Jaan Rääts

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Professors, Op. 112 [Professorid op. 112]
    1999
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 2023, 4331, piano, xylophone, strings
    Fp: Estonian Academy of Music's Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer, September 12, 1999, Estonia Concert Hall; concert-meeting in case of the Estonian Academy of Music's 80th anniversary and opening of the academy's new building
  • 1. Kyrie
    2. Dies irae
    3. Lacrimosa
    4. Sanctus. Agnus Dei
    1997
    22'
    symphony orchestra: 3222, 4331, percussion, 2 pianos, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andres Mustonen, April 13, 1997, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Movements, Op. 95 [Liikumised op. 95]
    1995
    symphony orchestra: 1010, 0100, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten, March 28, 1995, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 2, Op. 8/79 [Sümfoonia nr. 2 op. 8/79]
    three movements
    1958/1987
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 3223, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, condcutor Paul Mägi, November 22, 1987, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 8, Op. 74 [Sümfoonia nr. 8 op. 74]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
     
    1985
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 2223, 4331, percussion, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje, February 16, 1985, Estonian Radio White Hall, concert series "ENSO studio hour"
    CD "Bela Bartok. Konzert für Orchester. Jaan Rääts. Sinfonie Nr. 8 op. 74", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9183 (2003). Magdeburgische Philharmonie, conductor Christian Ehwald
    Publisher: Советский композитор (1988), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Festive Music, Op. 67 [Pidulik muusika op. 67]
    1981
    symphony orchestra
  • Suite for Symphony Orchestra, Op. 44 (Ballet Music) [Süit sümfooniaorkestrile op. 44 ("Balletimuusika")]
    1. Moderato
    2. Andante. Allegro
    3. Andante
    4. Allegro
    5. Allegro

    1972
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 7, Op. 47 [Sümfoonia nr. 7 op. 47]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro

    1972
    21'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Gottwaldov State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stanislav Macura, November 19, 1975, Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
    FpEst: Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov, November 30, 1972, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Музыка (1976), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Festive Poem, Op. 40 [Pidulik poeem op. 40]
    After the chorus „Homeland” from the declamatorium "Karl Marx"
    1970
    8'
    symphony orchestra
    Fp: Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas, 1971, Kishiniov, Moldavian ASSR
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 6, Op. 31 [Sümfoonia nr. 6 op. 31]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro

    1967
    14'
    symphony orchestra: 3233, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, November 3, 1967, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 5, Op. 28 [Sümfoonia nr. 5 op. 28]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro
    4. Andantino
    5. Allegro
    1966
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 2220, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, November, 1966, Estonia Concert Hall
    CD "Johannes Brahms, Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur, op. 83. Jaan Rääts, Sinfonie Nr. 5 op. 28", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9204 (2005). Peter Rösel (piano), Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau, conductor Golo Berg
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Ode to the First Cosmonaut, Op. 14 [Ood esimesele kosmonaudile op. 14]
    symphonic poem
    in three movements
    1961
    9'
    symphony orchestra: 3223, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi. November 24, 1961, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 3, Op. 10 [Sümfoonia nr. 3 op. 10]
    1. Allegro. Alla breve
    2. Largo
    3. Vivo
    4. Andante
    5. Allegro. Alla breve

    1959
    16'
    symphony orchestra: 3043, 2231, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov, April 24, 1959, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Советский композитор (1976), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 4, Op. 13 ("Cosmic") [Sümfoonia nr. 4 op. 13 (“Kosmiline”)]
    1. Allegro ("")
    2. Andante. Allegro ("Moonlight")
    3. Vivo ("First interlude")
    4. Largo ("Second interlude")
    5. Finaal ("Motions")

    1959
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 3233, alto saxophone, 4331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov, December 25, 1959, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 1, Op. 3 [Sümfoonia nr. 1 op. 3]
    Diploma work of Jaan Rääts
    three movements
    1957
    17'
    symphony orchestra: 3223, 4331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roman Matsov, spring 1957, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Variations for symphony orchestra, Op. 15 [Variatsioonid sümfooniaorkestrile op. 15]
    196?
    symphony orchestra: 3233, 2231, percussion, strings
    Manuscript
  • Opening music for Estonian art week in Armenia [Avamuusika pidulikule kontserdile Eesti kunstinädalal Armeenias]
    symphony orchestra: 3022, 4040, percussions, strings
    Manuscript
  • Symphonic poem, Op. 38 [Sümfooniline poeem op. 38]
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, piano, percussions, strings
    Manuscript

