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ROMEO AND JULIET (1984)
Programmatic Orchestral Suite in Renaissance style from the Incidental Music
Woodwind Quintet/perc(2)/harp/strings (30:00)
Published by Meadow Music

SPRINT (1982)

Orchestra work based on "Greenwich" by Daniel Read
3-3-3-2/4-3-3-1/timp,perc(3)/harp/strings (15:00)
Commissioned by the Greenwich (CT) Philharmonia
Published by Galaxy-Highgate Music

"Sprint" is a thoroughly composed, fun piece that communicates well and generates a feeling of excitement and festivity.
                                                        Marion M. White, Village Gazette

Mr. Bach's writing is marvelously inventive. He writes with sense, form and taste.

                                                        Arden A. Broecking, Darien News-Review

The hectic rhythms of the opening and closing sections were particularly effective and recalled some of the driving elements of Leonard Bernstein's dance scores. It is a bright, brassy piece with all sorts of opportunities for the various sections of the orchestra. The percussion section, augmented by a whistle and xylophone, really had an adventure.

                                                         Richard Rothschild, Greenwich Time

TOCCATA FOR ORCHESTRA (1959)
3-2-2-2/4-3-3-1/timp,perc(3)/strings (10:00)
Winner, 1959 Concerto Concert Composition Contest, University of Illinois
Published by Meadow Music

VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF BRAHMS (1997)
3-2-2-2/4-3-3-1/timp, perc(3)/harp, piano/strings (20:00)
Commissioned by the Elmhurst Symphony
Published by Meadow Music

The composer, who was in the audience to share the applause, has created an accessible, stimulating work that both holds interest on its own and provides a bridge to a previous century's musical sensibilities.
                                                                  Erik Eriksson, Door County (WI) Advocate

See also CONCERTOS and MUSIC FOR MIXED ENSEMBLES

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