Category: TRIOS

Marc Yeats - Composer

observation 1.8 [easton woods] 2017

observation 1.8 for bass recorder, oboe and violin | 12.30 minutes duration | dedicated to Sylvia Hinz observation 1.8 is a continuation of a compositional journey began as Composer-in-Residence to the Observatory [a SPUD project] in 2015 during which time I composed 2, site-specifically inspired string quartets. observation 1 and 2 across two residency locations…
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observation 1.7.5 [2015]

Trio for open-holed or kingma system quartertone alto flute, bassoon and violin Written for Rarescale and dedicated to Charles Morgan Lines | duration circa 7 minutes Composer-in-Residence to the Observatory: 4 site-specifically inspired string quartets across four residency locations in two years: As a composer and painter, I have a deeply held interest in the…
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observation 1.7 [longwood warren] for flute oboe [violin] [2015]

observation 1.7 for flute and oboe [duo] with optional violin [trio] | duration 12.40 | dedicated to Ben Opie observation 1.7 is designed to be two pieces within one; a duo for flute and oboe or a trio for flute, oboe and violin using the same parts for flute and oboe in both duo and…
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observation 1.6 [old winchester hill] 2015

observation 1.6 [old winchester hill] for 2 violins and piano; duration circa 11.30 minutes. Composer-in-Residence to the Observatory: 4 site-specifically inspired string quartets across four residency locations in two years: As a composer and painter I have a deeply held interest in the psychological and perceptual / emotional / intuitive associations between these two media…
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observation 1.5 [no man’s land]

observation 1.5 [no man’s land] | duration 14.5 minutes | for recorder [treble doubling descant], violin and violoncello | Dedicated to Sylvia Hinz and XelmYa US Premiere performed by XelmYa A. Renger – Violin / T.J. Borden – Cello / S. Hinz – Recorders Oct 19th 2016 at Barbara And Art Culver Center Of Arts Riverside,…
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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]: for flute, clarinet in Bb, and bassoon. c 12″ minutes in duration. notes: The instrumentalists play independently of each other. The ensemble is cued by the bassoon at rehearsal mark 1. There is no ‘fixed’ synchronisation between the instrumentalists. Whilst the relationship of each instrument is flexibly placed against its neighbour, care…
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dark gravity [2] wind trio 2014

dark gravity [2]: for clarinet in Bb, oboe and bassoon. circa 14.30″ minutes in duration. notes: dark gravity [2] is the wind trio [only] version of dark gravity, a quartet for wind trio [cl. ob. bsn.] plus percussion. The instrumentalists play independently of each other. The ensemble is cued by the bassoon at rehearsal mark…
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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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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 [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 [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 golden apple of discord (2013)

the golden apple of discord Instrumentation: Flute Viola Harp. Duration: circa 12 minutes. context: the golden apple of discord is a development [especially through the addition of new material for harp] of the original duo for flute and viola, titled ERIS being the Greek goddess of strife and discord. The Golden Apple of Discord (Greek: μῆλον τῆς Ἔριδος)…
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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.

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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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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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  

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.

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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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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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.

I Have a Charm for Bruising (2000)

20 mins. for violin, viola, cello. To the Ceccanti Family. Premiere – illegal harmony string trio – An Tuireann Art Centre – February 2004  

Is It Me? (1997)

18 mins. for clarinet (bass cl), cello and piano.First performed by the Tokyo Trio, Tokyo City Opera House, November 1997. 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.