List of works by Robert G. Patterson

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GRM# Year Genre Title Notes
1973 Band March Opus I date is approximate (juvenilia)
1974 Jazz Band Genesis I 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
1974 Chamber Little Symphony for Horn Quartet (juvenilia)
1974 Vocal 3 Pop Songs piano vocal score (style resembles Elton John) (juvenilia)
1974 Jazz Band Vibrations 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
date is approximate
1974 Jazz Band Where Do I Go? 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
date is approximate
1975 Jazz Band Strollin‘ Through the Park on a Fine Summer A(440) 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
1975 Jazz Band Rockin’ 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm(juvenilia)
date is approximate
1975 Jazz Band Symphony for Jazz Band 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
date is approximate
1977 Vocal I Sing the Body Electric voice, horn and piano (juvenilia)
1977 Jazz Band Pentatonics 5sax 5trp 4trb rhythm (juvenilia)
1977 Orchestra Horn Concerto horn and orchestra (3233 4331 T+2 str) (juvenilia)
1977 Chamber String Quartet traditionally tonal sketches (juvenilia)
GRM-01029 1977 Chamber Duet in Four Short Movements clarinet and horn (juvenilia)
1977 Orchestra Horn Concerto horn and orchestra (3233 4331 T+2 str) (juvenilia)
1977 Vocal Song No. 2 “Reluctance” soprano and piano (juvenilia)
1978 Chamber Promenade horn and 2 harps (juvenilia)
1978 Solo Rhapsody (for Cynthia) bassoon (juvenilia)
1978 Chamber Woodwind Quintet (juvenilia)
GRM-01048 1978 Piano 4 Piano Preludes (juvenilia)
1979 Vocal Song No. 3 “Prayer” baritone, 3 percussionists and piano (juvenilia)
1979 Solo Rhapsody ”in A” bassoon (juvenilia)
1979 Chamber Oboe Sonata oboe and piano (juvenilia)
GRM-01027 1979 Vocal Songs from 'As You Like It' tenor, flute, horn and piano
1980 Chamber Stravinsky Goes to Microtone City tenor and bass trombone (juvenilia)
1980 Vocal 2 Songs from the Rubáiyát soprano and piano (juvenilia)
1980 Chamber Quintet Concerto 2 horns, violin, cello and harpsichord (juvenilia)
1980 Chamber On the Veranda (Clarinet Fanfare) Eb clarinet, 2 Bb clarinets and bass clarinet (juvenilia)
GRM-01048 1980 Piano 2 Piano Preludes (juvenilia)
GRM-01057 1981 Chamber Suite for Winds eb clarinet, alto sax, bass clarinet (student work)
GRM-03001 1982 Choral Psalm of Faith in the Wilderness SATB and natural horn
1982 Choral Jubilate Deo SATB, solo soprano, winds, brass, and percussion (juvenilia)
GRM-01048 1983 Piano Piano Prelude No. 7 (juvenilia)
GRM-01040 1983 Vocal Songs of Death and Digestion bass voice, bassoon and double-bass
GRM-01042 1984 Solo Pearl Song flute
1985 Choral Cantata SATB with 2trp, 2hn, 2trb, tuba and organ (juvenilia)
GRM-01021 1985 Chamber Quartet for Piano and Winds flute, clarinet, horn and piano
GRM-01004 1985 Solo 4 Pieces for Natural Horn
1986 Ballet A Still Moment string orchestra (juvenilia)
GRM-01001 1987 Chamber Prisms woodwind quintet (revised 1990)
GRM-03002 1987 Choral A Vision SATB (revised 1994)
1988 Chamber Music for Clarinet, Violin and Piano withdrawn: see Matching Set (2013)
GRM-01008 1988 Piano The Cat Menagerie v1: piano
v2: clarinet, horn and bassoon (2009)
v3: see GRM-02001 (2009)
v4: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon with narration (2012)
GRM-01056 1988 Chamber Skeletons from the Tune Closet clarinet, cello and piano
GRM-01009 1989 Chamber New World Landscapes 2 pianos & toy piano (revised 1998)
GRM-01002 1989 Chamber Valediction 8 horns (revised 1995)
GRM-03003 1989 Choral Kyrie Eleison SATB and organ (revised 1994)
GRM-01005 1990 Solo Pastorale horn
GRM-01055 1990 Chamber Fanfares and Serenades trumpet and piano (revised 1997)
GRM-01025 1990 Chamber 5 Medieval Dances v1: saxophone, horn, violin and synthesizer
v2: 2 violins, viola, cello and double-bass (2006)
GRM-01014 1990 Solo 4 Seasonal Songs guitar
1991 Chamber Glasstinatos glass and metal percussion (experimental)
1991 Solo 4 Two Part Inventions keyboard synthesizer (experimental)
GRM-01047 1991 Chamber Bassoon Quartet
GRM-01039 1991 Organ Chorale Prelude based on Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
1991 Chamber Trio violin, viola and piano (withdrawn)
GRM-01058 1992 Vocal In a Blue Moon soprano and mixed ensemble (fl, hn, pc, hrp, vln, vlc)
Composed primarily in the latter part of 1991 but completed in early 1992
