Galina Grigorjeva

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas for children

  • Ant John J. Plenty and Fiddler Dan [Sipelgas John J. Plenty ja rohutirts Dan]
    opera scenes for children in four seasons, after the fairy tale of John Ciardi “John J. Plenty and Fiddler Dan”) (in Russian, translated ny Boris Zakhoder)
    1990/2007
    60'/30'
    soprano, alto, tenor, bass, symphony orchestra: 2111, 2110, löökpillid, harp, piano, guitar, strings
    Fp: Kaia Urb (soprano), Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano), Mati Turi (tenor), Tiit Kogermann (tenor), Uku Joller (bariton), Allan Vurma (basso), NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts, March 3, 2007 Tartu University Hall; March 4, 2007 Tallinn, Theater NO99
    Distributor: EMIC GG 022
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for string orchestra

  • 2002
    8'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Moscow Chamber Orchestra; conductor Lilyan Kaiv; June 30, 2002, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Distributor: EMIC GG 024
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for flute and orchestra

  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    version of the piece of the same title written in 2005
    2017
    flute, string orchestra
    Fp: Monika Mattiesen (flute), Kyivska kamerata, conductor Erki Pehk; April 14, 2017, House of Architects, Kiev, Ukraine

Works for saxophone and orchestra

  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    version of the piece of the same title written in 2005
    2009
    10'
    saxophone, string orchestra
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; March 24, 2010, the House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads, Estonian Music Days Festival 2010
    CD „New Estonian Orchestral Music“, Estonian Music Information Centre (2017); Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
    Distributor: EMIC GG 017
  • in one movement
    1992/2003
    17'
    solo alto saxophone, symphony orchestra: 4040, 4231, 1, strings
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Alexeev; April 11, 2003, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributor: EMIC GG 009
    Manuscript

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Capriccio
    2011
    12'
    violin, string orchestra
    Fp: Ekaterina Sizova (violin), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee; February 9, 2012, Tallinn Blackheads' Guild House, concert Virtuosi of Kivimäe
    CD "... kuidas noored muusikud avastasid uut eesti muusikat, vol. 1", Eesti Raadio, Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2014); Jekaterina Sizova (violin), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee

Works for cello and orchestra

  • Version of the piece of the same name written in 2005
    2011
    10'
    cello, string orchestra
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), St. Petersburg Festival Chamber Orchestra, conductor Shaniafi Chinakaev, 17.04.2011, St Olaf's Church, Tallinn
    Distributor: EMIC GG 028
    Manuscript

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Black-and-white Prelude [Must-valge prelüüd]
    version of the pieces of the same title
    2009
    8'
    cello, oboe, piano in four hands, 2 string orchestras
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Chanjafi Tchinakajev (oboe), Vladima Jeremjan (piano), Heili-Kristel Kaasik (piano), Festival Chamber Orchestra, conductor Kiyotaka Teraoka; July 12, 2009, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Black-and-white Prelude [Must-valge prelüüd]
    version of the pieces of the same title
    2009
    8'
    solo cello, piano (four hands), cello ensemble
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Vladmia Jeremjan (piano), Heili-Kristel Kaasik (piano), cello ensemble; July 16, 2009, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival

Duos

  • A Mighty Fortress [Üks kindel linn]
    On the basis of Martin Luther's hymn "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"
    2015
    cello, piano
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Heili-Kristel Kaasik (piano); May 24, 2015, Tallinn, St. Olaf's Church
  • Quasi niente
    2001/2014
    flute, kannel
    Fp: Tarmo Johannes (flute), Kristi Mühling (kannel); December 10, 2014, Tallinn House of Blackheads, Fireplace Hall
  • Antiphone
    2013
    2 flutes
    Fp: Camilla Hoitenga and Monika Mattiesen; June 9, 2013, Tartu St. John's Church, Estonian Composers' Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Festival
  • Question
    2013
    trumpet, harpsichord
    Fp: 2013, St. Petersburg Conservatory
  • Molitva (Prayer)
    version of the piece of the same name written in 2005
    2011
    10'
    cello, organ
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Kristine Adamaite (organ), August 4, 2011, Rõuge St. Maria Church
    CD "Air", Akordion Centrum (2020); Andreas Lend (cello), Allan Jakobi (accordion)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 027
  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    Reduction for violoncello
    2011?
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    2005
    9'
    saxophone, organ
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Ulla Krigul (organ); July 15, 2005, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    CD "Songs of David in Riga Cathedral", SAD 3 (2012); Artis Sīmanis (saxophone), Kristīne Adamaite (organ)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 016
  • Quasi niente
    2001
    6'
    flute, percussion
    Fp: Bit 20 Ensemble: Ingela Øien (flute), Peter Kates (percussion); Oct. 16, 2001, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    CD „Monika Mattiesen. Manuscript”, Estonian Radio (2006); Monika Mattiesen (flute), Vambola Krigul (percussion)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 019
    Manuscript

