Kristjan Randalu

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for string orchestra

  • Rignana
    2021
    6'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Chamber Orchestra ME104, conductor Valle-Rasmus Roots; January 28, 2022, Estonian Traditional Music Centre, Viljandi
    Distributor: EMIC KR 020
  • 2015
    13'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Atvars Lakstīgala; April 12, 2015, 1st studio of the Estonian Public Broadcasting, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributor: EMIC KR 009

Works for big band

  • Sisu
    2021
    8'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra, conductor Wolf Kerschek; August 29, 2021, Vaba Lava, Tallinn, Estonia, Jazzkaar Festival
    Distributor: EMIC KR 021
  • Spielchen und Rechenschaft
    2021
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra, conductor Wolf Kerschek; August 29, 2021, Vaba Lava, Tallinn, Estonia, Jazzkaar Festival
    Distributor: EMIC KR 022
  • Absence
    2020
    7'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 005
  • Lünk
    2020
    10'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 003
  • Mouse-Hunt [Hiirejaht]
    Arrangement of the song by Uno Naissoo with the same title
    2020
    6'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
  • Partly Clouded
    2020
    7'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 001
  • Pippi Longstocking [Pipi Pikksukk]
    Arrangement of the song by Ülo Vinter with the same title
    2020
    9'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
  • Sheep Song [Lambalaul]
    Arrangement of the song by Olav Ehala with the same title
    2020
    9'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 008
  • Song of Freedom [Laul vabadusest]
    2020
    6'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 002
  • Valse hésitante
    2020
    8'
    big band
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), New Wind Jazz Orchestra; July 31, 2020, Triigi Philharmonic, Saaremaa, Estonia
    Distributor: EMIC KR 004

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Partly Clouded
    2019
    7'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Järvi; August 9, 2019, Pirita Monastery Ruins, Birgitta Festival, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
    Distributor: EMIC KR 010
  • Adaption
    2018
    7'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; March 2, 2018, House of Blackheads, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
    Distributor: EMIC KR 011
  • Version for piano snd string orchestra
    1. Chiusura
    2. Crossing
    3. Lünk
    4. Valse hésitante
    5. Aufbruch

    2018
    29'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; March 2, 2018, House of Blackheads, Tallinn
    Distributor: EMIC KR 013
  • Lumi III
    2017
    6'
    piano, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4330, 1+2, harp, strings
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Järvi; December 30, 2017, Pärnu Concert Hall, January 1, 2018 Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Eesti Kontsert
    Distributor: EMIC KR 012
  • 1. Mouse-Hunt [Hiirejaht] (Uno Naissoo)
    2. Teddy Bear's Lullaby [Karumõmmi unelaul] (Eino Tamberg)
    3. Pippi Longstocking [Pipi Pikksukk] (Ülo Vinter)
    4. Doll's Lullaby [Nuku hällilaul] (Pilvi Üllaste)
    5. Dandelion [Võilill] (Kustas Kikerpuu)

    2009
    35'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; July 18, 2009, Jõhvi Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
    CD & DVD "Enter Denter", ERP (2010); Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
    Distributor: EMIC KR 015
  • After the Beginning of the End [Nach dem Anfang vom Ende]
    1. Path of Departure [Der Weg weg]
    2. A Notion in the Past [Eine Ahnung in der Vergangenheit]
    3. Little Games and Accountability [Spielchen und Rechenschaft]
    4. Rainbow [Regenbogen]

    2003
    22'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Dennis Russell Davies; October 31, 2003, Mercedes Forum Stuttgart
    FpEst: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Johannes Goritzki; November 24, 2006, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD & DVD "Enter Denter", ERP (2010), Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
    Distributor: EMIC KR 016
  • Each One’s Own Piano and Orchestra [Igaühel oma klaver ja orkester]
    Arrangement of the Estonian traditional "Igaühel oma pill"
    2001
    8'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), string orchestra, conductor Amit Sen; February 12, 2002, Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London
    FpEst: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; July 01, 2007 Muhu Katariina Church,"Juu jääb” Festival
    CD & DVD “Enter Denter“, ERP (2010); Kristjan Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
    Distributor: EMIC KR 024

