Please Note: Audio Samples for the pieces listed on this page can be found either in the Ensemble Cross References section or in the pages for individual instruments.
Aegean Perspective (1999) 14 min. Commissioned by Shelley Jagow and Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, for flute, clarinet, saxophone, tuba, and percussion. Narration, written by the composer and based on a humorous, modern perspective of ancient Greek myths, can be narrated by the musicians or by an outside narrator. Premiered at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference in Regina, 2000. Later performed at the World Saxophone Congress in Montreal and the World Flute Congress in Ohio. CMC
Amazing Grace (2002) 4 min. Arrangement of the well known hymn for trumpet clarinet, and piano. CMC
Ballad and Burlesque for Tuba and Piano (2008) 8 min. commissioned and recorded by Deanna Swoboda, Cimarron Press.
Canzoni di Natali (2000) 10 min. for brass trio plus violin and organ, commissioned by the Borealis Brass from Fairbanks, Alaska, to perform at the Grand Jubilee “Women in Music, The Paradox of Love” concert series being held in Rome. CMC
Color Code for horn, tuba, and piano (2010) 12 min. commissioned by the International Women’s Brass Conference, Lin Foulk and Deanna Swoboda for premiere at the Toronto Conference in June, 2010. 3 Movements Cimarron
Concerto for Bass Trombone (2008) 11 min. commissioned by Barnaby Kerekes and numerous subscribers for Douglas Sparkes, bass trombonist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Also available for Band accompaniment, and String and percussion accompaniment available from Cherry Classics.
Diversions for Trombone Quartet (1998) 10 min. Commissioned by the Aurora Trombone Quartet and recorded on their CD. Cherry Classics.
Duet for Piccolo (or Flute) and Euphonium (2001) 3 min. Tuba Euphonium Press
Fantasy for Trombone (or French Horn) and Piano (1985) 6 min. recital piece. Cherry Classics
Flights of Fancy (2012) 12 min. commissioned by the Triple Play Ensemble, Charlotte Leonard, trombone, Brenda Arrowsmith, clarinet, and Charlene Biggs, piano. Premiered at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Oct. 2012. Cimarron
Four Elements for Violin and Trombone (1980) 12 min. Serial Piece for unaccompanied trombone and violin. Cherry Classics
Idiom for French Horn (1982) 6 min. Written for unaccompanied French horn at the request of Philip Meyers, principal horn of the New York Philharmonic. CMC
Inside Out for Tuba and Euphonium (2000) 2 min. Commissioned by Cimarron Press for a collection of tuba euphonium duets.
Invention for Tuba and Euphonium (2009) 2 min Commissioned by Cimarron Press for a collection of tuba euphonium duets.
King Lear Fantasy (1987) 14 min. Woodwind quintet (optional part for alto trombone replacing the French horn) based on themes used by the composer for background music for a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear. CMC
Nation (1998) 10 min. for tuba and CD premiered by John Griffiths at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tuba Euphonium Press
Olmutz Concerto for Alto Tro mbone and Orchestra (1995) 20 min. This Classical style concerto was commissioned by the CBC for trombonist Christian Lindberg and the Regina Symphony Orchestra. Available with rental parts for orchestra or with piano reduction from Editions Bim.
Pantheon for Horn, Violin, and Piano (1999) 25 min Commissioned by Scotia Fest for Philip Myers, Erika Raum, and Peter Allen in May, 1999. Commercially recorded by Erika Raum, David Hoyt, and Janet Scott Hoyt. CMC
Passacaglia Interruptus (for trombone sextet and two tubas) (2009) 7 min. Commissioned and recorded by Sergio Carolino, tuba, and the Wild Bones Gang. Cimarron
Phoenix (for piano, cello, flute, clarinet, trombone, and percussion) (1986) 10 min. Commissioned by the Contemporary Directions Ensemble in Regina for flute, clarinet, cello, trombone, percussion, and piano. CMC
Prelude to Parting (1995) 14 min. For Trombone, Violin, and Tape. Commissioned by the Saskatchewan Youth Ballet with assistance from the Canada Council. Premiere performance on May 11, 1995 with mother-daughter dancers, Connie and Katrina Wernikowski, and father and daughter musicians, Richard and Erika Raum. Also performed at the International Trombone Festival in Feldkirch, Austria, in 1996. CMC. CD version of the taped accompaniment available from the composer, Elizabeth Raum.
