Tõnu Kõrvits

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • Butterfly [Liblikas]
    opera in two acts
    2013
    100'
    4 soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Libretto: Maria Lee Liivak and Lauri Kaldoja after Andrus Kivirähk's novel
    Choreography: Kati Kivitar
    Fp: Oliver Kuusik (tenor), Rauno Elp (baritone), Kadri Kipper (soprano), Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Estonian National Opera Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vello Pähn, director Peeter Jalakas; September 13, 2013, Estonian National Opera
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Opera
  • Firegarden [Tuleaed]
    chamber opera
    2006
    33'
    soprano, mezzo soprano, flugelhorn, string orchestra
    Libretto: Maarja Kangro
    Fp: Kädy Plaas (soprano), Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, director Peeter Jalakas; April 20, 2006, Von Krahl Theatre, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Nargen Opera
    Publisher: T. Kõrvits: Nargen Opera
    Manuscript
  • My Swans, My Thoughts [Mu luiged, mu mõtted]
    chamber opera
    2005
    25'
    soprano, mezzo soprano, percussion, string orchestra
    Libretto: Maarja Kangro after Marie Heiberg
    Fp: Kädy Plaas (soprano), Helen Lokuta (mezzo soprano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, director Peeter Jalakas; April 20, 2006, Von Krahl Theatre, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Nargen Opera
    Publisher: T. Kõrvits: Nargen Opera
    Manuscript

Musical and/or drama and/or dance works for stage

  • Hylas and the Nymphs
    ballet music
    2004
    23'
    flute, cello, percussion, electronics
    Choreography: Teet Kask
    Commissioned by: Teet Kask

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Melancholy of Flowers [Lillede melanhoolia]
    1. Flowers
    2. My Secret Garden
    3. Melancholy

    2018
    symphony orchestra
    Fp: Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; May 18, 2018, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Paul Mägi
  • Ballad (from Dolores's Songbook) [Ballaad (Dolorese lauluvihikust)]
    2013
    9'
    symphony orchestra: 2223, 4330, 1, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Arvo Volmer; April 5, 2013, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 076
  • in 5 movements
    2011
    13'
    symphony orchestra: 2122, 2200, 1, strings
    Fp: Britten Sinfonia, conductor James MacMillan; October 20, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall, festival "Nyyd"
    Commissioned by: festival "Nyyd"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 073
    Manuscript
  • Tears-Fantasy [Pisarate-fantaasia]
    2011
    7'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 2200, 1, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Sinfonietta, conductor Risto Joost; July 21, 2011, Tartu St. John's Church, festival "Glasperlenspiel"
    Commissioned by: festival "Glasperlenspiel"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 074
  • Passacaglia
    2009
    14'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4230, 2, strings
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra of Malmö Music Academy, conductor Neil Thomson; March 7, 2009, Malmö Concert Hall
    FpEst: Symphony Orchestra of Malmö Music Academy, conductor Neil Thomson; March 12, 2009, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Malmö Music Academy
    Distributer: EMIC TK 036
    Manuscript
  • 1. Wind Harp
    2. Wind Breath
    3. Wind Fairy
    4. Wind Harp II
    5. Sung into the Wind
    6. Winds Have Arrived
    2007
    12'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4330, 1+2, harp, strings
    Fp: Nordic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anu Tali; January 24, 2007, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Nordic Symphony Orchestra
    Distributer: EMIC TK 037
    Manuscript
  • Songs of Survivors [Ellujäänute laulud]
    2004
    16'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts; December 10, 2004, Tartu, Vanemuine Concert Hall
  • Eldorado
    2002
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 2322, 4331, percussion (3 players), harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts; Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall, April 5, 2003, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • 2002
    13'
    symphony orchestra: 3232, 4331, percussion (3 players), harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts; April 5, 2002, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • The Myth [Müüt]
    2001
    13'
    symphony orchestra: 3232, 4231, percussion (3 players), harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra of the Vanemuine Theatre, conductor Lauri Sirp; February 23, 2001, Tartu, Vanemuine Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Vanemuine Theatre
  • 1995
    11'
    symphony orchestra: 4333, 4331, percussion (3 players), 2 harps, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vello Pähn, November 9, 1995, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
  • Symphony [Sümfoonia]
    in 3 movements
    1994
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 2121, 1210, percussion (2 players), piano, guitar, strings
    Fp: Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of Tallinn, conductor Toomas Kapten; March 19, 1994, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for chamber orchestra

  • River of Gratitude [Tänumeele jõgi]
    variations on a song
    2010
    11'
    chamber orchestra: 2 percussion, harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anu Tali; March 26, 2010, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival 2010
    Distributer: EMIC TK 077
    Manuscript
  • Music for silent feature film "La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc"
    Director Carl Theodor Dreyer (premiere 1928)
    2009
    77'
    chamber orchestra: 1111, 1000, percussion (1), piano, strings
    Fp: Ensemble de Basse-Normandie, conductor Dominique Debart; November 21, 2009, Théâtre du Préau, Vire, France
    FpEst: Tallinna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; November 19, 2014, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Ensemble de Basse-Normandie
    Distributer: EMIK TK 041
  • To a Man, in Whose Eyes the Brightness of Polaris Sparkled [Inimesele, kelle silmis helkis Põhjanaela sära]
    1993
    8'
    chamber orchestra: 2 pianos, percussion (1 player), strings
    Fp: Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of Tallinn, conductor Toomas Kapten; March 22, 1993, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union

Works for string orchestra

  • Azure [Asuur]
    Version of the male choir song from "Songs from Dolores's Songbook" (2016)
    2017
    string orchestra
    Distributer: EMIC TK 095
  • Flow, my tears
    Arrangemnet of John Dowland's song
    2017
    string orchestra
    Fp: Risto Joost (counter tenor), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; January 26, 2017, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Distributer: EMIC TK 086
  • Song to Friends [Laul sõpradele]
    Dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
    2013
    5'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; October 5, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
  • Canon [Kaanon]
    2010
    4'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Symphony orchestras of XI Youth Song Celebration, conductor Lilyan Kaiv; July 3, 2011, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
    Commissioned by: Estonian Song and Dance Celebration Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC TK 042
  • Labyrinths [Labürindid]
    Dedicated to Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Tõnu Kaljuste
    in 7 movements
    2010
    21'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; December 4, 2010, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 001
    Manuscript
  • 1. Night is Darkening
    2. Bells
    3. I Look up to the Hill
    2007
    15'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Toomas Vavilov; February 23, 2007, concert dedicated to the 89th Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 002
  • Adagio for Strings [Adagio for Strings]
    1995
    string orchestra
    Manuscript

Works for wind orchestra

  • Signals from Thule
    2001
    3'
    wind orchestra
    Fp: Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces, conductor Peeter Saan; June 1, 2001, Tartu, festival "Est-Tattoo"

Works for other orchestras

  • The Days of Glory [Ülluse aeg]
    1999
    5'
    string orchestra, percussion (2 players), brass orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Brass, cond. Tarmo Leinatamm; January 1, 2000, Millennium Project of the European Broadcasting Union
    Commissioned by: Estonian Radio
  • The Unforgettable I, The Unforgettable II
    1998
    10'
    mandolin orchestra
    CD “Clicking Ecstasy”, Antes (1998), Detlef Tewes, The Mühlheim Orchestra of Plucked Instruments
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for flute and orchestra

  • 2005
    12'
    solo flute, string orchestra
    Fp: Monika Mattiesen (flute), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; February 16, 2006, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD "Estonian composers (VI). Risto Joost", Estonian Public Broadcasting (2010); Monika Mattiesen (flute), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
    Distributer: EMIC TK 007
  • 2000
    10'
    solo flute, chamber orchestra: celesta, percussion (1 player), strings
    Fp: Monika Mattiesen (flute), 21st Century Orchestra, conductor Erki Pehk; July 14, 2000, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Manuscript

Works for oboe and orchestra

  • La Folia
    2009
    10'
    oboe, string orchestra
    Fp: Kalev Kuljus (oboe), Nargen Festival Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; July 31, 2009, Omari barn, the island Naissaar, Nargen Festival
    Commissioned by: Nargen Opera
    Distributer: EMIC TK 004