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Intrata, Op. 102
    dedicated to Tõnu Kaljuste
    1997
    13'
    chamber orchestra: 0000, 0320, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, September 20, 1997, Estonia Concert Hall, VoxEstFest Festival
  • Little Symphony, Op. 90 [Väike sümfoonia op. 90]
    1993
    8'
    chamber orchestra: 1111, 0330, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten, March 22, 1993, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49 (2007)
    Manuscript
  • Symphony for Small Orchestra, Op. 86 [Sümfoonia väikesele orkestrile op. 86]
    three movements
    1991
    21'
    chamber orchestra: 1111, 0330, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Tallinn Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten, October 5, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Antes (1998)
    Manuscript
  • Virumaa Suite, Op. 115 [Virumaa süit op. 115]
    five movements
    chamber orchestra: 3020, 0211, piano, strings
    Fp: Virumaa Youth Orchestra, conductor Hando Põldmäe, August 4, 2000, St. Nicholas’ Church in Viru-Nigula, Virumaa
    CD “Virumaa Youth Orchestra”, Virumaa Youth Orchestra (2000). Virumaa Youth Orchestra, conductor Hando Põldmäe
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for string orchestra

  • Concerto for Chamber Orchestra No. 2, Op. 78 [Kontsert kammerorkestrile nr. 2 op. 78]
    in three movements
    1987
    12'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Theatre "Estonia" Chamber Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas, June 15, 1987, Tallinn Town Hall
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    LP "TKO 25", Tallinna Kammerorkester (2018); Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Divertissement, Op. 54
    1. Andante
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro

    1975
    10'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, October 12, 1975, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Chamber Orchestra, Op. 16 [Kontsert kammerorkestrile op. 16]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    4. Grave
    5. Allegro
    1961
    15'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, December 17, 1961 – Tartu State University Hall, December 21, 1961 – Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    LP "TKO 25", Tallinna Kammerorkester (2018); Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    CD "Prezioso String Quartet", ERP (2012); Prezioso String Quartet (arranged for string quartet by Mihkel Kerem)
    CD "Estonian music II. Estonian Academy of Music 80: 1919–1999", Estonian Academy of Music / Estonian Radio (1999). Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    Publisher: Antes (1995)
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra No. 3, Op. 96 [Kontsert viiulile ja kammerorkestrile nr. 3 op. 96]
    dedicated to Florian Meierott
    in one movement
    1995
    20'
    violin, chamber orchestra: timpani, piano, strings
    Fp: Florian Meierott (violin), 1995, Germany
    FpEst: Florian Meierott, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts, April 20, 1996, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra No. 2, Op. 63 [Kontsert viiulile ja kammerorkestrile nr. 2 op. 63]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    1979
    18'
    violin, chamber orchestra: harpsichord, strings
    Fp: Mari Tampere (violin), Chamber Orchestra of the Theatre "Estonia", conductor Eri Klas, February 13, 1979, Estonia Concert Hall, Music Festival of Soviet Estonia
    CD "Jaan Rääts", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9065 (1996). Jevgeni Zhuk (violin), Soloists' Ensemble of the Moscow State Philharmonic, conductor Valentin Zhuk
    Publisher: Antes (1995)
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Violin and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 51 [Kontsert viiulile ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 51]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Moderato

    1974
    13'
    violin, symphony orchestra: 2021, 1110, percussions, strings
    Fp: Vladimir Alumäe, Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje, July 12, 1977, Lydia Koidula Pärnu Drama Theatre
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra No. 1, Op. 21 [Kontsert viiulile ja kammerorkestrile nr. 1 op. 21]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro
    4. Allegro

    1963/1969
    10'
    violin, chamber orchestra: piano, strings
    Fp: Lemmo Erendi, Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, December 11, 1963, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Музыка (1969)
    Manuscript
  • Concertino for Violin and Orchestra No. 1, Op. 2 [Kontsertiino viiulile ja orkestrile nr. 1 op. 2]
    1957
    violin, orchestra
  • Concertino for Violin and Orchestra No. 2, Op. 2 [Kontsertiino viiulile ja orkestrile nr. 2 op. 2]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro
    1957
    7'
    violin, orchestra