Trios

  • Evening Bells
    2019
    14'
    harp, harpsichord, kannel
    Fp: Ensemble Una Corda; November 16, 2019, St. Nicholas's Church, Tallinn
  • Postlude [Postlüüd]
    2012
    16'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: New Tallinn Trio: Harry Traksmann (violin), Kaido Kelder (cello), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano); 19.03.2012, chamber hall of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • It’s Ringing Somewhere (Gde-to zvon...)
    2001
    6'
    violin, vibraphone, guitar
    Fp: Arvo Leibur (violin), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Terje Terasmaa (vibraphone); Dec. 12, 2001; Tallinn Swedish St. Michael’s Church
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert

Quartets

  • 2005
    12'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet; April 9, 2005, Assembly Hall of Tartu University, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributor: EMIC GG 008
  • Sotto voce
    1997
    7'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; October 17, 2000, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert

String quartets

  • Perpetuum mobile
    I movement from the cycle Ad infinitum
    2008
    10'
    string quartet
    Fp: RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, July 5, 2008, St. Brendan's Church, Bantry, Ireland, West Cork Chamber Music Festival
    FpEst: Asta Krikščiūnaitė (soprano), Čiurlionis String Quartet; 23.07.2009, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet
    Distributor: EMIC GG 001
    Manuscript
  • II movement from the cycle Ad infinitum
    2006
    10'
    string quartet
    Fp: RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet; July 22, 2006, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Distributor: EMIC GG 002
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Psalm II
    2019
    brass quintet: French horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba
    Fp: Estonian Academic Brass Quintet; February 12, 2019, Niguliste Church, Tallinn, festival "Virmalised"
  • Psalm I
    2018
    brass quintet: French horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba
    Fp: Estonian Academic Brass Quintet; April 17, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    version of the piece of the same name written in 2005
    2011
    10'
    cello, string quartet
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Ciurlionis Strin Quartet, July 17, 2011, Kõpu Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity
    Distributor: EMIC GG 029

Sextets

  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    version of the piece of the same title written in 2005
    2017
    13'
    6 cellos
    Fp: Estonian Cello Ensemble: Johannes Välja, Theodor Sink, Andreas Lend, Marius Järvi, Villu Vihermäe, Maarit Kangron; April 12, 2017, Tallinn House of Blackheads, Estonian Music Days
  • Molitva (The Prayer)
    Version of the piece with the same name written in 2005
    2012
    saxophone, string quintet
    Fp: Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Harry Traksmann (violin), Olga Voronova (violin), Laur Eensalu (viola), Leho Karin (cello), Mati Lukk (double bass); December 4, 2012, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • for six percussionists
    2004
    11'
    3 timpanis, bass drum, 5 cymbals, 2 gongs, 2 tamtams, rainstick, maracas, 3 triangles, orchestra bells, crotales, tubular bells, vibraphone, marimba, song whistle
    Fp: Kroumata; June 30, 2004, Pärnu Concert Hall, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Distributor: EMIC GG 023
    Manuscript

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • I Andante (Gospodi pomilui! – Lord, have mercy!)
    II Con placido (Ode 1)
    III Lugubre (Odes 7-8)
    IV Calme (Kondakion)
    V Sostenuto (Ikos)
    1999
    18'
    flute, 2 recorders, decant shawm, sackbut, viola, viola da gamba, violone, organ
    Text: Russian Orthodox canonic texts (by default)
    Fp: Ensemble Hortus Musicus, conductor Andres Mustonen; November 25, 1999, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    CD "Estonian Composers III", Estonian Radio (2003); Ensemble Hortus Musicus, cond. Andres Mustonen
    Publisher: Theatre of Voices
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for oboe

