works

Marc Yeats - Composer

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.

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.

Learning to Spell (2001)

for trumpet and piano. 10 minutes duration. 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.

Hunting Magic (2001)

10 mins. for flute and piano. To Carla Rees – Premiere, The Reid Hall, Edinburgh, August 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.  

Summer makes the Night Light (2000)

18 mins. for flute, violin, viola, cello 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.  

Mary, Polly, Sukie, Jack and Jill (2000)

For soprano, flute (piccolo), Clarinet (bass clarinet), violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion (xylophone and glockenspiel). | Duration: circa 28 minutes | Dedicated to Jane Yeats Mary, Polly, Sukie, Jack and Jill In composing Mary, Polly, Sukey, Jack and Jill, I wanted to create the opportunity to set several traditional nursery rhymes to my own original…
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Only the Trees will Whisper in the Dark (2000)

12 mins. for alto flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello and piano. To lewis Mitchell – Premiere, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen 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.  

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  

A Waiting Ghost in the Blue Sky (1999)

For Bb clarinet (Eb cl), cello, piano, percussion (1). Duration circa 15 minutes. First performed by the Contempo Ensemble conducted by Mauro Ceccanti, Prato, Tuscany, December 1999. The work was later performed several times by Psappha. Live BBC recording – performed by Psappha at the St. Magnus Festival 2000 Please message me through the contact page should you…
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The Hour of the Wolf (1999)

18 mins. for Bb clarinet and piano (1996 – 9) 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.

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.

Caliban’s Dream (2008)

Solo guitar. Duration – 9:00.  

Tales of Enchantment (2004)

8 mins. bass clarinet solo. Commissioned by Henri Bok. Premiered in Rotterdam Conservatorium, February 2005  

Have Heard This Dialogue for One (2003)

For solo Alto Flute. Commissioned by and dedicated to Carla Rees. Premiere, An Tuireann Art Centre 2003. Duration 12 minutes.  

VOX (2001)

12 mins. for solo bass clarinet. Commissioned by Sarah Watts. Premiere Rotterdam, Holland, 2002 Published by Metropolis Music Publishers and available here:  

sturzstrom (2011)

sturzstrom has been composed as ‘a landslide event for voices’ meaning the work attempts to depict landmass movement and geological process as found along the ‘Jurassic Coast’ of East Devon and Dorset. Naturally, this depiction is not a scientific reconstruction of these processes in sound; rather, an imaginative response to these forces and outcomes as…
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rhêma (2010)

My Blood is as Red as Yours (2008)

For soprano and baritone soloists, SATB choir and orchestra. Commissioned by the Hallé Orchestra to celebrate World Aids Day 2008. Premiered by The Hallé Orchestra and Hallé Youth Choir, with Roderick Williams and Rebecca Botone as soloists. Conducted by Sir Mark Elder, at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester 1st December 2008. My Blood is as Red…
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Elysian Fields (2005)

For orchestra. Dedicated to Nigel Evans. Instrumentation: flute 1, flute 2, flute 3/alto flute 2 oboes, cor anglais 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat 2 bassoon, contrabassoon 4 horns in F 3 trumpets in C 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone tuba harp timpani percussion 1: bass drum Strings: 16.14.12.10.8. Duration: 15…
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The North Sound (2005 – refreshed 2013)

For orchestra. Dedicated to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies on the occasion of his 70th birthday. flute 1, flute 2/piccolo 1, flute 3/alto flute/piccolo 2 2 oboes, cor anglais 2 clarinets in Bb, bass clarinet in Bb 2 bassoon, contrabassoon 4 horns in F 3 trumpets in Bb 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone tuba 2 harps…
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The Devil’s Day Out (2002)

For Orchestra Instrumentation: 3[1.2/picc1. 3/picc2] 3[1.2.3/cor] 3[1.2/Eb.3/bcl] 3[1.2.3/cbn] – 4 3 3 1 – Harp – Pianoforte (grand) – Timpani+4* – Strings 16 14 12 10 8 Percussion* Set 1: high and low agogo bells, mid and low bongo, high tom-tom, high guiro, high-hat with jingle ring, mark tree, 8 differently pitched wood blocks (as…
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The Anatomy of Water (1998)

For orchestra. Dedicated to Mark Hewitt. Instrumentation: 3 Flutes, 3rd. doubling piccolo 3 oboes, 3rd. doubling cor anglais 3 clarinets in B flat, 3rd. doubling bass clarinet 3 bassoons, 3rd. doubling contrabassoon 4 horns in F 3 trumpets in C 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone tuba timpani Percussion (4)* 2 harps pianoforte strings: 16.14.12.10.8 *Percussion:…
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The Anatomy of Air (1997/2011)

For large chamber orchestra. Commissioned by the St. Magnus Festival. First performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Orkney, June 1997. Instrumentation: 2[1.2/picc] 2[1.2.] 2[1.2/Bcl] 2[1.2/cbn] – 2 2 0 0 – Timp – Strings: 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 minimum. Duration: 18 minutes. This is the revised version of…
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PAGAN I (1997)

For orchestra. Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 Flutes 2 Oboes, Cor anglais 2 Clarinets in B flat, Bass Clarinet 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon 4 Horns in F 3 trumpets: Trumpet 1 in C doubling Piccolo Trumpet, 2 Trumpets in C 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone Tuba Timpani Percussion: 4 players Claves, Wood Blocks (high, medium, low), Agogo Bells…
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PAGAN II (1996)

For Orchestra. Dedicated to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. First performed by the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Naohiro Totsuka, Tokyo City Opera Concert Hall Tokyo, November 1997. A BBC Radio 3 broadcast with the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies took place February 2000. Instrumentation: 3[3 picc]. 3[1.2.3] 3[1.2.3/Bcl] 3[1.2.Cbn] – 4…
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The Round and Square Art of Memory (1999)

The Round and Square Art of Memory for piano and orchestra. Commissioned by the BBC for the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Kathryn Stott (piano). 1st performance to take place on 5th Feb. 2000 at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Kathryn Stott (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins. Dedicated to Kathryn Stott and the BBC Philharmonic.…
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