Works for cello and orchestra

  • Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 99 [Kontsert tšellole ja kammerorkestrile op. 99]
    in one movement
    1997
    10'
    cello, chamber orchestra: harpsichord, string
    Fp: Matthias Bantay, July 1997, Schneeberg Festival
  • Concerto for Cello and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 59 [Kontsert tšellole ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 59]
    New version of the Cello Concerto Op. 43
    three movements
    1977
    cello, symphony orchestra
  • Concerto for Cello and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 43 [Kontsert tšellole ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 43]
    1971
    cello, symphony orchestra
  • Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 27 [Kontsert tšellole ja kammerorkestrile op. 27]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    4. Allegro

    1966
    10'
    cello, chamber orchestra: 0010, 0000, piano, strings
    Fp: Jaak Ruben (cello), Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, March 16, 1966, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Mini Piano Concerto [Miniklaverikontsert]
    2000
    3'
    piano, symphony orchestra
    Fp: Rein Rannap (piano), Pärnu City Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts, September 18, 2000, Pärnu Town Hall Music Festival, Estonia
  • Digitalia, Op. 105
    1998
    16'
    piano, chamber orchestra: 2022, 0330, percussion, strings
    Fp: Rein Rannap (piano), Hortus Musicus Academic Orchestra, conductor Andres Mustonen, April 15, 1998, Blackheads Brotherhood House, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 83 [Klaverikontsert nr. 3 op. 83]
    1. Allegro molto
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro

    1989
    18'
    piano, symphony orchestra: 0000, 0210, percussion, strings
    Fp: Risto Laur (piano), Tallinn Music High School symphony orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten, November 15, 1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian New Music Days
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 70 [Klaverikontsert nr. 2 op. 70]
    3 movements
    1983
    20'
    piano, symphony orchestra: 1111, 0220, percussion, strings
    Fp: Kalle Randalu (piano), Chamber Orchestra of the Theatre "Estonia", conductor Eri Klas, October 3, 1983, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Antes (1998)
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 41 [Klaverikontsert kolmes osas op. 41]
    1. Toccata. Allegro
    2. Madrigal. Andante
    3. Capriccio. Allegro

    1971
    13'
    piano, chamber orchestra: 0200, 2000, strings
    Fp: Arbo Valdma, chamber orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, May 4, 1971, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 34 [Klaverikontsert nr. 1 op. 34]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino

    1968
    15'
    piano, symphony orchestra: 3032, 4331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Arbo Valdma, Staatliche Sinfonie-Orchester Schwerin, conductor Neeme Järvi, November 1968, Estonian Culture Days in German Democratic Republic
    FpEst: Arbo Valdma, Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, January 16, 1969, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 9 [Kontsertiino klaverile ja kammerorkestrile op. 9]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro
    1958
    10'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Matti Reimann, Estonian Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi, May 5, 1965, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for guitar and orchestra

