Gordon Parmentier

Biography

F. Gordon Parmentier (1923 - 2008)

Parmentier served in the military in France during World War II. He
returned after the war and gradated from the Paris Conservatory.

Through
much of the 1950s, Parmentier taught and composed in San Francisco. In
the late 1950s, he lived in San Francisco in the winter and in the
summer built the home on a plot of family land on the east shore of
Green Bay.

Parmentier lived in the home year-round from the early 1960s to his death in January 2008.

ACE Publications

9 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Gordon Parmentier SONATA NO.3 FOR PIANO pf
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Gordon Parmentier HIGHEST ROAD, THE chor,org(or pf)
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Gordon Parmentier CONCERTO FOR PIANO- MIRRORS 2-2-2-2-, 0-2-2-0, timp, str, pf
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Gordon Parmentier WINTER SONGS WITHOUT WORDS pf
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Gordon Parmentier ECLIPSE SATB, bass-bari, org OR w/opt. orga and orch: 2.2..eh.3.3. 4.3.3.0 perc, str
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Gordon Parmentier NEW WORLD' chor, org, hp, vn
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Gordon Parmentier FROM THE DIARY OF A NORTHERN WINDOW SATB (chorus&soli), orch: 2.2.2.2 4.2.3.0 timp, perc, hp (or pf) str. (or w/pf) (can be performed by orch alone)
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Gordon Parmentier LITTLE PRINCE, THE 2.2.2.o, 2.2.2.0, timp, perc, pf, strings
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Gordon Parmentier FOUR SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGESE sop(or ten) & orch:2-2-2-0,2-2-2-0,timp,perc,hp,str
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Additional Works