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Winter Dance
Date Completed:January 3, 2003
Duration:about 7 minutes
Instrumentation:flute/picc, clarinet, horn, 2 percussionists, piano and strings (either solo players or sections)
First Performance:February 4, 2003 by the Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra, Pittsburgh, PA conducted by the composer
Comments:to David Del Tredici
Program Notes:Winter Dance

People dance on even the coldest winter nights, and the warmth and companionship sustain us through many a storm.

This work is dedicated with pleasure and admiration to David Del Tredici and was first performed on February 4, 2003 in Bellefield Hall Auditorium at the University of Pittsburgh by the Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra under the direction of the composer.

The performances page has a complete performance.
Sound Excerpt:
PDF Score Excerpt: Zahab_Winter_Dance_.pdf (354 kb)