The musical compositions of Richard Burdick for:



Opus 4 Trinitization for Flute, oboe, horn, piano and strings; (Spring 1981)  

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

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

Opus 8 Pluto, for Flute, horn, ‘cello and harp (Summer 1983)

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

Opus 11 Blue Stone Fantasy for Flute, Horn, ‘cello and Harp 

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

Opus 17 A Puff of smoke for flute and horn 1983 rev. 1993

Opus 24 ABRACADABRA for flute, English horn, ‘cello, and piano

Opus 26 Phoenix for violin, ‘cello and woodwind quintet

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

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 59 "King of Birds" for Narrator, Flute, Violin and Harpsichord

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 69a Weed Trio, (theme and variations) for Flute and two horns. 

Opus 73 Blue Straw in Sky for C melody instrument (flute, oboe or recorder), harpsichord and strings   February 1993 

Opus 76 QuadRhumba for Flute, Xylophone,  2 horns and timpani    

Opus 82 The Peacock for Flute, Horn, Vibraphone and Bass. (April 1994) Premiered August 1994 @ Bear Valley music festival.  

Opus 95.2.1 Chromatic universal rhythm flute & piano version

Opus 97 Gamut & Hay for flute, violin and horn and harpsichord

Opus 106 Ramaprya for Woodwind Quintet

Opus 108 Duet for Horn & Flute for Eric & Liz.

Opus 112 Sinfonia III for flute & piano in sort of a baroque style 3 short movements

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

Opus 147 Variations on a fragment by Beethoven for flute, 3 Natural Horns & Bassoon (2007)

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 155 Trio for Flute, clarinet and horn

Opus 160   Free Trio No. 1 for three unspecified melody instruments

Opus 167   Free Trio No. 2 for three unspecified melody instruments

Opus 175   Free Trio No. 3 for alto & bass instrument and organ

Opus 180   Free Trio No. 4

Opus 181    Resonance I (in 2 parts) for three instruments & chimes

Opus 210   The Conservatory o Roses for flute, harp, viola & cello

Opus 217   The Eternal Melody for solo instrument with Video




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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.