GRM-01003 1992 Chamber Quartet for Natural Horn and Strings natural horn, violin, viola and cello
GRM-02012 1992 Orchestra Concourse and Discourse 1111 1110 2pc str (6221) (withdrawn)
GRM-01041 1993 Solo Dixon Impressions violin
GRM-01015 1993 Chamber Night Vision cello and piano
GRM-02002 1994 Orchestra The Double Edge 3333 4331 T+4 hrp kbd str
1995 Solo Study in Color viola (withdrawn)
GRM-01054 1995 Chamber Discourses english horn (or alto sax) and piano
GRM-01018 1996 Chamber Hasty Variations string quartet
GRM-01010 1996 Chamber Lustration for the Millennium oboe (or soprano sax) and piano
GRM-01059 1997 Chamber Elation 4 horns
GRM-02003 1997 Orchestra Blue Mosaics bass clarinet and orchestra (4001 4200 T5 hrp pno str)
GRM-01006 1998 Chamber Fantasy and Stomping Music 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones and tuba
GRM-01011 1998 Chamber Bell Towers clarinet, bassoon and piano
GRM-02004 1998 Band Stomp Igor
GRM-03004 1999 Choral Helas SSAA
GRM-01012 1999 Vocal Life Signs for soprano (or mezzo-soprano), horn, percussion and piano
GRM-01007 1999 Chamber Quest for Blue clarinet, horn and piano
GRM-01016 2000 Chamber Reel Fun clarinet, horn, violin and piano (withdrawn)
GRM-02005 2000 Band Symphonic Excursions
GRM-01017 2002 Chamber Spiral Fives brass quintet (revised 2014)
GRM-01019 2002 Piano Midnight Memories Based on 3rd Movement of New World Landscapes
GRM-02006 2003 Orchestra Postcards from River City 4343 4332 T+4 hrp kbd str 3sax
GRM-01020 2004 Chamber Riffs and Echoes flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello and piano (revised 2012)
GRM-02007 2004 Orchestra Oasis 2[]2[]2[1.bcl]2[1.cb] 2100 T+3 hrp pno str 1sax[s/t]
GRM-01022 2005 Chamber Currents clarinet, violin, cello and piano (revised 2008)
GRM-01023 2006 Chamber Refracted Blues 2 pianos & 1 percussion (revised 2014)
GRM-01024 2006 Chamber Oceanic Prelude flute, cello and piano
GRM-01026 2007 Vocal Tanka Modern and Ancient alto and piano
GRM-02008 2007 Orchestra Souvenirs of Christmas 2222 2200 T+1 hrp str
GRM-02006-5a 2008 Band Traffic at Tom Lee Park arranged from movement 5 of Postcards from River City
GRM-01028 2008 Chamber Belvedere Music 2008 clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
GRM-01030 2008 Chamber Fiddle Mix 2 violins, viola, cello and double-bass (withdrawn)
GRM-01031 2009 Mixed Mountain Paths
8 Meditations on Poems by Izumi Shikibu
v1: 2 narrators with fl, cl, bsn, pc, vln, vlc (withdrawn)
v2: 2 narrators with orchestra (1121 2000 2pc str) (2011)
v3: 2 narrators with mixed ensemble (1111 0000 2pc 2111) (2012)
GRM-01033 2009 Chamber Hardy Bottling violin and marimba, part of the Soundtrack Project
GRM-02001 2009 Orchestra The Cat Menagerie orchestra (2222 3211 pc. str; opt. 2200 brass)
(narration added along with new music material connecting the movements)
GRM-01032 2010 Chamber Vignettes clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
GRM-03005 2010 Choral Windows for Children children’s chorus, violin, bass clarinet, bassoon and organ
GRM-01034 2010 Chamber The Golden Hour brass quintet, percussion, viola and harp, part of the Soundtrack Project
GRM-01035 2010 Chamber Star-Spangled Dreams trumpet, violin, viola sand cello, part of the Soundtrack Project
GRM-01036 2011 Vocal Way of the River soprano, violin, bass clarinet and piano
GRM-01037 2012 Vocal American Pierrot:
A Langston Hughes Songbook
baritone and piano
GRM-01038 2012 Chamber Bassoon in the Box bassoon and string quartet
GRM-02009 2012 Orchestra DJ Riffs (sketches) 2222 2110 T+1 kbd str
  1. Funky Walkabout
  2. Quintet A'Comin'
  3. Adjust Yourself
  4. Wrench In the Works
  5. Remnant
  6. Get Out
GRM-02010 2012 Mixed The Noble Calling 2 alphorns, solo horn quartet, horn choir, soprano voice and percussion
GRM-01043 2013 Chamber Crossing Paths clarinet, cello and piano
GRM-01044 2013 Chamber WKNO Considered flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
GRM-01045 2013 Mixed La Chevelure Noire 1111 1000 2pc pno 2111 2 narrators
(music after “La Chevelure” by Claude Debussy)
GRM-01046 2013 Chamber Matching Set clarinet, cello and piano
based on Music for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (1988)
GRM-01049 2013 Chamber Scenes from Beyond Memory horn, violin and piano
GRM-02011 2013 Orchestra Ventures on the Bluff 2232 4331 T+2 hrp str (with opt. reductions to 2222 4231)
based on works written for the Soundtrack Project
GRM-01050 2014 Piano From War’s Alarms variations on a theme by George William Warren
