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"12:45"
One of my earliest works, this duo was written over many mon...
1245_Duet_v3.mp3

oboe, piano, classical, chamber, duo, duet

 
A Past and Future Wish
This was originally a trio (for horn, violin, guitar) I wrot...
A_Past_and_Future_Wish.mp3

horn, flute, clarinet, viola, guitar, classical, chamber, quartet

 
A Twist of Lime (Tropical Caprice)
A lively and lighthearted trio with the cello providing a cl...
A Twist of Lime [trio] v1_3.mp3

flute, flute, cello, trio, classical, chamber, latin

 
Adieu Oh Lovely Spring
A short renaissance-style piece for soprano, alto, tenor and...
Adieu_O_Lovely_Spring_[rec].mp3

recorder quartet, flute, viola, cello, brass

 
At a Busy Intersection
Energetic piece for piano quartet.* Edgy, driving, a little ...
Intersection_Quartet_v107b1.mp3

quartet, piano, violin, viola, cello, chamber, spunky, prestissimo, street scenes

 
At a Busy Intersection [gtr, cello, alto flute]

Energetic piece re-arranged for guitar trio. duration ...
Intersection_gtr_trio_v113.mp3

guitar, cello, alto flute, chamber, trio, intersection_g

 
At a Busy Intersection [with winds]
Energetic piece arranged for mixed piano quintet.* Edgy, dri...
Intersection_ww_Bm_v108.mp3

quintet, piano, cello, violin, clarinet, flute, chamber, spunky, prestissimo

 
At a Sidewalk Cafe
It is languid, with a contemplative, impressionistic feeling...
Sidewalk_Cafe_v108.mp3

quartet, piano, violin, viola, cello, chamber, largo, street scenes

 
At the Fountain in the Plaza
It is calm... moves at a strolling pace. Part of a collectio...
At_the_Fountain_v107.mp3

quartet, piano, violin, viola, cello, chamber, andante, street scenes

 
At the Subway Stairs
A single-movement piece for piano quartet. Image of the acti...
at_the_subway_stairs_v110.mp3

quartet, piano, violin, viola, cello, chamber, street scenes

 
At the Subway Stairs
At the ensemble's request, I re-arranged this quartet for th...
at_the_subway_stairs_v117-trio.mp3

trio, flute, guitar, cello, chamber, street scenes

 
Autumn Equinox Caprice
A light-hearted trio for two flutes and cello inspired on th...
Autumn Equinox Caprice.mp3

flute, flute, cello, classical, chamber, trio

 
Basso Piano
Origin is a baseline played on the bottom octave of the pian...
basso_piano_v103c.mp3

piano, alto saxophone, clarinet, drum kit, acoustic guitar

 
Blue Jeans, Blouse and Army Boots

A trio for bass flute, cello and guitar. An aggressive...
Army_Boots_TRIO_No_2_v108.mp3

guitar, cello, bass flute, trio, chamber, acoustic, silk

 
Blue Whale Blue
Standing on deck of a small boat in the Sea of Cortez watchi...
Blue_Whale_blue.mp3

flute, clarinet, viola, cello, doublebass, cymbals

 
Callisto [orchestra]
Single movement piece for chamber orchestra, named for one o...
Callisto_orchestra_v111.mp3

strings, winds, brass, orchestral, musica sfinzi

 
Candle Waltz
This piece for recorder and guitar was written for the occas...
Candle_Waltz_v1_1.mp3

recorder, (flute), guitar

 
Cascade
An orchestral piece featuring an arpeggiated chord progressi...
Cascade_[orchestra]_v104a.mp3

orchestra, cinematic, contemporary classical, harp

 
Clarinet Quintet Caprice
A lighthearted piece for clarinet and strings. 12/8 meter ...
Clarinet_Quintet_v103.mp3

clarinet, violin, viola, cello, double bass, chamber, strings

 
Concertino in F for oboe, strings, harpsichord
A concertino* in the baroque style featuring the oboe, plus ...
Baroque_Concertino_v1_9c.mp3

oboe, violins, viola, cello, harpsichord, classical, baroque, chamber music

 
Concerto Anacapa for Piano and Orchestra
A three movement work based on the themes and concept I envi...
Concerto_Anacapa_1_Allegretto_gentile.mp3

