Category: 2-8 MUSICIANS

Marc Yeats - Composer

the shape distance [12] 2014

the shape distance [12] clarinet / viola / harp Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is ‘enclosed’ by other layers of material. The core music is represented…
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remembering Déjà vu (2014)

remembering Déjà vu duration: circa 13 minutes Note about the title: Déjà vu, (/ˌdeɪʒɑː ˈvuː/) from French, literally “already seen”, is the phenomenon of having the strong sensation that an event or experience currently being experienced has been experienced in the past, whether it has actually happened or not. The psychologist Edward B. Titchener in…
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the shape distance [11] [harp / piano] 2013

the shape distance [11] harp / piano Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) Studio recording from Chamber Cartel. This iteration ‘the shape distance [11] for harp and piano’ features Chamber Cartel members Connor Way [harp] and Amy O’Dell [piano]. Engineered by Thomas Avery at 800 East, Atlanta US, December 2013. ‘the shape distance…
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chablon: percussion quartet (2016)

chablon: for four percussionists. Duration circa 18 minutes in duration. Dedicated to Jane Yeats for her 50th Birthday. Commissioned by Chamber Cartel for their Ancana Series. Premieres and performances at The Goat Farm Arts Center in Goodson Yard, Atlanta, Georgia, US on November 15th 2014 at 8 pm. chablon: French term for a watch movement (not including…
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the half-life of facts (2014)

the half-life of facts: for flute, bass clarinet in Bb, violin, violoncello, piano. circa 15″ minutes in duration. the half-life of facts [flt., BCL., Vln., Vc., Pno – 15 minutes] commissioned by the Australian new music group, ‘Syzygy Ensemble‘ was premiered on May 6th. at the Melbourne Recital Centre as part of the 2015 Metropolis New Music…
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and I must borrow every changing shape (2014)

Quintet for B flat and E flat Clarinets [simultaneously], oboe, scordatura harp and percussion [1] [4 suspended cymbals, 2 differently pitched large tam-tams, large, deep, resonant bass drum] Duration. 7.5 minutes This is a studio iteration of an acoustic asynchronous composition. Marckus Wenninger – clarinets Christopher Redgate – oboe Harp and percussion – members of…
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an exploration of bright (2014)

an exploration of bright: Commissioned by Chamber Cartel for piano, harp and 2 percussionists: Percussion 1: Crotales [upper octave] Deep, resonant bass drum large, deep Tam-tam Congas low/high Bongos low/high 5 differently pitched Temple Blocks High-Hat Gong Metal Wind Chimes. Percussion 2: Crotales [low octave] 9 Gongs: F3, G3, B3, C#4, Eb4, F4, G#4, A4,…
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dark gravity (2) (2014)

dark gravity (2) Trio for oboe, clarinet in B-flat and bassoon. Circa 16 minutes in duration. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. Dedicated to the Gelachter Wind Trio  Programme Note:     Dark Energy and Dark Gravity Ruth Durrer, Roy Maartens (Submitted on 1 Nov 2007 (v1), last revised 5 Dec 2007 (this version, v2))…
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dark gravity (2014)

dark gravity Quartet for oboe, clarinet in B-flat, bassoon and percussion (1 player: Deep, resonant bass drum, large, deep Tam-tam, 2 Congas low/high, 2 Bongos low/high, 5 differently pitched Temple Blocks, low to high, High-Hat, Gong, Metal Wind Chimes).   Circa 16 minutes in duration. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. Dedicated to the Gelachter…
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the moon upright [wind trio] 2014

the moon upright: for flute, oboe, and clarinet in B flat. circa 12 minutes in duration. notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only with both instruments starting at the same time. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of each instrument is flexibly placed…
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a pathology of line [2014]

For bassoon and piano | to Geert Callaert and Pieter Nuytten | Duration circa 16. minutes

Sculptures in bright blue (2014)

Dramatic scene for voice (soprano) and alto saxophone Duration: circa 25 minutes. Commissioned by and dedicated to KOEK duo (U.S.). February 2014 notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued at several key points throughout the piece by either player. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of…
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beyond this [all had been chaos] 2014

