Ballet Music

Litle Match Girl (2007) 30 min. for piano, percussion, flute, and synthesizer. Commissioned by the Youth Ballet of Saskatchewan for their Professional Ensemble performance. Premiered Nov. 24, 2006. Available from the CMC. Also there’s a DVD of the performance available on request. CMC

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Northern Lights  (1995) 14 minutes. For solo flute and tape.  Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Youth Ballet with assistance from the Canada Council. Premiere performance on May 11, 1995, with Jane Schudel, flute. CMC 

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Prelude to Parting  (1995) 14 min. For Trombone, Violin, and tape. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Youth Ballet with assistance from the Canada Council. Premiere performance on May 11, 1995 with mother-daughter dancers, Connie and Katrina Wernikowski, and father and daughter musicians, Richard and Erika Raum. Also performed at the International Trombone Festival in Feldkirch, Austria, in 1996. CMC

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Searching for Sophia (1995) 23 min. Piano trio (violin, cello, piano) written for Winnipeg choreographer, Nina Menon, for The Sightlind Dance Project. There is also an abbreviated version of this piece for oboe (or clarinet)  and string quartet. CMC

The Green Man Ballet  (1993)  26 min. A ballet based with an ecological theme commissioned by the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra and the Saskatchewan Youth Ballet.  Was used in a documentary for local TV. CMC

The Passion of Carmen, full length (100 minutes) ballet commissioned by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, choreographed by Mauricio Wainrot of Argentina. Contact E. Raum

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The Robot From Orion (1989)  20 min.  For narrator, two optional dancers, and chamber orchestra.  Commissioned by the Saskatoon Symphony for performance at the Canada Games in 1989 and for their school concert series.  Shown on local TV. Also produced by Carousel Theatre and the Hamilton Philharmonic for their school concert series. CMC