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Season 31, Episode 6 Dance in America: Acts of Ardor: Two Dances by Paul Taylor

First Aired: January 28, 2004

“Dance in America: Acts of Ardor: Two Dances by Paul Taylor”: “Black Tuesday” is performed to songs of the Great Depression; “Promethean Fire” celebrates the human spirit to music by Bach. Included: “Underneath the Arches,” “There's No Depression in Love”, “Slummin' on Park Avenue,” “Are You Making Any Money”, “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “I Went Hunting and the Big Bad Wolf Was Dead” and “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime.” Also: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, Prelude in E Flat minor, Chorale Prelude BWV 680.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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