A Place Called Home (Esmen, Nurtan Alan)

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Work Title A Place Called Home
Alternative. Title
Composer Esmen, Nurtan Alan
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. NE 11
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INE 40
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1978-1988
First Performance. Unperformed
First Publication. 1989
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns
timpani, cymbals, triangle, bass drum, snare drum, tom-toms, strings (16, 12, 10, 8, 6)

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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was my home-town from 1965 to 1995 first as a graduate student and then as university faculty member. These 7 vignettes were written over 10 years in the order they appear. But, there is no musical reason for the order and they can be played in any number or order at the discretion of the conductor.