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Inner Asylum
    Dedicated to Liisa and Kalle Randalu
    1. Chiusura
    2. Crossing
    3. Lünk
    4. Valse hésitante
    5. Aufbruch

    2016
    27'
    viola, piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Liisa Randalu (viola), Kalle Randalu (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; December 4, 2016, House of Blackheads, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
    Distributor: EMIC KR 014

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Trios

  • Noah’s Blade [Noa Tera]
    2022
    7'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Trio ’95: Robert Traksmann (violin), Marcel Johannes Kits (violoncello), Rasmus Andreas Raide (piano); July 11, 2022, St. John’s Church Tartu, Glasperlenspiel Music Festival
    Commissioned by: Glasperlenspiel Music Festival
    Distributor: EMIC KR 026

Quintets

  • Fell In
    2015
    9'
    electric guitar, string quartet
    Fp: Ain Varts (guitar), Prezioso String Quartet; October 17, 2015, Traditional Music Centre, Viljandi, Viljandi Guitar Festival
    Commissioned by: Viljandi Guitar Festival
    CD "Kaheksa", Viljandi Kitarrifestival MTÜ (2017); Ain Varts (guitar), Prezioso String Quartet
    Distributor: EMIC KR 025

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Dichterliebe
    Arrangement of R. Schumann’s song cycle with the same title
    2021
    65'
    piano
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano); February 12, 2021 Pärnu Concert Hall, February 13, 2021 Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • In Anticipation of Spring [Kevadeootus]
    2021
    piano
    LP "Veljo Tormis. Seasons in Songs", Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (2021); Ülo Krigul, Sander Mölder (sound design and additional composition, production), Liisi Koikson (vocal), Kristjan Randalu (piano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Kaspars Putniņš (conductor)
  • Waiting for Winter [Talveootus]
    2021
    piano
    LP "Veljo Tormis. Seasons in Songs", Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (2021); Ülo Krigul, Sander Mölder (sound design and additional composition, production), Liisi Koikson (vocal), Kristjan Randalu (piano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Kaspars Putniņš (conductor)

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • The Moment of Thy Dawn
    1. Water
    2. Who Robbed the Woods
    3. In the Bowers
    4. Nature
    5. Aftermath
    6. Birds Tell It
    7. The Apology

    2021
    27'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Lodewijk van der Ree; January 21, 2022, Tartu University Hall; January 22, 2022, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
  • Su armastust tahan armastada
    Co-author Kadri Voorand
    2018
    8'
    voice, piano, electric guitar, double bass, drums, mixed choir, wind orchestra, string orchestra
    Text: Kadri Voorand
    Fp: Kadri Voorand (vocals), Kristjan Randalu (piano), Police and Border Guard Orchestra, Orchestra Ventum, Collegium Musicale, conductor Siim Aimla; November 28, 2018, Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • 1. When You Sing [Kui sa laulad]
    2. Draft Wind [Tõmbtuul]
    3. Song of Freedom [Laul vabadusest]
    4. Warm Evening Wind [Soe õhtutuul]

    2018
    21'
    piano, double bass, drums, male choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Indrek Hirv, Henrik Visnapuu
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano), Estonian National Male Choir, Police and Border Guard Orchestra,
    conductor Hando Põldmäe; November 17, 2018, Estonian National Opera
    Commissioned by: Police and Border Guard Board
    Distributor: EMIC KR 017

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Kolm ohvrikivi laulu
    1. Jõgi voolab [The River Flows]
    2. Kunagi [Sometime]
    3. See jõgi [This River]

    2018
    10'
    male choir
    Text: Indrek Hirv
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; April 12, 2018, Niguliste Church, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Distributor: EMIC KR 018

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • Auf dem Wasser zu singen
    Arrangement of the song by Franz Schubert with the same title
    2021
    4'
    mezzo-soprano, piano
    Fp: Jacquelyn Matava (mezzo-soprano), Samuel Gaskin (piano); February 2, 2022, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
    Distributor: EMIC KR 023
  • Dichterliebe
    Arrangement of R. Schumann’s song cycle with the same title
    2021
    65'
    piano
    Fp: Kristjan Randalu (piano); February 12, 2021 Pärnu Concert Hall, February 13, 2021 Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn