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WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL  DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

Wednesday February 08, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

RETURN TO ESTONIA - A LAND OF MUSIC

entire program of music by Estonian composers with a special emphasis on the music of the late Veljo Tormis.

Featured will be a complete performance of the opera/ballet, "Estonian Ballads" for vocal soloists, chorus and orchestra by Veljo Tormis. This Concert performance, recorded in 2010, is being presented in America for the first time.
A special thank you to the Estonian Radio for the permission to broadcast this incredible work. 

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented
Concerto for Two, Op. 48 by Raimo Kangro (1949-2001)
Sinfonische Runen, Op. 36 by Anti Marguste (1931-2016)
Concerto for Flute, Guitar and Orchestra, Op.117 by Jaan Rääts (1932- )
Uranus for Trumpet, organ, shaman drum and didgeridoo by Urmas Sisask (1960- )
Adios/Sri Rama in memoriam by Toivo Tulev (1958- )
plus music by:
Mihkel Kerem,
Ester Mägi,
Erkki-Sven Tüür,
Peeter Vähi,

other works of Veljo Tormis
and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till February 23, 2017)

 

  February - 08 - 2017  -  MP3
listen  02/08/2017-05:30-06:00
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listen  02/08/2017-08:00-09:00
listen  02/08/2017-09:00-10:00
listen  02/08/2017-10:00-11:00

 

Wednesday, February 08,   2017 - 05:30 - 11:00
RETURN TO ESTONIA - A LAND OF MUSIC

Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Tormis, Veljo (1930-2016) Our Shadows (Once We Will Reappear) Svanholm Singers, Sofia Soderberg Eberhard, conductor Toccata Classics - TOCC 0073 5:31
Pärt, Arvo(1935- ) Sonatina No. 1 Jeroen van Veen, piano Brilliant Classics - 94775 5:38
Mägi, Ester(1922- ) Symphony Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Mihkel Kutson, conductor Toccata Classics - TOCC 0054 5:46
Kozlova, Tatjana (1977- ) Lullaby Inessa Volkova, piano ERR 6:02
Tormis, Veljo Singing Aboard Ship Holst Singers, Stephen Layton, conductor Hyperion - CDA67601 6:07
Tormis, Veljo Swan Flight Estonian-Finnish Symphony Orchestra, Anu Tali, conductor Finlandia - 89876-2 6:13
Vähi, Peeter (1955- ) Contemplation Symphony Peep Lassmann, piano Eres - CD 06 6:31
Tamberg, Eino (1930-2010) Musica Triste, Op. 85 Maarika Jarvi, flute, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Kristjan Jarvi, conductor Finlandia - 89876-2 6:39
Kangro, Raimo (1949-2001) Concert for Two, Op. 48 Mihkel Peaske, flute, Toomas Vavilov, clarinet, Young Philharmonic, Tallinn, Toomas Kapten, conductor Antes Edition - BM-CD 31.9070 6:49
Tormis, Veljo God Protect Us from War Estonian National Male Chorus, Olev Oja, conductor AO! Classics - AOR-17 7:07
Kerem, Mihkel (1981- ) Lamento Mikk Murdvee, viola, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Toccata Classics - TOCC 0173 7:14
Sisask, Urmas (1960- ) Uranus Andres Uibo, organ, Juri Leiten, trumpet, Urmas Sisask, shaman drum, didgeridoo Eres - CD 05 7:24
Tormis, Veljo Four Estonian Lullabies Holst Singers, Stephen Layton, conductor Hyperion -CDA67601 7:38
Rääts, Jaan (1932- ) Concerto for flute, guitar and orchestra, Op. 117 Boris Bjorn Bagger, guitar, Jean-Claude Gerard, flute, Baden Baden Philharmonic Hans-Werner Pintgen, conductor Edition 49 7:46
Estonian Folk Hymn from Ridala Everywhere I Ever Stand Triskele Triskele/Estonian Radio 8:06
Eespere, René (1953- ) Cantus for Chamber Orchestra Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Risto Joost, conductor Antes Edition - BM-CD 31.9226 8:12
Tormis, Veljo Opera/Ballet Estonian Ballad (complete): Prologue, The Daughters’ Fate, A Chaste Girl, Epigraph I, A Girl in the Wrong, Epigraph II, The Husband-Killer, Epigraph III, The Wife-Killer, Epigraph IV, The Wife of Gold, The Bride from the Grave, Epilogue Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Choir: Estonian Concert Choir, Conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste Vocal soloists: Celia Roose, Kadri Hunt, Meelika Hainsoo, Liina Vahtrik, Tuule Kann, Iris Oja, Priit Pedajas, Toomas Tohert, Eve Härma, Kadri Ratt, Mart Johanson, Jaak Johanson, Ants Johanson, Kärt Johanson, Violeta Osula, Ingel Marlen Mikk Thanks to the Estonian Radio for permission to broadcast this concert performance recorded on August 7, 2010 8:20
Lai, Inna Lulllaby Campanelli Handbell Ensemble, Inna Lai, conductor, Raili Jaanson, voice Inna Lai 10:04
Tüür, Erkki-Svenn (1959- ) Passion Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Jaluste, conductor ECM New Series - 21590-2 10:09
Marguste, Anti (1931-2016) Sinfonische Runen, Op. 36 Estonian Radio Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi, conductor Antes Edition - BM-CD 31.9076 10:17
Tormis, Veljo Spring Time from the movie score "Kevade" Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Magi, conductor Eesti Raadio - ERCD 031 10:36
Tulev, Toivo(1958- ) Adios (Sri Rama in memoriam) NYYD Ensemble, Vox Clamantis, Olari Elts, conductor Eesti Raadio - ERCD 047 10:39
Tormis, Veljo The Singer The National Male Choir of Estonia, Ants Soots, conductor, Piret Aidulo, organ, Rene Keldo & Margus Vaht, percussion Estonian Radio 10:54
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