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New Trio Casals album includes Nevertheless

July 24, 2023|

Coming August 10, 2023 on the Trio Casals album A GRAND JOURNEY 2, on the Navona label. The album includes my newest piece entitled Nevertheless. Available on all of the usual platforms.  

Global Music Award for Event Horizon

July 11, 2023|

Event Horizon earned a Silver Medal in the Global Music Awards competition July 10, 2023. To listen to/watch Event Horizon:

Performance at the Kennedy Center

July 8, 2023|

July 8, 2023 Niv Ashkenazi, violin and Leah Kohn, bassoon, collectively known as "Dyad," will perform my piece "Of Two Minds" on their concert at the Kennedy Center  MILLENNIUM STAGE on July 21.

18 years ago this weekend

June 9, 2023|

Bruce Babcock, Composer in residence Santa Barbara Chamber Music Festival Dan Kepl, Festival Director  […]

Remembering Hugo Friedhofer

May 4, 2023|

Hugo actually had a career in film music which predated the introduction of sound into motion pictures in 1927. This career, as a cellist in theater orchestras in San Francisco, was actually ended by the advent of talkies. Arriving in Hollywood in 1929, at the age of 27, at the [...]

YouTube Score-Video of Time & Again

April 27, 2023|

         Nick Gianopoulos has posted a YouTube score-video of my Time & Again, written for and recorded by pianist Anna Kislitsyna. Thanks, Nick! Click on the page below to go to the Score-Video . . .  

Review – Alternative Facts for Organ

April 5, 2023|

Review – Alternative Facts for Organ Given free rein by the composer, James Walker has constructed a sound and color scheme for the organ replication of Alternative Facts that is even more menacing than the original piano version, perhaps because the organ is such a cavernous instrument. Walker has found [...]

Two Silver Global Music Awards

April 3, 2023|

On March 31, 2023, Global Music Awards announced the winners in their March 2023 competition. Bruce Babcock earned a Silver Medal in the Contemporary Classical category for "Time and Again," recorded on the Navona label, composed for and performed by pianist Anna Kislitsyna. Also earning a Silver Medal, in the [...]