composer

Yip, Austin

Born in Hong Kong, Austin Yip’s works have been performed worldwide. Places like the United States, Argentina, Scotland, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, China and Australia ...

related works

Zerstreutes Hinausschaun : for soprano saxophone, alto saxophone and orchestra / Yip Ho Kwen Austin

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Saxophone and orchestra
Instruments: sax-s-solo sax-a-solo 2fl 2ob 2cl 2fg 2h timp 2perc hp str

Independance blues : for drum set, 1984, 1990 & 1991 / Pierre Courbois

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: drumset

The warrior with no fear : (Three episodes from 'Noises in the night'), for percussion quintet, 2001, opus 14a / Marijn Simons

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: 5perc

Stars : voor marimba / Bianca Bongers

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: mar

 

composition

Urban Construction : for two vibraphones and two marimbas / Austin Yip

Publisher's number: 18122
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: 2vibr 2mar
Remarks: Commissioned by Toolbox Percussion in 2017.
Duration: 9'30"
Number of players: 4
Year of composition: 2017
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Inspired by Kafka’s short story “On the Tram”, “Urban Construction” depicts the sense of helplessness of people who live in a busy urban culture. As Kafka mentions in the story, he cannot “indicate any claims” for many things in life, and in fact, no one really cares. The only thing that could light himself up is probably gazing at a random girl on the tram. Written for two vibraphones, two marimbas and a dancer, “Urban Construction” portrays the hopelessness of the story through the strong pulse in music and the body movement of the dancer.

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Score Download to Newzik (A4), 24 pages EUR 13.10
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