Ants Sõber

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • Arve Jomm
    (it has not been staged)
    1983
    Libretto: Juhan Saare after Heino Kiik's novel

Operettas

  • Crossing Roads [Ristuvad teed]
    including songs: Uno´s Song, Uno´s Romance, Pillow Fight, Ring Game, Song About Chicks, Scenesters´ March, Leida´s Song, Leida and Uno´s Duet, Old Lyric Song
    1957
    soloists, accompaniment or symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+2, harp, piano, electric guitar, strings
    Libretto: Voldemar Peil, Aira Kaal
    Fp: 1958, Theatre Vanemuine, director Kaarel Ird
    CD „Kõnnin hilisel õhtul“, Vanemuine (1999); Endel Aimre (baritone), Orchestra of Vanemuine Theatre conductor Erich Kõlar (only Uno's Song)
    Manuscript

Musicals for children

  • Dream of Little Mari [Väikese Mari unenägu]
    songplay
    1. Introduction
    2. Lullaby
    3. Song of the Sleep Fairies
    4. Huntsmen
    5. Lingonberries
    6. Mushrooms
    7. Peanut Boys
    8. Forest Fairies
    9. Cranberries
    10. Finale

    1973
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Liina Raudsik
    Manuscript
  • Spring Party in the Forest [Kevadpidu metsas]
    songplay
    1. Sunray
    2. Flowers
    3. Ene's Song
    4. Children
    5. Fellow in the Forest
    6. Grasshoppers
    7. Bear Cubs
    8. Rabbits
    9. Butterflies
    10. Fox
    11. Party Folk
    12. Ladybug and the Party Folk
    13. Ladybug
    14. Fellow in the Forest
    15. Final Song and Dance

    1972
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Liina Raudsik
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Symphony No. 2 [Sümfoonia nr. 2]
    On the motifs of Juhan Peegel's fragmentarium "Ma langesin esimesel sõjasuvel" ("I Fell on the First Summer of War")
    1. Allegro moderato
    2. Sostenuto
    3. Allegro assai
    4. Andante

    1981
    18'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+3, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; April 7, 1984, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Soviet Estonian Music Festival
    Manuscript
  • Festive Overture [Pidulik avamäng]
    1972
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 1 [Sümfoonia nr. 1]
    1. Moderato con moto. Allegro
    2. Sostenuto
    3. Allegretto

    1971
    15'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Manuscript
  • Overture [Avamäng]
    diploma work of conservatory
    1954
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+3, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Suite for Symphony Orchestra [Süit sümfooniaorkestrile]
    1. Shepherd's Horn Calls the Flock
    2. Harvest Tune
    3. Lullaby
    4. Celebration

    1953
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4231, 1+4, harp, strings
    Manuscript

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Conserto for Wind Quintet and String Orchestra [Kontsert puhkpillikvintetile ja keelpilliorkestrile]
    1986
    wind quintet, string orchestra

Works for wind orchestra

  • Suite for Wind Orchestra [Süit puhkpilliorkestrile]
    1. Overture
    2. Folk Dance
    3. Recollection
    4. March of Friendship

    1970
    wind orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Foresters' March [Metsameeste marss]
    1968
    wind orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Dance of Old Men [Vanameeste tants]
    1960
    wind orchestra
  • Romance [Romanss]
    1959
    wind orchestra
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for organ and orchestra

  • Organ Concerto No. 2 [Orelikontsert nr. 2]
    1988–1989
    organ, string orchestra, timpani, glockenspiel
    Manuscript
  • Organ Concerto [Orelikontsert]
    1. Moderato assai
    2. Allegro con moto, espressivo
    3. Allegro brillante

    1975–1976/1978
    26'
    organ, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+2, strings
    Fp: Rolf Uusväli (organ), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi; February 8, 1979, Estonia Concert Hall, Soviet Estonian Music Festival
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Five Pieces for Oboe on Estonian Folk Tunes [Viis pala oboele Eesti rahvaviiside ainetel]
    1. Yodel
    2. Trying the Swing
    3. Dance Game
    4. Lullaby
    5. Horn Tune

    1970
    16'
    oboe, piano
    Manuscript
  • Concert Piece [Kontsertpala]
    1969
    trumpet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Five Pieces [Viis pala]
    1. Song. Andante con moto
    2. Waltz. Vivo
    3. Melody. Sostenuto
    4. Polka. Allegro
    5. Romance. Con amore

