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New P.D.Q. Bach on Telarc!

P.D.Q. Bach and Peter Schickele:  The Jekyll and Hyde Tour

Live concert recording including P.D.Q. Bach’s Long Live The King, Four Next-To-Last Songs, “Moose” String Quartet, The Mule, and O Serpent;  and Peter Schickele’s Hedi McKinley, D’Indy’s Turkey, If Love Is Real, Cyndi, Songs from Shakespeare and Listen Here, Tyrannosaurus Rex.  Telarc CD-80666

CD $15.00


The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology

Excerpts from all six Telarc P.D.Q. Bach albums (listed in the section below).  1712 Overture, Love Me, Classical Rap, Minuet Militaire, and excerpts from Oedipus Tex, The Musical Sacrifice, The Short-Tempered Clavier, Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds & Percussion, Four Folk Song Upsettings.  Telarc CD-80520.

1 CD $15.00

The Dreaded P.D.Q. Bach Collection:  The Vanguard Years, Vol. 1

Includes the complete first five albums (last five in the list below), plus the “Sanka” Cantata (never before released) and some newly-recorded research by the Professor, in a 4-CD boxed set with expanded liner notes, new historical information, and rare photos. Vanguard CD-159/62.

No Longer Available
The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach (Two-disk Set)

Lowlights from the first four albums (last four in the list below).  Concerto for Horn and HardartCantata:  “Iphigenia in Brooklyn”New Horizons in Music Appreciation (Beethoven Sportscast);  Schleptet in EbWhat’s My Melodic Line?Madrigal:  “My bonnie lass she smelleth”;  “The Seasonings”;  Andante—Allegro from the “Unbegun” Symphony;  excerpts from The Stoned Guest;  Fugue in C minor from “Toot” Suite.  Vanguard CD-719/20 CS-719/20.

No Longer Available

P.D.Q. Bach on Telarc

The Short-Tempered Clavier and Other Dysfunctional Works for Keyboard

The Short-Tempered ClavierLittle Pickle BookSonata da Circo (Circus Sonata);  Three Chorale-Based Piecelets.  Telarc CD-80390.

CD $15.00
Two Pianos Are Better Than One

Concerto for Two Pianos vs. OrchestraTrio (sic) SonataChaconne a son GoutThe Musical Sacrifice.  Telarc CD-80376.

CD $15.00
Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion

Grand Serenade“Dutch” SuiteSix Contrary DancesLip My ReedsMarch of the Cute Little Wood SpritesLast Tango in Bayreuth.  Telarc CD-80307 CS-30307.   Supplies of cassette version are limited.

CD $15.00

CS $8.00

WTWP Classical Talkity-talk Radio

Canzon Per Sonar a SeiFour Folk Song UpsettingsHound Dog“Sam and Janet”Love Me“Safe” Sextet“La Hooplina”.  Telarc CD-80295 CS-30295.   CD no longer available.  Supplies of cassette are limited.

No Longer Available

Oedipus Tex and Other Choral Calamities

Oedipus Tex, Choral Cantata:  “Knock, Knock”, Birthday Ode to “Big Daddy” Bach.  Telarc CD-80239.

CD $15.00
1712 Overture and Other Musical Assaults

1712 Overture, Bach Portrait, Capriccio “La Pucelle de New Orleans”  (“The Maid of New Orleans”), Minuet Militaire, Prelude to “Einstein on the Fritz,”  “The Preachers of Crimetheus”  (Ballet in one selfless act).  Telarc CD-80210 CS-30210.  Supplies of cassette version are limited.

CD $15.00

 CS $8.00

The Vanguard Years

P.D.Q. Bach:  A Little Nightmare Music

“A Little Nightmare Music”  (Opera in one irrevocable act);  OctootRoyal Firewater Musick.  Vanguard CD-79448.

CD $15.00
P.D.Q. Bach:  Music You Can’t Get Out of Your Head

“Howdy” SymphonyPeruckenstuck (Hair Piece) from “The Civilian Barber”Suite from “The Civilian Barber”.  Vanguard CD-79443 CS-79443.   Supplies of cassette version are limited.

CD $15.00

CS $8.00

P.D.Q. Bach:  Liebeslieder Polkas

Liebeslieder Polkas, for mixed chorus and piano five hands;  Twelve Quite Heavenly Songs, for bargain counter tenor, basso blotto and keyboards.  Vanguard CD-79438 CS-79438 LP-79438.   Supplies of cassette version are limited.

 CD $15.00

CS $8.00

LP $8.00

P.D.Q. Bach:  Black Forest Bluegrass

Cantata:  “Blaues Gras”  (Bluegrass Cantata);  “No-No” Nonette“Hear me through” from Diverse Ayres on Sundrie Notions.  Vanguard CD-79427 CS-79427.

CD $15.00

 CS $8.00

Portrait of P.D.Q. Bach

Missa HilariousEine Kleine NichtmusikEcho Sonata for Two Unfriendly Groups of Instruments (complete version);  A Consort of Choral Christmas Carols (Good King Kong Looked OutO Little Town of HackensackThrow the Yule Log On, Uncle John).  Vanguard CD-79399 LP-79399.

CD $15.00

LP $8.00

The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach

“Hansel & Gretel & Ted & Alice”  (Opera in one unnatural act);  O.K. Chorale from the Toot Suite“Erotica” Variations for banned instruments and piano;  The Art of the Ground Round.  Vanguard CD-79335.

No Longer Available
P.D.Q. Bach’s Half-Act Opera:  “The Stoned Guest”

“The Stoned Guest” (half-act opera) (includes the intermission feature Opera Whiz);  Two Madrigals from The Triumphs of Thusnelda (“The Queen to me a royal pain doth give” and “My bonnie lass she smelleth”).  Vanguard CD-6536 LP-6536.

CD $15.00
Report from Hoople:  P.D.Q. Bach on the Air

Echo Sonata for Two Unfriendly Groups of Instruments (interrupted version);  “Do You Suffer” and “If You Have Never” from Diverse Ayres on Sundrie Notions (Singing commercials);  New Horizons in Music Appreciation (Beethoven Sportscast);  Traumarei from Notebook for Betty-Sue BachSchleptet in EbWhat's My Melodic Line?Fugue in C Minor (Fuga Vulgaris) from the Toot Suite.  Vanguard CD-79268 LP-79268.

CD $15.00
An Hysteric Return:  P.D.Q. Bach at Carnegie Hall

Oratorio:  “The Seasonings”“Unbegun” SymphonyPervertimento for Bagpipes, Bicycle and Balloons.  Vanguard CD-79223.

CD $15.00
An Evening with P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742)?

(Town Hall Concert)  Concerto for Horn and HardartCantata:  “Iphigenia in Brooklyn”Quodlibet;  Sinfonia Concertante.  Vanguard CD-79195 CS-79195 LP-79195.   CDs are no longer available. Supplies of cassette version are limited.

CS $8.00

LP $8.00

Out-Of-Print Grammy-Nominated Audiobooks

The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach  

Audiobook. HighBridge CD-49923 CS-48278.

CD and cassette
Out of Print!

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