Every Thing Must Go
MARTIN BRESNICK Every Thing Must Go TROY1184 - Price: $16.99
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Unique, beautiful chamber works for a variety of ensembles from this distinguished composer.

Most of the music on this recording honors artists whose works are going or have gone, and each work is either a song or composition in the lyrical mode. The compositions celebrate the work of departed masters--Yehuda Amichai, Gyögy Ligeti, Johannes Brahms and Willie Dixon (among others) and the title honors the last album recorded by Walter Becker and Donald Fagin of Steely Dan. The distinguished American composer Martin Bresnick's compositions are performed throughout the world and he is the recipient of many prizes and commissions including The Rome Prize, The Berlin Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among many others. Recognized as in influential composition teacher, Martin Bresnick is a member of the faculty at Yale University's School of Music.
Contents:
Martin Bresnick, composer
Willie's Way
Lisa Moore, piano

Martin Bresnick, composer
Falling
Abigail Nims, mezzo-soprano, Wei-yi Yang, piano

Martin Bresnick, composer
Ballade
Ashley Bathgate, cello, Lisa Moore, cello

Martin Bresnick, composer
Three Choral Songs
Yale Camerata, Marguerite Brooks, conductor

Martin Bresnick, composer
Every Thing Must Go
Prism Saxophone Quartet

Review:
"Highly recommended...Bresnick has a very original sense of how to write grandly for chamber groupings...For meaty music of a Beethovenian or Brahmsian cast, without pandering pastiche, this is the man." (Fanfare)
 
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