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Martin Bresnick: Passions of Bloom: Whitman, Melville, Dickinson

…exemplifies the mind’s intense attachment and attention to the written word in its most fervent and deeply American uses. …the quality of the lines incorporated, and the distinct tones and musical interplay of the different sections, makes for a riveting listening experience.

–Donald Brown, New Haven Review

Martin Bresnick: Passions of Bloom: Whitman, Melville, Dickinson

…brilliant, humanizing, engaging art.

–Steve Mentz, The Bookfish
MARTIN BRESNICK
Passions of Bloom – Whitman, Melville, Dickinson
(2017)

An Oratorio
Commission: Commissioned by the New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas.
Premiere: June 20, 21 2017. Yale Choral Artists, Jeff Douma, conductor; Sprague Hall, New Haven, CT (20), Norfolk Shed, Norfolk, CT (21).
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Composer Spotlight: Martin Bresnick

…more than almost any living composer I know of,
he is able to take the most basic, plain materials and spin them out into compelling dramatic structures…
–Fanfare
Over the past few months, throngs of friends and admirers have gathered to help celebrate Martin Bresnick’s 70th birthday (November 13). Bang on a Can curated events on July 26th and September 11th in honor of their former teacher. Similarly, members of the Yale faculty paid tribute to their colleague’s milestone birthday on October 18th with a specially dedicated program. The celebrations continued on November 6th as a star-studded night of performances at the National Sawdust in New York City ushered in the beginning of Bresnick’s 70th year. Continue reading
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Bresnick: And I Always Thought

Martin Bresnick: And I Always Thought

…appealing on musical terms, yet the poems, unspoken, gave a burning fire.

–Harry Rolnick, ConcertoNet.com
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