Works for clarinet and orchestra

  • 1. Flower
    2. Sacred river
    3. Farewell farewell

    2015
    18'
    bass clarinet, symphony orchestra: 2000, 4230, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Meelis Vind (bass clarinet), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Taavi Kull; April 10, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 075

Works for bassoon and orchestra

  • Bassoon Concerto "Rain's Songs to the Rainbow" [Fagotikontsert "Vihma laulud vikerkaarele"]
    4 movements
    2016
    21'
    bassoon, string orchestra
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; May 7, 2016, Tallinn, House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
    Distributer: EMIC TK 081
  • 2004
    13'
    solo bassoon, symphony orchestra: 2020, 2200, percussion (2 players), harp, strings
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; April 16, 2004, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributer: EMIC TK 062

Works for saxophone and orchestra

  • 2004
    11'
    alto saxophone, string orchestra
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Lauri Sirp; April 14, 2005, Tallinn Methodist Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributer: EMIC TK 008

Works for trumpet and orchestra

  • Hymn to an Endless River [Hümn lõputule jõele]
    2017
    7'
    trumpet, string orchestra

Works for cello and orchestra

  • Song [Laul]
    Based on the second movement "Song" of the work "Signal and Song" for French horn and piano (2011)
    2013
    4'
    cello, string orchestra
    Fp: Anja Lechner (cello), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 6, 2013, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Anja Lechner (violoncello), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 064

Works for piano and orchestra

  • 2005
    15'
    solo piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Niklas Pokki (piano), St. Michel Strings, conductor Esä Heikkila; July 3, 2005, Mänttä Music Festival, Finland
    FpEst: Niklas Pokki (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; February 16, 2006, Tallinn Methodist Church
    Commissioned by: Mänttä Music Festival, Niklas Pokki
    CD „Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre 90“, ERR, EMTA (2009); Niklas Pokki (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
    Distributer: EMIC TK 006
    Manuscript

Works for guitar and orchestra

  • Leaving Elba [Lahkumine Elbalt]
    2015
    8'
    electric guitar, string orchestra
    Distributer: EMIC TK 091
  • The Songs on the Bridge of Encounters [Laulud Kohtumiste sillal]
    2006
    15'
    solo guitar, string orchestra
    Fp: Reinbert Evers (guitar), St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, conductor Donatas Katkus; May 18, 2006, International Guitar Festival Münster 2006, Germany
    Commissioned by: Reinbert Evers
    CD "Mirage", Ambitus Musikproduktion (2007); Reinbert Evers (guitar), St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra Vilnius, conductor Donatas Katkus
  • The Day Is Now Gone [Nüüd on see päev ju lõppenud]
    version of the 1st movement of the work "Four Estonian sacred folk tunes for string quartet"
    2002/2005
    6'
    electric guitar, string orchestra
    Fp: Ain Agan (electric guitar), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; February 16, 2006, Tallinn Methodist Church
  • Concerto semplice [Concerto semplice]
    in 3 movements
    1992
    16'
    solo guitar, string orchestra
    Fp: Tiit Peterson (guitar), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jüri Alperten; January 11, 1996, Tallinn, Guitar Music Days
    CD “White Concerto”, Tiit Peterson 1998; Tiit Peterson (guitar), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vello Pähn
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • 1. Day, Come On Out
    2. Song of The Sun
    3. Hoots
    4. Cease, Dear Rain
    5. Rainbow
    6. The Beauty of The Evening
    2008
    16'
    2 cellos, symphony orchestra: 2221, 4220, percussion (2 players), harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Pei-Jee Ng (cello), Pei-Sian Ng (cello), Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; April 11, 2008, Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide International Cello Festival, Australia
    FpEst: Pei-Jee Ng (cello), Pei-Sian Ng (cello), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anu Tali; March 26, 2010, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Adelaide Symphony Orhestra
  • The Detached Bridge [Irdunud sild]
    1998
    9'
    saxophone quartet, chamber orchestra: percussion (1 player), piano, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tarmo Leinatamm; January 28, 1998, Tallinn, Saxomania Festival
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD “Tallinn Saxophone Quartet. Estonian Contemporary Music”, Edition 49 (2003); Tallinn Saxophone Quartet, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tarmo Leinatamm

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Bells [Kellad]
    1. Morning Bells
    2. Midday Bells
    3. Evening Bells
    Written for the 15th anniversary of the Arsis Handbell Ensemble
    2008
    English handbell ensemble
    Fp: Arsis Handbell Ensemble; October 31, 2008, Keila Church
    Manuscript
  • 2000
    10'
    string quintet (string orchestra), harpsichord (piano)
    Fp: Kremerata Baltica Quintet; April 8, 2000, Tallinn Town Hall
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society

Duos

  • Song [Laul]
    Arrangement of the second movement "Song" from the piece "Signal and Song" for French horn and piano (2011)
    2018
    alto saxophone, piano
    Distributer: EMIC TK 098
  • Song [Laul]
    Arrangement of the second movement "Song" from the piece "Signal and Song" for French horn and piano (2011)
    2018
    cello, piano
    Distributer: EMIC TK 099
  • Stalker-Suite
    1. Into the zone
    2. The Room
    3.
    Monologue (for solo violin)
    4. Waterfall

    2017
    violin, piano
    Fp: Natascia Gazzana (violin), Raffaella Gazzana (piano); June 14, 2017, Alighieri Theatre, Ravenna Festival, Italy
  • Eternal Melody [Igavene laul]
    For Mizuki Shindo
    2016
    5'
    flute, piano
    Fp: Mizuki Shindo (flute), Kaeko Suzuki (piano); June 26, 2016, Munetsugu Hall, Nagoya, Japan
    FpEst: Mizuki Shindo (flute), Anneli Tohver (piano); September 6, 2016, Museum of University of Tartu
    Distributer: EMIC TK 083
  • Three Pieces for Violin and Piano [Kolm pala viiulile ja klaverile]
    1. Canon
    2. Siciliana
    3. Night Birds

    2015
    violin, piano
    Fp: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Irina Zahharenkova (piano); May 5, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Distributer: EMIC TK 063
  • Notturni
    4 parts
    2014
    violin, piano
    Fp: Natascia Gazzana (violin), Raffaella Gazzana (piano); July 10, 2015, Eremo di Santa Caterina, Elba, Italy, festival "Intonazione"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 070
  • Wings
    dedicated to Linden-Kelder duo
    2012
    7'
    saxophone, piano
    Fp:

    Johan van der Linden (saxophone), Henry Kelder (piano); March 7, 2012, chamber hall of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC TK 078

  • Signal and Song [Signaal ja laul]
    Obligatory piece at the Republican Wind and Percussion Players’ Competition 2012
    2011
    French horn, piano
    Fp: March 21, 2012, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Republican Wind and Percussion Players’ Competition 2012
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC EMF 007
  • Chorales of Thule [Thule koraalid]
    three sacred folk tunes from Kärla on Saaremaa island, Estonia
    1. Cry Human
    2. Glory to the Lord. Amen
    3. Wordless
    2008
    15'
    soprano saxophone, organ
    Fp: Ulla Krigul (organ), Virgo Veldi (soprano saxophone); June 27, 2008, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 009
    Manuscript
  • Dreamers [Unistajad]
    2007
    6'
    oboe, violin
    Fp: Annemari Ainomäe (violin), Olev Ainomäe (oboe); August 10, 2007, Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace
    Distributer: EMIC TK 011
  • Azure
    2004
    10'
    guitar, percussion
    Fp: Reinbert Evers (guitar), Mircea Ardeleanu (percussion); April 18, 2004, Alter Hof Herding, Lette, Münsterland, Germany
    Commissioned by: Reinbert Evers
    Distributer: EMIC TK 012
  • The Chamber of Wind [Tuule tuba]
    2004
    10'
    bass flute, electric guitar
    Fp: Monika Mattiesen (bass flute), Jaak Sooäär (eletric guitar); September 25, 2004, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church
  • The Songs from Thule II: Northern Light [Thulemaa laulud II: Põhjavalgus]
    2004
    11'
    trumpet, piano
    Fp: Indrek Vau (trumpet), Mati Mikalai (piano); 03.12.2004, Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace
    Commissioned by: Association of Estonian Professional Musicians
  • The Songs from Thule [Thulemaa laulud]
    2002
    14'
    flute, piano
    Fp: Monika Mattiesen (flute), Martti Raide (piano); May 26, 2003, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Association of Estonian Professional Musicians
    CD „Monika Mattiesen. Manuscript”, Estonian Radio (2006); Monika Mattiesen (flute), Martti Raide (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 038
    Manuscript
  • Wildflower [Metsalill]
    2002
    8'
    oboe, piano
    Fp: Kalev Kuljus (oboe), Mati Mikalai (piano); April 4, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributer: EMIC TK 100
    Manuscript
  • The Source [Allikas]
    2000
    7'
    vibraphone, alto saxophone
    Fp: Madis Metsamart (vibraphone), Virgo Veldi (alto saxophone); May 10, 2000, Tallinn, Percussion Festival Pauken
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD “Estonian Composers II”, Estonian Radio (2002); Madis Metsamart (vibraphone), Virgo Veldi (alto saxophone)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 015
    Manuscript
  • To My Spiritual Brother
    1996
    11'
    alto flute, guitar
    Fp: Tauno Saviauk (alto flute), Tiit Peterson (guitar); July 1996, House of the Brotherhood of Black Heads, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD “Vaistism. Neue Musik aus Estland”, NCA (2002); Elizabeth Riessbeck (flute), Klaus Jäckle (guitar)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • Long-lasting Farewell [Pikk hüvastijätt]
    1993
    7'
    guitar, piano
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Kalle Randalu (piano); June 1994, Germany
    Commissioned by: Boris Björn Bagger
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • I.L.Y.B
    1991
    4'
    2 guitars
    Fp: Tiit Peterson, Mait Martin; June 1992, Tallinn
    CD "Kiss on the Water", K. Käo, J. Puusaag (2007); Kristo Käo (guitar), Jorma Puusaag (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Kiss on the Water [Suudlus vees]
    1991
    3'
    2 guitars
    CD "Kiss on the Water", K. Käo, J. Puusaag (2007); Kristo Käo (guitar), Jorma Puusaag (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Suite for Two Guitars [Süit kahele kitarrile]
    1. Prelude
    2. Aria
    3. Gigue
    1991
    6'
    2 guitars
    Fp: Mait Martin, Tiit Peterson; June 1992, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49

Trios

  • Lamentations on the Theme B-A-C-H [Lamentations on the Theme B-A-C-H]
    2013
    bassoon, baritone saxophone, marimba
    Fp: Ties Mellema (saxophone), Bram van Sambeek (bassoon), Koen Plaetinck (marimba); April 14, 2013, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
  • The Dream Servants [Unesulased]
    2006
    7'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: New Tallinn Trio; May 6, 2006, Tallinn Town Hall
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
  • 2004
    6'
    oboe, cello, piano
    Fp: Kalev Kuljus (oboe), Allar Kaasik (cello), Marko Martin (piano); July 29, 2004, Gdansk Town Hall (Poland), Musica Nos Unit Festival
  • 2003
    9'
    alto flute, cello, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble; May 6, 2003, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 013
    Manuscript
  • 1999
    10'
    three electric guitars
    Fp: Weekend Guitar Trio; November 25, 1999, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
  • Good Night [Head ööd]
    1998
    7'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Maano Männi (violin), Leho Karin (violoncello), Tanel Joamets (piano); May 26, 1998, House of the Brotherhood of Black Heads, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 016
    Manuscript

Quartets

  • I Boast About These Bloody Wounds [Ma kiitlen ükspäinis neist verisist haavust]
    from the cycle "Four Estonian Sacred Folk Tunes", setting for guitar quartet
    2002
    2'
    guitar quartet
    CD "30 years of Estonian guitar music", Eesti Kitarriselts (2008). Estonian Guitar Quartet
  • I Give Myself to Thee [Su hooleks ennast annan ma]
    setting for guitar quartet from the cycle "Four Estonian Sacred Folk Tunes"
    2002
    2'
    guitar quartet
    CD "30 years of Estonian guitar music", Eesti Kitarriselts (2008). Estonian Guitar Quartet
  • Twilight Songs [Videviku laulud]
    2001
    4 tubas
    Fp: Sleeping Tuba Quartet: Toomas Uustalu, Hando Põldmäe, Madis Sander, Ott Mägar
  • For You, the Messenger of Night [Sinule, öö sõnumitooja]
    1999
    9'
    2 violins, double bass, harpsichord
    Fp: Kremerata Baltica Quartet (Messenger Quartet); July, 1999, Lockenhaus Festival
    Commissioned by: Lockenhausi Festival
    Manuscript
  • The Assignation [Kohtumine]
    1999
    7'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; March 26, 1999, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    CD “Baltica”, Amstel Records (2005); Amstel Saxophone Quartet
    Distributer: EMIC TK 040
    Manuscript
  • Dome Music [Taevakaare muusika]
    1997
    7'
    flute, violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute), Maano Männi (violin), Pärt Tarvas (cello), Heili Vaus (piano); April 11, 1997, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript

String quartets

  • 2007
    8'
    string quartet
    Fp: Tobias String Quartet; April 25, 2007, New Riga Theatre, Latvia
    FpEst: Tobias String Quartet; April 26, 2007, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Distributer: EMIC TK 010
  • Four Estonian Sacred Folk Tunes [Neli eesti vaimulikku rahvaviisi]
    1. The Day is Now Gone (folk tune from Rapla)
    2. I Boast About These Bloody Wounds (Pärnu-Jaagupi)
    3. I Give Myself to Thee (Mustjala)

    4. Fly Away From Sorrow (Otepää)
    2002
    16'
    string quartet
    Fp: Tobias String Quartet; December 17, 2002, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 014
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Leaving Elba [Lahkumine Elbalt]
    2015
    8'
    electric guitar, string quartet
    Fp: Riho Sibul (guitar), String Quartet Prezioso; October 17, 2015, Estonian Tradition Music Center, Viljandi Guitar Festival
    CD "Kaheksa", Viljandi Kitarrifestival MTÜ (2017); Riho Sibul (guitar), String Quartet Prezioso
    Distributer: EMIC TK 090
  • Sketches of Thule [Thule visandid]
    2008
    saxophone quartet, organ
    Fp: Amstel Quartet, Pieter van Dijk (organ); February 28, 2008, Orgelpark, Amsterdam
    FpEst: Saxophone Quartet SaxEst (Ivo Lille - soprano saxophone, Virgo Veldi - alto saxophone, Lauri Sepp - tenore saxophone, Sulev Sommer - baritone saxophone), Ulla Krigul (organ); March 4, 2009, Tallinn St. John's Church
    Commissioned by: Amstel Quartet
    Distributer: EMIC TK 069

Wind quintets

  • Evening Song [Õhtulaul]
    2000
    5'
    wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
    Fp: Neeme Punder (flute), Aleksander Hännikäinen (oboe), Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Tarmo Velmet (bassoon), Kalmer Kiik (horn); April 28, 2000, Tallinn Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Manuscript

Sextets

  • Driftwood Songs
    7 parts
    2017
    30'
    oboe, oboe s'amore, English horn, bassoon, contrabassoon, lute
    Fp: Astria Oboe Trio (Eric Speller (oboe), Dimitri Mestdag (English horn), Yf Bourry (oboe d´amore)), ensemble HaftCraft (Bert Helsen (bassoon), Filip Neyens (contrabassoon)), Wim Maeseele (lute); October 4, 2017, De Bijloke Muziekcentrum, Ghent, Belgium
    FpEst: Astria Oboe Trio (Eric Speller (oboe), Dimitri Mestdag (English horn), Yf Bourry (oboe d´amore)), ensemble HaftCraft (Bert Helsen (bassoon), Filip Neyens (contrabassoon)), Wim Maeseele (lute); April 7, 2018, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, Tallinn Music Week
  • When Music Ends the Party Is Over [Pill ütleb: pidu lõpeb]
    2004
    5'
    accordion, saxophone, double bass, violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Ensemble Poing (Norway) and New Tallinn Trio; August 13, 2004, Pärnu Concert Hall, Estonia, Upbeat ´04 Concert Series
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert

