The musical compositions of Richard Burdick for:



Opus 5A Autumn from the Season Suite arranged for Woodwind Quintet

Opus 5 Season Suite for Woodwind Octet (1982)

Opus 7 Symmetry I & II for wind quintet (1982)

Opus 9A The Inner Ring for woodwind quintet  1982 premiere 10/14/82

Opus 16 Polaris Overture for flute, oboe, trumpet, clarinet, horn, violin, ‘cello and organ.

Opus 26 Phoenix for violin, ‘cello and woodwind quintet

Opus 33 Chamber Symphony # 4 for viola, ‘cello, bass, piano & woodwind quintet.

Opus 35 Duet for Clarinet and Horn, Trios; January 1987

Opus 37 Sonata for Woodwind Quintet and Piano 1987

Opus 38 Suite in six movements for woodwind quintet 1987

Opus 46 Pastoral “for wind quintet

Opus 47 Suite #2 for Woodwind Quintet 1988

Opus 61 Dust Off (healing the wounds) for W. W. quintet  Summer 1991 written for David Granger (Solo Bassoon) Dedicated to Medical Aviators who served in the Vietnam conflict.

Opus 66 "The Hunt" for Woodwind Octet (0222 2000)

Opus 79 Cat Music for clarinet and piano November 1993
Premiered as a clarinet and tape piece in Berkeley 2002 with Rob Bailis, clarinet 

Opus 95.2.1 Chromatic universal rhythm clarinet & piano version 

Opus 103 Trio #1 for Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon Trios. April 1997

Opus 105 Trio #2 for Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon Trios premiered April 1997

Opus 106 Ramaprya for Woodwind Quintet

Opus 111b Sinfonia II version for clarinet, violoncello & piano

Opus 127 Chamber Symphony # 6 for clarinet, horn, piano, bass and tape

Opus 133 Chamber Symphony # 7 for clarinet, horn, piano, bass and tape

Opus 135 Horn & clarinet duet

Opus 141 Avant Garde Pieces
--A (1/3/6)B Concerto for any instrument
--B Nice Notes . . .

Opus 148 "One -hundred-twenty-eight Amens" for two or more unspecified instruments that are micro-tunable

Opus 150 "We Give Thanks "for six unspecified instruments

Opus 151 "Gateway Through Stillness" for Violin solo with Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, Trumpet and Horn.

Opus 155b  September Summer, 2013 for flute, clarinet and horn

Opus 216   A Little Jiggle for wind quintet

Opus 228   Quartet Sonata for clarinet, horn, viola & cello


Bass Clarinet

Opus 65 Flowing Lines of Silence  for Violin, Horn and Bass Clarinet Nov. - Dec. 1991

Opus 84 Khrushchev Portrait for narrator, solo Bass Clarinet, solo English horn and two chamber orchestras.

Opus 141 Avant Garde Pieces
--A (1/3/6)B Concerto for any instrument
--B Nice Notes . . .




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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.