Helen Tobias-Duesberg

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

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

  • Secret Snow, Silent Snow
    Melodrama
    1980
    Text: C. Aiken

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Ballade [Ballaad]
    Ballade on Estonian and Carelian Folktunes
    1979
    symphony orchestra

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Flute Sonata [Flöödisonaat]
    1990
    flute, piano
  • Cello Sonata [Tšellosonaat]
    1974
    cello, piano
  • Cello Sonata [Tšellosonaat]
    1973
    cello, piano
  • Sonata for Flute and Harp [Sonaat flöödile ja harfile]
    1967
    flute, harp
  • Nachtstück (Night Piece)
    5'
    cello, piano
    CD „Estonian cello“, Antes (2008). Teet Järvi (cello), Vardo Rumessen (piano)

  • Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano [Sonaat nr. 1 viiulile ja klaverile]
    violin, piano

    CD „Requiem“, New York Latvian Concert Choir (2005); Dita Kalnina, soprano, Antra Bigača, mezzosoprano, Krišjanis Norvelis, bass, Andris Baumanis, violin, Ventis Zilberts, piano, Woodwind Quintet of the Latvian National Opera, Sonore choir, RLB Symphony Orchestra, Andrejs Jansons, conductor

Trios

  • Piano Trio [Klaveritrio]
    1978
    violin, cello, piano
  • Piano Trio [Klaveritrio]
    1972
    violin, cello, piano
  • Piano Trio [Klaveritrio]
    1971
    violin, cello, piano

String quartets

  • String quartet [Keelpillikvartett]
    1980
    string quartet
  • String Quartet [Keelpillikvartett]
    1979
    string quartet
  • Chorale Quartet
    string quartet

Wind quintets

  • Wind Quintet [Puhkpillikvintett]
    Suite?
    1978
    wind quintet

    CD „Requiem“, New York Latvian Concert Choir (2005); Dita Kalnina, soprano, Antra Bigača, mezzosoprano, Krišjanis Norvelis, bass, Andris Baumanis, violin, Ventis Zilberts, piano, Woodwind Quintet of the Latvian National Opera, Sonore choir, RLB Symphony Orchestra, Andrejs Jansons, conductor

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Two Paraphrases on Estonian Runo Songs [Kaks parafraasi eesti runoviisidele]
    1979-80
    piano
  • Classical Suite [Klassikaline süit]
    1976
    piano
  • Four Variations [Neli variatsiooni]
    1970
    piano
  • Sonatina [Sonatiin]
    1948
    piano

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

  • Little Lamb and the Tiger [Talleke ja Tiiger]
    1975
    Text: Ilmar Mikiver

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Requiem
    1. Intrata (fugato)
    2. Requiem aeternam
    3. Kyrie eleison
    4. Dies irae
    5. Tuba mirum
    6. Confutatis maledictis
    7. Lacrimosa
    8. Sanctus
    9. Benedictus (a)
    10. Benedictus (b)
    11. Agnus Dei

    1978
    30'
    soprano, mixed choir, organ (1978)
    soprano, female choir, organ (2000)
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra (2000)

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu
    CD „Requiem“, New York Latvian Concert Choir (2005); Dita Kalnina, soprano, Antra Bigača, mezzosoprano, Krišjanis Norvelis, bass, Andris Baumanis, violin, Ventis Zilberts, piano, Woodwind Quintet of the Latvian National Opera, Sonore choir, RLB Symphony Orchestra, Andrejs Jansons, conductor
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Missa brevis
    1994
    mixed choir, piano/organ

    [Sanctus from Missa brevis] CD „Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli Vilistlaste Naiskoor 25“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2008), Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology

  • Requiem
    1. Intrata (fugato)
    2. Requiem aeternam
    3. Kyrie eleison
    4. Dies irae
    5. Tuba mirum
    6. Confutatis maledictis
    7. Lacrimosa
    8. Sanctus
    9. Benedictus (a)
    10. Benedictus (b)
    11. Agnus Dei

    1978
    30'
    soprano, mixed choir, organ (1978)
    soprano, female choir, organ (2000)
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra (2000)

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu
    CD „Requiem“, New York Latvian Concert Choir (2005); Dita Kalnina, soprano, Antra Bigača, mezzosoprano, Krišjanis Norvelis, bass, Andris Baumanis, violin, Ventis Zilberts, piano, Woodwind Quintet of the Latvian National Opera, Sonore choir, RLB Symphony Orchestra, Andrejs Jansons, conductor
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Through the Seasons [Läbi aastaaegade]
    Cantata, dedicated to Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology
    Prologue:
    Ancient Prayer
    What Are the Worries for Tomorrow
    Now That the Day Hath Reached its Close

    Advent and Christmas Songs:
    At Bethlehem
    What a Sorrow, What a Pain
    Ah Lord, How Shall I Meet Thee
    The Night is Done
    From Heaven Above to Earth I Come

    Ash Wednesday and Penance Songs:
    Here Behold me, as I Cast me
    What Shall I, a Sinner, Do

