Steve's Recordings
A Place Just Right (with Simple Gifts)

After meeting Paul Oorts at a dulcimer festival, Steve teamed up with the group "Simple Gifts,"of which Paul was a member, and together they recorded A Place Just Right. This relaxing, lyrical album abounds with rich arrangements, energy, style and a lush sense of splendor. Over 40 minutes of instrumental music includes traditional American and Belgian, Irish, and French music, English Country Dances, and original pieces. Features violin, guitar, mandolin, recorders, hammered dulcimer, accordion, flute, bass, and banjo. (1994).

"Brought me moments of awe at the amount of creativity and freshness. I highly recommend it." —-Dulcimer Players News

"The album features creative arrangements, strong talent and an enticing selection of material that illustrates the fortunate mix of the musicians' skills and interest." —Dirty Linen Magazine


  • Wind that Shakes the Barley
  • Nathan's Song/Hoshaya
  • Jonah's Waltz;
  • Sally in the Garden/Soldier's Sorrow/Murphy's Bird
  • Well Hall
  • Schottisch Gersoise/Bezem Dans
  • Valse Petit Dejeuner
  • Daphne/Bolt the Door
  • Second Anniversary Waltz
  • Carolan's Draught
  • Zachary Duncan
  • Simple Gifts
  • Barley Reprise

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