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Out of the depths : for brass quintet

by Katia Tiutiunnik (2009)

Out of the depths


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Out of the depths : for brass quintet / Katia Tiutiunnik

Library shelf no. 785.915/TIU 1 [Not for loan]

Work Overview

Out of the Depths (brass quintet) is a varied transcription of De Profundis Clamavi (soprano and children's and/or women's choir, 2009), the text of which comprises the Latin translation of the first four verses of Psalm 130:

De profundis clamavi ad te Domine, Domine exaudi vocem meam. Fiant aures tuae intendentes in vocem deprecationis meae. Si iniquitates observaveris Domine, Domine quis sustinebit? Quia apud te propitiatio est et propter legem tuam sustinui te Domine.

These verses can be translated, as follows:

Out of the depths I have cried to thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my voice. Let thy ears be attentive to the voice of my supplication. If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it? For with thee there is merciful forgiveness: and by reason of thy law, I have waited for thee, O Lord.

The musical setting for this text (one of many in the history of western art music) was inspired by my interpretations various sacred music traditions emanating from the Roman Catholic Church, Judaism and Islam.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: 2 trumpets in C, horn in F, trombone, tuba.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Suitable for advanced high school and/or tertiary students

Dedication note: Dedicated to unborn children and their mothers, of every time and place.

Written for: Borealis Brass

First performance: by Borealis Brass — 4 Dec 09. St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Batehaven, NSW, during the the “Borealis in Australis” tour

The composer notes the following styles, subjects, genres etc associated with this work:
Church music, Choral music, 16th Century polyphony, Arab music

Out of the Depths was requested by Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, for premiere performance during their "Borealis in Australis" tour, from December 2 to December 9 2009. This work is dedicated to unborn children and their mothers, of every time and place.

Performances of this work

16 Mar 2013: at Lecture recital by Borealis Brass (Orchestra Hall, Faculty of Music, Universiti Teknologi Mara). Featuring Borealis Brass.

9 Dec 2009: at Borealis Brass Concert (St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Nambour)). Featuring Borealis Brass.

8 Dec 2009: at Borealis Brass Concert of Contemporary Music (Stella Maris Church). Featuring Borealis Brass.

7 Dec 2009: at Katia Tiutiunnik and International Contemporary Composers (St Andrew's Cathedral). Featuring Borealis Brass.

4 Dec 09: St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Batehaven, NSW, during the the “Borealis in Australis” tour. Featuring Borealis Brass.

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