Preludes and Fugues

Preludes and Fugues
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Dallas, TX
Commissioner

Lead sponsorship for Preludes and Fugues generously provided by Tam O'Shaughnessy, in memory of Sally Ride.

This work was commissioned by The Joyce Theater, New York, with funds from the Estate of John L. Klebanoff, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C. (lead commissioners); Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (made possible by Phillip and Marsha Dowd) & Ravinia Festival Association, Chicago; TITAS Presents in association with AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas; and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills. This work was also made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Dancers

John Selya, Rika Okamoto, Matthew Dibble, Ron Todorowski, Daniel Baker, Amy Ruggiero, Ramona Kelley, Nicholas Coppula, Eva Trapp, Savannah Lowery, Reed Tankersley, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Eric Otto (Understudy).

Runtime
:43:

Simply put, PRELUDES AND FUGUES is the world as it ought to be, YOWZIE as it is. The FANFARES celebrate both."
-Twyla Tharp, 2015

  • Preludes And Fugues
    The company in PRELUDES AND FUGUES. Photo by Sharon Bradford.
  • Preludes And Fugues
    Baker, Kelley, Coppula, Trapp in PRELUDES AND FUGUES. Photo by Ruven Afanador.
Video Description
"Preludes and Fugues" © Twyla Tharp.
Full music program

Music: “The Well-Tempered Clavier” Selections from Books I and II by Johann Sebastian Bach, recorded by David Korevaar and Angela Hewitt.

1. Book 1: Prelude No. 1 in C Major

2. Book 1: Prelude No. 2 in C Minor

3. Book 1: Fugue No. 3 in C-Sharp Major

4. Book 1: Fugue No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor

5. Book 1: Prelude No. 5 in D Major

6. Book 1: Fugue No. 5 in D Major

7. Book 1: Prelude No. 6 in D Minor

8. Book 1: Prelude No. 10 in E Minor

9. Book 1: Fugue No. 10 in E Minor

10. Book 1: Fugue No. 11 in F Major

11. Book 1: Prelude No. 12 in F Minor

12. Book 1: Fugue No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor

13. Book 1: Prelude No. 15 in G Major

14. Book 1: Fugue No. 15 in G Major

15. Book 1: Prelude No. 16 in G Minor

16. Book 1: Prelude No. 17 in A-Flat Major

17. Book 1: Fugue No. 17 in A-Flat Major

18. Book 1: Prelude No. 21 in B-Flat Major

19. Book 1: Prelude No. 22 in B-Flat Minor

20. Book 1: Prelude No. 23 in B Major

21. Book 2: Fugue No. 24 in B Minor

22. Book 1: Prelude No. 1 in C Major

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University of Colorado, Boulder
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Newman Center at University of Denver
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