  • Obligatory piece for the Estonian wind instrument players competition 2012
    2011
    7'
    oboe or saxophone
    Fp: March 21, 2012, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Republican Wind and Percussion Players’ Competition 2012
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributor: EMIC EMF 003

Works for clarinet

  • Composition [Kompositsioon]
    1994
    clarinet
    Fp: Michel Lethiec; July 3, 2003, Pärnu, David Oistrakh Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for saxophone

  • Obligatory piece for the Estonian wind instrument players competition 2012
    2011
    7'
    oboe or saxophone
    Fp: March 21, 2012, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Republican Wind and Percussion Players’ Competition 2012
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributor: EMIC EMF 003
  • Improvisation [Improvisatsioon]
    version of the Composition for clarinet (1994)
    2004
    6'
    alto saxophone
    Fp: Virgo Veldi; November 28, 2004, Viljandi, Estonia

Works for percussion

  • 2004
    7'
    percussion
    Fp: Vambola Krigul; April 19, 2004, Tallinn, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union

Works for cello

  • solo sonata, dedicated to Allar Kaasik
    2003
    15'
    cello
    Fp: Allar Kaasik; Nov. 30, 2003, N. Rimsky-Korsakov Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
    FpEst: Allar Kaasik; July 9, 2004, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    CD „Timeless Light“, BIS (2017); Allar Kaasik (cello)
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. In paradisum", RAM (2014); Allar Kaasik (cello)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 020
    Manuscript

Works for piano

  • Black-and-white Prelude [Must-valge prelüüd]
    version of the pieces of the same title
    2009
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Vladima Jermejan; March 23, 2010, the House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • 1998
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Ralf Taal; April 17, 1998, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributor: EMIC GG 018
    Manuscript

Works for other instrument

  • 2022
    9'
    harpsichord
    Fp: Irina Zahharenkova (harpsichord); April 19, 2022, Arvo Pärt Centre, Estonian Music Days
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days
  • Perezvony (Play of Church Bells)
    2017
    kannel
    Fp: Kristi Mühling (kannel); November 11, 2017, Helsinki Musiikkitalo, Finland
    FpEst: Kristi Mühling (kannel); December 2, 2017, Kadriorg Art Museum (Kadriorg Palace)
  • dedicated to Andres Mustonen
    2006
    9'
    baroque viola
    Fp: Andres Mustonen; March 24, 2006, St. Catherine´s Church, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD "Estonian composers V", Estonian Public Broadcasting (2008); Andres Mustonen (viola)
  • 2000
    6'
    recorder
    Fp: Conrad Steimann; 25.06.2000, Pärnu, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Conrad Steimann (recorder)
    CD „Monika Mattiesen. Manuscript”, Estonian Radio (2006); Monika Mattiesen (alto flute)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 047
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • On Leaving (Na ishod)
    version of the 2nd movement Con placido of the piece of the same title written in 1999
    1999/2004
    4'
    tenor, male choir, chamber orchestra: recorder, triangle, strings
    Text: Russian Orthodox canonic texts
    Fp: Moscow Patriarchate Choir, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, conductor Anatoly Grindenko; July 9, 2004, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: David Oistrakh Festival
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Molitva (Prayer)
    Version of the piece with the same name in 2005
    2016
    mixed choir, cello
    Text: Vocalise, recitative: Hallowed be Your name (in Russian)
    Fp: Cappella Amsterdam, Gregor Horsch (cello), conductor Daniel Reuss; October 25, 2016, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam, Cello Biënnale Amsterdam
    FpEst: State Choir Latvia, Allar Kaasik (cello), conductor Valdis Tomsons; June 3, 2017, Gustav Adolf Gymnasium, David Oistrakh Festival/Tallinn Old Town Days
    Commissioned by: Daniel Reuss, Cappella Amsterdam
    Distributor: EMIC GG 042
  • a version of the pieces of the same title
    2009
    8'
    cello, violin, 2 pianos, mixed choir
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Victor Tretjakov (violin), Vladima Jeremjan (piano), Heili-Kristel Kaasik (piano), State Choir Latvija, conductor Māris Sirmais; July 25, 2009, Pärnu Concert Hall, David Oistrakh Festival
  • On Leaving (Na ishod)
    version of the piece of the same title written in 1999
    I Andante (Gospodi pomilui! – Lord, Have Mercy!)
    II Con placido (Ode 1)
    III Lugubre (Odes 7-8)
    IV Calme (Kondakion)
    V Sostenuto (Ikos)
    1999
    18'
    mixed choir, recorder, 3 triangles
    Text: Russian Orthodox canonic texts
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier; October 29, 2002, Tallinn
    CD „Baltic Voices “, Harmonia Mundi (2018); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    CD “Baltic Voices” II, Harmonia Mundi (2004); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    Publisher: Theatre of Voices
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Bog Gospod (God Is the Lord)
    2014
    7'
    male choir, cello
    Text: Psalm 117
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; April 13, 2014, Estonia Concert Hall
    Distributor: EMIC GG 040
  • Molitva (Prayer)
    Version of the piece with the same name in 2005
    2013
    14'
    male choir, cello
    Text: Vocalise, recitative: Hallowed be Your name (in Russian)
    Fp: Allar Kaasik (cello), Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; April 13, 2014, Estonia Concert Hall
    CD „Timeless Light“, BIS (2017); Estonian National Male Choir, Allar Kaasik (cello), conductor Mikk Üleoja
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. In paradisum", RAM (2014); Estonian National Male Choir, Allar Kaasik (cello), conductor Mikk Üleoja
    Distributor: EMIC GG 039

