Chamber Ensembles: Exotic Dances for violin and piano (1996) [19:30]

1. Folk Dance
2. Evening Music
3. Balkan Dance

Commissioned by the Ohio Music Teachers Association for the 1996 OMTA State Conference in conjunction with 1996 "Ohio Composer of the Year" Award.

First performance: Thomas Wood, violinist, Brian Dykstra, pianist, 1996 OMTA State Convention, Radisson North Hotel, Columbus, Ohio, 7 October 1996 (I, II). First complete performance: Thomas Wood, violinist, Brian Dykstra, pianist, Gault Recital Hall, The College of Wooster, 22 February 1997.

Nominated by the editor of American Music magazine for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

Roger Zahab, violinist and Robert Frankenberry, pianist, Cleveland Composers Guild Concert, Shaker Hts., 30 September 2001; The College of Wooster, 25 June 2001; Amy Glick, violinist, and Pamela Yarnell, pianist, The College of Wooster, 28 April 2000; Nancy Gaub, violinist, and Eugene Gaub, pianist, Mid-America Composers Festival and SCI Region V Conference, 2 October 1999; Augustana College, 26 October 1999; Roosevelt University, 31 October 1999; Grinnell College, 6 November 1999; Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA, 7 November 1999.

WCLV-FM, Cleveland, 29 October 2006; WOI-FM, Des Moines IA, 18 November 1999; WCLV-FM, Cleveland, 23 August and 21 February 1998.

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