    1969
    clarinet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Three Dances [Kolm tantsu]
    1. Allegretto scherzando
    2. Moderato
    3. Vivo

    1969
    2 violins
    Manuscript
  • Four Pieces [Neli pala]
    1. Allegretto
    2. Andante sostenuto
    3. Vivo scherzando
    4. Kaanon

    1965
    2 clarinets
    Manuscript
  • Three Pieces [Kolm pala]
    1. Horn Tune
    2. Lullaby
    3. Dance

    1962
    French horn, piano
    Manuscript
  • Five pieces [Viis pala]
    1. Andante
    2. Allegretto graxioso
    3. Lento
    4. Allegretto scherzando (2 clarinets, piano)
    5. Sostenuto (2 clarinets, piano)

    1961
    clarinet (2 clarinets), piano
    Manuscript
  • Polka
    1'
    2 kannels
    CD „Wir spielen kannel “, Forte (2000); Urvi Palm, Els Roode
  • Swing, Swing [Kiigu, kiike]
    2'
    2 kannels
    CD „Wir spielen kannel“, Forte (2000); Urvi Palm, Els Roode

Trios

  • Trio
    1. Animato
    2. Andante
    3. Allegretto

    1973
    violin, French horn, piano
    Manuscript
  • Three Pieces for Kannel Trio [Kolm pala kandletriole]
    1. Hiking Song
    2. Campfire Song
    3. Dance Song

    1965
    3 kannels
    Manuscript
  • Five pieces [Viis pala]
    1. Andante
    2. Allegretto graxioso
    3. Lento
    4. Allegretto scherzando (2 clarinets, piano)
    5. Sostenuto (2 clarinets, piano)

    1961
    clarinet (2 clarinets), piano
    Manuscript

Quartets

  • Quartet for French Horns [Kvartett metsasarvedele]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegretto shcerzando
    4. Moderato con moto

    1965
    French horn quartet
    Manuscript

String quartets

  • String Quartet No. 5 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 5]
    dedicated to prof. Heino Eller's 100th anniversary (with quotes from his Violin Concerto)
    1. Moderato
    2. Adagio
    3. Rubato
    4. Moderato con moto

    1987/1988
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 4 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 4]
    1. Sostenuto
    2. Scherzando
    3. Andantino espressivo
    4. Vivo

    1985
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 3 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 3]
    1. Andante
    2. Allegretto shcerzando
    3. Larghetto
    4. Moderato con moto

    1982
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 2 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 2]
    1. Allegro con moto
    2. Andante
    3. Grave
    4. Presto

    1978
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 1 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 1]
    1. Andante con moto
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegretto scherzando

    1969/1970
    14'
    string quartet
    Manuscript

Wind quintets

  • Series of Folk Songs [Sari rahvaste laule]
    1. Rise, Young Maiden (Vepsian folksong)
    2. Don’t Make a Nest, Birdie (Karelian folksong)
    3. Where I Grew Up (Votic folksong)
    4. Lullaby (Isurian folksong)
    5. Raven Jumped to Riga (Livonian folksong)
    6. Where the Cuckoo Sings (Mari folksong)

    1970
    wind orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Wind Quintet [Puhkpillikvintett]
    1. Sostenuto
    2. Moderato con moto
    3. Allegretto
    4. Prelude and Fugue. Sostenuto sempre

    1964
    wind quintet
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for clarinet

  • Clarinet Sonata [Klarnetisonaat]
    1970
    clarinet
    Manuscript

Works for organ

  • Echoes [Kajad]
    cycle
    1. Rubato
    2. Marcato con moto
    3. Moderato recitando
    4. Maestoso
    5. Allegretto scherzando
    6. Andante tranquillo
    7. Allegro giocoso

    1979
    organ
    Manuscript
  • Variations [Variatsioonid]
    Moderato con moto
    Vivo
    Adagio
    Allegretto
    Brilliante
    Energico

    1971
    organ
    Manuscript
  • Three Preludes [Kolm prelüüdi]
    1. Energico
    2. Vivo
    3. Andante sostenuto

    1966
    organ
    Manuscript

Works for other instrument

  • Eight Developments of Estonian Folktune for Kannel [Kaheksa eesti rahvaviisi töötlust kandlele]
    1. Martinmas Song
    2. Flat-Footed Waltz
    3. Polka
    4. Cuckoo's Dance
    5. Lullaby
    6. Anglaise
    7. Swing, Swing
    8. Old Dance Song

