In 2001, Tharp revised Grosse Sonate, converting the quartet into a sextet and retitling the work Hammerklavier. Though much of the original material was maintained, the addition of new dancers provided Tharp with additional choreographic options.
Company dancers in a studio showing.
Hammerklavier, or, Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
2. Scherzo: Assai vivace
3. Adagio sostenuto
4. Introduzione: Largo - Fuga: Allegro risoluto
Scherzo: Assai vivace
Performed by Maurizzio Pollini