The UYMP office is operating with very limited hours while staff are on furlough. You can still obtain music from our catalogue in the usual way, from, and hire from our agent Wise Music Classical. Please contact UYMP composers directly, via their own websites, if you have any queries.

How to buy

979-0-57036-182-3 The Shadow of a Shade – Score Available at MusicRoom Buy now (£18.00)
979-0-57036-183-0 The Shadow of a Shade – Parts Available at MusicRoom Buy now (£9.00)


7 minutes 20 seconds
Ensemble Bois, Ohizumi Yumeria Hall, Tokyo, 25th March 2010
1 Bass Flute, 1 Piano, 1 Viola, 1 Violoncello
Composition date


22 August 2018

Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Akiyoshidai, Japan

Keiko Murakami (flute), Maiko Matsuoka (viola), Kei Yamazawa (cello), Kazue Nakamura (piano)

31 October 2017

Recital Hall, Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo

Festival Ensemble

6 May 2017

Third Life Studio,  Somerville, MA, USA

Sonic Liberation Players

17 February 2013

Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall, Tokyo

Ensemble Nomad cond. Norio Sato

8 July 2012

Hong Kong University, Hong Kong

Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, cond. Paul Zukofsky

3 December 2010

Brown Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, USA

Callithumpian Consort

25 March 2010

Ohizumi Yumeria Hall, Tokyo

Ensemble Bois