Septets

  • Rainbird´s Home [Vihmalinnu kodu]
    1996
    9'
    flute, clarinet, horn, percussion, piano, violin, cello
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; April 1996, ArtGenda Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Commissioned by: NYYD Ensemble
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • Landscapes from a Night Train [Maastikud öisest rongist]
    1. Motions
    2. Reflections
    3. Morning Bells

    2011
    13'
    saxophone ensemble: sopranino saxophone, 2 soprano saxophones, 3 alto saxophones, 3 tenor saxophones, 2 baritone saxophone, bass saxophone
    Fp: European Saxophone Ensemble, conductor Cezariusz Gadzina; October 15, 2011, Poitiers
    Distributer: EMIC TK 039
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for bassoon

  • Solitudes [Üksindused]
    1. Malincalico
    2. Cantabile
    3. Ciaconna

    2013
    bassoon
    Fp: Bram Van Sambeek (bassoon); April 19, 2014, Royal Conservatory of Ghent, Ghent Bassoon Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 056
  • Touch [Puudutus]
    2012
    bassoon
    Distributer: EMIC TK 092
  • Song for a Distant Friend [Laul kaugele sõbrale]
    2005
    5'
    bassoon
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon); February 12, 2008, Vancouver Academy of Music, Canada, concert series "Music in the morning"
    Commissioned by: Martin Kuuskmann
    Distributer: EMIC TK 022
    Manuscript

Works for saxophone

  • Singing Over the Sea [Laulan üle merede]
    2006
    4'
    saxophone
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone); October 7, 2006, Tallinn Town Hall
    CD "Mono’dia", Sospiro Noir (2015); Simon Haram (saxophone)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 020

Works for violin

  • Elegy to Solitude [Eleegia üksindusele]
    2015
    5'
    violin
    Fp: October 11, 2015, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Competition for Estonian String Players
    Distributer: EMIC TK 087
  • River Song [Jõelaul]
    2011
    violin
    Fp: Manfred Gräsbeck (violin); February 10, 2011, Turku Cathedral, Finland
    CD „Klassikaraadio Comes to Visit!“, ERR (2015); Marike Kruup (violin)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 043

Works for viola

  • Wanderer's Song [Rändaja laul]
    version also for cello
    2009
    6'
    viola
    Fp: Rebecca Osborne (viola); USA
    FpEst: Laur Eensalu (viola)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 026
  • Chaconne [Chaconne]
    2008
    9'
    viola
    Fp: Arvo Haasma; 5.12.2008, Tallinn Meder Hall
    Distributer: EMIC TK 018

Works for cello

  • Suite for Cello
    1. Tranquility
    2. Orion
    3. Garden
    4. Delta
    5. Pulse
    6. Departure
    7. Anthem

    2017
    cello
    Fp: Anja Lechner (cello); April 5, 2017, Schwere Reiter, Munich, Germany
    Distributer: EMIC TK 096
  • Wanderer's Song [Rändaja laul]
    version also for viola
    2003
    6'
    cello
    Fp: Mart Laas (cello); January 25, 2004, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Joosep Kõrvits
    Distributer: EMIC TK 025

Works for piano

  • Azure [Asuur]
    Version of the male choir song from "Songs from Dolores's Songbook" (2016)
    2017
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC TK 094
  • Five Forgotten Patterns of the Sky [Viis unustatud taevamustrit]
    Dedicated to Takahiro Akiba
    2017
    15'
    piano
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Project
  • My Secret Garden
    Dedicated to Nicolas Horvath
    2017
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); January 30, 2017, Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
    Distributer: EMIC TK 088
  • To the North...
    Dedicated to Ivari Ilja
    2017
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Ivari Ilja (piano); March 16, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, festival "Virmalised"
  • 2016
    2'
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); October 9, Ebersberg, Altes Kino, Germany
    FpEst: Nicolas Horvath (piano); April 9, 2017, Radio Studio One (Estonian National Broadcasting), Estonian Music Days
  • Etude in Blue [Etüüd sinises]
    2016
    3'
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); August 4, 2016, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Alion Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 072
  • The Boat and the Moon
    2016
    4'
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC TK 071
  • Three Pieces [Kolm pala]
    1. Harmonies
    2. Mechanics
    3. Lovesong

    2014
    7'
    piano
    Fp: November 21-23, 2014, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, 8th Estonian Piano Competition
    Distributer: EMIC TK 061
  • Hymn to Invisible Wind Harp [Hümn nähtamatule tuulekandlele]
    2013
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Mihkel Poll (piano); October 16, 2013, University of Tartu Aseembly Hall
    CD "Siim Poll. Enescu. Bartók. Tüür. Kõrvits", Dux (2015); Mihkel Poll (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 054
  • Pavane [Pavaan]
    2010
    3'
    piano
    Fp: November 27, 2010; Tallinn Music High School, Robert Schumann Competition for Young Pianists
  • Variation on a theme "I Thank Thee" [Variatsioonid teemale “Ma tänan Sind”]
    2008
    10'
    piano
    Fp: Peep Lassmann (piano); March 18, 2008, Tartu University Assembly Hall, March 19, 2008, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 017
  • Pictures of Thule [Thule pildid]
    1. Singing over the Sea
    2. Hey, Rain's Rainbows
    3. Bed of Gold... Bed of Silver
    4. To Home, Sonny
    2006
    10'
    piano
    Fp: Marko Martin (piano); October 26, 2006; Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, international pianists' festival "Klaver"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 021
  • 2004
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Tanel Joamets (piano); October 24, 2004, Tallinn, International Pianists' Festival
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Distributer: EMIC TK 023
  • Anthem [Hümn]
    2003
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Age Juurikas (piano); April 7, 2003, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributer: EMIC TK 024

Works for guitar

  • Serenade [Serenaad]
    2014
    10-string guitar
    Fp: Mari Mäntylä (guitar); August 6, 2014, Teatermuseet i Hofteatret, Copenhagen Guitar Festival
  • Estonian Lullaby [Eesti hällilaul]
    2007
    6'
    guitar
    Fp: Tiit Peterson (guitar); June 14, 2007, History Museum, Tallinn, II Tallinn Guitar Festival
    Commissioned by: II Tallinn Guitar Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 019
    Manuscript
  • Blues for…
    2006
    steel guitar
    Fp: Jaan Arder (steel guitar); March 27, 2006, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • 1995
    5'
    guitar
    Fp: Tiit Peterson (guitar); January, 1996, Tallinn, Guitar Music Days
    CD “Portraits of Estonia”, Antes (2001); Tiit Peterson
    Publisher: Eres Edition

Works for organ

  • Hymn to the Blue Sky [Hümn sinisele taevale]
    2014
    7'
    organ
    Fp: Ulla Krigul (organ); August 4, 2014, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, Tallinn International Organ Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 084
  • Arabesques [Arabeskid]
    2001
    organ
    Fp: Kristel Aer (organ); August 6, 2001, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church and August 11, 2001, Räpina St. Michael's Church, Tallinn XV Organ Festival

Works for other instrument

  • Theme Melody of Bell Ringing of Viljandi St. John's Church [Viljandi Jaani kiriku kellamängu tunnusmeloodia]
    2015
    bell ringing
    Fp: June 4, 2015, Viljandi St. John's Church, International Hanseatic Days in Viljandi
  • Three Songs from Dolores's Songbook
    2015
    7'
    English horn
    Fp: Heli Ernits (English horn); March 3, 2016, Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn
    Distributer: EMIC TK 085
  • Wake Up, My Heart
    2010
    mandolin
    Fp: Alison Stephens (mandoline); February 12, 2010, King Edward Hall, Lindfield, United Kingdom
  • 2009
    6'
    harpsichord
    Fp: Iren Lill; April 23, 2009, Sausti manor, Harju County
    Distributer: EMIC TK 003
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Moorland Elegies
    1. Come, walk with me
    2. Silent is the House
    3. The night is darkening round me
    4. Fall, Leaves, Fall
    5. She Dried Her Tears
    6. Moonlight, summer moonlight
    7. The Sun Has Set
    8. The Starry Night Shall Tidings Bring
    9. Month After Month