  • Concerto for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 88 [Kontsert kitarrile ja kammerorkestrile op. 88]
    dedicated to Boris Björn Bagger
    three movements
    1992
    25'
    guitar, chamber orchestra: piano, strings
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), April 1992, European Culture Days in Karlsruhe, Germany
    FpEst: Boris Björn Bagger, Theatre "Estonia" symphony orchestra, conductor Mika Eichenholz, February 26, 1993, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Concerto for Piano Trio and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 127 [Kontsert klaveritriole ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 127]
    in one movement
    2006
    piano, violin, cello, symphony orchestra: 2020, 0331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt: Harald Kosik (piano), Verena Stourzh (violin), Hannes Gradwohl (cello), The Chesapeake Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag, July 21, 2006, St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA, music festival River Concert Series
    Commissioned by: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt, Maryland Music Festival River Concert Series
  • Concerto for Five, Op. 120 [Kontsert viiele op. 120]
    in one movement
    2002
    10'
    3 trumpets, guitar, percussion, piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Jüri Leiten, Aleksei Saks, Ivar Tillemann (trumpets), Vambola Krigul (tomtom, marimba, piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer, April 6, 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Concerto for Flute, Guitar and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 117 [Kontsert flöödile, kitarrile ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 117]
    dedicated to Jean-Claude Gérard and Boris Björn Bagger
    in one movement
    2001
    18'
    flute, guitar, symphony orchestra; 2222, 0320, percussion, piano, strings
    Fp: Jean-Claude Gérard (flute), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Hans-Werner Pintgen, May 18, 2001, Baden-Baden, Germany
    FpEst: Jürgen Franz (flute), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leslie B. Dunner, September 30, 2005, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Concerto for Two Guitars and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 111 [Kontsert kahele kitarrile ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 111]
    in one movement
    1999
    15'
    2 guitars, symphony orchestra: 3233, 4331, piano, percussion, strings
  • Concerto for Violin, Guitar and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 106 [Kontsert viiulile, kitarrile ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 106]
    in one movement
    1998
    15'
    violin, guitar, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4331, percussion, strings
  • Concerto for Trumpet, Piano and String Orchestra, Op. 92 [Kontsert trompetile, klaverile ja keelpilliorkestrile op. 92]
    in one movement
    1993
    16'
    trumpet, piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Kalle Randalu (piano), Estonian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Thomas Indermühle, December 15, 1993, Karlsruhe, Germany
    FpEst: Jüri Leiten, Kalle Randalu, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, May 23, 1994, Rakvere Theatre
    CD "Dimitri Chostakovitch. Arvo Pärt. Jaan Rääts. Orient - Occident", Indesens Record (2015); Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, Roustem Saitkoulov (piano), Eric Aubier (trumpet), conductor Nicolas Chalvin
    CD "Reinhold Friedrich, Thomas Duis. Shostakovich, Jolivet, Rääts, Denisov", Capriccio Records, CAP 10575 (1998). Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Thomas Duis (piano), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, conductor Siegfried Köhler
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Concerto for Four Hands and String Orchestra, Op. 89 [Klaverikontsert neljale käele ja keelpilliorkestrile op. 89]
    3 movements
    1992
    15'
    piano in four hands, string orchestra
  • Concerto for Two Pianos and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 77 [Kontsert kahele klaverile ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 77]
    three movements
    1986
    25'
    2 pianos, symphony orchestra: 0000, 0220, percussion, strings
    Fp: Kalle Randalu, Rein Rannap, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje, March 13, 1986, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Allegro for Piano, Cello and Symphony Orchestra, Op. 42 [Allegro klaverile, tšellole ja sümfooniaorkestrile op. 42]
    dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich
    1971
    8'
    cello, piano, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje, December 24, 1977, Estonian Radio White Hall
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Metal, Op. 91 [Etudes for Two Pianos and Tape] [Metall op. 91 [Etüüdid kahele klaverile ja magnetofonilindile]]
    1993
    7'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata–Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske (piano), November 24, 1993, Estonia Concert Hall, NYYD Festival
  • Music for the Folk Music Ensemble, Op. 12 [Muusika rahvamuusikaansamblile op. 12]
    1. Musical Moment
    2. Dance of the female collective farmers

    3. Meditation

    4. Estonian Waltz
    5. Polka
    6. Intermezzo

    7. In the Dance Circle
    8. Story

    9. Dance
    1959-1960
    ensemble of folk music instruments
    Manuscript
  • Games for 8 hands, Op. 87 [Mängud 8 käele op. 87]
    two pianos with eight hands
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, Caroline Sepp, Tanel Joamets, October 2, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall
    Manuscript