    1961
    kannel
    Manuscript
  • Five Pieces for Kannel [Viis pala kandlele]
    1. Prelude
    2. Waltz
    3. Polka
    4. Musing
    5. Walk

    1961
    kannel
    Manuscript
  • Variations for Kannel [Variatsioonid kandlele]
    1961
    kannel
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Wide Dnepr [Lai Dnepr]
    cantata
    1975
    bass, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4231, 1+4, harp, strings
    Text: Mykola Vingranovski, translated into Estonian by Harald Rajamets
    Manuscript
  • Armies with Flags [Väehulgad lippudega]
    oratorio
    1. I Have Looked the Earth
    2. Old Bunker
    3. Lumumba
    4. Larks
    5. Little Revolutionist
    6. In What Language?
    7. Armies with Flags

    1965–1967
    mezzo soprano, tenor, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+4, harp, piano, strings
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • About Earth and People [Maast ja rahvast]
    cantata
    1986/1988
    tenor, male choir, symphony orchestra: 2122, 3120, 1+1, organ, strings
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • In the Glow of Forge [Ääsi kumas]
    cantata
    1969
    7'
    baritone, male choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Text: Johannes Semper
    Manuscript

Works for children's choir and orchestra

  • Summer of Pioneers [Pioneeride suvi]
    cantata
    1. Our Group
    2. Garden Waterer
    3. Now Where?
    4. On the Corn Field
    5. Finale


    1962
    children's choir, symphony orchestra: 1121, 2210, 1+2, harp, strings
    Text: Paul Haavaoks
    Manuscript

Works for boys' choir and orchestra

  • The World Is Made for Boys [Maailm on loodud poiste jaoks]
    cantata
    1. Moderato assai
    2. Sostenuto
    3. Animato
    4. Animato

    1982
    soloist, boys' choir, symphony orchestra: 2121, 2220, 1+1, harp, strings
    Text: Juhan Saar
    Manuscript
  • Boys' Song [Poiste laul]
    cantata
    1. Introduction. Vividly
    2. Holding Back, with Warmth
    3. Rapidly
    4. Thoughtfully
    5. With Movement

    1972–1973
    22'
    soprano, boys' choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2110, 1+1, harp, strings
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Consecration [Pühitsus]
    1990
    soprano, mixed choir, organ
    Text: Doris Kareva
    Fp: Ines Maidre (organ), kaia Urb (soprano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; March 24, 1995, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Spring Song [Kevade laul]
    cantata
    1. On the Treshold
    2. Let Me Be a Bird
    3. Your Glimpse
    4. Birds
    5. Spring Song

    1984
    female choir, soloist, instrumental ensemble: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Three Vernal Songs [Kolm kevadist laulu]
    1. Spring's Chorus
    2. To the Party
    3. Spring Is Here

    1964
    female choir, flute, harp
    Text: Olivia Saar
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • About Earth and People [Maast ja rahvast]
    cantata
    1986
    male choir, soloist, organ
    Text: Mart Raud

Works for toddlers’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Song of Friendship [Laul sõprusest]
    1976
    toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript

Works for boys’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Lenin's Helper [Lenini abiline]
    1968
    boys' choir, piano
    Text: Sergey Pogorevsky, translated into Estonian by Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Happy Youth [Õnnelik noorus]
    boys' choir, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
    Manuscript
  • We Walk Together [Me sammume koos]
    boys' choir, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Three Songs [Kolm laulu]
    song cycle
    1. Down the Road of Rising Dawn I Come
    2. When I Was Little
    3. I Leave the Voices of the World in Me

    1977/1982
    bass, string quartet, piano or
    bass, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+1, harp, strings (1982)
    Text: Maksim Tank, translated into Estonian by Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • September Songs [Septembrilaulud]
    1. Andantino
    2. Amoroso
    3. Animato, inquieto
    4. Lento
    5. Moderato con moto
    6. Andante sostenuto

    1978
    soprano, chamber orchestra
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Sextet [Sekstett]
    1. And Yet I Am the One. Moderato
    1st Interlude
    2. Leaving Mindlessly. Animato
    2nd Interlude
    3. And Nothing Else. Sostenuto
    3rd Interlude
    4. Sounding Snow. Allegretto

