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Released Feb, 15th 2007

CD 8 cover artPortal
Solo Multi-phonic French horn

In An Environment of drones & overtones


Avant garde space music
recorded in 2004 & December 2006


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Portal is a composition recorded in five track:
1 - the solo Multi-Phonic horn (the hornist sings and plays simultaneously) :
2 & 3 -  playing low drones out of tune & out of synchronization. :
4 - playing a  high track which was written carefully and is created by the mathematic resultant tones of the solo horn part. :
5 -  a high track improvised!

This work is part of Mr. Burdick’s extensive opus 99. This work is from the “dark side” of this set, where his I Ching Arpeggios (also available from CD Baby or is bright, happy and calming. This work is dark, introspective and thought provoking. It is based on one hexagram of the I Ching - #48 “The Well” also know as “The Source”, which is what this CD was called in it infancy. The scale used is Bb, Cb, Db, Eb, F, G, Ab, A. This is a moderately normal scale with a minor third and a raised and lowered 7th. Actually a minor 7th and a major 8th! Each track features a different interval from thirds though eighths. Six tracks all quite similar but each with a subtle intervallic difference.

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CD42 I sound My Horn

CD42 cover-88CD42
Music of
B. Heiden and Burdick


CD41 American Horn Music vol. 2

Burdick's CD41Music by:
R. Burdick
J. Graas, R. Johnson
J. Ott, A. M. Ingalis
A. D. Schmutz, T. Strong

CD40 Retrospective II
Horn Quartets No's 1 - 5

Burdick's CD40Retrospective II
Horn Quartets:
No. 1, Op. 39,
No. 2, Op. 51,
 No. 3, Op. 136,
  No. 4, Op. 149,
                       No. 5, Op. 154

CD39 Bach by Popular Demand

CD39 A sequel toCD39 cover-88
R. Burdick's
Easter Oratorio CD and his Favorites CD Bach Cantatas, 26, 84 & 99

CD38 Matthew Locke:
Broken & Flatte Consorts

CD38 Richard Burdick performs trios from the late renaissance: CD 38 Locke-Brokenall 6 Broken Consort Suites and both Flatte Consort suites - 36 track of Christmas like music.

CD37 Microtonal music of Richard Burdick

CD37 Richard Burdick's compositions:
Earth & Moon, Op. 202
Polar Flux, Op. 204 Microtonal music of Richard Burdick

A multi-track recording of Mr. Burdick:
A microtonal duet (Op. 204) & quartet (Op. 202)

64 tones per octave.

CD36 Classical Natural Horn
Music By Duvernoy & Schneider

CD36 Classical Natural Horn
Music By Duvernoy & Schneider

CD36 Natural horn Burdick Beautiful authentic practice classical era natural horn music, for horn trio and duo.

A very popular style of music in Beethoven's lifetime.

CD35 Twenty-Two Trios
for Horns

CD35 Twenty-two Trios
fCD35or Horn, Op. 156

Nothing else like it for horn ensemble! These trios are full of memorable tunes interwoven in fascinating ways, with wonderful twists and turns.

CD34 Natural Horn Music FOUND

Thanks to IMSLP a number of works have come to my attention from moderately obscure CD34composers, which I'm happy to present here performed on the Natural horn. Nineteenth Century composers Du Puy, Comte de Champigny, Alexandre Javault, Johann Peter Heuschekel. Released February 2013.

CD32 American Horn Music
American Horn Music
of the 40's & 50's


“This CD proves that what may have sounded weird sixty years ago now sounds normal and often beautiful.”

There are many lesser-known 20th century composers, who have great worth!

Let’s not forget the music of:
Wendell Otey
Alan Hovhaness
Henry Cowell
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Gunther Schuller.