Large Ensemble | John Abram

WALKING RIVER (in progress)
fl, ob, bcl, bn, hn, tpt, btbn,2 perc, ho, str quintet

FIVE SONGS (2016)
soprano, piano, violins, cellos

15 mins  

CADENZE (2014)

Approximately 12 musicians
10 mins approx.

COWBOYS IN THE ZONE (2012)
Commissioned by Blue Arch Strings
String Orchestra
6 mins

CENTURY (2010)
Mount Royal University Theme for Orchestra
4 mins 

PLUCK (2008)
Commissioned by Morningside Music Bridge
String Orchestra
10 mins

KITCHENETTE (2006)
Commissioned by the Windsor Symphony Orchestra
with funding from the Canada Council for the Arts
Orchestra
2-2-2 [2 dbl BCl]-2, 4-3-3-, Timp, 2 Perc, Hp, Strings
10 mins

HAREM (2004)
Commissioned by Greg Payce
Orchestra
2-2-2 Bcl-2 Cbn 4-3-3-1, Tamtam, Cel, Hp, Strings
8 mins

CHAMBER SYMPHONY (1998)
Commissioned by Concentus Corvinus
Flute/Alto Flute, Oboe/English Horn, Clarinet (B-flat)/Bass Clarinet, French Horn, Percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, 5 Temple blocks, Kick Bass Drum, Maraca), Piano,Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass
10 mins

SERENADE no. 2 (all at sea) (1995)
String Orchestra
7 mins

AENEID MUSIC—AN OPERA AFTER VIRGIL (1988)
1 Female, 1 Male Voice, Traverso, Tenor Trombone, Percussion (2 Slit Drums, 5 Wood Blocks, 5 Cymbals (inverted cake pans), 2 Detuned Timbales, Steel Drum (2 octave chromatic D4-D6), Marimba, Bells (pot lids individually mounted on stands), Toy Instruments (Clickers, Ruler, Frictional Toy Train, Whistle, Ratchet, Egg Maracas, Lion, Bird Call, Cat Cry—2 players), Electric Organ (Hammond B-3 or equivalent, with rotary speaker effect—e.g. Korg CX3), Piano, Guitar (Prepared Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar—1 player), Tenor Banjo, Baroque Violin, Contrabass, Tapes
2 hrs, 45 mins

FOUR PIECES FOR ELEVEN INSTRUMENTS (1984)
Flute, Oboe, 3 Clarinets (B-flat, 2 doubling Bass Clarinets), French Horn, Trumpet, Percussion, Piano, Violoncello, Contrabass
25 mins

FLINT (1982/1986/1992)
2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English Horn, 2 Clarinets (B-flat), 3 Bassoons (3 doubles Contrabassoon), 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets (B-flat), 3 Trombones,  Piano, 3 Percussion (Vibraphone, 2 Marimbas, Glockenspiel)
12 mins

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