanford and Barry Guy, based on original themes by Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Costumes: George Tacit. Performed by Eileen Cropley (Gabriel), Paul Taylor (Rev. Noah), Bettie De Jong (Mrs. Noah), Nicholas Gunn (Shem), Monica Morris (Shem's mate), Daniel Williams (Ham), Senta Driver (Ham's mate), Paul Plumadore (Japheth), Ruby Shang (Japheth's mate), and Carolyn Adams (Stepchild).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1529
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Televised dance
Television programs
Venue: Taped at the Manchester Festival '73 and telecast on Granada-TV's Parade series.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (35 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159002
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93558360-0821-0131-1588-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Opening night Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening night