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

Violin Concerto Nº 1: Generation : for violin and symphonic band / Austin Yip

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: vn-solo picc 2fl ob 4cl cl-b 2sax-a sax-ten sax-bar 4h 3tpt 2trb trb-b 2euph 2tb timp 4perc db

The seven Samurai : for percussion ensemble, 1999 / André Douw

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: 6perc

Solo for percussion : 1997 / Michel van der Aa

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Percussion
Instruments: perc

Suite : for marimba / Benjamin de Murashkin

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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