Works

Novus is committed to growing the repertoire for four trombones. As such the ensemble has commissioned, premiered and recorded a number of works for the trombone quartet.

Tim Albright, “Reflection”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video

Chris Brubeck, “Flight of the Four Kings”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Sheet Music
Video

Jeff Cortazzo, “Opus Esoterica”
Written for Novus, 2014
Premiered at the Eastern Trombone Workshop

Michael Davis, “Longhorn”
Sheet Music
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005

Michaela Eramiasova, “Water/Earth”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video – Water
Video – Earth

Eric Guinivan, “Incantations”
Written for Novus, 2014
Premiered at the International Trombone Festival

David Harris, “Blue Passage”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005

Steve Holtman, “Dove Tailed”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video

Nick Lane, “Calypso Lips”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video

John Orfe, “Parable of the Sower”
Written for Novus, 2010

Michael Patterson, “Parallel Forms”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video

Robert Pound, “Oedipus at Colonus in Nine Fragmentary Tableaux”
Written for Novus 2008

Video – Full piece
Video – Excerpt with spoken word

Hilary Purrington, “Events and Their Horizons”
Written for Novus 2014
Premiered at the Eastern Trombone Workshop

Kim Scharnberg, “Density 8.7″
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005

George Thatcher, “Anxiety”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005
Video

Damon Zick, “Three for Four”
Commissioned by Novus and Rice University, 2005

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