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Piano Rolls

Description

Piano Rolls was performed for this concert as a special event. A spotlight followed Tharp as she improvised to QRS Player Piano Roll # Q-152 "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)" by James P. Johnson. It was the first and only time that an unstructured improvisation was presented onstage.  

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  • Theatre de la Cite Internationale in Paris, France.  

Music

Music Program:

If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
Composed by James P. Johsnon - 1926

Performance History

Twyla Tharp and Dancers
November 2, 1971
Notes:

Additional performances on November 3-7, 1971
Works on this program: Torelli (premiere), Piano Rolls (premiere), The Fugue, Eight Jelly Rolls

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