Alisson Kruusmaa

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Circles
    2017
    14'
    symphony orchestra
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Ingrid Roose; June 21, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne
    2016
    4'
    chamber orchestra
    Fp: Sinfonietta of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Toomas Vavilov; April 8, 2016, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Piece for Solo Piano and Symphony Orchestra [Pala sooloklaverile ja sümfooniaorkestrile]
    2015
    9'
    piano, symphony orchestra
    Fp: Johan Randvere (piano), Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian Academy of Music, conductor Álvaro Gómez; June 19, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Mesmerism
    2015
    7'
    clarinet, piano
    Fp: Marten Altrov (clarinet), Jakob Teppo (piano); September 25, 2015, Estonian Academy of Music and Theeathe Chamber Hall, Fresh Music Festival AutumnFest
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 002

Quartets

  • Against the Wind [Vastu tuult]
    2013
    8'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Saxophone Quartet SaxEst; May 29, 2014, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 007
  • Songs of a Black Butterfly [Laulud mustast liblikast]
    6'
    four French horns
    Fp: Jürnas Rähni, Tõnu Künnapas, Karin Järvi ja Marge Jegers; September 23, 2014, Kloostri Ait, Tallinn, concert series "Ludus tonalis"

String quartets

  • Three Miniatures for String Quartet [Kolm miniatuuri keelpillikvartetile]
    2016
    9'
    string quartet
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 006

Quintets

  • Lights of a Distant Forest
    2018
    clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano
    Fp: Participants of International Masterclass Apeldoorn; August 29, 2018, Apeldoorn, Theater Orpheus, Netherlands
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 009

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • Three Aquarelles [Kolm akvarelli]
    2018
    handbell ensemble
    Fp: Two first movements: Arsis Handbell Ensemble; July 15, 2018, Tartu St. John's Church, festival Glasperlenspiel

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for trumpet

  • Three Songs for Solo Trumpet [Kolm laulu soolotrompetile]
    2013
    5'
    trumpet
    Fp: Indrek Vau (trumpet); September 2, 2013, Keila Music School; September 5, 2013 Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 001

Works for viola

  • Hummingbirds
    1. Towers 
    2. Shimmering 
    3. Heartbeats 
    4. Wildflowers 
    5. Blossoming 
    6. In the Garden 
    7. Wings

    2019
    17'
    viola
    Fp: Hannah Levinson (viola); June 29, 2019, Scandinavia House, New York, Mise-En Festival
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 011
  • Piece for Solo Viola [Pala soolovioolale]
    Arrangement of Piece for Solo Violoncello
    2014/2018
    5'
    viola
    Fp: Rebecca Osborn (viola); September 2018, Sitka, Alaska, USA
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 010

Works for cello

  • Piece for Solo Violoncello II [Pala soolotšellole II]
    Arrangement of the piece written in 2014
    2018
    5'
    cello
    Fp: Martti Rousi (cello); February 2, 2019, Helsinki Musiikkitalo, festival CelloFest.fi, Finland
  • Piece for Solo Violoncello [Pala soolotšellole]
    2014
    5'
    cello
    Fp: Villu Vihermäe (tšello); October 21, 2014, Kloostri Ait, Tallinn, concert series "Ludus tonalis"
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 003

Works for piano

  • Paper Flowers [Paberlilled]
    2019
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Johan Randvere (piano); February 7, 2019, Spazio Teatro 89, Milan, Italy
    FpEst: Johan Randvere (piano); February 26, 2019, Estonia Concert Hall
  • Like Rain It Sounded…
    2017
    7'
    piano
  • Suite for Solo Piano [Süit sooloklaverile]
    1. Prelude
    2. Allemande
    3. Sarabande
    4. Gigue

    2013
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Johan Randvere (piano); April 4, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 005

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Rain
    2018
    3'
    mezzo soprano, wind orchestra
    Text: Robert Louis Stevenson
    Fp: Orkest de Ereprijs, conductor Rob Vermeulen; March 2, 2018, Gigant Concert Hall, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Flight of Swans… [Luikede lennust…]
    2015
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: Andres Ehin
    Fp: Tamar Nugis (baritone), Elle-Riin Volmer (piano); May 5, 2015, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

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

  • Songs of Silver Light
    1. An Everywhere of Silver
    2. My River Runs to Thee
    3. I Many Times Thought Peace Had Come
    4. So Set Its Sun in Thee
    5. Not Knowing When the Dawn Will Come
    6. When Night Is Almost Done
    7. Our Share of Night to Bear

    2017
    17'
    mezzo soprano, trumpet, piano
    Text: Emily Dickinson
    Fp: Ksenia Kuchukova (mezzo soprano), Chris Sommer (trumpet), Jakob Teppo (piano); October 10, 2017, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Fresh Music Festival AutumnFest
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 004
  • Song on Texts by Andres Ehin [Laulud Andres Ehini tekstile]
    1. Peegeldad täna kõiksuse külma päikest (You Reflect the Cold Sun of Universe Today)
    2. Talv tuli äkki (Winter Came Suddenly)
    3. Kuused on kõrged, kuid upuvad ometi lindude laulu (Firs Are Tall But Still Drowning into the Song of Birds)

    2013
    5'
    mezzo soprano, timpani
    Text: Andres Ehin
    Fp: Laura Põldvere (mezzo soprano), Maarja Nuut (timpani); September 27, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Fresh Music Festival AutumnFest

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Silence of Birds [Lindude vaikus]
    2017
    6'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Fp: Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend, conductor Pärt Uusberg; March 3, 2018 Heino Eller Tartu Music School, March 4, 2018 Raplamaa Contemporary Art Centre, March 5, 2018 Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend
    Distributer: EMIC AKM 008