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 : Version for violin and piano / Yip Ho Kwen Austin

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Violin and keyboard instrument
Scoring: vn pf

Concerto : for saxophone and orchestra / Carlos Micháns, 2009

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Saxophone and orchestra
Scoring: 2fl fl(pic) 3ob 3cl 3fg 4h 3trp 3 trb timp 3perc pf hp str sax-s/sax-a-solo

Between two worlds : [for] saxophone solo [and] orchestra, 1977 / Walter Hekster

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Saxophone and orchestra
Scoring: 1121 1210 timp 3perc g-b acc el.org pf str sax-solo

Tallahatchie concerto : for saxophone & orchestra, 2001 / JacobTV - Jacob Ter Veldhuis

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Saxophone and orchestra
Scoring: pic(fl) fl ob cl cl-b fg cfg trp trb perc str sax-a-solo

 

composition

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

Publisher's number: 18125
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Saxophone and orchestra
Scoring: sax-s-solo sax-a-solo 2fl 2ob 2cl 2fg 2h timp 2perc hp str
Remarks: Commissioned by Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2017.
Duration: 7'30"
Year of composition: 2017
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
The work “Zerstreutes Hinausschaun” (Absent-minded Window-gazing), written for soprano saxophone, alto saxophone and orchestra (or piano), is inspired by Franz Kafka’s short story of the same name. Published in the collection of Kafka’s “Contemplation”, this story only has three paragraphs, depicting the protagonist’s gaze of a man and a little girl over a window:

"What are we to do with these spring days that are now fast coming on? Early this morning the sky was gray, but if you go to the window now you are surprised and lean your cheek against the latch of the casement.
The sun is already setting, but down below you see it lighting up the face of the little girl who strolls along looking about her, and at the same time you see her eclipsed by the shadow of the man behind overtaking her.
And then the man has passed by and the little girl's face is quite bright."

Sheet Music
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Score Download to Newzik (A3), 32 pages EUR 23.92
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