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Salve Regina
    2014
    soprano, cello, organ
    Fp: Irina Zuboff (soprano), Allar Kaasik (cello), Olga de Kort (organ); January 26, 2014, Wassenaar De Goede Herder kerk

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Старые писма (Old Letters)
    1. Старые писма (Old Letters)
    2. И было так (And So It Was)

    2018
    6'
    tenor, piano
    Text: Maximilian Voloshin
    Fp: Mati Turi (tenor), Martti Raide (piano); November 18, 2018 Uuemõisa manor, November 20, 2018 Tallinna House of Blackheads
  • The Last Sign [Viimane märk]
    2014
    6'
    voice, piano
    Text: Jelizaveta Kuzmina-Karavayeva
    Fp: Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano), Diana Liiv (piano); November 22, 2014, Tallinn St. Michael's Swedish Church

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

  • Salve Regina
    2013
    8'
    soprano, alto, tenor, bass, string quartet
    Text: (in Latin)
    Fp: Theatre of Voices, Yxus Ensemble; April 9, 2013, Garnisons Kirke, Copenhagen
    FpEst: Theatre of Voices, Yxus Ensemble; April 19, 2013, Tallinn Niguliste Church
    Commissioned by: Theatre of Voices, Yxus Ensemble
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Theatre of Voices, YXUS Quartet
  • Insomnia
    1. Recitative (text: Marie Under)
    2. Lamento (text: Lesja Ukrainka)
    3. Lullaby (text: Marina Tsvetajeva)

