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Compositions Based on Ethnic Tunes
of Ethnic Tunes of Any Music Culture
considers compositions that incorporate folk instruments.
The orchestra includes non-European instruments such as
'Ud, Qanun, Nay and different percussion instruments.
In previous concerts MESTO has used other instruments
such as Santour, Kamanche and Tar.
availability of folk instruments and players who can perform
with the orchestra, it is possible to perform your composition
in our upcoming concerts.
could send MESTO an e-mail to initiate the primary contact
to tell us about your composition.
guidelines for composers:
should be written in Western notation. You can add the
appropriate signs or any notation changes if necessary
such as half-flats, half-sharps and so on.
The final version should be submitted
in score and orchestral part.
case of a new composition, we prefer a simplified recorded
version submitted on tape or CD. Computer generated
recording is also accepted. If composers use any music
software for the computer, please indicate what the
specific software usage is.
could be for an orchestra (strings, woodwinds and percussion
instruments) in addition to any folk instrument chosen
by the composer.
Vocal compositions (songs) are also considered.
MESTO welcomes works for a solo instrument and the above-mentioned
ensemble (or part of the ensemble). Please indicate if
you prefer a particular soloist to perform your composition.
Compositions could be of any length but we prefer up to
15 minutes for instrumental compositions.