Commission: Yegor Dyachkov with the help of the CBC

Premiere: November 27, 2005, Yegor Dyachkov, cello • Virtuosi Concerts, Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada)

To Yegor Dyachkov

Vez in Serbian means embroidery, needlework. The pieceis inspired by traditional Balkan music. Repeated notes, irregular rhythms and tiny “embroidery” between accented structural pitches are in the main features of this piece.