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  • October 22, 2022

    American composer Bruce Babcock’s Time and Again, a piano sonata in four movements, was composed during the COVID year 2020 for pianist Anna Kislitsyna, and is included on her 2022 Navona Records release, Piano Spectrums: New Works for Piano.  In [...]

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  • October 16, 2022

    "Time and Again" is a piano sonata in four movements composed for my friend and colleague Anna Kislitsyna. The word "Time" in the title refers to the extraordinarily surreal pandemic year of 2020, and the word "Again" refers to my second opportunity to work with [...]

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  • September 26, 2022

    Alternative Facts for Organ was composed for my long-time friend and colleague James Walker. Originally written for piano, A.F. was composed as a reaction to the 2016 presidential campaign, election, and subsequent inauguration of the previous president, and has only [...]

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“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
on TIME, STILL

“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
on Be Still