Processional Fanfare for Trombone Quartet (1985) 3 min. Cherry Classics
Quartet for Brass (1980) 14 min. Quartet arrangement for two trombones and two trumpets of the Quintet for Brass. Cherry Classics
Quartet for Horns (1998) 12 min. Commissioned by the Canadian Horn Quartet for premiere at the International Horn summit in Banff, Alberta, in 1998. The members of the quartet were Martin Hackleman, Kurt Kellan, Joan Watson, and David Hoyt. There are four movements: Fanfare; Andante con Moto; Scherzo; and Echoes. Cherry Classics
Quintet for Brass (1980) 14 min. Cherry Classics
Quintet for Trombones 2007) 3 minutes, written for I Trombone to premiere at The Colours of Music Festival in Barrie, Ontario. Cherry Classics
Requiem for Wounded Knee (2003) 16 min. Commissioned by John Griffiths and Don Harry with assistance from the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Scored for two tubas, piano, and narrator, premiered at the Eastman School of Music, November 9, 2003. Tuba Euphonium Press.
Romance for French Horn (1992) 5 min. for horn and piano. Also versions for trombone/euphonium, tuba, viola, cello, alto sax, tenor sax, and bassoon. Accompaniment by piano or chamber orchestra. Cherry Classics
Romance for Tuba and Piano(2000) 5 min. commissioned by Estelle Gravois-Murr for her husband, tubist Ray Murr. Also a version for trombone/euphonum and tenor saxophone. Cimarron
Secret(1998) 10 min. Interactive work for tuba and CD premiered by John Griffiths at the International Tuba Euphonium Conferencve in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tuba Euphonium Press.
Sweet Dances for Unaccompanied Tuba(2002) 12 min. commissioned by John Griffiths for performance at the 2002 ITEC in North Carolina. Four dances entitled: Blew Tango, Dot Polka, Waltzin’ Matuba, and A Hard Knight’s Day. Available from Tuba Euphonium Press.
The Bushwakker Brewpub. (2002) 17min. for clarinet, trumpet, and piano; oboe, trumpet, and piano; trumpet, horn, and piano; and clarinet, euphonium, and piano.. Commissioned by hornist, Kurt Kellan, and clarinettist, Don Oehler, in 2002 for premiere at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March, 2003. The Bushwakker Brewpub is a popular watering hole in Regina where musicians often gather after concertts. The movements (Stubblejumper, Northern Lights, Screamin’ Mosquito Chili Beer, Last Mountain, and MacGregor’s Wee Heavy) are named for the beers brewed at Bushwakker’s. CMC.
The Bushwakker Six Pack Same as the above scored for clarinet, horn, and piano; clarinet, trombone, and piano; and trumpet, trombone, and piano. Includes another movement, India Pale Ale to make it a “six pack.” CMC
Three Jazz Moods for Tenor Trombone and Piano (1996) 12 min. Also a version with band accompaniment. Virgo Music.
Three Perspectives for Tuba Quartet (2008) 12 min commissioned by Cimarron Music Press for the Wilson Tuba Quartet, premiered at ITEC in Cincinnati in 2008.
Tribute for Tuba (or Trombone, or Horn) and Piano from “Tribute for Tuba” (2007) 7 min. Accompanied by either piano or band. Cimarron
Turning Point for Bass Trombone and Piano (2009 ) 6 min. commissioned by Jonathan Warburton. Cimarron
Variations for Trumpet and Piano (2006) 17 min. commissioned by and recorded by Dean McNeil, Saskatoon trumpet player, on his new CD. Contact E. Raum Cimarron
Will There Be a Time (1997) 12 min. Commissioned by John Griffiths for solo tuba and premiered at the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Riva del Garda, Italy in July, 1997. Heard on Griffiths’ CD, “Canadian Chops” CD Tuba Euphonium Press.