My Home in the Horizon

for Orchestra

Robert Maggio

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Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
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Quick Overview

"My Home in the Horizon was composed January-August 2002, "inspired," in part, by Natalie T.'s poem and by my daughter, Annamaria, who at 20 months old continues to be a constant source of joy, innocence, wonder and mystery.

-RM, September 4, 2002

About the poet: Natalie was 11 years old when she wrote this poem. She was residing in the Metropolitan Ministries, a shelter for the homeless in Tampa, with her mother and younger sister. The Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra and the Metropolitan Ministries requested that her poem serve and the initial "inspiration" for this composition.

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Additional Information

Commission Composed for William Wiedrich and the Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra, in association with the Department of Education and Humanities of the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Made possible by a grant from The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, in cooperation w
Composition Date 2002
Duration 00:09:00
Orchestration 3(Picc.) 3(E.H.) 3(B.CL.) 3(Cbsn.) - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. Pno. Hp. Str.