Works by RF Palmer

Choral & Vocal Works

“Psalm 150”   Audio clip

“O My Soul”   Audio clip

“An Imperial Message”   Audio clip

“Threat of Frost” (2009) SATB chorus & piano. Poem by Ken Meter.   Audio clip

“At the Window” (2007) SATB chorus & piano. Poem by Ken Meter. Notes   Audio clip

“Madrigal” (2007) SATB a cappella. Setting of an old English poem.

“Wild Roses” (2006) SATB chorus & piano. Poem by Ken Meter. Notes   Audio clip

“Moon & Mill” (2006) A choral passacaglia with baritone soloist. Poem by Ken Meter.   Audio clip

“Two Hawks” (2004) SATTBB chorus, two flutes, violin, & cello. Poem by Ken Meter. Notes

“Elegy” (2003) SATB chorus and cello. Recorded by the Oratorio Society of Minnesota in 2003.

“Wild Roses” (2003) Soprano & piano. Poem by Ken Meter.

“The Great Bear” (2003) SATB chorus, tenor solo, flute, & piano. Poem by Ken Meter

“Lightning” (2002) SATB chorus & piano. Poem by Ken Meter. Notes

“Tremble Before Violence” (2001) SATB a cappella. Setting of a text by the Great Buddha.

“In Yan Teopa” (2000) SATB chorus. Poem by Ken Meter. Premiere by Oratorio Society of Minnesota, May 12, 2001. Notes   Audio clip

“Siblings” (1999) SATB chorus. Poem by Ken Meter. Notes

“Two Look at Two” (1998)

“Emmanuel” (1998) SATB chorus. Setting of ‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel.’

“Not the Wind Not the Flag” (1997) Setting of a Zen koan. Premiere by Oratorio Society of Minnesota Chamber Chorale, May, 1998.

Cut of Arc (1996) Cantata for chorus with bass solo, flutes, violin, cello, piano, organ, & two percussion players. MALS student composition performed at Hamline University.

“Dream within a Dream” (1982) Accepted for performance by American Composer's Forum.

Instrumental Works

“A Man Evolving” (2011) Wind ensemble.   Audio clip

“Ten microCONSTRUCTIONS” (2009) Short piano works.   Audio clip—#1   Audio clip—#7

“Ground Darkly” (2008) Full orchestra.   Audio clip

“Ground Darkly” (2007) String orchestra.

“Transfigurations” (2005) Orchestra.   Audio clip

“Elegy” (2003) String quintet: first violin, second violin, viola, cello, & double bass. Notes   Audio clip

“Piano Burble #0” (2001) Piano solo.

“Little String Thing” (2001) Strings.

“Temperance” (2001) Piano four hands.

“String Quartet” (2000)

“Construction” (1998) Three Movements. Brass, percussion & organ   Audio clip

“Metal” (1997) Single-movement work for chamber orchestra

“Piano Constructions #1, #2, #4” (1989-2001)

“String Trio” (1980)