Category: 2-8 MUSICIANS

Marc Yeats - Composer

sunergia (2012)

For Piano four hands. Composed for and dedicated to MusicOrba Piano Duo Etymology: From Ancient Greek συνεργία (sunergia, “joint work, assistance, help”), from συνεργός (sunergos, “working together”), from σύν (sun, “together”) + ἔργον (ergon, “work”). NounBehaviour of a system that cannot be predicted by the behaviours of its parts. Duration: circa 9 minutes

worship of the oak (2011)

For piano trio (violin, violoncello and piano). Duration circa. 21 minutes. Dedicated to the Aquinas Piano Trio. Premiere: The Aquinas Piano Trio, lunchtime concert at The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, The Martin Harris Centre, Manchetser University as part of Manchester Pride Classical Concert Series 20th August 2012

TLOS (August 2011)

Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano. Duration 14 minutes. Dedicated to Gordon Crosse.

ERIS (2011)

Duet for flute and viola. Commissioned by Manchester Pride Chamber Concert Series. Premiere recording of ERIS for flute and viola, performed by Kevin Gowland (flute) and David Aspin (viola). Concert series produced by Les Pratt. The premiere took place at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall in Manchester University on the 23rd. August 2011. Eris (Greek…
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Farben Studie: for small ensemble (2011)

Commissioned by Ensemble Amorpha. First performance British Film Institute, London, 1st. December 2011 For tenor recorder doubling descant, oboe, clarinet in Bb, vibraphone, viola, violoncello. Duration 8.5 minutes

The Bone Eating Snot Flower: for recorder quintet (2011)

Commissioned by Consortium 5. Premiere scheduled summer 2011 Instrumentation: Player 1: Ganassi Treble Recorder in G (466Hz) / Ganassi Descant Recorder in C (415Hz) Player 2: Ganassi Treble Recorder in G (466Hz) / Ganassi Descant Recorder in C 415Hz Player 3: Ganassi Treble Recorder in G (466Hz) / Tenor Recorder in C (466Hz) Player 4:…
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schlick’s approximation (2010)

For clarinet, violin and piano. Dedicated to Les Pratt. Commissioned by Manchester Pride to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Samuel Barber. First performance 27th August 2010 – Manchester. schlick’s approximation is performed by Chroma (Stuart King, clarinet; Marcus Barcham-Stevens, violin; Martin Cousin, piano) recorded at the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Manchester on the…
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ōrāre (2009)

ōrāre For bass trombone and piano. Dedicated to Dirk Amrein and Jürg Henneberger. Duration – 14:00. An oracle is a person or agency considered to be a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinion. It may also be a revealed prediction or precognition of the future, from deities, that is spoken through another object or…
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Shadow, and the Moon (2009)

For flute, clarinet, violin, cello, marimba and piano | Dedicated to Errollyn Wallen. Duration – 12:00. ‘shadow and the moon’ was composed in 2009. This is the live premiere recording from St. Peter’s Church, Bournemouth in May 2011. The recording is a little boomy and has coughs and noises from the audience. Like many of…
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Conversational Geometry (2009)

For tenor trombone, amplified acoustic guitar and piano. Dedicated to Dirk Amrein. Duration – 14:00. Swiss Brazil Connection | Premiere performance of Conversational Geometry with Dirk Amrein, Posaune, Maurizio Grandinetti, Gitarrre, Jürg Henneberger, Klavier | Recorded by DRS2 Swiss Radio | Aufnahme Gare du Nord Basel, 17. Dezember 2010 As the title suggests, conversational Geometry…
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Playful Geometry (2009)

For piccolo and piano. Dedicated to Cristina Ledford. Duration – 13:30.