Duos

  • Piece for Two Trumpets [Pala kahele trompetile]
    2005
    6'
    2 trumpets
    Fp: Aarne Ots, Jaan Ots (trumpet), April 11, 2005, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Piece Without Title No. 5, Op. 122 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 5 op. 122]
    2003
    6'
    violin, piano
    Fp: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Mati Mikalai (piano), April 7, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Concerto for Violin and Organ, Op. 96b [Kontsert viiulile ja orelile op. 96b]
    in one movement
    2001
    21'
    violin, organ
    CD "Werke von Jaan Rääts, Mati Kuulberg, Petr Eben, Augustyn Bloch und Krzysztof Meyer", Kreuzberg Records kr 10068 (2001). Florian Meierott (violin), Stefan Palm (organ)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Fragment for Two Guitars, Op. 118 [Fragment kahele kitarrile op. 118]
    2001
    4'
    2 guitars
    Fp: Ain Varts, Boris Björn Bagger, July 2001, Pärnu, festival "Glasperlenspiel"
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Piece Without Title No. 1, Op. 107 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 1 op. 107]
    1999
    6'
    flute, guitar
    Fp: Tiit Peterson (guitar), Tauno Saviauk (flute), March 27, 1999, Tallinn Travel House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD "Estonian portraits. Duo Concertante", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9160 (2001). Tiit Peterson (guitar), Tauno Saviauk (flute)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Piece Without Title No. 2, Op. 109 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 2 op. 109]
    1999
    5'
    trumpet, organ
    Fp: Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Andres Uibo (organ), July 1999, Tallinn St. Nicholas' Church, Estonia
  • Concerto for Violin and Piano, Op. 96a [Kontsert viiulile ja klaverile op. 96a]
    in one movement
    1996
    13'
    violin, piano
    Fp: Florian Meierott (violin), Kalle Randalu (piano), April 28, 1996, Chamber Hall of the Würzburg Music High School, Germany
  • Allegro, Op. 93
    1994
    9'
    violin, guitar
    CD "Significatio. Estonian Chamber Music", Estonian Radio, ERCD030 (1999). Urmas Vulp (violin), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    CD "Vaistism. Neue Musik aus Estland", NCA (2002). Elizabeth Riessbeck (flute), Klaus Jäckle (guitar), Alexander Janiczek (violin)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Two Pianos, Op. 82 [Sonaat kahele klaverile op. 82]
    three movements
    1990
    16'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, Leningrad
    FpEst: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, May 15, 1990, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn / Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, May 15, 1990, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Jaan Rääts", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9065 (1996). Nata–Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske
    Publisher: Antes (1995)
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 71 [Sonaat viiulile ja klaverile op. 71]
    three movements
    1983
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Piece with a Cadenza for Viola and Piano [Pala kadentsiga vioolale ja klaverile]
    1981
    5'
    viola, piano
    Manuscript
  • Piece for Violin and Piano [Pala viiulile ja klaverile]
    1969
    violin, piano
  • 24 Marginals for Two Pianos, Op. 68 [24 marginaali kahele klaverile op. 68]
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, November 1982, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Jaan Rääts. 24 Marginalien für 2 Klaviere op. 68. 24 Estnische Präludien für Klavier op. 80", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9064 (1996), Nora Novik ja Raffi Charadjanjan (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Allegro
    Arranged by V. Badulina
    Cor anglais, piano

Trios

  • Piece Without Title No. 4, Op. 121 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 4 op. 121]
    dedicated to Boris Björn Bagger, Kalle Randalu and Vambola Krigul
    2002
    7'
    guitar, piano, percussion
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Kalle Randalu (piano), Vambola Krigul (percussion), October 15, 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, jubilee concert "Jaan Rääts 70"
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Three Etudes, Op. 119 [Kolm etüüdi op. 119]
    2002
    10'
    3 electric guitars
    Fp: Weekend Guitar Trio: Mart Soo, Tõnis Leemets, Robert Jürjendal, April 4, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Caleidoscopic Etudes, Op. 97 [Trio for Ensemble Villa Musica] [Kaleidoskoopilised etüüdid op. 97 [Trio ansamblile Villa Musica]]
    dedicated to the Ensemble Villa Musica
    1997
    10'
    clarinet, cello, piano
    Fp: Ensemble Villa Musica: Ulf Rodenhäuser (clarinet), Martin Ostertag (cello), Kalle Randalu (piano), June 7, 1996, Germany, Karlsruhe
    FpEst: Ensemble Villa Musica: Ulf Rodenhäuser (clarinet), Martin Ostertag (cello), Kalle Randalu (piano), June 10, 1996, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Ensemble Villa Musica
  • Piano Trio No. 6, Op. 81 [Klaveritrio nr. 6 op. 81]
    three movements
    1989
    11'
    piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Vladimir Igoshev (piano), Mari Tampere (violin), Peeter Paemurru (cello), November 19, 1989, Tallinn History Museum
    CD "Jaan Rääts", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9065 (1996). Mari Tampere (violin), Peeter Paemurru (cello), Vladimir Igoshev (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Trio No. 5, Op. 72 [Klaveritrio nr. 5 op. 72]
    three movements
    1983
    piano, violin, cello
    Manuscript
  • Piano Trio No. 4, Op. 56 [Klaveritrio nr. 4 op. 56]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    1975
    11'
    piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Jüri Gerretz (violin), Toomas Velmet (cello), Valdur Roots (piano), December 3, 1975, Moscow
    FpEst: Jüri Gerretz (violin), Toomas Velmet (cello), Valdur Roots (piano), December 13, 1975, Tallinn Blackheads Brotherhood House, Olav Hall
    Publisher: Antes (2000)
    Manuscript
  • Piano Trio No. 3, Op. 49 [Klaveritrio nr. 3 op. 49]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro
    1973
    11'
    piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Jüri Gerretz (violin), Toomas Velmet (cello), Valdur Roots (piano),Tallinn Blackheads Brotherhood House, Olav Hall
    Manuscript
  • Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 5 [Klaveritrio nr. 1 op. 5]
    in 5 movements
    piano, violin, cello
  • 1. Allegro
    2. Vivo
    3. Andantino
    4. Vivo
    5. Allegro
    piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Jüri Gerretz (violin), Toomas Velmet (cello), Valdur Roots (piano), autumn 1962, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Piano Trio No. 7, Op. 125 [Klaveritrio nr. 7 op. 125]
    in one movement
    piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt: Harald Kosik (piano), Verena Stourzh (violin), Hannes Gradwohl (cello), May 16, 2004, Austrian Radio Concert Hall, Vienna
    FpEst: Marge Uus (violin), Marius Järvi (cello), Kairi Vavilov (piano), May 26, 2007, Tallinn St. Michael's Swedish church
    Commissioned by: Haydn Trio Eisenstadt
    Publisher: Edition 49

