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.

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1 CONCERTO FOR PIANO- MIRRORS (1980)
2-2-2-2-, 0-2-2-0, timp, str, pf

2 ECLIPSE (1971)
SATB, bass-bari, org OR w/opt. orga and orch: 2.2..eh.3.3. 4.3.3.0 perc, str

3 FOUR SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGESE (1956)
sop(or ten) & orch:2-2-2-0,2-2-2-0,timp,perc,hp,str

4 FROM THE DIARY OF A NORTHERN WINDOW (1963)
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)

5 HIGHEST ROAD, THE (1994)
chor,org(or pf)

6 LITTLE PRINCE, THE (1959)
2.2.2.o, 2.2.2.0, timp, perc, pf, strings

7 A NEW WORLD'
chor, org, hp, vn

8 SONATA NO.3 FOR PIANO (2001)
pf

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