    1981/1982
    voice, flute, string quartet
    Text: T. Liiv
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Hando Runnel's Songs for Men from Estonian Era [Hando Runneli laule eestiaegsetele meestele]
    1. Syllable Song
    2. Myth
    3. Farewell
    4. Ants Was a Honest Sauna Man

    1989
    voice, piano
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Envy [Kadedus]
    poem
    1986
    voice, piano
    Text: Yevgeny Yevtushenko, translated to Estonian by Arvi Siig
    Manuscript
  • Waiting [Oodates]
    lyric song
    1986
    voice, piano
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Day Full of Departure [Päev lahkumist täis]
    song cycle
    1. Don't Forget
    2. Your Laugh
    3. Happiness
    4. In the Evening
    5. Day Full of Departure

    1985
    voice, piano
    Text: Leili Andre
    Manuscript
  • Spring Sun, Don't Set Yet! [Kevadpäike, ära looju veel!]
    song cycle
    1. Spring Sun, Don't Set Yet
    2. When I'm In Thought
    3. I Remember the Time From the Bright June
    4. Song from Childhood
    5. No Roses Have Bloomed for Me

    1967
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript
  • Fice Song on texts by Pierre Jean de Béranger [Viis laulu Pierre Jean de Béranger’ sõnadele]
    1. Once it is Like This!
    2. Hundred Ecus
    3. Village Sacristans
    4. Important Acquaintance
    5. Fleeing Muse

    1964
    voice, piano
    Text: Pierre Jean de Béranger, translated into Estonian by Jaan Kross
    Manuscript
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1957
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Let Me Sing of Love [Armust las laulan]
    song cycle
    1. My Love
    2. Secret Word
    3. Let Me Sing of Love

    1956
    soprano, piano
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript
  • Fair Ride [Laadasõit]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Happy Youth [Õnnelik noorus]
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
    Manuscript
  • Little Jaan [Jaanike]
    voice, piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Lullaby [Hällilaul]
    Mare And Mum
    voice, piano
    Text: R. Avila
    Manuscript
  • Sirjelind [Sirjelind]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Song of Kalevipoeg [Kalevipoja laul]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: from the epic "Kalevipoeg"
    CD „Ei saa mitte vaiki olla“ [Estonian folk songs], J. Pärg (2006); Jüri Pärg (baritone), Toivo Peäske (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Spring Song [Kevade laul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ilmi Kolla
    Manuscript
  • Starling [Kuldnokk]
    romance
    voice, piano
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript
  • Strike [Õnnelik leid]
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
    Manuscript
  • Tractor Operator and Copuler [Traktorist ja haakija]
    voice, piano
    Text: Felix Kotta
    Manuscript

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

  • Under the Sky of Full Moon [Täiskuu taeva all]
    song cycle on Japanese classical love poetry
    1. Sostenuto
    2. Con anima
    3. Agitato
    4. Lento
    5. Appassionato
    6. Andante con moto

    1986/1990
    mezzo soprano, flute, violin, guitar
    Text: Ono No Komachi
    Fp: Leili Tammel, Camerata Tallinn; March 21, 1993, Winter Garden of Estonia Theatre, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Three Songs [Kolm laulu]
    song cycle on Valmar Adams's Texts
    1. On the Edges of All Skies
    2. Invitation
    3. Don't Poetize

    1988
    voice, flute, violin, cello, piano
    Text: Valmar Adams
    Manuscript
  • Three Songs [Kolm laulu]
    song cycle
    1. Down the Road of Rising Dawn I Come
    2. When I Was Little
    3. I Leave the Voices of the World in Me

    1977/1982
    bass, string quartet, piano or
    bass, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+1, harp, strings (1982)
    Text: Maksim Tank, translated into Estonian by Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • He Flies Towards the Beehive [Ta lendab mesipuu poole]
    1. He Flies Towards the Beehive
    2. One Mouth
    3. Snowflake
    4. Love Came
    5. My Last Song

    1980
    12'
    baritone, organ
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Manuscript
  • About Earth and Nation [Maast ja rahvast]
    three poems, dedicated to SSR's 40th anniversary
    1. Armful of Fire
    2. From the Forest of Songs
    2. About Earth and Nation


    1979
    bass, organ
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • Gossamers [Härmalõngad]
    six fragments
    1. Animato
    2. Comodo
    3. Moderato
    4. Sostenuto
    5. Con moto
    6. Doloroso

