Commissioned by the Tennessee Music Teachers Association
23 minutes | 1995
Score 20 pages
Recorded on Zyode compact disc DS1015
"Jig for Jenny"
"Minuet for Michael"
"Dance for David"
"Sarabande for Sarah"
These "Portraits" are character studies of four of the composer’s six children. The pieces are of intermediate difficulty and focus primarily upon melodic and harmonic materials, notwithstanding their dance origins.