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Terpsichore

Terpsichore

Elke Baker, 1995 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion; highly regarded pianist Liz Donaldson; and versatile bassist and cellist Ralph Gordon have played together as the ensemble Terpsichore since 1992. Named for the Greek Muse of Dance, Terpsichore has performed for enthusiastic listeners and dancers all over the U.S. and abroad. A Dancer's Best Friend, released by the trio in 2018, is their latest Scottish country dance recording, following their 2006 release, Caledonian Muse. Elke and Liz play as a duo on their 1993 CD entitled Terpsichore: Scottish Dance Music, which has become an indispensable classic of the genre and is sold worldwide. In addition to being a premier Scottish country dance band, Terpsichore plays regularly for English, contra, and other dances and concerts.