Concerto_Anacapa_2_Larghetto_dolce.mp3

Concerto_Anacapa_3_Vivace.mp3

piano, concerto, symphony orchestra

 
Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra

three movements for guitar and orchestra work in pr...
guitar_concerto_v9.mp3

guitar, orchestra, concerto

 
Dart, Skitter, Dash!
A little flurry of whimsical energy for soprano, alto and ba...
Dart_Skitter_Dash_v104.mp3

Dart_Skitter_Dash_v105_gtr,oboe,fl.mp3

quintet, flute, alto flute, bass flute, bass clarinet, whimsy, woodwinds, trio, guitar, oboe, flute

 
Daybreak
LIke a divertimento, but a little more developed. Three move...
daybreak_v113.mp3

strings, winds, horns, orchestral

 
Des del balco (From the Balcony)
An orchestral suite of 5 episodes organized into three movem...
III_Sol_Invicte.mp3

II_Llum_de_la_Lluna.mp3

I_Tempesta_d'estiu.mp3

orchestra, suite

 
Dizzy-ish
An ensemble featuring harp and double bass, plus flute, clar...
Dizzy-ish_v108a.mp3

flute, clarinet, harp, viola, cello, double bass, sextet

 
Drums in Bach's Closet
A one minute whirlwind using a mini ensemble of string quart...
Drums_in_Bach's_Closet.mp3

string quartet, timpani, clarinets, oboe, synth-tuba

 
Drunken Sailor Sea Chantey Medley
Inspired by the "Sea Chantey" muse, and with a penchant for ...
drunken_sailor_v1_2.mp3

bagpipes, flugel, whimsy

 
Dusk at the Pier [trio for alto flute, english horn & guitar]

This is a rare combination of instruments; the english ...
Dusk-gtr,afl,ehorn_v111.mp3

Dusk-guitar,vla,vc_v106.mp3

trio, alto flute, english horn, classical guitar, harp, viola, cello, chamber, cor anglais, slow

 
Feelin' Plucky

A trio for viola, cello and harp. A bright melody feat...
Feelin'_Plucky_v117.mp3

viola, cello, harp, trio, chamber, acoustic, pizzicato

 
Film1: Dark Forest



I. Presto
II. Andante
III. Prestissimo...
dark_forest_v108.mp3

orchestra, cinematic. contemporary classical

 
Five-Four Five-Eight Etude
Originally, a piece for solo piano in three short episodes u...
Five_Four_Five_Eight_Etude_v108.mp3

piano, cello, duo, duet, chamber

 
Flying (Symphony No. 1 in progress)
Four movements, motion


I. Flying
II. Hawk C...
III_Albatross_Aloft_v109.mp3

orchestra, symphony, 2013

 
For Agustín [trio for two guitars and cello]


Inspired by Allegro from La Catedral a work...
for_agustin_gtr,gtr,vc_v109.mp3

chamber music, trio, guitar, guitar, cello, David Smith, Agustin Barrios

 
Fresh Mint


A short, light and lively trio arranged for guitar...
fresh_mint_fl,gtr,bsn_trio_v106.mp3

Fresh_mint_trio_v106a.mp3

chamber, trio, light, whimsical, contemporary classical, flute, guitar, cello, bassoon, sfinzi

 
Gee Whiz!
How about a quartet of flute, clarinet, bassoon and tuba! A...
Gee_Whiz_wind_quartet_v202.mp3

quartet, flute, clarinet, bassoon, tuba, whimsy

 
Gimme a Break
A little idea from long ago... key: C dur: short! Mag...
Gimme_a_Break_v103.mp3

xx, piccolos, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, tuba, marimba, whimsy

 
Gravel Highway for Orchestra
Gravel Highway is a piece for orchestra with two movements: ...
Gravel_Highway_v111.mp3