    2015
    55'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Emily Brontë
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; October 31, 2015, Tallinn St. John's Church
    CD "Tõnu Kõrvits. Moorland Elegies", Ondine (2017); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
    Distributer: EMIC TK 067
  • By the Rivers of Babylon [Paabeli jõgede kaldail]
    2014
    10'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Psalm No. 137 (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo and Indrek Hirv))
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; June 14, 2014, Haapsalu Dome Church, Nargen Festival
    Commissioned by: Nargen Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 055
  • Seven Dreams of Seven Birds [Seitsme linnu seitse und]
    7 parts
    2009/2012
    25'
    cello, mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Maarja Kangro, Tõnu Kõrvits (in Estonian and English)
    Fp: Anja Lechner (cello), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 6, 2013, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Anja Lechner (violoncello), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 065
  • I May Jesus, Thee Be Praised
    II Now the Day Has Passed
    III I Rejoice in Thy Bleeding Wounds
    IV Dear Jesus, Do Rejoice
    V I Shall Be Your Care
    VI Fly from Your Sorrows
    VII My Soul, Rejoice
    VIII I Gaze at the Mountain

    2007
    30'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Estonian sacred folk songs (in Estonian)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; June 3, 2007, Haapsalu Castle, Cyrillus Kreek Music Days
    CD "Tõnu Kõrvits. Kreek's Notebook", Hyperion Records (2013); Royal Holloway Choir, Britten Sinfonia, conductor Rupert Gough
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcasting (2011); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste (only May Jesus, Thee Be Praised)
    CD „Requiem c-moll tenorile, segakoorile ja orkestrile / Cyrillus Kreek. Kreegi vihik / Tõnu Kõrvits”, Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor (2008); Tiit Kogerman (tenor), Kaia Urb (soprano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    Distributer: EMIC TK 027
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Reflections from a Plain [Peegeldused tasasest maast]
    Fantasy of song by Veljo Tormis and Paul-Eerik Rummo
    2013
    5'
    mixed choir, cello
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Anja Lechner (cello), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 6, 2013, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Anja Lechner (violoncello), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 053
  • Reflections from a Plain
    Arrangement of the work with the same name for cello and mixed choir. Fantasy of song by Veljo Tormis and Paul-Eerik Rummo.
    2013
    5'
    mixed choir, violin
    Text: vocalise
    Distributer: EMIC TK 089
  • Reflections from a Plain [Peegeldused tasasest maast]
    Arrangement of the work with the same name for cello and mixed choir. Fantasy of song by Veljo Tormis and Paul-Eerik Rummo.
    2013
    5'
    mixed choir, flugelhorn
    Text: vocalise
    Distributer: EMIC TK 093
  • Baltic Elegies [Balti eleegiad]
    in 3 movements
    2010
    22'
    mixed choir, bassoon
    Text: Ivar Ivask (in English)
    Fp: Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon), Bellingham Chamber Chorale, conductor Tim Fitzpatrick; June 6, 2010, Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Bellingham, WA, U.S
    Commissioned by: Bellingham Chamber Chorale
    Distributer: EMIC TK 028
  • 1. Himmelen (In These Heights)
    2. Ack mitt skiep will siunka... (Oh, My Ship Wants To Sink...)
    3. För skeppare och båtsmän (To The Skippers And The Sailors)
    4. Nu hafwer denna dag (Now Is The Day Ended)
    5. Pris vare Gud som låter oss glada vakna (Praise The Lord Who Lets Us Awake Happily)
    6. Den blomstertid nu kommer (Now The Time Of Blossoming Has Come)
    2009
    25'
    mixed choir, saxophone quartet
    Text: Estonian-Swedish folk chorales, from the book ”Estlandsvenska folkliga koraler” (compiled by Sofia Joons, in Swedish)
    Fp: Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm Saxophone Qartet, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; April 1, 2009, Berwaldhallen Concert Hall, Sweden
    FpEst: Saxophone Quartet SaxEst, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; May 30, 2010, Haapsalu Dome Church, Nargen Festival
    Commissioned by: Swedish Radio
    Distributer: EMIC TK 029
  • Seven Dreams of Seven Birds [Seitsme linnu seitse und]
    Dedicated to Allar Kaasik
    in 7 movements
    2009
    25'
    cello, mixed choir
    Text: Maarja Kangro, Tõnu Kõrvits (in Estonian and English)
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), State Choir Latvija, conductor Māris Sirmais; July 25, 2009, Pärnu Concert Hall, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival and Allar Kaasik
    CD „Timeless Light“, BIS (2017); Allar Kaasik (cello), State Choir Latvija, conductor Māris Sirmais (only I, III, V and VII part)
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • May Jesus, Thee Be Praised [Nüüd ole, Jeesus, kiidetud]
    arrangement of the 1st movement with the same name from The Kreek's Notebook
    2011
    4'
    female or girls' choir, Glockenspiel
    Text: Estonian sacred folk tune
    Fp: Kristjan Mäeots (Glockenspiel), Ellerhein, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; 27.11.2011, Nõmme Church of the Redeemer, Tõnu Kõrvits' portrait concert

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Songs About Rain and Wind [Laulud vihmast ja tuulest]
    2005
    12'
    male choir, percussion
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, Margus Vaht and Andres Heinapuu (percussion), conductor Ants Soots; November 16, 2005, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • Three Prayers to Light Up a Face [Kolm palvet, et särama panna oma nägu]
    2001
    6'
    baritone, flute, harp, percussion, male choir
    Text: Uku Masing
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Monika Mattiesen (flute), Tatjana Lepnurm (harp), Vambola Krigul (percussion), Academic Male Chorus of Tallinn University of Technology, conductor Siim Selis; December 22, 2001, St. Charles’s Church, Tallinn

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • Shepherd's Song [Karjase laul]
    2005
    4'
    children's choir, instrumental ensemble
    Text: folklore
    CD "Heliseb väljadel", Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2009); Tallinn Music High School Youth Choir, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits

Works for girls' choir and instrument(s)

  • May Jesus, Thee Be Praised [Nüüd ole, Jeesus, kiidetud]
    arrangement of the 1st movement with the same name from The Kreek's Notebook
    2011
    4'
    female or girls' choir, Glockenspiel
    Text: Estonian sacred folk tune
    Fp: Kristjan Mäeots (Glockenspiel), Ellerhein, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; 27.11.2011, Nõmme Church of the Redeemer, Tõnu Kõrvits' portrait concert

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Bells [Kellamäng]
    three movements
    2016
    15'
    trumpet, vocal trio, string orchestra
    Text: Doris Kareva (in Estonian)
    Fp: Arve Henriksen (trumpet), Trio Mediæval, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Terje Tønnesen; December 6, 2016, Trefoldighetskirken, Oslo
  • Hellerella
    2013
    3'
    voice, string orchestra, tambourine, live electronics
    Text: vocalise, word "Hellerella"
    Fp: Kadri Voorand (vocal), Tõnu Kõrvits (tambourine), Tallinna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; July 6, 2013, Naissaar Island, Omar's Barn Yard, Nargenfestival
  • Sånger för Lena (Songs for Lena)
    cycle of arranged spiritual folk tunes of Estonian Swedes
    1. Den blomstertid nu kommer
    2. Som fågelen
    3. Nu är en dag framliden
    4. O kärleksrika Gud

    2013
    20'
    voice, chamber orchestra: 1010, flugelhorn, percussion (2 players), harp, strings
    Text: folklore (in Swedish)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 080
  • Time [Aeg]
    2012
    8'
    bass, string orchestra
    Text: from Ecclesiastes, translated by Vello Salo (in Estonian)
    Fp: Ain Anger (bass), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; July 20, 2012, Kuressaare St. Lawrence's Church, Saaremaa Opera Days
  • I Smaladh An Teine (Smooring the Fire)
    II A Gheakach Ur (The New Moon)
    III Sulus-Iulna Siorruidheadchd (The Guiding Light of Eternity)

    2011
    18'
    mezzo soprano, saxophone quartet, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2230, percussion (2 players), harp, strings
    Text: Carmina Gadelica (in Celtic)
    Fp: Orna Arania (mezzo soprano), SaxEst, Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lloyd Butler; January 30, 2011, Ohio, Ada Freed Center
    Commissioned by: Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra
    Distributer: EMIC TK 034
  • Nocturnes [Nokturnid]
    3 movements
    2011
    11'
    voice, string orchestra
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Risto Joost (voice), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; December 20, 2011, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Moonlight, Summer Moonlight
    2014
    voice, violin, piano, cello
    Text: Emily Jane Brontë
    Fp: Iris Oja (voice), Harry Traksmann (violin), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano), Anja Lechner (cello); June 19, 2014, Gut Holzhausen, Nieheim, Germany, festival „Wege durch das Land“

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Three Songs to Poems by Ernst Enno [Kolm laulu Ernst Enno sõnadele]
    Dedicated to Mati Turi and Martti Raide
    1. Little Willow
    2. Through the Woods
    3. Love Everything!

