BAROQUE DANCES THROUGH TIME
Roomful of Teeth | Attacca String Quartet | Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
J.S. BACH/arr. BUSONI: Chaconne for
J.S. BACH: Excerpts from The Art of
SHAW: Partita for 8 Voices
(Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music)
Caroline Shaw’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Partita for 8 Voices—written specifically for Roomful of Teeth (Shaw herself is a member of the group)—is a witty, sensitive, and sensual take on a Baroque dance suite. Bach’s innovative The Art of the Fugue and the dramatic Chaconne beautifully complement Shaw’s work.