Paul Taylor’s Esplanade – Part 5/5

Exhilarating and joyous! This video shows the last movement of Paul Taylors’ ballet, Esplanade. The music is J.S. Bach, and this section is the Concerto for 2 violins, strings and continuo in D minor, Allegro. It is danced by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. This piece is considered to be a classic of American dance. In this piece we see no “schooled” dance language. It was created in a time when artists like Jasper Johns were exploring “found [...]

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