Classical Chamber Music Compositions & Arrangements

Don Bowyer (b. 1958) has published more than 60 pieces of music with Walrus Music Publishing, Cimarron Music Press, and TAP Music Sales. His two largest unpublished compositions are a Wedding Mass composed for his own wedding, and a Forty-Year Requiem, composed for the 40th anniversary of the passing of his mother.

Sweet Suite

Woodwind Quintet
Completed: 2/1/16; Premiered: 4/26/16
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Wedding Suite

Woodwind Quintet (with trombone instead of horn)
Completed: 2/22/14; Premiered: 3/1/14
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Just a Closer Walk with Thee – Theme and Variations

Chamber Ensemble: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, tuba, and violin
Completed: 9/18/13; Premiered: 9/24/13
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Lost in Regensburg

Trombone Ensemble (10 parts)
Completed: 4/8/13; Premiered: 6/27/13
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Ballare Come un Pazzo

Trumpet Ensemble (12 parts)
Completed: 3/1/13; Premiered: 4/11/13
Unpublished – Contact the composer

The Primeval Atom

Violin, Trombone, Percussion, iPad
Completed: 3/5/12; Premiered: 4/1/12
Unpublished – Contact the composer

All Aboard

Trombone, iPad, Audience
Completed: 2/15/12; Premiered: 2/21/12
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Jamaica Mistake

Trombone, iPad
Completed: 10/5/2011; Premiered: 10/8/2011
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Rapid Deployment

Flute, Bass Clarinet, Piano, Cello
Completed: 6/21/2010; Premiered: TBA
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Horrors of War

Horn, Viola, Cello
Completed: 2/27/10; Premiered: 3/7/10
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Unity

Trombone and Timpani
Completed: 2/17/2010; Premiered: 2/19/2010
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Time Zones

Trombone, Multimedia (computer audio & video)
Completed: 2/12/2010; Premiered: 3/7/2010
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Bass Trombone (or Bass Clarinet) Concerto

Bass Trombone, String Orchestra
Completed: 11/6/2009; Premiered: 11/16/2009
Cimarron Music Press

Never a Dull Moment

Soprano, Tenor, and Piano
Completed: 6/2/2009; Premiered: TBA
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Lobe den Herren (arrangement – composed by Joachim Neander)

Soprano, Bass Trombone, and Organ
Completed: 5/19/2009; Premiered: TBA
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Forty-Year Requiem

2 Sopranos, Tenor, and Brass Ensemble
Completed: 3/23/2009; Premiered: 4/3/2009
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Multiple Vision

Trombone, Piano, and Conga (one player)
Completed: 10/14/2008; Premiered: 10/17/2008
Cimarron Music Press

The Road Not Taken

Soprano, Trombone
Completed: 7/20/2008; Premiered: 10/17/2008
Unpublished – Contact the composer

The Moving Finger

Soprano with Chamber Winds (4 ww, 4 br, 1 perc)
Completed: 4/28/2008; Premiered: 5/4/2008
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Hunter-Gatherer

Solo Bassoon and Percussion (one player)
Completed: 3/21/2008; Premiered: TBA
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Five Preludes

Solo Piano
Completed: 12/12/2007; Premiered: 2/1/2008
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Neo Trio

Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Piano
Completed: 2007; Premiered: 9/14/2007
Cimarron Music Press

5-4-3 Miniatures

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet
Completed: 2007; Premiered: 9/8/2007
Cimarron Music Press

50+50 Trombone Triathlon

Solo Trombone
Completed: 2007; Premiered: 9/8/2007
Unpublished – Contact the composer

50+50 Trumpet Triathlon

Solo Trumpet
Completed: 2007; Premiered: 9/8/2007
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Carnival of Venice (arrangement – traditional)

Tuba, Piano
Completed: 2007; Premiered: 2007
Cimarron Music Press

Tip Toe Trio

Oboe, Bassoon, Horn
Completed: 2006; Premiered: 9/8/2007
Cimarron Music Press

Trio Triage

Clarinet, Trombone, Marimba
Completed: 2006; Premiered: 3/13/2006
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Trombone Requiem

Six Trombones
Completed: 2004; Premiered: 10/3/2004
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Trombocussion2

Two Trombones, Two Percussion
Completed: 2003; Premiered: 3/16/2003
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Prima Donna

Solo Trombone
Completed: 2002; Premiered: 8/25/2002
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Frozen Toes ‘n Nose ‘n Freezin’ Knees

Soprano, Trombone, Piano
Completed: 2002; Premiered: 4/19/2002
Unpublished – Contact the composer

Three Moods

Trombone, Piano
Completed: 2001; Premiered: 12/20/2001
TAP Music Sales

Carnival of Venice (arrangement – traditional)

Bass Trombone, Piano
Completed: 1986; Premiered: 1986
Cimarron Music Press

Syrinx (transcription – composed by Claude Debussy)

Solo Bass Trombone
Completed: 1986; Premiered: 1986
Cimarron Music Press