© 2019 Inez S. McComas. All Rights Reserved.

2019

 

She's Turning the Sky

Length: tba

2017 - 2018

***Sabbatical Years***

I took time away from writing to raise my young son. 

2016

 

God's Precious Jewels

for 2 violins, piano and narrator 

Words by Lisa Bottoms

Length: 4:30

2015

 

The Ticket for the Train

for Contrabass Trombone and Recorded Sound

Commissioned by Shelby Kifer

Length: 6:15

 

2014

 

American Muscle

for Bass Trombone and Recorded Sound

Commissioned by Russ Zokaites

Length: 9:42

Don't Snap Your Cat

for Tuba and Recorded Sound

Commissioned by Genevieve Clarkson

Length: 7:31

2013

 

Spinner

for Trombone Quartet and Recorded Sound

Commissioned by Tromboteam!

Length: 9:42

The Middle Pigeons

for Trombone, Tuba and Recorded Sound

 Commissioned by Bell(e) Collective

Length: 7:15

 

2012

 

I'm Stuck in a Box

for Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin and Cello

Collaboration with The Ottawa New Music Creators

Length: 1:00

Jump (Andrei's Story)

for Recorded Sound

Length: 2:53

2011

 

Descending into Light

for Trombone and Alto Saxophone

Commissioned by Brad Edwards

Length: 9:30

A quick trip with lots of baggage...

for Bass Trombone and Recorded Sound

Commissioned by Russ Zokaites

Length: 5:06

The Elephant

for Xylophone, Double Bass, Piano and Dance

 Commissioned by concert:nova

Length: 2:00

 

...and the cloud has lost its courage

for Video and Recorded Sound

 Collaboration with Natalie Draper*

Length: 8:55

2010

 

Chop, Chop (Julie's Story)

for Recorded Sound

Length: 2:43

Passages of Time (2008-2009)

for Recorded Sound and Video

Length: 7:55

Energy Lines

for Violin, Cello, Video and Recorded Sound

Collaboration with Natalie Draper*

Length: 5:55

This is a Photograph of Me

for Video and Recorded Sound

Collaboration with Natalie Draper*

Length: 3:10

 

One More Mile

 Collaboration with Natalie Draper*

Length: 3:00

2009

 

I Lost My Life in Long Term Parking

for Piccolo/Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, 2 Flugelhorns, 

Tuba, Viola, Cello, Percussion, and Video

Length: 15:00

There once was an angry sperm whale...

for Recorded Sound

Collaboration with Josh Whelchel (beats)

Length: 2:32

 
2008

 

Shipping (2007 - 2008)

for Dancers, Tuba or Trombone, Piano, Tenor, 

Alto Saxophone, Double Bass and Recorded Sound

Length: 6:17

Goome (Dreams)

for Recorded Sound

Length: 2:44

43 Tuesdays (2007 - 2008)

for Mezzo-Soprano, Video, Recorded Jazz Combo and Recorded Sound

Written for Colleen Brooks

Length: 15:25

Deep Fried

for Living Still Photography and Sound

Collaboration with Virgil C. Henle (photography)

2007

 

All that is left...

for Recorded Sound

Length: 2:02

 

Molensteen

for Wind Band

Length: 7:20

 

2006

 

Confluence

for Recorded Sound

Length: 6:30

2005

 

Dead Buildings (2002 - 2005)

for Trombone, Video and Recorded Sound

Length: 13:30

Cards

for Tenor and Piano

Length: 15:31

 

2004

 

Bonhomous

for Middle School/High School Concert Band

Length: 4:30

 

2003

 

2002

 

Rueha

for Recorded Sound

Length: 6:30

 

Blink

for Recorded Sound

Length: 7:04

 

Fish Bowl

for Saxophone Quartet

Composed for The Misinses Quartet (Geoff Landman, soprano; Andrea Steves, alto; Will Jackson, tenor; Evan Marks, baritone)

Length: 7:40

Wake

for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Bassoon, Piano and Orator

Length: 10.21

 

2001

 

Excuse Packets

for Recorded Sound

Length: 2:57

 

2000

 

An Overcrowded Mind I Waste

for Trumpet, Double Bass, Piano, Video and Recorded Sound

Length: 10.26

Foolish Seasons

for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano

Length: 5:02

1999

 

Maps (revised 2008)

for Woodwind Quartet

Length: 6:51

The Mammal's Wall

for Soprano and Piano

Length: 3:20

 

 

The Glitch in the System

for Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone and Trombone

Length: 2:50

 

1998

Veshqua

for Tenor Saxophone and Piano

Length: 5:00

1997

 

Who's That

for Soprano Saxophone, Piano and Percussion

Length: 2:00

 

1996

 

You're Nailed

for Percussion and Monologue

Length: 5:10

Bedekte Toespeling

for Piano

Length: 5:10

 

* Collaboration responsibility = original video work; music provided by collaborator

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