Category: BRASS

Marc Yeats - Composer

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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wenhaston doom (2012)

wenhaston doom for 8 trombones: [1 alto trombone, 5 tenore trombones, 2 bass trombones] duration: circa 8 minutes Dedicated to Gordon Crosse About this score: No conductor is needed to perform this work. The instrumentalists play independently of each other. Music is cued to begin only, with no subsequent ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the parts. All…
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ethos (2012)

for solo tenor trombone Dedicated to Dirk Amrein Ethos is a Greek word meaning “character” that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterise a community, nation, or ideology. The Greeks also used this word to refer to the power of music to influence its hearer’s emotions, behaviours, and even morals. Early…
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Cerberus (2008)

Cerberus (2008) acoustic multi-track For four trombones (bass trombone and three tenor trombones) and percussion. Studio version for three pre-recorded tenor trombones plus pre-recorded bass trombone with digital percussion. Duration: 15 minutes Commissioned and recorded by Dirk Amrein. Note: Due to an upgrade in computer systems some years ago, this work is awaiting reformatting and…
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Prorrhesis (March 2011)

Tenor trombone (player to be seated) and 2 differently pitched bass drums both operated by foot-pedal. Duration circa 13 minutes. Commissioned by Dirk Amrein. First performance May 2011 – International Trombone Conference – Brazil. Prorrhesis has been composed of a particular composition and performance aesthetic. Some of the music contained in this score is intentionally impossible…
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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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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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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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….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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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.

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.

Davey Jones’ Locker (2001)

12 mins. for E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, bass trombone, violoncello, double bass, percussion (1). Commissioned by 175 East. Premiere – Auckland, New Zealand 2002 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.

pumping iron (1996)

for clarinet, horn, trumpet, piano, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass | 16 mins. First performed by Psappha, by Paul MacAlindin, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, November 1997. Pumping Iron is about sensation; an almost physical delight in the power of rhythm and dissonance to get inside people and drag them, willingly or…
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