    1978
    mezzo soprano, wind quintet
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • We [Meie]
    1969
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Anna Haava
    Manuscript
  • African Songs [Aafrika laulud]
    suite
    1. In the Heart of Black Africa (P. Lumumba)
    2. Partisans Dancing (Hatib Sin)
    3. I Hear the Voice of Homeland (Omar al-Azhari)
    4. Warriors´ Anthem (As-Saidi al-Garibi)


    1962
    mixed choir
    Text: African poetry
    Manuscript
  • Victory Song [Võidulaul]
    cantata
    1952?
    mixed choir
    Text: Erni Hiir
  • So That the Fields Could Extend [Et saaks põllud pikeneda]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    mixed choir
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
    Manuscript
  • Swing Game [Kiigemäng]
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Our Helle Got Medal [Medali sai meie Helle]
    1956
    female choir
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • Cuckoo [Kägu]
    female choir
    Text: Kaarel Korsen

Works for male choir a cappella

  • I Can Sing About Flowers, My Love [Ma oskan laulda lilledest, mu arm]
    1967
    male choir
    Text: Uno Laht
    Manuscript
  • Serious Song [Tõsine laul]
    1967
    male choir
    Text: Aleksander Suuman
    Manuscript
  • Seven Autumn Moments [Seitse sügishetke]
    1966
    male choir
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Manuscript
  • How Would You Live? [Kuidas elaksid?]
    1959
    male choir
    Text: Johannes Semper
    Manuscript
  • Our Days [Meie päevad]
    1959
    male choir
    Text: Johannes Semper

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • At Sea [Merel]
    cycle
    1. Sleep is Oaring
    2. Malle's Song
    3. On the Sea
    4. Fishermen's Song
    5. Riding Home

    1960
    declamator, children's choir
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript

Works for joint choint choir or multiple choirs a cappella

  • Sonf og Peace [Rahulaul]
    cantata
    1963
    joint choirs
    Text: Jaak Põldmäe
    Manuscript

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Mother Bear's Kindergarten [Karumemme lasteaed]
    song cycle
    1. Mother Bear's Kindergarten
    2. Spring Clock
    3. Frogs' Home

    1981/1988
    soloist, children's ensemble, chamber orchestra
    Text: Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Mother Bear's Kindergarten [Karumemme lasteaed]
    song cycle
    1. Mother Bear's Kindergarten
    2. Two Sharks
    3. Spring Bell
    4. Crocodiles Are Dancing Quadrille
    5. Penalizing the Monkey
    6. Autumn
    7. Home of the Frogs

    1980
    soloist, children's ensemble, wind quintet
    Text: Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Pioneers' Song [Pioneeride laul]
    1969
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Jaan Kärner
    Manuscript
  • Five Songs for Children [Viis laulu lastele]
    1. Dance in the Kitchen (Kalju Kangur)
    2. Spring and Gloves (Leili Andre)
    3. Flying Mug (Olivia Saar)
    4. Glow-worm (G. Sepp)
    5. Summer Guests (Erika Esop)


    1968
    voice, piano
    Text: Kalju Kangur, Leili Andre, Olivia Saar, G. Sepp, Erika Esop
    Manuscript
  • 10 Songs for Younger Children [10 laulu noorematele]
    1. Snow Song (Kalju Kangur)
    2. In Henhouse (Salme Tuulik)
    3. Spring Fragment (Olivia Saar)
    4. Champion (Uno Leies)
    5. Brave Pilot Tiit (Uno Leies)
    6. How Somebody Sings (Ojars Vacietis)
    7. Kurr and Nurr (Uno Leies)
    8. Morning (Leili Andre)
    9. Toomas Is Floating the Ships (Uno Leies)
    10. Snow Story (Olivia Saar)