Live recording courtesy of DIVAcontemporary from Sonic Coast Concert Series [1] The Big Shed, Hooke Park, Beaminster, Dorset on the 26th July 2014 Stephen Upshaw [Viola] Calie Hough [percussion] instrumentation –  viola and percussion. Percussion: Crotales [upper octave] | Deep, resonant bass drum large, | deep Tam-tam | 2 Congas low/high | 2 Bongos low/high…
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vulgar gorgon [2014] for rock ensemble

for piccolo, tenor saxophone, electric guitar, electric bass guitar, keytar, vibraphone and drum-kit. Duration: 7.5 minutes Commissioned by Clibber Jones Ensemble [US]                                                                  …
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the dog and the wolf [2013] for 7 instrumentalists

the dog and the wolf: for piccolo, clarinet in Bb, bassoon, trumpet in Bb, double bass, celesta [5 octave] and percussion [1 player: vibraphone / bass drum]. circa 13.5 minutes in duration. notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only with both instruments starting at the same time. There is…
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invoco [2013]

invoco: duo for soprano saxophone in Bb and bassoon circa 12 minutes in duration.           notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only with both instruments starting at the same time. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of each instrument is…
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and cherries all black [2013]

instrumentation – double bass and piano | circa 16 minutes in duration. | Commissioned by Geert Callaert and Martin Rosso Note: the double bass uses ‘double bass tuning’ and sounds one whole tone higher than written. performance notes: The double bass and piano play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only or at…
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through woods in riot [2013]

through woods in riot instrumentation – 2 trumpets in Bb , tenor trombone and bass trombone. circa 10 minutes in duration. notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only or at various points throughout the work. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of each instrument…
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corpuscular theory of light [2013]

corpuscular theory of light: instrumentation – clarinet in Bb, soprano saxophone, xylophone. circa 12 minutes in duration. notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only or at various points throughout the work. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of each instrument is flexibly placed against…
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adam’s grave [clarinet quintet 2013]

adam’s grave instrumentation – clarinet in Bb, violin, viola, cello and harp | circa 12 minutes in duration. Dedicated to my friend David E W Rogers   notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only or at various points throughout the work. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst…
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as a measurement of entanglement (2013)

For 2 pianos | dedicated to Leo Nicholson | duration circa 15 minutes as a measurement of entanglement [the shape distance 10] extends the recent set of unsynchronised works the shape distance, a series of seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is ‘enclosed’ by other…
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uncertainty principle [2013]

uncertainty principle [the shape distance 9] instrumentation: 2 flutes | duration circa 11 minutes. The Shape Distance by Chamber Cartel uncertainty principle extends the recent series of unsynchronised works the shape distance, a series of seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is…
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thought experiments [2013]

Thought experiments [the shape distance 8] instrumentation: flutes 1 + 2 / piano | duration circa 13 minutes. Posthumously dedicated to my friend Bernadette Healy thought experiments extends the recent series of unsynchronised works the shape distance, a series of seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or…
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the shape distance [1] (2013)

the shape distance [1] flute 1 / clarinetDedicated to Adam Starkie the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is ‘enclosed’ by other layers of material.The core music is represented by two solo pieces that although composed in…
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the shape distance [2] (2013)

the shape distance [2] flute 1 / clarinet / piano Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is ‘enclosed’ by other layers of material. The core music is…
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the shape distance [3] (2013)

the shape distance [3] flutes 1 / clarinet 1 + 2 / viola / harp / piano Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) The Shape Distance by Chamber Cartel the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core…
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the shape distance [4] (2013)

the shape distance [4] flutes 1 + 2 / harpDedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) The Shape Distance by Chamber Cartel the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is ‘enclosed’ by other layers of…
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the shape distance [5] (2013)

the shape distance [5] flutes 1 + 2 / clarinet / viola / percussion (1)Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) The Shape Distance by Chamber Cartel the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar core material that is…
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the shape distance [6] (2013)

the shape distance [6] flute 1 / clarinet / harp / percussion (1) Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) Chamber Cartel premiere recording of Marc Yeats’ ‘the shape distance [6]’ for flute, clarinet, viola, harp and percussion [1] This track does not appear on ‘the shape distance’ CD and download album, but there…
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the shape distance [7] (2013)

the shape distance [7] flutes 1 + 2 / clarinet / viola / harp / piano / percussion (1)Dedicated to Caleb Herron and Chamber Cartel (Atlanta USA) The Shape Distance by Chamber Cartel the shape distance are a series of [initially] seven pieces constructed somewhat akin to ‘Russian Dolls’ in that each contains the same or similar…
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