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Sevenfold Gifts (Albany/Troy label): compact disc, released internationally in the summer of 2007. Organist Margaret Martin Kvamme performs Decker’s Flutes for San Francisco (from Home Suite Home: Across America with the Pipe Organ) as part of this program.

Simple Gifts: Frederick Hemke and Douglas Cleveland (music for alto saxophone and organ), EnF Records (Chicago), released in 2006. Pamela Decker’s Elegy and Dances for Alto Saxophone and Organ is included in this recording.

Decker Plays Decker: Desert Wildflowers: compact disc on the Loft Recordings label (LRCD 1076); this disc is Volume 2 of a complete works set, released internationally in 2005.
Example clip of Track 1 - Albarda, from Flores del Desierto.

Decker Plays Decker: Sacred to Secular: compact disc on the Loft Recordings label (LRCD 1053); this disc is Volume 1 of a complete works set, released internationally in 2004.
Example clip of Track 3 - Herzlich tut mich verlangen
Example clip of Track 4 - Pange lingua, from Retablos

Now and Then (Arktos Recordings): compact disc, released internationally in June 2002. Organist Marnie Giesbrecht, Professor of Organ at the University of Alberta (Canada), performs Decker’s Retablo III: Victimae paschali as part of this recording’s program.

Vox angelica, a work by Pamela Decker based on “Bear Down, Arizona” (the “fight song” of the University of Arizona’s sports teams) is included on the Bear Down, Arizona promotional CD produced by the School of Music at The University of Arizona and released in 2002.

Christa Rakich in Recital at St. Mark’s Cathedral (American Guild of Organists’ National Convention, July 2000): compact disc on the resound label (affiliated with Loft Recordings), released internationally in 2001. The recording documents Rakich’s live performance in the AGO national convention in 2000, with a program including works by Bach, Hindemith, Franck, and Decker (the world premiere of the AGO solo organ commission, Río abajo río).

Banana Trumpet Games: The Music of P.Q. Phan (solo and chamber music): compact disc on the CRI label (CRI CD849), released internationally in August 2000. The first track is Pamela Decker’s performance of the title work, Banana Trumpet Games (for solo organ).

Janice Beck Performs Works of Pamela Decker: compact disc on the Albany/Troy label (Albany Troy 383), released internationally in 2000.

Celestial Fire: Douglas Cleveland, Organist: compact disc on the Gothic Records label (G49113), released internationally in 2000. Douglas Cleveland, 1994 first prize winner in the AGO National Young Artists’ Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP) and a concert organist of national and international renown, performs Decker’s Kairos on this recorded program, along with works by Langlais, Duruflé, Larsen, and Locklair.

Flights of Fancy: Premiere Recordings of New Music for Organ by Albright, Bielawa, and Decker: compact disc on the Albany/Troy label (Albany/Troy 140), released internationally in 1994. Pamela Decker performs works by these three composers (including her own Nightsong and Ostinato Dances) on this disc.

Toccata: Pamela Decker, Organist, Performs at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle: compact disc on the Arkay label (AR 6091), released internationally in 1989 (distributed by Allegro Imports). The program includes works by Buxtehude, Bach, Muffat, Holtz (Koptein), Frescobaldi, Heiller, Decker, and Vierne.

Pamela Decker Performs: compact disc on the Arkay label (AR 6083), released internationally in 1986 (distributed by Allegro Imports—both LP and CD). The program includes works by Bach, Krebs, Mendelssohn, Decker, and Litaize.

Thunder Pipes: The California Bach Society Chorus and Chamber Orchestra: compact disc on the Bainbridge label (BCD 2502), released in 1986. The program spotlights works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Daniel Kobialka; Pamela Decker is one of two organists featured in the program.