Tent of Miracles

Martin Bresnick

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Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
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Quick Overview


The title is taken from the novel Tent of Miracles (Tenda dos Milagres) by Brazilian author Jorge Amado. The following quotation from the book is not intended as a program for the music, but rather to help evoke the spirit of the vivid, exuberant, popular art of the people of Bahia.

It wasn't every day that a miracle was painted with such perfection. L

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Additional Information

Composition Date 1984
Duration 00:12:00
Orchestration Solo baritone sax; tape; or Solo bass clarinet; tape; or Solo bassoon; tape; or Solo baritone sax and bar. sax.(3); or Solo bass clarinet and b.cl.(3); or Solo Bassoon and bsn.(3)
Premiere 5th July, 1984. David Mott, solo saxophone; New Music America Festival, Hartford at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Avery Theatre.