    2012
    18'
    voice, flute, kannel, cello
    Text: Marie Under (in Estonian), Lesja Ukrainka (in Ukrainian), Marina Tsvetajeva (in Russia)
    Fp: Lullaby: Ensemble Resonabilis; February 16, 2012. Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin; The whole cycle: Ensemble Resonabilis; April 10, 2012, Estonian Radio First Studio
  • Ad infinitum
    I Perpetuum mobile
    II Infinite canon
    III Aria (soprano, string quartet)
    2008
    29'
    string quartet, soprano
    Text: Jelizaveta Kuzmina-Karavajeva (in Russian)
    Fp: RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, July 5, 2008, St. Brendan's Church, Bantry, Ireland, West Cork Chamber Music Festival
    FpEst: Asta Krikščiūnaitė (soprano), Čiurlionis String Quartet; 23.07.2009, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Commissioned by: RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet
    Manuscript
  • Aria [Aaria]
    III movement from the cycle Ad infinitum
    2007
    9'
    soprano, string quartet
    Text: Jelizaveta Kuzmina-Karavajeva
    Fp: Patricia Rozario (soprano), Vanbrugh Quartet; July 22, 2007, Pärnu Estonian Orthodox Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    Distributor: EMIC GG 003
    Manuscript
  • cycle of Christmas carols
    I On a Winter Way
    II Who’s Footmarks
    III First Snowflakes
    IV Before Holidays
    V Little Fir-tree
    VI Holidays
    1998/2004
    soprano, flute, cello, piano, percussion, string quartet
    Text: Olivia Saar, Venda Sõelsepp, Julius Oro, Viivi Luik, Hando Runnel
    Fp: Kaia Urb (soprano), Imre Kovács (flute), Allar Kaasik (cello), Risto Lauriala (piano), Kristjan Mäeots (percussion), Tobias String Quartet; December 27, 2004, Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace, concert series 'Europa Festiva'
  • Cantus
    2004
    11'
    tenor, baritone, bass, viola, 3 recorders, 2 crumhorns, shawm, bassoon, dulcian, gamba, violone, organ
    Text: fragment from the epitaph by Stefan Javorsky to Dmitri Rostovsky
    Fp: Hortus Musicus; November 25, 2004, Tallinn St. Nicolas Church
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD "Estonian composers V", Estonian Public Broadcasting (2008); Hortus Musicus
  • I Incantation (Zaklinanije)
    II Lullaby (Kolõbelnaja)
    III About the soul (O dushe)
    IV Aria
    2001
    21'
    soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, flute, 2 recorders, descant shawm, bassoon, 2 viola da gamba, violone, organ, bass drum
    Text: Velimir Hlebnikov, Fyodor Sologub, Konstantin Balmont, Jelizaveta Kuzmina-Karavayeva
    Fp: Tui Hirv (soprano), Helen Poolma (mezzo-soprano), Joosep Vahermägi (tenor), Jaan Arder (baritone), Riho Ridbeck (bass), Hortus Musicus, cond. Andres Mustonen; April 12, 2001, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    CD "Estonian Composers III", Estonian Radio (2003); Tui Hirv (soprano), Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano), Joosep Vahermägi (tenor), Jaan Arder (baritone), Riho Ridbeck (bass), Hortus Musicus, cond. Andres MUstonen

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Духовные песнопения
    choir concert
    2020
    mixed choir
    Text: traditional texts in Church Slavonic
    Fp: Selected movements: University of Tartu Chamber Choir, conductor Triin Koch; April 9, 2022, University of Tartu Assembly Hall
  • Alleluia
    2018
    mixed choir
    Fp: Choir of the atelier "Baltic Music of Today" at the festival Europa Cantat, conductor Jānis Ozols; July 31, 2018, Tallinn St. Charles's Church, Europa Cantat
    Commissioned by: Europa Cantat
    Distributor: EMIC GG 045
  • I Come, Let Us Worship
    II Bless the Lord, O My Soul
    III Blessed Is the Man
    IV O Light
    V O Lord, Now Lettest Thou
    VI To the Virgin Theotokos
    VII I Will Bless the Lord

    2017
    33'
    mixed choir
    Text: from Prayerbook, Psalm 104 and 34, Luke 2:29–32
    Fp: Vox Clamantis, conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve; April 6, 2017, Tallinn Niguliste Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributor: EMIC GG 046
  • Psalm 104 "O Lord my God"
    Belongs to the cycle "Two Psalms"
    2016
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Psalm 104 (in English)
    Fp: Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; October 2, 2016, Tallinn Creative Hub Kultuurikatel
    Commissioned by: Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale
  • The Dark Night of the Soul
    2016
    11'
    mixed choir
    Text: St. John of the Cross (in English)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Kaspars Putniņš; October 2, 2016, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Kaspars Putniņš
    Distributor: EMIC GG 044
  • In Paradisum
    2012
    mixed choir
    Text: Liturgical text in Latin
    Fp: Participants of contemporary music category of the International Choir Festival "Tallinn 2013"; April 20, 2013, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    Distributor: EMIC GG 035
  • Belongs to the cycle "Two Psalms"
    2012
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Psalm 103 (King James version)
    Fp: Vox Clamantis, conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve; May 16, 2013, St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan Festival
    Commissioned by: Soli Deo Gloria, Inc. (USA)
    CD "Psallite", Divine Art Records (2016); Cor Cantiamo, conductor Eric A. Johnson
  • Two Psalms
    1. Psalm 103 "Bless the Lord, o My Soul" (2012)
    2. Psalm 104 "O Lord my God" (2016)