String quartets

  • String Quartet No. 6, Op. 69 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 6 op. 69]
    3 movements
    1983
    12'
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 5, Op. 53 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 5 op. 53]
    1. Maestoso. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    1974
    10'
    string quartet
    Fp: Mati Kärmas, Aleksander Zagorulko (violin), Paul Purga (viola), Toomas Tummeleht (cello), August 13, 1974, Tallinn Blackheads Brotherhood House, Olav Hall
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 4, Op. 39 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 4 op. 39]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro
    1970
    14'
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 3, Op. 24 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 3 op. 24]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Moderato
    1964
    11'
    string quartet
    Fp: Endel Lippus, Mati Kärmas, Paul Purga, Toomas Tummeleht, November 21, 1965, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn
    CD „Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre 90“, ERR, EMTA (2009); Tallinn Conservatory Quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 2, Op. 7 [Little Music] [Keelpillikvartett nr. 2 op. 7 ["Väike muusika"]]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro molto
    1958
    10'
    string quartet
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 1, Op. 1 [Keelpillikvartett nr. 1 op. 1]
    1. Allegro
    2. Espressivo
    3. Finale. Moderato
    1956
    string quartet

Quintets

  • Variations on the Theme by Hanns Eisler, Op. 62 [Variatsioonid Hanns Eisleri teemale op. 62]
    1978
    10'
    piano, violin, cello, recorder, harpsichord
  • Piano Quintet No. 3, Op. 38 [Klaverikvintett nr. 3 op. 38]
    1. Allegro
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro

    1970
    12'
    piano, string quartet
    CD "Jaan Rääts", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9065 (1996). Mati Kärmas (violin), Aleksander Zagorulko (violin), Paul Purga (viola), Toomas Tummeleht (cello), Rein Rannap (piano)
    Publisher: Советский композитор (1980), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Quintet No. 2 [Klaverikvintett nr. 2]
    1965
    piano, string quartet
  • Piano Quintet No. 1, Op. 4 [Klaverikvintett nr. 1 op. 4]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    1957
    8'
    piano, string quartet