    1967
    voice (children's choir), percussion (triangle, tambourine, castanets), piano
    Text: Kalju Kangur, Salme Tuulik, Olivia Saar, Uno Leies, Ojars Vacietis, Leili Andre
    Manuscript
  • Red Scarf [Punane kaelarätt]
    1965
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: J. Trutneva
  • Young Lenin Followers [Noored leninlased]
    1965
    voice, piano
    Text: J. Trutneva, translation to Estonian by Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • A Visit [Külaskäik]
    1964
    voice or toddlers' choir, accompaniment
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Little Daughter of the Wind [Tilluke tuuletütar]
    1964
    toddlers' choir, accompaniment
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Sassy Rhino [Ninakas ninasarvik]
    1964
    voice or toddlers' choir, accompaniment
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    CD „Mina ei taha veel magama jääda“, Hitivabrik (2003); Estonian Radio toddlers' ensemble and children's ensemble
    Manuscript
  • Seven Goats [Seitse sokku]
    1964
    voice or toddlers' choir, accompaniment
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Shrovetide Ride [Vastlasõit]
    1964
    voice or toddlers' choir, accompaniment
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Four Songs for Children [Neli laulu lastele]
    1. Engineer (Kalju Kangur)
    2. Trains (Erika Esop)
    3. Salute (Uno Leies)
    4. Dancing Shoes (Kalju Kangur)


    1963
    voice, piano
    Text: Kalju Kangur, Erika Esop, Uno Leies
    Manuscript
  • Funny Machines [Naljakad masinad]
    four miniatures
    1. Road With Me
    2. Trashing Machine
    3. Mother of a Big Family
    4. Dizzy Head


    1962
    voice, piano
    Text: Felix Kotta
    Manuscript
  • Active Days [Teguderohked päevad]
    song cycle
    1. Autumn Arrives
    2. Tiit is the Person on Duty
    3. My Brother
    4. Class Assignment
    5. We Walk Together
    6. On Harvest Days


    1961
    voice, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Little Hunter Jass [Jahimees Jass]
    1961
    voice or toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Tractor [Traktor]
    1961
    voice or toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Fishermen's Song [Kalurite laul]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript
  • New Year's Eve Party [Nääripidu]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Ilmi Kolla
    Manuscript
  • October [Oktoober]
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
    Manuscript
  • Rocket [Rakett]
    voice, piano
    Text: Erika Esop
    Manuscript
  • Washing Machine [Pesumasin]
    voice, piano
    Text: Erika Esop
    Manuscript

Instrumental works for children

  • Six Piano Pieces for Children [Kuus klaveripala lastele]
    1. Parade of the Squirrels
    2. Cuckoo
    3. Rabbit
    4. Dance of the Bear Cubs
    5. Evening in the Forest
    6. Hard-Working Ants


    1972
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Pioneer Suite [Pioneerisüit]
    1. Overture
    2. Tale
    3. Dance
    4. Campfire Song
    5. On the Gest

    1971
    string ensemble
  • Suite for Young Violinists [Süit noorte viiuldajate ansamblile]
    1. Overture
    2. Tale
    3. Dance
    4. Campfire Song
    5. On a Journey

    1971
    string ensemble: 3 violins, cello, double bass; 3 trumpets, drums, piano (ad libitum), 3 voices (in 4th movement)
    Manuscript
  • Little Suite [Väike süit viiuldajate ansamblile]
    1. Song
    2. Dance
    3. March

    1966
    string ensemble: 3 violins, cello, double bass; small drum (in 3rd movement)
    Manuscript

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for educational film "Lands Overgrown with Brushwood" ["Võsastunud maade hõlvamise tehnoloogia"]
    directed by Evald Vaher
    1973
    flute, electric organ, string quartet, drums, bass guitar
    Manuscript

Music to plays

  • Music for Juhan Smuul's Play "Colonel's Widow" [Muusika Juhan Smuuli näidendile "Polkovniku lesk"]
    Part 1:
    1. Introduction. Animato
    2. 1st Monologue. Moderato con moto
    3. Remark
    4. 2nd Monologue. Andante con anima
    5. 3rd Monologue. Andante

    Part 2:
    6. Introduction. Moderato con moto
    7. Remark
    8. 4th Monologue (Globus hystericus). Allegretto
    9. Author's Interlude. Sostenuto
    10. 5th Monologue (Nihilissimus acutus). Sostenuto
    11. 6th Monologue. Amoroso
    12. Finale. Alla marcia

    1993–1994
    soloists, choir, orchestra: flute (piccolo flute), oboe, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, piano, 1st and 2nd violin, viola, cello
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • Music for Lillian Hellman's play "Another Part of the Forest" [Muusika Lillian Hellmani näidendile „Metsade taga“]
    1. Marcus Hubbard's Violin Piece. Allegretto
    2. Trio:
    I Allegretto
    II Larghetto
    III Menuet
    IV Finale. Presto