    2014
    9'
    tenor, piano
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Mati Turi (tenor) and Martti Raide (piano); March 10, 2014, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • In Evening Light [Õhtu valguses]
    2001
    4'
    baritone, piano
    Text: Henrik Visnapuu
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano); April 7, 2001, Tallinn Town Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • Rakovina (The Shell)
    1998
    3'
    baritone, piano
    Text: Osip Mandelstam (in Russian)
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano); April 19, 1998, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
  • Three Shakespeare’s Sonnets [Kolm Shakespeare'i sonetti]
    2. Sonnet 27
    2. Sonnet 98
    3. Sonnet 115
    1998
    12'
    baritone, piano
    Text: William Shakespeare (in English)
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano); September, 1998, Kuressaare Town Hall (Estonia)
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD “Estonian vocal music from the 20th century” ARM Music 2002; Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 031
    Manuscript
  • Three Psalms [Kolm psalmi]
    1996
    6'
    baritone, piano
    Text: Psalm 119:67, 71; Psalm 56:3, 4; Henry Williams Baker (in English)
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano); April 18, 1996, Tallinn, Blackhead Brotherhood´s House, Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for voice(s) and other instrument(s)

  • Five Haikus on Maria Lee's Words [Viis haikut Maria Lee sõnadele]
    2013
    voice, kannel, flute, cello
    Text: Maria Lee
    Fp: Ensemble Resonabilis; October 7, 2013, Frihavnskirken, Copenhagen and October 8, 2013, Seebad Bansin, Usedom Music Festival
    FpEst: Ensemble Resonabilis; December 10, 2014, Tallinn House of Blackheads
  • Sånger för Lena (Songs for Lena)
    cycle of arranged spiritual folk tunes of Estonian Swedes
    1. Den blomstertid nu kommer
    2. Som fågelen
    3. Nu är en dag framliden
    4. O kärleksrika Gud

    2013
    20'
    voice, instrumental ensemble: flute, bass clarinet, flugelhorn, percussion (2 players), harp, 2 violins, viola, cello
    Text: folklore (in Swedish)
    Fp: Lena Willemark, Nargenfestival Ensemble: Mari-Liis Vihermäe (flute), Istvan Barath (trumpet), Liis Viira (harp), Vambola Krigul, Madis Metsamart (percussion), Marten Altrov (clarinet), string quartet: Kristjan Hallik, Marge Uus, Rain Vilu, Kaido Kelder, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; June 8, 2013, Haapsalu Dome Church, Nargenfestival
    Commissioned by: Nargenfestival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 079
  • 2010
    7'
    voice (mezzo soprano), organ
    Text: Carmina Gadelica (in Celtic)
    Fp: Iris Oja (mezzo soprano), Ulla Krigul (organ); May 22, 2010, Dubulti Church, Latvia
    FpEst: Iris Oja (mezzo soprano), Ulla Krigul (organ); March 24, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Latvian State Concert Institute
    Distributer: EMIC TK 030
  • The Bird Almighty
    2007
    mezzo soprano, baroque flute, cello, harpsichord
    Text: Maarja Kangro
    Fp: Annaliisa Pillak (mezzo soprano), Reet Sukk (baroque flute), Tõnu Jõesaar (cello), Iren Lill (harpsichord); June 6, 2007, Türi Church, Türi Spring Festival
    Commissioned by: Türi Spring Festival
    Manuscript
  • The Gate of Dreams [Unede värav]
    2007
    soprano, saxophone quartet
    Text: Bernard Kangro
    Fp: Kädy Plaas (soprano), Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; March 31, 2007, Kadriorg Palace, concert series „Academic Chamber Music”
    Manuscript
  • Das Rätsel Minne [Armastuse saladus]
    2005
    8'
    voice, flute, mandolin, harp, cello
    Text: Walther von der Vogelweide (in German)
    Fp: Risto Joost (vocal), Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Alina Sakalouskaya (mandolin), Eda Peäske (harp), Aare Tammesalu (cello); October 22, 2005, Tallinn Town Hall, NYYD Festival
  • Two Songs on the words of Leonard Nolens [Kaks laulu Leonard Nolensi sõnadele]
    1. Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
    2. De naamloze tuin (Nameless Garden)

    2003
    13'
    baritone, instrumental ensemble
    Text: Leonard Nolens (in Flemish)
    Fp: Rauno Elp (baritone), Reval Ensemble; October 19, 2003, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
  • Moon and Sea [Kuu ja meri]
    1998
    3'
    baritone, guitar
    Text: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (in English)
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Heiki Mätlik (guitar); March 3, 1998, Saku Manor (Estonia)
    Commissioned by: Heiki Mätlik
    CD “Sea and Moon”, V. Valdmaa, H. Mätlik 1998; Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Linnuteelaev (The Boat of Milky Way)
    2016
    6'
    mixed choir
    Text: Doris Kareva
    Fp: Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; October 30, 2016, Tallinn Niguliste Church
  • Brother Fire
    7th movement of the Canticle of the Sun
    2014
    mixed choir
    Text: Saint Francis of Assisi
    Distributer: EMIC TK 082
  • 2014
    30'
    mixed choir
    Text: Saint Francis of Assisi
    Fp: University of Southern Mississippi Southern Chorale, conductor Gregory A. Fuller; October 25, 2015, Richtoni United Methodist, Mississippi, USA
    FpEst: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninš; December 11, 2015, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Distributer: EMIC TK 068
  • In Paradisum
    2014
    mixed choir
    Fp: April 25, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, April 25, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, International Choral Festival "Tallinn 2015"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 058
  • Stabat Mater
    2014
    11'
    mixed choir
    Fp: The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers; June 4., 2014, LSO St. Luke's, London
    FpEst: Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; October 30, 2016, Tallinn Niguliste Church
    Commissioned by: Genesis Foundation
    CD "Spirit, Strength & Sorrow", Coro (2014); The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
    Distributer: EMIC TK 066
  • Fire Spell [Tulesõnad]
    2012
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Mixed choir Art, conductor Kadri Sakala; June 8, 2012, Noblessner Foundry, Tallinn
    CD "Estonian Charms", Nahama (2012); Mixed choir ART, conductor Kadri Sakala
  • Ääni joka katosi (Voice That Disappeared)
    Written for Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
    2009
    mixed choir
    Text: Mirkka Rekola (in Finnish)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss; November 15, 2009, Siunto Church, Finland, festival "Lux musicae"
    FpEst: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss; November 16, 2009, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
    Commissioned by: festival "Lux musicae"
  • Three Songs from Iceland [Kolm Islandi laulu]
    1. Verndi þig englar (Angels Guide You, My Dearest)
    2. Krummi svaf í klettagjá (Raven Slept in a Rocky Crack in the Earth]
    3. Ísland, farsælda frón (Iceland, Fortunate Isle!)
    2008
    12'
    mixed choir
    Text: Icelandic folklore (in Icelandic)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss; February 16, 2008, Salurinn Concert Hall, Kópavogur, Iceland
    Commissioned by: Estonian Republic
    Manuscript
  • The Night Is Darkening Round Me
    2005
    6'
    mixed choir
    Text: Emily Brontë (in English)
    CD "Lend", Tartu Noortekoor (2018); Tartu Youth Choir, conductor Markus Leppoja
    CD "Tõnu Kõrvits. Kreek's Notebook", Hyperion Records (2013); Royal Holloway Choir, Kate Telfer (soprano), conductor Rupert Gough
    Distributer: EMIC TK 044
    Manuscript
  • Now Through the Nights [Nüüd läbi ööde]
    1999
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    CD “Areng”, Forte (2002); Tallinn Chamber Choir, conductor Margit Võsa
  • Sing, Sing, a Little Shepherd [Laula, laula, väike karjus]
    1938
    mixed choir
    Text: Kersti Merilaas