Orchestra, suite

 
Heli Elu Seitse [trio arrangement]
This piece starts and ends in Am, with an opening section in...
Heli Elu Seitse [fl,cl,vc] v114 cues.mp3

Heli_Elu_Seitse_string_trio.mp3

flute, clarinet, cello, trio

 
Heli Elu Seitse*
Written by request for an unusual duo of violin and contraba...
duo,Heli_Elu_Seitse_v106.mp3

violin, contrabass, duo

 
Hillside Trio for viola, cello and harp
A miniature study, based on the melody from the 2nd movement...
Hillside_trio_v102.mp3

viola, cello, harp, trio, chamber, acoustic

 
I Shall Not Live in Vain
A piece for SATB chorus based on the text of the Emily Dicki...
I_Shall_Not_Live_in_Vain_v107.mp3

chorus, choral, SATB

 
Inner Solstice
Inner solstice was written for the winter time. Score is mar...
Inner_Solstice_v202.mp3

minor revision 2012, chamber, quartet cello, bass clarinet, double bass, winter solstice

 
It's Muse Light
A commissioned work for San Francisco based Musae Womens Cho...
It's_Muse_Light_FULL_a.mp3

muse_light_5-30-09_concert_a.mp3

womens chorus, guitar, flute, sax, percussion, SSAA, muselight, choral, musica sfinzi, 2011

 
je ne sais quoi
An impromptu for two flutes and harp. Uncomplicated. ~1.5min...
je_ne_sais_quoi_trio_V103.mp3

two flutes, harp, trio, chamber music

 
Lament for a Sound Lost
One night early in a Winter, I needed to do something--the r...
Lament_[Wind_Quintet].mp3

Flute, English Horn, Clarinet, French Horn, Bassoon, horn ensemble, chamber quintet

 
Light Snow Falling
A quintet for harp and strings It is languid, with a contemp...
Snow_Falling_harp,str_qtet_v105.mp3

quintet, harp, violin, viola, cello, bass, chamber, andante

 
Loma Mar Suite
A suite of several episodes* highlighting experiences from t...
Loma_Mar_quintet_v113.mp3

flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, chamber, quintet

 
Neon Trio: Suite of Lights
A Piano Trio with seven movements, seven moods. (minor revis...
Neon_Trio_v125.mp3

violin, cello, piano, trio, chamber

 
New Beneath the Snow
...A woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon)...
New_Beneath_the_Snow_[quintet].mp3

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, chamber, quintet

 
Night Sky Orchestral Suite


Eccentric Orbit, Asteroid Adrift, Meteor Shower
nightsky_1_eccentric_orbit.mp3

nightsky_2_asteroid_adrift.mp3

nightsky_3_meteor_shower.mp3

orchestra, whimsical, contemporary classical

 
Nocturne No. 2 "In the Shade of the Giant Oak"
Duo for Piano and Cello.
3/4, 60 bpm tempo di valse <...
Nocturne_No2_cello,pno_v106.mp3

cello, piano, duo

 
Nocturne No. 3 "On a Foggy Shore"
Duo for Cello and Piano. ...
Nocturne_No3_Foggy_Shore_v110.mp3

cello, piano, duo, nocturne, chamber

 
Nocturne No. 4 "The Last Day of Spring"
Duo for Piano and Cello.
9/8 & 6/8 ...
Nc4_Last_Day_of_Spring_v106.mp3

cello, piano, duo

 
Non lo diro (duet)
This is a little song based on the text of Carlo Sigismondo ...
Non_lo_Diro_duet_v4a_AT.mp3

Soprano, Bass, Piano

 
Not Quite Blue (piano)
...
Not_Quite_Blue_v101.mp3



 
Oboe Quartet: The Way Home
A single movement quartet for oboe and strings. key of D...
The_Way_Home_Oboe_Q_v106.mp3

oboe, violin, viola, cello, quartet

 
Peace Be Unto Thee Stranger
A single movement choral piece in a madrigal/hymn style for ...
Peace_Be_Unto_Thee_v111.mp3

