Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) – Works

Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR)

Works

Band Music

Reasons for Moving (2004)
for jazz band & digital sounds
Instrumentation: 2 soprano sax; alto sax; tenor sax; baritone sax; 4 trumpets (B-flat); 3 trombones; bass trombone; DJ/laptopist; CD (provided by publisher); electric guitar (clean/distortion); keyboard or synthesizer (
Duration: 25'

Chamber Ensemble

Fast BLACK Dance Machine (2002)
for flute, clarinet, violin, cell, drum kit & piano
Instrumentation: flute; clarinet (Bb); violin; cello; drum kit, piano
Duration: 14'
Five Chairs and One Table (2009)
Instrumentation: woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
Duration: 15'
Hip-Hop Studies and Etudes, Book 1 (2006)
for solo instrument or mixed ensemble
Instrumentation: soprano/alto/bass clef; performed solo or as mixed ensemble
Duration: 120'
I Never Meant to Hurt You (2005)
Instrumentation: soprano sax, clarinet, violin, vibraphone, marimba, drum kit, electric bass, piano
Duration: 6'
I Never Wanted My First Communion (2005)
Instrumentation: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn. bassoon, piano
Duration: 16'
Jams! (1994)
for viola, piano & percussion
Instrumentation: viola, piano, percussion (mixed)
Duration: 12'
Kompa Variations, The (2007)
for double string quartet
Instrumentation: two string quartets (one professional level; one student level)
Duration: 22'
String Quartet No. 1: X
Instrumentation:
Duration: 9'
String Quartet No. 2: King (2001)
Instrumentation:
Duration: 45'
String Quartet No. 3: Powell (2003)
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello
Duration: 18'
String Quartet No. 4: Angelou (2004)
Instrumentation: stg qrt
Duration: 24'
String Quartet No. 5: Parks (2005)
Instrumentation: stg qrt
Duration: 20'
Tuscaloosa Meditations (2007)
Instrumentation: solo trumpet, 2 flutes, strings
Duration: 15'
Volvic Maritum
Instrumentation: violin, cello, piano
Duration: 17'
Voodoo Violin Concerto No. 1 (2002)
for violin & chamber ensemble
Instrumentation: solo violin; flute; clarinet (B-Flat); trumpet (C); trombone; percussion (drum kit); piano; violin; cello; bass
Duration: 24'

Chamber Orchestra

Call Them All: Fantasy Projections for Film, Laptop & Chamber Orchestra (2006)
Instrumentation: laptop computer, digital video; 1111; 1111; vibr, pno; stgs
Duration: 18'
Child (2001)
for chamber orchestra
Instrumentation: solo vn; 2222; 2210; perc; stgs; bass (electric preferred)
Duration: 10'
Grace (1996)
for vocal soloists & chamber orchestra
Instrumentation: 2 sop voices; 1111; 1110; drum kit, elec bass; string quartet
Duration: 8'
Harvest (2004)
for baritone voice & chamber orchestra
Instrumentation:
Duration: 7'
La, La, La, La (2004)
Instrumentation: 1111; 1000; perc, bs; stgs
Duration: 6'
Tuscaloosa Meditations (2007)
Instrumentation: solo trumpet, 2 flutes, strings
Duration: 15'

Choral Music

Black Men Singing (2001)
Instrumentation: 4-pt treble or childrens chorus (SSSS) or SSAA chorus, a cappella
Duration: 5'
What We Are (2001)
for SSAA or children's chorus & instruments
Instrumentation: SSAA or children's chorus; electric bass; drum kit; piano or synthesizer
Duration: 7'

Concertos

Tuscaloosa Meditations (2007)
Instrumentation: solo trumpet, 2 flutes, strings
Duration: 15'
Voodoo Violin Concerto (Orchestra Version) (2002)
for violin & orchestra
Instrumentation: solo violin; 2222; 2221; timp, perc, hp, pno; stgs
Duration: 24'
Voodoo Violin Concerto No. 1 (2002)
for violin & chamber ensemble
Instrumentation: solo violin; flute; clarinet (B-Flat); trumpet (C); trombone; percussion (drum kit); piano; violin; cello; bass
Duration: 24'
WE MARCH: Concerto for Guitar & Strings (2007)
Instrumentation: guitar, string ensemble
Duration: 23'
Woodbox Violin Concerto (2010)
Instrumentation: solo violin; 2,1 2,1 2,1 2,1; 4331; timp, perc, traps, hp, synth; stgs
Duration: 10'

Instrumental Music

Epilogue, 1965 (2000)
Instrumentation: voice (high), vn
Duration: 7'
Femiel (from One Loss Plus) (2007)
Instrumentation: violin, keyboard
Duration: 7'
Filter (2001)
for acoustic or electric violin
Instrumentation: acoustic or electric violin
Duration: 5'
Ghetto Strings (2001)
for guitar quartet
Instrumentation: guitar quartet (acoustic or electric)
Duration: 25'
Hip-Hop Studies and Etudes, Book 1 (2006)
for solo instrument or mixed ensemble
Instrumentation: soprano/alto/bass clef; performed solo or as mixed ensemble
Duration: 120'
Jams! (duo) (1994)
Instrumentation: Violin & Piano
Duration: 9'
JMDL (from One Loss Plus) (2007)
Instrumentation: violin (6-string), piano
Duration: 5'
Navassa (National Anthem) (from One Loss Plus) (2007)
Instrumentation: violin, piano
Duration: 7'
Prayer (from Voodoo Violin Concerto) (2002)
Instrumentation: Violin & Piano
Duration: 6'
Simone (2007)
Instrumentation: violin, piano
Duration: 4'

Orchestral Music

Club Dance Manifesto (2009)
Instrumentation: 2222; 2221; perc, pno/synth; stgs
Duration: 20'
Dancers, Dreamers and Presidents (2010)
Instrumentation: 2,1 2,1 2,1 2,1; 4331; timp, 3perc, traps, pno/synth; stgs
Duration: 21'
Darwin's Meditation for the People of Lincoln (2008)
Instrumentation: actor, singer, vn, kbd; 1110; 1110; bs, drms; stgs
Duration: 90'
Haitian Essay (1992)
for orchestra
Instrumentation: 2,1 222; 4321; timp, perc, hp, pno; stgs
Duration: 9'
Harlem Essay (1999)
for orchestra
Instrumentation: 2,1 222; 4321; timp, perc, pno; stgs; digital audio tape
Duration: 20'
Hip Hop Essay (1995)
for orchestra
Instrumentation: 2,1 2 2,1 2,1; 4331; timp, perc, hp, pno/cel; stgs
Duration: 20'
Human Songs and Stories (2002)
for orchestra, narrator & the people
Instrumentation: narrator community members (the people); 2,1 222; 4321; timp, perc, hp; stgs
Duration: 20'
Voodoo Violin Concerto (Orchestra Version) (2002)
for violin & orchestra
Instrumentation: solo violin; 2222; 2221; timp, perc, hp, pno; stgs
Duration: 24'

Piano Music

Hip-Hop Studies and Etudes, Book 1 (2006)
for solo instrument or mixed ensemble
Instrumentation: soprano/alto/bass clef; performed solo or as mixed ensemble
Duration: 120'
Jam! (1994)
Instrumentation: piano
Duration: 5'

Vocal Music

Epilogue, 1965 (2000)
Instrumentation: voice (high), vn
Duration: 7'
Wooden Men (2001)
Instrumentation: voice, piano
Duration: 5'