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John Bucchino

John Bucchino's songs have been performed and recorded by renowned pop, theatre, cabaret and classical artists including Liza Minnelli, Barbara Cook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Judy Collins, Yo Yo Ma, Art Garfunkel, Patti LuPone, Deborah Voight, Michael Feinstein, Audra McDonald, The Boston Pops, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in venues including Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Opera, The Hollywood Bowl, The Sydney Opera House and The White House.

Among his honors are The Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award, The ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, The Jonathan Larson Award, The Kleban Award, The Los Angeles Ovation Award (for the revue ITS ONLY LIFE), The DVD Premiere Award (for the song Better Than I), and the first annual Fred Ebb Award.

He has written scores for the musicals URBAN MYTHS, LAVENDER GIRL, Broadways A CATERED AFFAIR (winner of the Drama League Award for Best Musical, with a book by Harvey Fierstein), ITS ONLY LIFE, and the Dreamworks animated film JOSEPH, KING OF DREAMS, and lyrics for the childrens musical SIMEONS GIFT (with a book by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton and music by Ian Fraser). Some recordings of his work are: GRATEFUL, THE SONGS OF JOHN BUCCHINO (with companion songbook), SOLITUDE LESSONS (another collection of original songs), ON RICHARD RODGERS PIANO (solo piano interpretations of Rodgers songs on the composers own Steinway), and the PS Classics releases of the ITS ONLY LIFE (with companion songbook) and A CATERED AFFAIR cast albums. As part of their Julie Andrews Collection, Harper Collins published a children's book, based on Johns song, called Grateful, A Song of Giving Thanks which was awarded the Parents Choice Gold Award.


One White Dress

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From A Catered Affair.In the show, this song included interjections by another character. Those have been removed in this solo version.

Taking The Wheel

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From It's Only Life.A song about recommitting to one's goals in life. This music is in G, as in the Grateful songbook and on both the Grateful and It's Only Life CDs. Range: from the D below middle C up to the G above the staff.

This Moment

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From It's Only Life. Emilie Renier accompanied by John BucchinoA song of yearning and sadness at the impermanence of things. This music is in D, as in the Grateful songbook and both the Grateful and It's Only Life CDs. Range: from middle C up to D fourth line.

Unexpressed

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From It's Only Life.A song of loneliness and optimism. This music is in the key of C, as in the Grateful songbook. It is lower than the tenor performances on both the Grateful (the mp3 here, sung by Adam Guettel) and It's Only Life CDs. Range: from a low pick-up G below middle C (which may be sung as an...

Sweet Dreams

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From It's Only Life. Judy CollinsA story song about a young man and woman who meet on their way to new lives in California. This music is in the key of C, as in the Grateful songbook and on the It's Only Life CD. (On the Grateful CD, Judy Collins sings it a step down, in Bb.) Range: from G...

If I Ever Say I'm Over You

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From It's Only Life. Art GarfunkelThis music is in the key of A, as in the Grateful songbook. Range: from a low pick-up E below middle C (which may be sung as the C# above middle C instead.) Otherwise, from the A below middle C up to the A above middle C.

Grateful

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From It's Only Life. Lucas Steele accompanied by John Bucchino at NYC An anthem of giving thanks, perfect for Thanksgiving performance. This music is in the key of G, same as in the Grateful songbook and on the recording of It's Only Life (but without the modulation on that recording.) It is one step higher than the recording on the...

It Feels Like Home

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From It's Only Life. Daisy PrinceThis is Daisy Prince's performance from the Grateful CD. This music is in F, the same key as in the Grateful songbook and on the Grateful CD. The range is from the Ab below middle C up to the C above middle C.

Temporary

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A song from a mother to a child - the father is missing and presumed dead, and while the mother sings tenderly to the child at the start, the child falls asleep and then the mother sings to herself with increasing bitterness at life's cruelty. This music is in the key of B, as in the Grateful songbook and on...