Works for female choir a cappella

  • In Paradisum
    2014
    female choir
    Fp: April 25, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, International Choral Festival "Tallinn 2015"
    Distributer: EMIC TK 057
  • One Tiny Bird [Üks pisuke lind]
    2014
    3'
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Female Choir of Estonian Choral Conductors, conductor Õnne-Ann Roosvee; April 23, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Composers' Union
    CD „New Estonian Choral Music 2012–2014“, Estonian Choral Association (2014); Female Choir of Estonian Choral Conductors, conductor Õnne-Ann Roosvee
  • Awake, North Wind [Ärka, põhjatuul...]
    II part of "Songs of Song of Songs"
    2011
    female choir
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, conductor Triin Koch; May 15, 2011, Assembly Hall of Tartu University
    Distributer: EMIC TK 048
  • For Love Is as Strong as Death [Arm ja surm]
    IV part of "Songs of Song of Songs"
    2011
    female choir
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, conductor Triin Koch; May 15, 2011, Assembly Hall of Tartu University
    Distributer: EMIC TK 050
  • Let Us See if the Vine Flourish [Vaatame, kas viinapuu ajab võrseid...]
    III part of "Songs of Song of Songs"
    2011
    female choir
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, conductor Triin Koch; May 15, 2011, Assembly Hall of Tartu University
    Distributer: EMIC TK 049
  • 1. Tell Me...
    2. Awake, North Wind
    3. Let Us See if the Vine Flourish
    4. For Love Is as Strong as Death

    2011
    15'
    female choir
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, conductor Triin Koch; May 15, 2011, Assembly Hall of Tartu University
    CD "Leelo 20", Leelo (2016); Girls' Choir Leelo, conductor Külli Kiivet (only "Tell me...")
    CD "Seedlings", Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu (2015); Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
    Distributer: EMIC TK 045
  • Tell Me... [Ütle sina...]
    I part of "Songs of Song of Songs"
    2011
    female choir
    Text: from Song of Solomon (in Estonian, translated by Vello Salo)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of Tartu University, conductor Triin Koch; May 15, 2011, Assembly Hall of Tartu University
    CD "Leelo 20", Leelo (2016); Girls' Choir Leelo, conductor Külli Kiivet
    Distributer: EMIC TK 047
  • Canon [Kaanon]
    2010
    6'
    female choir or children's choir
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Tallinn Music High School Youth Choir, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; January 16, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Leelo 20", Leelo (2016); Girls' Choir Leelo, conductor Külli Kiivet
    Distributer: EMIC TK 032
  • 2006
    6'
    female choir
    Text: Marie Heiberg
    Fp: Nargen Opera Choir, choir master Veronika Portsmuth; April 20, 2006, Von Krahl Theatre, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Nargen Opera
    Distributer: EMIC TK 051

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Songs from Dolores's Songbook [Laulud Dolorese lauluvihikust]
    7 parts
    2016
    21'
    male choir
    Text: Old texts found from Dolores's songbook
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; December 18, 2016, Tallinn Methodist Church, EBU Christmas Concert
  • In Paradisum
    2014
    male choir
    Distributer: EMIC TK 059
  • Who Is Coming from the Sea... [Kes tuleb, kes tuleb säält mere pealt...]
    2007
    4'
    male choir
    Text: Bernard Kangro
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninsh; April 15, 2007, Tallinn St. Catherine Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • 2005
    6'
    male choir
    Text: Emily Brontë (in English)
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikhail Gerts; February 18, 2005, House of Brotherhood of Black Heads, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Male Choir
    Distributer: EMIC TK 033
  • The Sun Rises [Ja päike tõuseb]
    2001
    5'
    male choir
    Text: Ecclesiastes 1: 5–7 (in Estonian)
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Ants Soots; April 8, 2001, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • Canon [Kaanon]
    2010
    6'
    female choir or children's choir
    Text: vocalise
    Fp: Tallinn Music High School Youth Choir, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; January 16, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Leelo 20", Leelo (2016); Girls' Choir Leelo, conductor Külli Kiivet
    Distributer: EMIC TK 032
  • A Song for the Sun [Laul päikesele]
    2002
    5'
    childrens' choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Children´s Choir “Ellerhein”, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; May 26, 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn

Works for girls’ choir a cappella

  • For Music [Muusikale]
    2011
    7’
    girls' choir
    Text: Georg Gordon Byron (in English)
    Fp: Estonian Television Girls’ Choir, conductor Aarne Saluveer; 07.08.2011, 9th World Symposium on Choral Music 2011, Cine Teatro Auditorium Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina  
    Commissioned by: Estonian Television Girls’ Choir, Aarne Saluveer
    Distributer: EMIC TK 046
  • Haikus of Nõmme [Nõmme haikud]
    1. Wind Windwardly Wind
    2. Invisible Wolf
    3. Lone Majestic tree
    4. A Green-tinted Rain
    5. Deep in My Forests

    2011
    8'
    girls' choir
    Text: Kirke and Maarja Kangro
    Fp: Girls' Choir Ellerhein, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits; November 27, 2011, Nõmme Reedemer Church
    CD "Songs of Light", Tallinna Huvikeskus Kullo (2017); Girls' Choir Ellerhein, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    Distributer: EMIC TK 052

Works for joint choint choir or multiple choirs a cappella

  • Touch [Puudutus]
    2012
    4'
    joint choir
    Text: Kristiina Ehin
    Fp: Joint choirs of XXVI General Song Celebration, conductor Hirvo Surva; July 6, 2014, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
    Commissioned by: Estonian Song and Dance Celebration Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC TK 060

Works for solo voice

  • Wind, Heavenly Wind... [Tuul, taevaste tuul...]
    2013
    soprano
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Fp: Jaanika Kuusik (soprano); April 6, 2013, Tallinn Swedish St. Michael's Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC TK 097

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • Song of Clouds [Pilvede laul]
    2007
    piano
    Fp: May 30, 2008, Käina, Rudolf Tobias Music Days
    Commissioned by: NPO Tobias Society
    Manuscript
  • Old Rock [Vana rokk]
    2004
    2'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Mari Poll (violin), Johannes Teppo (violoncello), Mihkel Poll (piano); March 3, 2004, Tamsalu High School, EMIC Concert Series Homeland Tune
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Information Centre
    Manuscript
  • Prelude [Prelüüd]
    from the cycle "Two Sad Pieces"
    2003
    piano
    CD "Saue Muusikakool 20", Saue Muusikakool (2017); Sigrit Pikkar (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC – See Two Sad Pieces EMIC TK 035
  • Two Sad Pieces [Kaks kurba pala]
    music for children
    1. Prelude
    2. Waltz

    2003
    4'
    piano
    Fp: Martti Raide (piano); October 25, 2003, Nõmme Music School, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Information Centre
    CD "For My Little Sister", Tallinn Music High School, EMIC, ERR (2008); Anni Poska (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC TK 035
  • Waltz [Valss]
    from the cycle "Two Sad Pieces"
    2003
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC – See Two Sad Pieces EMIC TK 035
  • Journey in the Night [Rännak öös]
    2001
    2'
    3 flutes
    CD "Tulevik täis muusikat" (“Future filled with music”), Tallinn Music High School (2001); Inga Maasing, Anna Kelder, Aleksandra Vaher

