You Can Dance If You Want To was written for rarescale in 2019. Each of the four movements explores the characteristics of a different dance form, steeped in jazz harmony and rhythmic drive.
Written for Carla Rees and dedicated to rarescale.
A recording is available on YouTube
Premiere: Carla Rees (alto flute) and Matthew Bengston (piano) on YouTube May 8 2021
Sarabande: Carla Rees (alto flute) and Mary Chung (piano) International Flute Workshop, Rocasecca, Italy May 2023.