Compositions

(This page primarily lists works written since 2010. For earlier works, please visit the IMSLP Page.)

 

AllOrchestralWind BandChamberVocal/ChoralMixedSoloPiano

8 x 88

8 pieces of 88 notes each
Piano
2015

American Pierrot: A Langston Hughes Songbook

Baritone and piano
2012
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47IasKDGMcM?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Bassoon in the Box

Bassoon and string quartet
2012

Blue Mosaics

bass clarinet and orchestra (4001 4200 T5 hrp pno str)
1997

The Cat Menagerie

2222 3211 pc. str; opt. 2200 brass
2009

La Chevelure Noire

1111 1000 2pc pno 2111 2 narrators
(music after La Chevelure by Claude Debussy)
2013
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBfE-T_6amA?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Crossing Paths

Clarinet, violin and piano
2013

The Double Edge

3333 4331 T+4 hrp kbd str
1994

From War’s Alarms

Variations on a theme by George William Warren
Piano
2014

The Hunting of the Snark

Soprano, flute, cello and harpsichord
2014
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPbxwCtwZww?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Matching Set

Clarinet, cello and piano
Based on Music for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (1988)
2013

Mountain Paths

8 Meditations on Poems by Izumi Shikibu
v1: 2 narrators with mixed ensemble (1111 0000 2pc 2111)
v2: 2 narrators with orchestra (1121 2000 2pc str)
2009–2012
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UgEcLj500Y?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

The Noble Calling

2 alphorns, solo horn quartet, horn choir, soprano voice and percussion
2012

Oceanic Prelude

flute, cello and piano
2006

Postcards from River City

4343 4332 T+4 hrp kbd str 3sax
2003

Prisms

flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
1987 (rev. 1990)

Riffs and Echoes

flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello and piano
2004 (rev. 2012)

Scenes from Beyond Memory

horn, violin and piano
2013 sheet music

Signs of the Times

horn, violin and cello
2015

The Soldier’s Ale

Cello (with narration)
2014

Songs from Olde England

Soprano and piano
2014

Souvenirs of Christmas

2222 2200 T+1 hrp str
2007

Spiral Fives

2 trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba
2002 (rev. 2014)

Stomp Igor

wind band
1998
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lUqKWd0C9g?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Symphonic Excursions

wind band
2000

Traffic at Tom Lee Park

wind band
2008

Variations in Form of a Sonata

Violin and piano
2015

Ventures on the Bluff

2232 4331 T+2 hrp str (with opt. reductions to 2222 4231)
Based on works written for the Soundtrack Project
2013

Vignettes

Clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
2010

Way of the River

Soprano, violin, bass clarinet and piano
2011

Windows for Children

Children’s chorus, violin, bass clarinet, bassoon and organ
2010

WKNO Considered

Flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
2013

Blue Mosaics

bass clarinet and orchestra (4001 4200 T5 hrp pno str)
1997

The Cat Menagerie

2222 3211 pc. str; opt. 2200 brass
2009

The Double Edge

3333 4331 T+4 hrp kbd str
1994

Postcards from River City

4343 4332 T+4 hrp kbd str 3sax
2003

Souvenirs of Christmas

2222 2200 T+1 hrp str
2007

Ventures on the Bluff

2232 4331 T+2 hrp str (with opt. reductions to 2222 4231)
Based on works written for the Soundtrack Project
2013

Stomp Igor

wind band
1998
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lUqKWd0C9g?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Symphonic Excursions

wind band
2000

Traffic at Tom Lee Park

wind band
2008

Bassoon in the Box

Bassoon and string quartet
2012

Crossing Paths

Clarinet, cello and piano
2013

Matching Set

Clarinet, cello and piano
Based on Music for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (1988)
2013

Oceanic Prelude

flute, cello and piano
2006

Prisms

flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon
1987 (rev. 1990)

Riffs and Echoes

flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello and piano
2004 (rev. 2012)

Scenes from Beyond Memory

horn, violin and piano
2013 sheet music

Signs of the Times

horn, violin and cello
2015

Spiral Fives

2 trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba
2002 (rev. 2014)

Variations in Form of a Sonata

Violin and piano
2015

Vignettes

Clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
2010

WKNO Considered

Flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
2013

American Pierrot: A Langston Hughes Songbook

Baritone and piano
2012
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47IasKDGMcM?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

The Hunting of the Snark

Soprano, flute, cello and harpsichord
2014
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPbxwCtwZww?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Songs from Olde England

Soprano and piano
2014

Way of the River

Soprano, violin, bass clarinet and piano
2011

Windows for Children

Children’s chorus, violin, bass clarinet, bassoon and organ
2010

La Chevelure Noire

1111 1000 2pc pno 2111 2 narrators
(music after La Chevelure by Claude Debussy)
2013
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBfE-T_6amA?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

Mountain Paths

8 Meditations on Poems by Izumi Shikibu
v1: 2 narrators with mixed ensemble (1111 0000 2pc 2111)
v2: 2 narrators with orchestra (1121 2000 2pc str)
2009–2012
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UgEcLj500Y?hl=en"><img src="http://robertgpatterson.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>

The Noble Calling

2 alphorns, solo horn quartet, horn choir, soprano voice and percussion
2012

The Soldier’s Ale

Cello (with narration)
2014

8 x 88

8 pieces of 88 notes each
2015

From War’s Alarms

Variations on a theme by George William Warren
2014