TOUCH THE DARK STRINGS - $12.00
Recorded in honor of the composer’s 80th birthday in 2002, this disc features compositions for piano and voice. Virtuoso pianist Jun Toguchi plays Bavicchi’s Toccata, Op. 23 and Sonata for Piano, Op. 37. The pianist is then joined for two song sets by Soprano Trudi Hill on Op. 17 and Alto Maria DiStefano on Op. 6A. The final piece on the disc combines the two singers and pianist with two oboes for Bavicchi’s Hallam Songs, Op. 116. The first performance of this set of five songs.
TOMORROW WILL BE TODAY - $12.00
A recording of a concert given on June 7, 2008 in honor of John Bavicchi’s 85th birthday. The featured work is Tomorrow Will Be Today Op. 126 featuring Clarinetist Gary Dranch, Soprano Robin Ginenthal, and a chamber chorus and ensemble conducted by David Callahan. The concert also includes works by three of Mr. Bavicchi’s former students. Two of those works are brass quintets by Kenneth Pullig and Kenji Kikuchi. The third work is Peter Hazzard’s Three Scenic Moods, Op. 75. The composition was written for Mr. Dranch and is, in effect, a concertino for clarinet and piano quintet.
All the music on this disc is available from BKJ Publications.
SELECTED WORKS-JOHN BAVICCHI- $10.00
This recording was produced in 1992 on the occasion of the composer’s 70th birthday. It features eight of Mr. Bavicchi’s favorite pieces. Four pieces are chamber groups, two are solo works, one is for concert band and the last is for percussion ensemble. There are extensive liner notes with background on the writing of each