Bruce Babcock Composer

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  • May 3, 2022

    Remembering Hugo on the 121st anniversary of his birth, May 3, 2022 - By Bruce Babcock One must be of a certain age to remember Hugo Friedhofer, but not to know his music. I was very fortunate to have had [...]

  • March 26, 2022

    Anna's new Navona album includes my latest piece "Time and Again," written especially for her. She will premiere the work at her solo recital at Carnegie Hall on June 24, 2022.

  • March 20, 2022

    I entered the business too late to have known Al personally, but I certainly felt his influence. My mentors, Earle Hagen and Hugo Friedhofer, both knew and admired Al. Earle was hired by Al at age 27 to work on [...]


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Dyad to Perform “Of Two Minds” at IDRS conference July 30

"DYAD" consists of Niv Ashkenazi, violin, and Leah Kohn, bassoon. July 30, 2 p.m. University of Colorado, Boulder, College of Music "Of Two Minds" was premiered at the C.S.U.N. ChamberFest on May

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Featured Reviews

“An impression of musicality which is very pleasant, indeed… a convincing sense of an overall mood… knows what he wants … sure of what he’s doing.”

– Aaron Copland

“…a musician who blends superior craftsmanship with a colourful, expressive sense of narrative.”

– Donald Rosenberg, Gramophone

“Like a master sculptor of sonic marble, Babcock carves out wonderfully energetic dissonances; never allowing an unneeded doubling to disrupt his perfect balance.”

– Casey Cook, judge, The American Prize
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