Works
 

From Hither And Yon

Description

From Hither And Yon is a collection of excerpts from Tharp’s repertory. It sampled 14 works ranging from Tank Dive (1965) to Country Dances (1976), which premiered only two days prior to this compendium performance.

Photos

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  • From Hither and Yon
    Program cover for the 1976 Edinburgh International Festival.  ©Twyla Tharp

Music

Music Program:

1. Stars and Stripes Forever (From Give and Take)
Composed by John Phillip Sousa
Originally recorded – 1897

2. Downtown (From Tank Dive)
Written by Tony Hatch
Performed by Petula Clark
Released by Warner Bros – 1964

3. I Want To Be Happy (From The Bix Pieces)
Written by Vincent Youmans and Irving Caesar
For the musical “No, No, Nanette” - 1925

4. Willow Weep for Me (From Give and Take)
Written and Composed by Ann Ronell – 1932

5. Memphis (also known as “Memphis, Tennessee) (From Ocean’s Motion)
Written and Performed by Chuck Berry
Released by Chess Records as a Single – 1959

6. Jesu, Der Du Meine Seele, Cantata, BWV 78 (From Bach Duet)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach – 1724

7. Parade Of the Wooden Soldiers (From The Double Cross)
Music by Leon Jessel – 1897

Audio Sample: 

Willow Weep For Me
By Ann Ronell

Performance History

Twyla Tharp Dance
The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland
September 6, 1976
Notes:

Additional performances on September 7 & 8, 1976
Works on this program: Country Dances, From Hither and Yon (premiere), The Fugue

Twyla Tharp Dance
September 11, 1976
Notes:

Additional performances on September 12-14, 1976
Works on this program: Country Dances, The FugueFrom Hither and Yon

Twyla Tharp Dance
October 2, 1976
Notes:

Works on this program: Country Dances, From Hither and Yon, Sue's Leg