Sextets

  • Music for Six, Op. 123 [Muusika kuuele op. 123]
    2004
    5'
    piano, 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
    Fp: Mati Mikalai (piano), Silver Brass: Mihkel Metsala, Taavi Kuntu (trumpet), Kalle Koppel (horn), Hando Põldmäe (trombone), Priit Paabo (tuba), April 19, 2004 Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Sextet for Strings, Op. 98 [Sekstett keelpillidele op. 98]
    1997
    2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos
    Fp: July 1997, Germany, Schneeberg Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Sextet, Op. 84 [Sekstett op. 84]
    three movements
    1990
    8'
    2 pianos, string quartet
    Manuscript
  • Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet, Op. 46 [Sekstett klaverile ja puhkpillikvintetile op. 46]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro
    1972
    9'
    piano, wind quintet
    Fp: Estonian State Philharmony Wind Quintet: Samuel Saulus (flute), Heldur Värv (oboe), Rein Karin (clarinet), Uve Uustalu (horn), E. Sarapuu (bassoon), October 2, 1972, Volkstheater Rostock, Estonian Culture Days in German Democratic Republic
    FpEst: Estonian State Philharmony Wind Quintet: Samuel Saulus (flute), Heldur Värv (oboe), Roland Kriit (clarinet), Uve Uustalu (horn), Eugen Saanpere (bassoon), Vaike Vahi (piano), December 22, 1972, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Antes (1998)
    Manuscript

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • in one movement
    2005
    11'
    8 pianists on 4 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske, Kai Ratassepp–Mikalai, Reet Kopvillem–Ruubel, Piret Habak, Piret Väinmaa, Lauri Väinmaa (piano), February 22, 2005, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
  • Nonet, Op. 29 [Nonett op. 29]
    1967
    14'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass
    Fp: 1967, Rostock, German Democratic Respublic
    FpEst: Ensemble of the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas, May 10, 1969, Tallinn
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for percussion

  • Piece Without Title No. 6 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 6]
    2003
    4'
    percussion
    Fp: Vambola Krigul (percussion), April 7, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for violin

  • Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 104 [Sonaat sooloviiulile op. 104]
    1997
    violin
  • Meditation on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 94 [Meditatsioon Mozarti teemal op. 94]
    1994
    violin
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for piano

  • Prelude [Prelüüd]
    2017
    2'
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); April 9, 2017, Radio Studio One (Estonian National Broadcasting), Estonian Music Days
  • Prelude, Op. 128 [Prelüüd op. 128]
    2014
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); January 9, 2015, Carnegie Hall, New York
  • Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 114 [Klaverisonaat nr. 10 op. 114]
    in one movement
    2000
    6'
    piano
    Fp: Reinis Kampe (piano), April 28, 2000, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 7–10“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Autograph for Rein Rannap, Op. 110 [Autogramm Rein Rannapile op. 110]
    1999
    piano
  • For Nadja, Op. 101 [Nadjale op. 101]
    cycle of piano pieces
    1997-2000
    piano
  • 24 Light Piano Pieces, Op. 85 [24 kerget klaveripala op. 85]
    1991
    piano
    CD „Jaan Rääts. 24 Marginalien & 24 Light Pieces“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • 24 Estonian Preludes, Op. 80 [24 eesti prelüüdi op. 80]
    1988-1989
    35'
    piano
    CD "Jaan Rääts. 24 Preludes op. 33 & 24 Estonian Preludes op. 80", Masters in Stage (2017). Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    CD "Jaan Rääts. 24 Marginalien für 2 Klaviere op. 68. 24 Estnische Präludien für Klavier op. 80", Antes Edition BM-CD 31.9064 (1996), Peep Lassmann (piano)
    Publisher: Музыка (1970), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 76 [Klaverisonaat nr. 9 op. 76]
    three movements
    1985
    11'
    piano
    Fp: Lauri Väinmaa, December 8, 1985, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 7–10“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Travel Books, Op. 73 [Reisivihikud op. 73]
    cycle of piano pieces
    I Revolutionary: 1. In the Mausoleum, 2. Statue of Chopin, 3. Korean Revolutionary Song, 4. At the Grave of Marx
    II On Peace: 1. Peace Manifestation, 2. Ruins of the Dresden Frauenkirche, 3. On the Former Battleground, 4. Flowers at the Victory Monument
    III Work and peole: 1. Japanese Woman, 2. In the Volga Automobile Factory, 3. Big and Small Business in Paris, 4. Freight Trains on the Way
    IV Ecotic: 1. Havana Tropicana, 2. A Conversation with Tormis, 3. In a Folksy Mood, 4. Folk Musicians
    V Nature: 1. India, 2. Sun Above the Ocean. 3. Mountains 4. Georgia
    VI Varia: 1. Together with the Guide in the Museum of Fine Arts, 2. Interlude 3. Dresden Watch Museum, 4. Final Piece
    1985
    piano
    Fp: Kalle Randalu (piano), March 21, 1986, Tallinn Town House
    Manuscript
  • Four Piano Pieces in a Folksy Mood [Neli klaveripala rahvatoonis]
    1984
    piano
  • Bagatell [Bagatell]
    1983
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 64 [Klaverisonaat nr. 8 op. 64]
    1. Preamble
    2. Rondo-Carnival (Schumann, Mozart, Bach, Tšaikovski, Šostakovitš, Brahms, Dunajevski, Tormis, Czerny)

