The musical compositions of Richard Burdick
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Opus 132

64 I Ching duets for two horn

These 64 duets are in the form and or style of Fantasies

January 2004 - August 2008

I consider my most successful composition to be my "Planets for solo horn, opus 19" because of this popular piece, I have written my "more than 64 solos for horn, opus 139" Following the writing of the solos, I went ahead with the 64 duets, I don't know why the opus numbers are sort of mixed up, especially when there are still two duets to finish as I write this in early August 2008. I have the whole set recorded, except # 50 & 60, and am now re-recording them in one-takes. One of my big projects for this season is recording all of my horn ensemble music, with a CD of the Best of and a audio DVD of the complete!

January 2012: I have made much progress with recording of my horn music. I have well over another CD of music recorded, with pieces being uncovered from my archives often! I have recently recorded my "Mind without Matter" a piece for seven players from 1979; I love this work and have included it in my CD release CD29 Astral Waves and Phosphor.

ALL OLD VERSIONS of these duets, such as duets 1-16 and 17-34 sets are now replaced by the complete set in one volume


You can listen to samples of many tracks here:

The recording is me (Richard Burdick) in a multi-track recording. In "one-takes" to prove that the duets can be played, sometimes only after hard work, sometime quite easily.

Volume #1 (1-34) Can be found in the Canadian Music Center Libraries.


Search I Ching Music:

Op. 131Opus TourOp. 133

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.