    2012-2016
    10'
    mixed choir
    Text: Psalm 103 and 104 (in English)
    Distributor: EMIC GG 043
  • Nox vitae
    1. Nocturno
    2. Romance Without Music
    3. It's Snowing
    2010/2011
    17'
    mixed choir
    Text: Innokenti Annenski
    Fp: State Choir Latvija, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; July 11, 2010, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival. First performance of the new redaction: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss, September 13, 2011, Tallinn St. Nicholas' Church
    Distributor: EMIC GG 032
  • Nature Morte
    1. Nature Morte
    2. The Butterfly
    3. Who Are You?
    2008
    17'
    mixed choir
    Text: Joseph Brodsky (in English)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss; October 23, 2008, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
    Commissioned by: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    Publisher: Theatre of Voices
    Manuscript
  • choir concerto
    1. Slava! (Glory!)
    2. Svyatyi vecher (Holy Evening)
    3. Podblyudnaya (Guessing Song)
    4. Kalyudka (Round Dance)
    5. Chto nastanet vesna (Spring is Coming)
    6. Hristu rozhdennomu (To Christ, the Borned)

    1997/2004
    17'
    mixed choir
    Text: Russian folklore
    Fp: State Choir Latvija, conductor Maris Sirmais; July 5, 2004, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    CD "Songs of the Baltic Sea", Delphian (2011); National Youth Choir of Great Britain, conductor Mike Brewer
    Publisher: Theatre of Voices
    Manuscript

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Песнь Пресвятой Богородице (Prayer to the Virgin Mary)
    2013
    3'
    female choir
    Text: traditional prayer (in Russian)
    Fp: Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch; February 20, 2014, Hall of University of Tartu
    Commissioned by: Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu
    CD "Seedlings", Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu (2015); Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
  • In Paradisum
    2012
    female choir
    Text: Liturgical text in Latin
    Fp: Participants of contemporary music category of the International Choir Festival "Tallinn 2013"; April 20, 2013, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Distributor: EMIC GG 034
  • Slava [Glory!]
    1997/2011
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Russian folklore
    Fp: Tallinn Music High School Youth Choir, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits, December 17, 2011, Tallinn St. Nicholas' Church
    CD "Magnificat", Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2015); Youth Choir of Tallinn Music High School, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    CD "Côr y Wiber", Sain (2014); Côr y Wiber, conductor Angharad Mair Jones
    Distributor: EMIC GG 036
  • Što nastanet vesna [Spring is Coming]
    1997/2011
    5'
    female choir
    Text: Russian folklore
    Fp: Ellerhein Girls' Choir, conductor Ester Loitme, May 5, 2011, Large Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Russia
    Distributor: EMIC GG 037

Works for male choir a cappella

  • In Paradisum
    2012
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Liturgical text in Latin
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; April 13, 2014, Estonia Concert Hall
    CD "Femina moderna", BIS (2016); Allmänna Sången, conductor Maria Goundorina
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. In paradisum", RAM (2014); Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja
    Distributor: EMIC GG 033
  • Diptych [Diptühhon]
    1. Lord, now let your servant depart in peace.
    2. Do not lament me, O Mother

    2011
    12'
    male choir
    Text: Russian Orthodox canonic texts
    Fp: male ensemble "Credo", December 26, 2011, Kaarli Church, Tallinn
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. Nature morte", Ondine (2016); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. In paradisum", RAM (2014); Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja
    Distributor: EMIC GG 030
  • Nox vitae
    I Nocturno
    II Silent Romance
    III October Myth
    IV Cake-walk
    V It's Snowing
    2006
    21'
    male choir
    Text: Innokenti Annenski (in Russian)
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninsh; November 16, 2006, Narva Culture Centre Geneva (only 2 movements). First performance of the whole piece: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninsh; March 6, 2008, Narva Castle, March 7, 2008 Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
    CD "Galina Grigorjeva. In paradisum", RAM (2014); Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja
    Distributor: EMIC GG 031

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Seven Christmas Carols [Seitse jõululaulu]
    song cycle
    I On the Christmas Way
    II Who’s Footmarks
    III First Snowflakes
    IV Before Holidays
    V Three Dwarfs
    VI Little Fir-tree
    VII Holidays
    1998
    soprano, piano
    Text: Olivia Saar, Venda Sõelsepp, Julius Oro, Maimu Linnamägi, Viivi Luik, Hando Runnel
    Distributor: EMIC GG 021

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • Three Songs on Tagore Lyrics [Kolm laulu Tagore sõnadele]
    arrangement of Kuldar Sink's song cycle
    2009
    soprano, 6 cellos
    Fp: Annely Peebo (mezzo-soprano), cello ensemble; July 16, 2009, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church, David Oistrakh Festival