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March 8, 2013 (Jackson) - Dr. Paxton Girtmon, Associate Professor of Music at Belhaven, recently had four pieces of music published by Duma Music in Woodbridge, NJ and Wehr’s Music House in Winter Park, Fla. All publications were dedicated to the memory of Girtmon’s wife, Reca who passed away in 2012.

Adagio for Glass harmonica K.356-Mozart - for Woodwind Quartet, copyright 2013, Duma Music, Inc.

Symphony 7, Allegretto, Mvt. 2-Beethoven - for Woodwind Quartet, copyright 2013, Duma Music, Inc.

Fugue In G Minor KV 401-Mozart - for Woodwind Quartet, copyright 2013, Duma Music, Inc.

The Entertainer-Scott Joplin - for Woodwind Ensemble, copyright 2012 WEHR Music House.


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