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The Whirling Dwarf (1937)

John Weinzweig composed The Whirling Dwarf as a student at the Eastman School of Music where he studied with Howard Hanson.  The piece premiered on a CBC radio broadcast entitled Canadian Snapshots, a weekly radio series which ran between 1939 and 1940.


Red Ear of Corn Ballet (1949)

Red Ear of Corn was one of the first large-scale ballet scores in Canada. Weinzweig combined Iroquois and French-Canadian folk music elements with his own serial compositional techniques.