Written for the Toronto Canta Chorus, in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday

Toronto Cantata Chorus (singers); Alexey Pankratov, Sarah Wiebe, Veronica Lee Goering, Joe Goering, Tim FitzGerald (strings); Mark Chown (wood block); Emmanuel Limsiong (piano)

"The Ballad of New Scotland," based on a traditional Canadian folksong, is my first choral arrangement. The original folksong, first published in 1750, speaks of the good life to be found by colonists in New Scotland (Nova Scotia).