GRM-01051 2014 Solo The Soldier’s Ale cello (with narration)
GRM-01052 2014 Vocal Songs from Olde England soprano and piano
GRM-01053 2014 Vocal The Hunting of the Snark soprano, flute, cello and harpsichord
GRM-01060 2015 Chamber Variations in Form of a Sonata violin and piano
GRM-01061 2015 Piano 8x88 8 pieces of 88 notes each
GRM-01062 2015 Chamber Signs of the Times horn, violin and cello
GRM-03006 2016 Choral 'America' Remembered children's chorus and orchestra
GRM-02014 2016 Orchestra What a Friend We Have in Jesus handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-02015 2016 Orchestra Keep Me Every Day handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-02016 2016 Orchestra God of Grace, and God of Glory handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-03007 2016 Choral Hey Lolly Lollapalooza children's chorus and orchestra
GRM-02017 2016 Orchestra Dancing Marionettes orff ensemble and orchestra
GRM-03008 2017 Choral Requiem SATB chorus, children's chorus, soprano solo, bass-baritone solo, and orchestra (2222 4321 T+3 hrp pno str)
GRM-02018 2017 Orchestra When We All Get to Heaven handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-02019 2017 Orchestra His Eye Is On The Sparrow handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-02020 2017 Orchestra Two Hymns of Prayer handbell choir and orchestra
GRM-01063 2017 Chamber Freda's Voice violin and cello
GRM-02021 2017 Orchestra Arirang orff ensemble and orchestra
GRM-03009 2017 Choral Aiken Drum's Kitchen children's chorus and orchestra
GRM-03010 2017 Choral Motherless Stranger children's chorus and orchestra

Transcriptions and Orchestrations

Year Composer Title Notes
2016 Banks, Homer & Brown, William & Jones, Allen Son of Shaft string quartet
1988 Brahms 11 Chorale Preludes, Op.122 selections: 8 horns
1981 Brahms String Sextet No.1, Op.18 2 oboes, 2 clarinet, 2 horns and 2 bassoons
1982 Brahms Piano Quartet No.3, Op.60 flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano (revised 2012)
1997 Crumb, George Idyll for the Misbegotten horn and 3 percussionists published by Edition Peters
1982 Debussy Children's Corner 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons (revised 2001)
2013 Debussy Music for Chansons de Bilitis flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
1984 Josquin Desprez Tu solus qui facis mirabilia 8 horns
2008 Garner, Tony Lee The Velveteen Rabbit (1978) flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, cello and piano
2016 Hayes, Isaac Disco Connection string quartet
2016 Hayes, Isaac Theme from Shaft string quartet
2016 Hayes, Isaac & Porter, David Soul Man string quartet
2016 Hayes, Isaac & Porter, David When Something Is Wrong With My Baby string quartet
1982 Joplin Ragtime Serenade 2 oboes (opt), 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons
2010 Machaut Machaut Set clarinet, bassoon, horn and violin
2011 Praetorius Terpsichore, Musarum Aoniarum selections: clarinet, bassoon, percussion, violin and organ
1986 Mahler Kindertotenlieder voice, oboe, horn and piano
2010 Mahler Kindertotenlieder reduced orchestrations (2 versions):
1121 2000 pc hrp cel str
2222 2000 pc hrp cel str
1986 Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition 2 violins, viola, cello and double-bass (revised 2006)
1983 Mozart Horn Concerto in D major, K.412/386b horn, violin, cello and piano
1991 Mozart Horn Concerto in E-flat major, K.417 horn, violin, cello and piano
1991 Mozart Horn Concerto in E-flat major, K.447 horn, violin, cello and piano
1991 Mozart Horn Concerto in E-flat major, K.495 horn, violin, cello and piano
1999 Mozart Violin Sonata in E minor, K.304/300c flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
1984 Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K.478 flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano
2016 Orff, Carl Diggi-Diggi-Dong Mashup children's chorus and orchestra
2016 Orff, Carl Hi-Ya orff ensemble and orchestra
2017 Orff, Carl Piece for Dancing orff ensemble and orchestra
1982 Schubert Octet in F major, D.72 performing version (2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns)
1983 Schumann Piano Quintet, Op.44 flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano (revised 1990)
1982 Schumann 3 Romances, Op.28, No.3 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons and 2 horns
2014 Strauss 4 Letzte Lieder, TrV 296 soprano, horn and piano