    Songs about the Passion of the Christ:
    When on the Cross the Saviour Hung
    How Large is our Poverty
    Oh, How Blessed are Ye, Whose Toil are Ended

    2006
    23'
    soprano, female choir, piano

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu
    [The Night is Done,
    At Bethlehem] CD „Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli Vilistlaste Naiskoor 25“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2008), Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology

     

  • The Prophecy of Jesus's Birth [Jeesuse sünni ettekuulutus]
    1988
    soloist, female choir, organ
  • Requiem
    1. Intrata (fugato)
    2. Requiem aeternam
    3. Kyrie eleison
    4. Dies irae
    5. Tuba mirum
    6. Confutatis maledictis
    7. Lacrimosa
    8. Sanctus
    9. Benedictus (a)
    10. Benedictus (b)
    11. Agnus Dei

    1978
    30'
    soprano, mixed choir, organ (1978)
    soprano, female choir, organ (2000)
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra (2000)

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu
    CD „Requiem“, New York Latvian Concert Choir (2005); Dita Kalnina, soprano, Antra Bigača, mezzosoprano, Krišjanis Norvelis, bass, Andris Baumanis, violin, Ventis Zilberts, piano, Woodwind Quintet of the Latvian National Opera, Sonore choir, RLB Symphony Orchestra, Andrejs Jansons, conductor
    Manuscript

  • Spider and Magpie [Ämblik ja harakas]
    2’
    female choir, piano
    Text: Asta Willmann

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu

  • The Beatitudes [Õndsakskiitmised]
    4’
    female choir, cello, piano
    Text: Matthew, V:3-12
    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Five Songs on Juhan Liiv’s Poetry [Viis laulu Juhan Liivi sõnadele]
    1. Ringing
    2. One Mouth
    3. You Came Like a Sun
    4. Sorrow
    5. In Winter Evening

    1977
    soprano, piano
    Text: Juhan Liiv
  • My Pretty Rosetree [My Pretty Rosetree]
    1963
    voice, piano
    Text: William Blake

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

  • Cycle [Tsükkel]
    1983
    baritone, violin, cello
  • Blessed Is the One Who Comes in the Name of Lord [Väga õnnis on see, kes tuleb Issanda nimel]
    3'
    mezzo soprano, organ
    Text: Psalm 18
    CD "Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy (Joshua 5:15)", Elke Unt (2010); Karmen Puis (mezzo soprano), Elke Unt (organ)

Works for voice(s) with chord symbols or unspecified accompaniment

  • Christmas Night Cradle Cong [Jõuluöö hällilaul]
    voice, accompaniment

    CD „Jõulud tulnud ju...“, J.-M. Eräkare (2000); Maarit Vaga, soprano, Matteus Vaga, cello, Jan-Mikael Eräkare, guitar, Seppo Hartikainen, piano

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Exile’s Letters
    1990
    mixed choir
    Text: Li Tai Po
  • Awake, My Heart [Mu süda ärka üles]
    Estonian sacred folk tune
    mixed choir
    Text: Sacred text from Song Book

    CD „Viimsi Püha Jaakobi Koguduse Kammerkoor“, Chamber Choir of Viimsi St. Jacob Congregation (2007); Chamber Choir of Viimsi St. Jacob Congregation, conductor Andrus Kalvet
    CD „Hommikul ja õhtul“, Lambertus (2003); Chamber Choir lambertus of Hageri congregation, conductor Sigrid Põld
    CD „EELK Tallinna Jaani koguduse kammerkoor Benevolentia ja neidudekoor Tempus Florum“, SALUMuusik (1998); chamber choir Benevolentia of Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Tallinn St. John's congregation and the Girls' Choir Tempus Florum, conductor Reet Lend
    CD "Chamber Choir of Viimsi St. Jacob Congregation", Chamber Choir of Viimsi St. Jacob Congregation (2007); Chamber Choir of Viimsi St. Jacob Congregation, conductor Andrus Kalvet

  • In Christmas Night [Jõuluööl]
    mixed choir
    Text: A. Abel

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Cradlesong [Kiigu laul]
    2'
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu
  • Indeed [Nii tõesti]
    female choir
    Fp:

    CD „Eesti Koorijuhtide Naiskoor“, Female Choir of Estonian Choir Conductors (1998); Female Choir of Estonian Choir Conductors, conductor Ants sööt

  • Little Slave-boy’s Lament [Oh mina väike mehekene]
    2'
    female choir
    Text: folklore

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu

  • Pit-a-Pat [Tipa-tapa]
    3'
    female choir

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu

  • Up We Go, Dear Brothers [Üles, üles hellad vennad!]
    2'
    female choir
    Text: folklore

    CD „Through the Seasons“, Female Alumnae Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (2011); Female Alumnae Choir of TUT, Kristjan Saar (cello), Tiina Renser (piano), Piret Aidulo (organ), soloists Heli Veskus, Tagli Pitsi, cond. Tiina Selke, Andres Heinapuu