Three Page Sonata For Four

Three Page Sonata
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Potsdam, NY

Theresa Dickinson, Sara Rudner, Twyla Tharp, Margery Tupling

Other program information

Premiered during the SUNY Potsdam Summer Artist Series.

Three Page Sonata For Four integrates the structure of Charles Ives' music with the thematic material of the choreography. The musical score - transcribed into Tharp's own movement iconography - dictates the path of each dancer and the work's structural patterns. A recording of the music plays in accompaniment.  

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    Dickinson, Rudner, Tharp and Tupling in rehearsal at the Judson Gym. ©Robert Propper
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    The cast rehearses in Manhattan's Lower East Side. ©Twyla Tharp
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    The dancers rehearse in the Judson Gym.  ©Robert Propper  
Full music program

Three Page Sonata
Composed by Charles Ives
Published by Mercury Music Company - 1949

Music details
Music track
Disperse - Yancey Dance - Jam - One,Two, Three - Three Page Sonata For Four (premiere) | Twyla Tharp and Dancers
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, NY