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for feature film "Seltsimees laps" (The Little Comrade)
    Directed by Moonika Siimets
    2017
    Fp: March 20, 2018, Pärnu Apollo Cinema
  • Music for documentary "Towards the Beehive" ["Mesipuu poole"]
    Directed by Vahur Laiapea
    2015
    Fp: February 25, 2015, Tallinn
  • Music for silent film "Vampyr"
    Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer (1932)
    2015
    Fp: Orchestre Régional de Normandie, conductor Jean Deroyer; November 20, 2015, Amphithéâtre Pierre Daure of the University of Caen, France
  • Music for documentary "Ester Mägi. Cadenza and Theme" ["Ester Mägi. Kadents ja teema"]
    Directed by Vahur Laiapea, Ikoon
    2014
    Fp: May 19, 2014, Cinema Artis
  • Music for documentary "Sinine kõrb"
    Directed by Ruti Murusalu. Umberto Productions in cooperation with Estonian Public Broadcasting
    2012
    Fp: March 14, 2012, Cinema Artis, Tallinn
  • Music for puppet film "Taevalaul" [Sky Song]
    Directed by Mati Kütt
    2010
  • Music to documentary "Sündinud tantsule" [Born to Dance]
    Directed by Ruti Murusalu
    2010
  • Music for silent feature film "La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc"
    Director Carl Theodor Dreyer (1928)
    2009
    Fp: Ensemble de Basse-Normandie, conductor Dominique Debart; November 21, 2009, Théâtre du Préau, Vire, France
  • Music to a documentary "Ilusad inimesed" [Beautiful People]
    Director Vahur Laiapea, Ikoon
    2008
  • Music to a documentary "Laulutaadi hümnid" [Hymns of Father of Songs]
    Lara Productions, director Ülle Õun
    2008
  • Music to a documentary "Spe Fretus – Lootusele tuginedes" [Spe Fretus – Relying on Hope]
    Director Kaido Leesme
    2008
  • Music to a documentary "Teaduspõhine toode" [Science-Based Product]
    Ad Oculos Film, director Peeter Brambat
    2008
  • Music to a documentary "Uus päev luuakse idakaares" [New Day Will Rise from the East] [Muusika dokumentaalfilmile "Uus päev luuakse idakaares"]
    Ad Oculos Film, director Peeter Brambat
    2008
  • Music to a puppet film "Aja meistrid" [Kings of the Time]
    Nukufilm, Exitfilm, director Mait Laas
    2008
  • Music to a documentary "Armastasin ilma peata lõvi" [I Loved a Lion Who Had No Head]
    director Peeter Brambat
    2007
  • Music to a documentary "Film minu emast" [Film About My Mother]
    director Vahur Laiapea
    2007
  • Music to a puppet film "Miriami piknik" [The Scarecrow]
    Nukufilm (music in collaboration with Tiit Kikas), director Andres Tenusaar
    2007
  • Music to an animated film "Substantia stellaris" from the film project "Must Lagi" [Black Ceiling]
    2007
  • Music to an instructional film "Liigume mõnuga" [Let's Move With Relish]
    director Peeter Brambat
    2007
  • Music to a documentary "Müütide mäss" [Rebellion of Myths]
    Ad Oculos Film, director Peeter Brambat
    2002
  • Music to a puppet film "Eilne vedur" [Yesterday's Engine]
    Nukufilm, directors Mikk Rand and Kalju Kivi
    2000
  • Music to a puppet film "Kaerajaan" [Oat John]
    director Mikk Rand
    1997/1999
  • Music to an animated film for adults "Viola"
    Eesti Joonisfilm, script and design by Priit Tender
    1999
  • Music to a puppet film "Vares ja hiired" [Crow and Mice]
    Nukufilm, directors Mikk Rand and Priit Tender
    1998
  • Music to an animated film for adults"Gravitatsioon" [Gravitation]
    Eesti Joonisfilm, script and design by Priit Tender
    1996
  • Music to a puppet film "xxxx or ASA"
    Nukufilm, director Mikk Rand
    1995
  • Music to a puppet film "Meistritükk" [Masterpiece]
    Tallinnfilm, director Mikk Rand
    1993

Music to plays

  • Music for Molière's play "The Misanthrop"
    2016
    Fp: February 22, 2016, Estonian Drama Theatre, director Anu Lamp (examination work of the third year course of the 27th class of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre School of Theatre Arts)

JAZZ MUSIC

Works for big band

  • Signals for Giovanni
    2017
    bigband
    Fp: Orchestra Operaia, conductor Massimo Nunzi; November 10, 2017, Teatro Cinema Principe di Palestrina, Palestrina, Italy

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • Flow, my tears
    Arrangement of John Dowland's song
    2017
    counter tenor, string orchestra
    Fp: Risto Joost (counter tenor), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; January 26, 2017, Tallinn House of Blackheads
  • When I Begin to Sing [Kui mina hakkan laulemaie]
    Arrangement of the song with the same title by Veljo Tormis
    2017
    voice, 1-voice choir, string orchestra
    Text: traditional
    Fp: Lauri Õunapuu (voice), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Estonian National Male Choir, Collegium Musicale, Ellerhein, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; March 12, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Concert in memory of Veljo Tormis
  • Mercè grido piangendo
    Arrangement of Carlo Gesualdo's madrigal with the same name (1611)
    2014
    3'
    chamber orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 15, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
  • Moro, lasso, al mio duolo [Moro, lasso, al mio duolo]
    Arrangement of Carlo Gesualdo's madrigal with the same name (1611)
    2014
    4'
    chamber orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 15, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
  • Tu m'uccidi, o crudele
    Arrangement of Carlo Gesualdo's madrigal with the same name (1611)
    2014
    3'30''
    chamber orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 15, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
  • Song of a Plainland [Tasase maa laul]
    Arrangement of Veljo Tormis's song with the same name
    2008
    4'
    voice, kannel, string orchestra
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Kadri Voorand (voice), Tõnu Kõrvits (kannel), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
  • The Last Ship [Viimane laev]
    Arrangement of Veljo Tormis's song with the same name
    2008
    6'
    male choir, bass drum, string orchestra
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    CD „Tõnu Kõrvits. Mirror“, ECM (2016); Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor)
  • Nachtlied
    an arrangement of Robert Schumann's piece
    2005
    12'
    mixed choir, flute, bass clarinet, tuba, percussion (2 players), celesta, harp, string quartet
    Text: Friedrich Hebbel
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; March 5, 2005, Assembly Hall of the University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Sixteen Estonian Folksongs [Kuusteist eesti rahvalaulu]
    1. Awake, My Heart (from Pühalepa); 2. A Maiden’s Voice (from Räpina); 3. The Wife of A Snake (from Meremäe); 4. Come Little Coddy (from Muhu island); 5. Grow Into Shepherd (from Hargla); 6. A Baby Rocking Song (from Loksa); 7. The Chamber Of The Wind (from Koeru); 8. Whoops And Calls (from Avinurme, Jõelähtme, Ambla, Tarvastu); 9. Sleep, Sleep, Little Mats (from Karuse); 10. Songs Sung By The Burbot (from Kodavere); 11. Lullabies (from Rõngu, Misso, Luhamaa); 12. Roll Sun (from Kodavere); 13. Treetops To The Birds (from Võnnu); 14. Sleep My Dove (from Hageri); 15. Calling The Cattle Home (from Rõuge); 16. To Its End The Day Has Come (from Rapla)
    2002
    40'
    handbells
    Fp: Arsis Handbell Ensemble, cond. Aivar Mäe; June 6, 2003, Tartu, Glasperlenspiel Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Record Production
    CD "The Best of Arsis Bells", Estonian Record Productions (2013); Arsis Ensemble of English Handbells, artistic director Aivar Mäe (only parts 1, 11 and 15)
    CD “Awake, my heart!”, CCn'C Records (2003); Arsis Ensemble of English Handbells, artistic director Aivar Mäe
  • Song of a Plainland [Tasase maa laul]
    Arrangement of Veljo Tormis's song with the same name
    3'
    voice, female choir
    Text: Paul-Eerik Rummo
    CD "Songs of Light", Tallinna Huvikeskus Kullo (2017); Girls' Choir Ellerhein, soloist Linda Teder, Robert Jürjendal (guitar), conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    CD "Terra incognita", Kammernaiskoor Sireen (2016); Female Chamber Choir Sireen, Tõnu Kõrvits (kannel), conductors Tiiu Sinipalu and Ülle Tuisk