Category: ALL CLARINETS

Marc Yeats - Composer

through tongues of clarity and shifting

For Clarinet in Bb dedicated to Szilárd Benes Program Note: This piece was composed in response to a call from clarinetist Szilárd Benes for short solo pieces as part of his ‘Rucksack Project’. Excited by Szilárd’s prodigious playing technique, I set out to write a solo based on new and transformed materials from my ESOlo…
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a mesh of tangled lines

Dedicated to my dear friend Sarah Watts. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. Instrumentation: Program Note: There is no programmatic intention in what unfolds as sound in this piece: any or no relationship to the title and the sounding music is forged at the discretion of the composer, performer and listener. Despite this statement, there…
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each changing #6

for E-flat clarinet, violin, violoncello, double bass, harp, percussion (1) This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

each changing #5

sextet for B-flat clarinet, guitar and distanced string quartet (2023) This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

each changing #3

for B-flat clarinet (Solo 2: 2020) Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

each changing #2

for B-flat clarinet (Solo 1: 2020) Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

bricolage VI

Dedicated to Lucas and Jen This is a timecode-supported polytemporal ensemble piece bricolage VI  For flute, bass clarinet, horn and violoncello Duration 5’24” In the arts, bricolage (French for ‘do-it-yourself’ projects) is the construction or creation of a work from a diverse range of things that happen to be available. bricolage VI is no exception. Here, musical materials are…
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bricolage IV

For bass clarinet and guitar Dedicated to Jane and Tim champion In the arts, bricolage (French for ‘do-it-yourself’ projects) is the construction or creation of a work from a diverse range of things that happen to be available. bricolage IV is no exception. Here, musical materials are assembled from a number of pre-existing pieces, particularly the 2012 solo bass…
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each changing #4

duo for 2 B-flat clarinets This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

each changing #1

for E-flat clarinet (2020) Duration circa 14 minutes Dedicated to Raymond Brien

the unimportance of events (2020)

Dedicated to my friend and composer, Jason Eckardt. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal ensemble piece. the unimportance of events for 17 players Instrumentation: alto flute clarinet in Bb bassoon tenor trombone 1 tenor trombone 2 percussion (1)* piano violin string quartet 1 string quartet 2 Double Bass Duration: 12.02   Want to know more about timecode-supported polytemporal…
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Liquid Music for Ensemble (2019)

For solo clarinet and ensemble This is a timecode-supported polytemporal ensemble piece. Dedicated to my friend, Gleb Kanasevich Instrumentation: Clarinet in B flat, Oboe, Harp, String Quartet, Percussion (1)* *Percussion: 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…
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obscure sorrows (2019)

Dedicated to my friend, William A.P.M. Duo for clarinet (doubling Bass Drum) and violin. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal duo piece. Programme note: This piece is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. It has been created by combining materials from liquid music (2017) for solo B-flat clarinet and materials from cutouts (2014) for violin. The addition of…
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liquid music (2017)

For B flat clarinet | Duration: circa 14 minutes | Dedicated to Gleb Kanasevich liquid music is full of cross-references, development and variants of its material held together by a fabric of rhythmic units permeating the work as a whole. It was conceived and should be performed as a stream of consciousness; a single seldom interrupted…
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the pictographs of emmanuel domenech [2015]

the pictographs of emmanuel domenech for 2 flutes, oboe/cor anglais, bass clarinet, contrabassoon, violin, viola, violoncello, harp, and percussion [3]* *deep, resonant bass drum; 5 tom-toms ranging from low to high; 2 large, deep tam-tams; 5 differently pitched resonant wooden objects ranging from low to high [non-specific boxes, barrels, bowls, planks, logs etc.] or 5…
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vacuum beauty helmet (2015)

For clarinet in B Flat and piano – written for Sarah Watts, dedicated to Sadie Harrison. Duration: 7 minutes.

shapeshifter (2015)

Dedicated to Gleb Kanasevich | duration 20 minutes shapeshifter for clarinet in Eb [soloist] and ensemble: flute, violin, violoncello, guitar, piano and percussion [1]* *Marimba [5 octaves]; Deep, resonant bass drum; 4 Tom-toms ranging from low to high; large, deep Tam-tam; 4 differently pitched resonant wooden objects ranging from low to high [non-specific drums, boxes,…
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cohort (2014)

For clarinet in B flat, piano and vibraphone. Duration 5.30″ cohort: for clarinet in Bb, piano and vibraphone     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…
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dark gravity (3) (2014)

dark gravity (3) Trio for flute, clarinet in B-flat and bassoon. Circa 16 minutes in duration. This is a timecode-supported polytemporal composition. 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)) Observations provide increasingly strong evidence that…
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the shape distance [14] 2014

the shape distance [14] flutes 1 + 2 / Clarinets 1 + 2 / Violas 1 + 2 / harp / 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…
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the shape distance [13] 2014

the shape distance [13] flutes 1 + 2 / clarinet / viola / harps 1 + 2 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…
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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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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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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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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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black root [2013]

black root for solo Eb clarinet | dedicated to Markus Wenninger. An entanglement of sounds some of which lie below the surface, out of hearing. Duration: circa 12 minutes black root develops material from the works that preceded it. This follows on from a compositional trend that can be traced back over many years but…
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