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Capricious Toccata (2015)

For solo violin

Commissioned by Agnes Scott College
First performance by Dr. Qiao Chen Solomon on 12 March 2015 at Agnes Scott College in Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel.
Duration: 5'
A version for solo viola is also published and available.

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Program Note

Capricious Toccata was commissioned by Agnes Scott College and premiered by Dr. Qiao Chen Solomon, violin, on March 12, 2015 at Agnes Scott College in Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel with support from the James T. and Ella Rather Kirk Fund.

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