MP3s for the music on this page will be found either in the ENSEMBLE CROSS REFERENCES (above menu heading) or in the pages for individual instruments.

A Poet’s Day (1984) 6 min. For soprano, piano, and optional string bass. Poetry by Emily Schudel.
Les Ombres (1989) 9 min. For violin and piano. Written for the composer’s daughter, Erika and her accompanist, Rachel Andrist. Commercially recorded by Erika Raum and David Moroz.
A Dialogue Between Two Shepherds (2011) 8 min. Commissioned by Primavera Concerts for the Baroque ensemble, Musathena, two violins, one cello, harpsichord, soprano, and counter tenor (mezzo soprano) on the pastoral poem by Mary Sidney Herbert, premiered in St. Catherines, March 5, 2011.
Arabesque for String Bass and English Horn (1985) 5 min. Commissioned by Stephen McLellan, principal bassist in the Regina Symphony.
Ballad and Dance (2001) 6 min. Commissioned by the Canadian Music Centre for their Prairie Region’s New Music for Young Musicians project. CMC
Baroque Trio (1989) 12 min. Commissioned by Trio Mio, a Toronto based ensemble, for clarinet (optional doubling on E-flat), flute (optional doubling on alto flute and piccolo), and piano. Premiered at Roy Thompson Hall and taken on tour with Jeunesses Musicales. Also “mix and match” versions for violin on the first part and viola on the second.
Canzoni di Natali 2000) 10 min. for brass trio plus violin and organ, commissioned by the Borealis Brass from Fairbanks, Alaska, to perform at the Grand Jubilee “Women in Music, the Paradox of Love” concert series being held in Rome during the year, 2000. Available from the CMC.
Capriccio for Violin and Orchestra (1992) 8 min. Commissioned by the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra for violinist Krista Buckland. Also version with piano accompaniment.
Capriccio for Violin Duo (2018) 10 min. Taken from Capriccio for Violin. Premiered by Erika Raum and Scott St. John.
Cinderella Suite (1996) 12 min. Written for piano trio (violin, cello, piano). Premiered at the Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers Association Conference, September, 1996. Also a version for flute, cello, and piano.
Concerto for Double Bass (or Cello) and Orchestra (1993) 15 min. Commissioned by David Ruby of the Saskatoon Symphony for their Bach and Friends Series. Piano reduction available. CMC
Concerto for Violin (1993) 30 min. Commissioned by the Regina Symphony for violinist, Erika Raum, daughter of the composer. Premiered in April of 1993 and broadcast for Mostly Music. The writing of the concerto is the subject of a documentary for Sunday Arts and Entertainment on CBC TV.
Duet and Burlesque (2001) 16 min. Commissioned by Eduard and Pauline Minevich
with assistance from the Sask. Arts Board for violin, clarinet, and piano. Premiered April 8, 2001, at the University of Regina Concert Series. Commercially recorded by them on the Centredisc label.
Fantasy (2006) 6’30” for piano, cello, and clarinet. Written for Katherine Skorzewski, cellist, on commission of her son, Jan, as a 60th birthday.
First and Gracious Sight (1987) 20 min. Scored for tenor, oboe, and piano: or for baritone, violin and piano. Poems of John V. Hicks, Saskatchewan poet.
Four Elements for String Quartet (2004) 22 min. Commissioned by the CBC for performance at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. Premiered by the Arthur-Leblanc String Quartet, July 29, 2004.
Four Elements for Violin and Trombone (1980) 12 min. Serial Piece for unaccompanied trombone and violin written for the composer’s sister, Priscialla Hallberg, and her husband, Gordon.
Four Humours for Cello and Choir Concerto for Cello and Choir (2011) 17 min. Commissioned and premiered by cellist, Ed Laut and choral director, Paul Tucker of the University of Kansas for premiere May 9 2011 at the University of Kansas. Contact E. Raum
Freya (2003) 5 min.for violin and piano commissioned by Lola-Mae and Ron Crawley for their granddaughter, Freya, for her Bat Mitzvah. Two versions: simplified and advanced.
