Christopher Rouse - Composer

Works

 

Chamber and Ensemble Works

Artemis (1988)
For brass quintet

First performance: 17 October 1988, Bartlett Chapel, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
The Brass Ring

Score and parts available on sale

Duration 4:00

2tpt.hn.tbn.tb

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

Bonham (1988)
For eight percussionists

First performance: April 1989, Boston, Massachusetts
New England Conservatory of Music Percussion Ensemble conducted by Frank Epstein

Score and parts available on sale

Duration 6:00

I:

5timp/susp.cym/guiro/2log drums

II:

ratchet/tamb/SD/vibraslap/Latin Percussion piccolo wdbl/conga dr/hammer

III:

SD/BD/tam-t/wdbl/maracas

IV:

2timbales/susp.cym/Chinese cym/claves

V:

BD/TD/cast/cowbell

VI:

4tom-t(high-medium)/lg tam-t

VII:

3bongos/4tom-t(medium-large)

VIII:

drum set (hi hat/2susp.cym/SD/2tom-t/BD with pedal)

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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Compline (1996)
For flute, clarinet, harp, and string quartet

First performance: 6 December 1996, Alice Tully Hall, New York
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Duration 16:00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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Ku-Ka-Ilimoku (1978)
For four percussionists

Score and parts available on sale

Duration 5:00

Publisher: Helicon Music Corporation

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Lares Hercii (1983)
For violin and harpsichord

Composed for Charles Castleman (violin) and Barbara Harbach (harpsichord)

First performance: 15 October 1985
Charles Castleman (violin) and Arthur Haas (harpsichord)

Score and parts available on sale

Duration 5:00

Publisher: Helicon Music Corporation

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Ogoun Badagris (1976)
For five percussionists

Score and parts available on sale

Duration 5:00

Publisher: Helicon Music Corporation

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Rapturedux (2001)
For cello ensemble

Commissioned by the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester International Cello Festival

First performance: 5 May 2001, Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester
Cellists of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester

Duration 5:00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

Rotae Passionis (1982)

Commissioned by the Boston Musica Viva

First performance: 8 April 1983, Boston, Massachusetts
Conducted by Richard Pittman

Duration 18:00

fl(=picc, afl).cl(Ebcl, bcl)-pft-perc-vln.vla.vcl
fl, pft, cl also play percussion instruments

Publisher: Helicon Music Corporation

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String Quartet No. 1 (1982)

Composed for the Casella Quartet

Study score available on sale

Duration 17:00

Publisher: Helicon Music Corporation

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String Quartet No. 2 (1988)

First performance: July 1988, Aspen Music Festival
The Cleveland Quartet

Study score available on sale

Duration 24:00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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String Quartet No. 3 (2009)

Composed for and dedicated to the Calder Quartet

Duration 20:00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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