SATB voice, choral, chorus

 
Piano Scramble [two pianos, trombone, tuba, congas


Fun, fast, short.
Starts in Dm, ends in F....
piano_scramble_v105.mp3

-2012, chamber music, quintet, ensemble, piano, piano, trombone, tuba, congas, David Smith

 
Requiem for Three Blind Mice
Sextet for winds is a little study for winds that became a o...
Requiem_for_Three_Blind_Mice.mp3

flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, piccolo, chamber, winds, whimsy

 
Rooftop Drop
A light, fast tune for brass quintet, or horn ensemble....
Rooftop Drop [for brass].mp3

trumpets,horn,trombone,tuba,chamber, quintet

 
Russian River Portraits
A duo for Alto Flute and Guitar The Russian River (rio...
Russian_River_duo_alto_fl,gtr_v114.mp3

Classical Guitar, Alto Flute, duo

 
Sideways [duo for guitar and bass flute]


Music for guitar and bass flute in 3/4 with a "sid...
Sideways_bass_fl_guitar_v107a.mp3

Sideways_hn_guitar_v107a.mp3

chamber music, duo, guitar, bass flute, David Smith

 
Sideways [duo for guitar and cor anglais]


Music arranged for guitar and english horn in 3/4 ...
Sideways_ehorn_guitar_v111.mp3

chamber music, duo, guitar, english horn, David Smith

 
Snazz
A duo for flute and guitar. Also arranged for violin and pia...
snazz_flute,guitar1.mp3

guitar, flute, piano, violin, chamber, duo

 
something suite
...
Something_Suite_trio_v114.mp3



 
Spiral Stones


A short, light trio arranged for guitar, flute, an...
Spiral_Stones_v108.mp3

Spiral_Stones_v109.mp3

chamber, trio, light, whimsical, contemporary classical, alto flute, guitar, cello, sfinzi

 
Storm at Sea [for two pianos and orchestra]
Energetic, cinematic, fast. Wow...this is outstanding.....
Storm_at_Sea_v109.mp3

Two pianos plus flute, clarinet, bassoon, two horns, timpani, strings

 
Subliminator
A single movement piece for jazz orchestra, with elec guita...
Subliminator_v108.mp3

orchestra, sax, electric bass

 
Tender the Moment When Flowers Begin, Duo for Flute and Guitar
A little noncturne named for the opening line of a poem S...
Tender_the_Moment_duo_fl,gtr_v106.mp3

Classical Guitar, Flute, duo

 
The Sound of Stars
Written for our local handbell choir, plus a viola/(cello) p...
The_Sound_of_Stars_v1.3a.mp3

handbells, viola

 
Three Daughters: conversations for flute, clarinet and horn
This trio was commissioned by John and Nancy for their dau...
Three_Daughters_v119.mp3

flute, clarinet, horn, wind, woodwind, trio

 
Three Fingers of Light
Adagio for chorus and string trio in Fm. Written for Vigi...
3fol_v113.mp3

SATB, choral, chorus, string trio, viola, cello, bass

 
Trumpet Voluntary No. 1
Duo for Trumpet and Organ
(Revised in 201...
voluntary_one_v105.mp3

trumpet, organ, duo

 
tu non mi conosci
...
Tu Non Mi Conosci (You Don't Know Me) by carlajpatterson.mp3

tu non mi conosci_v201.mp3



 
vexations
...
Vexations var v104.mp3



 
What Shall We Sing?
A madrigal-style song about singing madrigals. (Thanks to An...
WhatShallWeSing_w_dirigent.mp3

SATB Chorus, choral,four-part, whimsical

 
When Time Expands
A trio for two bassoons and english horn. It was specificall...
When_Time_Expands,_trio_v4a.mp3

bassoon, bassoon/Bass Clarinet, English horn, classical, chamber, trio

 
Yosemite Fantasy Suite
This is a suite of about six minutes, envisioned as music fo...
Yosemite_Ballet_Suite_v120.mp3

small orchestra, yosemite

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