Pantheon (1999) 22 min. For horn, violin, and piano, commissioned by Scotia Festival for performance in their 1999 season with Philip Myers, horn, Erika Raum, violin, and Peter Allen, Piano. Commercially recorded by Erika Raum, David and Janet Hoyt on the Arktos label.
Persephone and Demeter for Solo Violin and Viola (2003) 20 min. Commissioned by the Scotia Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia, premiered by Erika Raum and Rivka Golani in March, 2004 with the Regina Symphony Orchestra.
Phoenix (1986) 10 min. Commissioned by the Contemporary Directions Ensemble in Regina for flute, clarinet, cello, trombone, percussion, and piano.
Phoenix (2007) 15 min. commissioned by the Colours of Music Festival in Barrie, Ontario, 2007, for the Nexus Percussion Ensemble and violinist, Lynn Kuo.
Prairie Suite (1992) 8 min. Commissioned and recorded by CBC. Scored for violin, cello, oboe, and piano.
Prayer and Dance of Praise (1997) 10 min. for violin, viola, or cello and piano. Test piece commissioned by the Eckhardt-Gramatte National Competition for the Performance of Canadian Music. Premiered May, 1997 in Brandon, Manitoba, by the winner of the competition and taken on tour across Canada. This version is for viola by Lisa Moody.
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.
Renovated Rhymes (1999) 12 min. Commissioned by Dr. Karen Peeler and Trio Ariana. 7 songs for mezzo soprano, viola, and piano on the poems of John V. Hicks. Recorded on their CD, Incantations and Rhymes. Also a version for tenor, violin, and piano.
Rhapsody (1987) 10 min. For violin, cello, harp, and organ. Canadian Music Centre
Rhapsody for Viola and Piano (2011) 5 min. Commissioned by Nick Ugelmi, formerly named “Reverie” and written in 1987. Available from the CMC.
Rhapsody for Viola and Piano (2011) 5 min. Commissioned by Nick Ugelmi, formerly named “Reverie” and written in 1987. Available from the CMC.
Romance for Cello and Chamber Orchestra (from Romance for Trombone) (2001) 5 min. Premiered by Richard Raum at the Prairie Festival of New Music, April, 2001. Versions also for various other instruments with piano reduction. Available from Cherry Classics. This version is with trombone
Rondo Variations (1989) 7 min. Commissioned by the Parkland Ensemble for piano, violin, and double bass (or cello).
Searching for Sophia (1995) 23 min. Piano trio (violin, cello, piano) written for Winnipeg choreographer, Nina Menon, for The Sightlind Dance Project.
Searching for Sophia (2001) 17 min. Version of the piano trio of the same name for oboe and string quartet. Also a version with clarinet and string trio
Shadows of Dusk from Symphony of Youth with cello accompaniment.
Shira’s Habanera for Cello (or Violin) and Piano (2006) 4 min. Commissioned by Ron and Lola Mae for the Bat Mitzvah of their grand daughter. Contact E. Raum
Sonata For Violin and Piano (1995) 20 min. Written for Erika Raum, violinist. Premiered at the Classical Cabaret series in Toronto, September 17, 1995. Commercially recorded by Erika Raum and David Moroz.
String Quartet (1993) 23 min. Commissioned by the Regina Symphony for the Prairie Festival of New music.
Table at the Bushwakker (2008) 12 min. commissioned by the St. Lawrence String Quartet as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations. Premiered at Banff, Alberta, as well as Edmonton and Calgary October, 2008 at which time the composer accompanied the quartet on the tour.
Victims of Eagles (2021) (8 min.) string quartet commissioned by the Odin String Quartet to commemorate the 250 birthday of Beethoven.
White Horse Inn By Moonlight (2010) for Piano Trio (4 min) commissioned by the CBC for the Music and Beyond Festival in Ottawa, recorded by the CBC for The Gallery Project broadcast on the Radio 2 program, The Signal, July 24, 2010.