From Hither And Yon

Music details
Audio sample

Willow Weep For Me
By Ann Ronell

World premiere date
Premiere location place
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dance sections

I. Give and Take: 1976
   Performers: Rinker, Rawe, Way, Washington, Uchida
   Music: Sousa
   Costumes: Loquasto

II. Re-Moves: 1966
   Performer: Tharp
   Costumes: Huot

III. Tank Dive: 1965
   Performer: Wright
   Music: Hatch
   Costumes: Huot

IV. Re-Moves: 1966
   Performer: Rawe
   Costumes: Huot

V. Generation: 1968
   Performer: Uchida
   Costumes: Huot

VI. One Way: 1968
   Performer: Uchida
   Costumes: Huot

VII. Forevermore: 1967
   Performer: Uchida
   Costumes: Huot

VIII. The Bix Pieces: 1971
   Performers: Tharp, Wright
   Speaker: O’Connor
   Music: Youmans
   Costumes: Love

IX. Give and Take: 1976
   Performer: Uchida
   Music: Ronell
   Costumes: Loquasto

X. Disperse: 1967
   Performer: Washington
   Costumes: Huot

XI. Medley: 1969
   Performers: Rawe, Washington, Way, Uchida, Rinker, Tharp, Wright

XII. The One Hundreds: 1970
   Performers: Tharp, Way

XIII. Ocean’s Motion: 1975
   Performers: Rinker, Washington
   Music: Berry
   Costumes: Loquasto

XIV. The Bach Duet: 1973
   Performers: Wright, Rinker
   Music: Johann Sebastian Bach
   Costumes: Loquasto

XV. Country Dances: 1976
   Performer: Tharp
   Music: Traditonal
   Costumes: Loquasto

XVI. The Double Cross: 1975
   Performer: Wright
   Music: Jessel


Tom Rawe, Kenneth Rinker, Twyla Tharp, Christine Uchida, Shelley Washington, Jennifer Way, Rose Marie Wright

Speaker: Roddy O'Connor

Other program information

Premiered during the Edinburgh International Festival in 1976.

Production Stage Manager: Marty Kapell
Wardrobe Supervisor: Michael Dennison


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.

  • Program cover for the 1976 Edinburgh International Festival. 

    <p>©Twyla Tharp</p>
Full 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

Music details
Audio sample

Willow Weep For Me
By Ann Ronell

Country Dances - From Hither and Yon - Sue's Leg | Twyla Tharp Dance
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Country Dances - The Fugue - From Hither and Yon | Twyla Tharp Dance
26th Berlin Festival at Akademie der Künste
Berlin, Germany
Country Dances - Hither and Yon (premiere) - The Fugue | Twyla Tharp Dance
The Royal Lyceum Theatre
Edinburgh, Scotland