Fluorescence – Opus 22 (1973)

Fluorescence is a typical example of a Patterson “fun piece” It was written early in his career when Patterson embarked on writing a series accessible showpieces for various groups. The Incorporated Association of Organists commissioned it as an opening...

Interludium – Opus 15 (1972)

Can be played together with Intrada and Jubilate as ‘Trilogy for Organ’ Details Written 1972 Solo Organ Length 4′ Commission: St Barts Festival Dedication: ‘To Andrew Morris’ Publisher: Josef...

Jubilate – Opus 5 (1969)

Can be played together with Intrada and Interludium as ‘Trilogy for Organ’ Details Written 1969 Solo Organ Length 5′ Commission: Exeter Cathedral Dedication:  ‘To Lionel Dakers’ Publisher: Josef...

Intrada – Opus 7 (1969)

Can be played together with Interludium and Jubilate as ‘Trilogy for Organ’ Details Written 1969 Solo Organ Length 6′ Commission: Malcolm Rudland for the Music in Our Time Festival Dedication: ‘For Malcolm Rudland’ Publisher: Josef...

Visions – Opus 9 (1972)

Visions was written in 1971 for Malcolm Williamson and is a more intricate, close-wrought composition than Patterson’s other organ works. Harmonically it owes something to Messiaen: for very often we hear rich chords created out of the overtonal properties of...