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Feelin' Plucky

A trio arranged for alto flute, cello and classical gu...
Plucky_v118_guit_[trio].mp3

alto flute, cello, guitar, trio, chamber, acoustic, pizzicato, Feeling Plucky

 
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

 
Feelin' Plucky

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

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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra

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

guitar, orchestra, concerto

 
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

 
Spiral Stones


A short, light trio arranged for guitar, flute, an...
Spiral_Stones_v109.mp3

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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

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

orchestra, cinematic, contemporary classical, harp

 
Film1: Dark Forest



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

orchestra, cinematic. contemporary classical

 
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

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

strings, winds, brass, orchestral, musica sfinzi

 
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

 
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

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

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

 
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

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

small orchestra, yosemite

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

strings, winds, horns, orchestral

 
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 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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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. 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

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

orchestra, sax, electric bass

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

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

violin, cello, piano, trio, chamber

 
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

 
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

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


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

orchestra, symphony, 2013

 
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

 
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

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

Orchestra, suite

 
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

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

violin, contrabass, duo

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

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

 
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

 
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

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

trumpet, organ, duo

 
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

 
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

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

handbells, viola

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

trumpets,horn,trombone,tuba,chamber, quintet

 
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

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

recorder, (flute), guitar

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

SATB Chorus, choral,four-part, whimsical

 
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

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

bagpipes, flugel, whimsy

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

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

guitar, flute, piano, violin, chamber, duo

 
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

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

oboe, piano, classical, chamber, duo, duet

 
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

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



 
vexations
...
Vexations var v104.mp3



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

tu non mi conosci_v201.mp3



 
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

 
something suite
...
Something_Suite_trio_v114.mp3



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