Cerberus (2008)

For four trombones (bass trombone and three tenor trombones) and percussion. Solo version for solo tenor trombone plus pre-recorded bass trombone and tenor trombones 2 – 3 with digital percussion. Duration: 15 minutes Commissioned by Dirk Amrein. Premiered Germany / Switzerland Jan / Feb 2009. Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years…
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Soft Geometry (2008)

  Trio for flute, cello and piano. Commissioned by Expatrio. Duration – 15:00. Premiere – live recording – Buxton Festival, July 23rd. 2009 Duration – 15:00 Adi Calef – Cello Anna Zweck – Flute Fiona Corston – Piano More about Expatrio: www.expatrio.co.uk  

….the other side of air (2008)

For brass quintet: Trumpet 1 in C (mutes: cup mute / straight mute (metal) / harmon mute) | Trumpet 2 in C (mutes: cup mute / straight mute (metal) / harmon mute) | French Horn | Tenor Trombone (mutes: plunger / straight mute (metal) / harmon mute) | Tuba (mutes: straight mute (metal)) Duration –…
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Fallen Angel (2007)

For four bass clarinets and percussion. Duration – 10:00 – Commissioned by The Scottish Clarinet Quartet. Premiere 17th August 08 (percussionist Iain Sandilands) Edinburgh.

Array (2006)

For Clarinet, violin and cello. dedicated to Richard Craig. Premiere: The New York Miniaturist Ensemble, New York, spring 2006 Duration 6 minutes Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.

Passions of a Discontented Mind (2005)

18 min. Bass Clarinet Quintet – bcl, vln 1, vln 2, vla,vc. Dedicated to Sarah Watts Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable.

Journey to Nowhere in Particular (2005)

For Oboe and Piano – duration 13.5 minutes – a virtuoso piece dedicated to Paul Goodey originally composed in 2005 and refreshed in 2014

Child to the Black Faced Night (2005)

Bass Clarinet and Piano | First prize winner in the World Bass Clarinet Composing Competition – October 2005 | duration 10 minutes

Mimesis (2004)

13 mins. Flute, Cello and Piano. To the memory of Ratty. Mimesis (Greek: μίμησις (mīmēsis), from μιμεῖσθαι (mīmeisthai), “to imitate,” from μῖμος (mimos), “imitator, actor”) is a critical and philosophical term that carries a wide range of meanings, which include imitation, representation, mimicry, imitatio, receptivity, nonsensuous similarity, the act of resembling, the act of expression,…
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A fractured melody (2004)

10 mins. alto flute and piano. To Carla Rees and Kerry Young – Premier, Rarescale London, October 2004

Stillness in Movement (complete) (2004)

58 mins. soprano, alto flute doubling concert flute and piccolo, ob, bass clarinet doubling Bb clarinet, vin, vla, vc, pno Commissioned by An Tuireann Art centre with subsidy from the Scottish Arts Council. Stillness in Movement was specially commissioned to form part of an insillation with nine oil paintings created by Marc Yeats (see essay…
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Hocus – Pocus (2004)

Nuptial gift. Premiere – illegal harmony wind trio – An Tuireann Art Centre, April 200412 mins. alto flute, cor anglais, bass clarinet To Carla Rees and Mark Dawson, a nuptial gift. Premiere – illegal harmony wind trio – An Tuireann Art Centre, April 2004  

My Songs (2003)

8 songs for soprano, bass clarinet and cello. Premiered by illegal harmony with Natalie Raybould (soprano) at An Tuireann Art Centre, March 2005. Duration: 16 minutes.   1My skin tells meI know you’re thereHiddenWatchingIn the corner of her eyeMy mother ’s fear. 2Your eyes are more beautiful than mineWideShinning innocenceI EAT YOU! 3Swirling whirligigPlay away…
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Jigsaw (2003)

7 mins. for clarinet, trumpet, double bass, piano, timpani drum. Premiere – Paragon, The Hub, Edinburgh September 2003 Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.

ASCII Dialogues (2003)

For soprano and alto flute. Dedicated  to Carla Rees (alto flute) and Natalie Raybould (soprano). Premiere – An Tuireann Art centre 2003. Duration: 12 minutes. Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.

War Cries (2003)

11 mins. for tuba quartet – to Tubalate Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.

Repeat Offenders (2003)

15 mins. for bass clarinet duo. | To Henri Bok and Sarah Watts | Premiered RNCM Manchester 2003 Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.

For There’s a Kind of World Remaining Still (2003)

string trio | duration 19 mins. [to Rosie Banks and Daniela Braun]  Premiere, illegal harmony string trio An Tuireann Art Centre 2003 Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and is currently unavailable. Please use the contact page to request further information.