    1971
    violin, viola, cello
    Fp: December 25, 1971, Theatre Ugala, director Peep Pillak
    Manuscript
  • Music for A. Mikhailov's puppet play "Word of Honor" [Muusika A. Mihhailovi nukunäidendile „Ausõna“]
    1. Grandfather's and Aljonka's Song
    2. Song of Aljonka I
    3. Shift of the 2nd Picture
    4. The Coming of the Wolf
    5. The Departure of the Bear
    6. Bear's Lullaby
    7. Fox Runs Away
    8. Golden Ball
    9. Song of Aljonka II
    10. Final Music

    1955
    soloists, symphony orchestra
    Fp: June 4, 1955, Estonian State Puppe Theatre, director Ferdinand Veike
    Manuscript

FOLKSY MUSIC

  • Instrumentalists Arrive [Pillimeeste tulek]
    1964
    folk music orchestra: piccolo flute, flute, 2 clarinets, 2 accordions, 2 french horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, percussion, 2 zithers, chord zither, 3 violins, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Dance Suite [Tantsusüit]
    1963
    folk music orchestra
  • Opening Piece [Avalugu]
    1963
    folk music orchestra: clarinet, accordion, 2 zithers, 2 viiolins, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Kolkhoz Suite [Kolhoosi süit]
    1. Ride to Kolkhoz
    2. On the Farm
    3. Tractor Operator
    4. Lyrical
    5. After Work

    1961
    folk music orchestra: clarinet, accordion, 2 zithers, 2 violins, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Waltz [Valss]
    1961
    folk music orchestra: clarinet, accordion, 2 zithers, 2 violins, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Folk Dance [Rahvatants]
    folk music ensemble
  • Piece for a Whistle and Folk Music Orchestra [Pala vilepillile ja rahvapilliorkestrile]
    whistle, folk music orchestra: 2 zithers, chord zither, double bass
    Manuscript
  • Two Pieces for Folk Music Orchestra [Kaks pala rahvapilliorkestrile]
    1. Folk tune
    2. Flat-Footed Waltz

    folk music orchestra: clarinet, 2 zithers, chord zither, 2 violins, double bass
    Manuscript

POPULAR MUSIC

Works for light music orchestra

  • Intermezzo
    1962
    variety orchestra
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    1962
    4'
    variety orchestra

Popular songs

  • Day of Fellow Soldiers [Rindesõprade päev]
    1981
    2 voices, accompaniment
    Text: J. Tehu
    Manuscript
  • The One Who's Been in Estonian Corps [See, kes Eesti korpuses on käinud]
    1967
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Let's Take a Walk [Lähme jalutama]
    1966
    3'
    voices, accompaniment
    Text: Peeter Saul
  • The Boats Are Leaving [Laevad lähevad]
    1966
    voice, piano
    Text: Vladimir Beekman
    Manuscript
  • Wind of Heavenly Beings [Taevaste tuul]
    romance
    1966
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Viivi Luik
    CD „Ood muusikale“, Vinni Vallavalitsus (2006); Mai-Riin Alavere
    Manuscript
  • Memories from the Days of War Front [Meenutusi rindepäevilt]
    song cycle
    1. Soldier's Boots
    2. Earth Hut
    3. In Echelon
    4. On the Way Home


    1965
    male quartet, accompaniment
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Birth of the Flute [Flöödi sünd]
    1964
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Dance Piece [Tantsulugu]
    1964
    2'
    voice, accomapniment
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Humoersque [Humoresk]
    1963
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • When It's Midday [Kui keskpäev on käes]
    1963
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Hiiu Islander [Hiidlane]
    1962
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • To Musician [Pillimehele]
    1962
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Guard of Perches [Ahvenate valvur]
    1961
    2'
    2 voices, accompaniment
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • Congratulations [Õnnesoov]
    1960
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Felix Randel
    Manuscript
  • When Does the Fisherman Dance? [Kunas kalur tantsu lööb?]
    1960
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Debora Vaarandi
    Manuscript
  • Children of Peace [Rahu lapsed]
    march song
    1949
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Alfred Hanschmidt
    Manuscript
  • Fishermen's Song [Kalurite laul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
  • Swing Game [Kiigemäng]
    On the motifs of Heldur Vaabel's music
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: H. Mikkel
  • The Road Is Calling [Maantee kutsub]
    female ensemble, piano
    Text: Linda Ruud
    Manuscript
  • White Boat [Valge laev]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Sauvo Puhtila