    1980
    18'
    piano
    Fp: Kalle Randalu, July 1, 1980, Tallinn Town Hall
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 7–10“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49 (1999)
    Manuscript
  • 24 Marginals, Op. 65 [24 marginaali op. 65]
    1979-1980
    piano
    Fp: Kalle Randalu (piano), February 19, 1980, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Jaan Rääts. Marginalia", Estonian Record Productions (2014); Kalle Randalu (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. 24 Marginalien & 24 Light Pieces“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 55 [Klaverisonaat nr. 5 op. 55]
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro
    1975/1978
    10'
    piano
    Fp: Rein Rannap, March 23, 1976, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Музыка (1980), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 61 [Klaverisonaat nr. 7 op. 61]
    1. Allegro. Adagio
    2. Allegro
    1978
    15'
    piano
    Fp: Kalle Randalu (piano), April 30, 1979, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 7–10“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Eesti NSV Heliloojate Liit (1978), Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • 24 Preludes on Estonian Folk Songs, Op. 60 [24 prelüüdi eesti rahvaviisidele op. 60]
    1977
    38'
    piano, folk music vocal ensemble
    Fp: Matti Reimann (piano), ensemble "Leegajus", February 12, 1979, Tallinn Town Hall
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 57 [Klaverisonaat nr. 6 op. 57]
    three movements
    1976
    piano
    Fp: Ada Kuuseoks, October 15, 1976 – Tapa I Secondary School, November 22, 1977 – Estonia Concert Hall
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • 24 Bagatelles, Op. 50 [24 bagatelli op. 50]
    1973
    30'
    piano
    Publisher: Antes (1995)
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 36 [Klaverisonaat nr. 4 op. 36]
    three movements
    1969
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Arbo Valdma (piano), November, 2, 1969, University of Tartu Assembly Hall
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • 24 Preludes, Op. 33 [24 prelüüdi op. 33]
    1968
    40'
    piano
    Fp: Bruno Lukk, Heljo Sepp, Mart Lille, Matti Reimann, May 25, 1968, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "Jaan Rääts. 24 Preludes op. 33 & 24 Estonian Preludes op. 80", Masters in Stage (2017). Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Publisher: Antes (1999)
    Manuscript
  • Toccata [Tokaata]
    required piece for the IV International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition (1970)
    1968
    3'
    piano
    Fp: Ada Kuuseoks, September 15, 1969, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD "10 years after: compilation 1991–2001", Estonian Authors' Society (2003), Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    Publisher: Музыка (1972)
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 11 [Klaverisonaat nr. 1 op. 11]
    1. Allegro
    2. Grave
    3. Allegro

    1959
    piano
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 11 [Klaverisonaat nr. 2 op. 11]
    1. Moderato
    2. Allegro
    3. Grave
    4. Energico
    1959
    10'
    piano
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 11 [Klaverisonaat nr. 3 op. 11]
    1959
    piano
    CD „Rääts. Complete Piano Sonatas 1“, Naxos/Grand Piano Records (2017); Nicolas Horvath (piano)
    CD „Jaan Rääts. Piano Sonatas. 1–6“, Masters on Stage (2017); Jeroen Riemsdijk (piano)
  • Variations, Op. 6 [Variatsioonid op. 6]
    1958
    5'
    piano
    Fp: Heljo Sepp, June 25, 1960, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
  • Variations, Op. 9 [Variatsioonid op. 9]
    1958
    10'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Five Preludes [Viis prelüüdi]
    1956
    piano
  • Scenes from Scout Camp [Pildid pioneerilaagist]
    cycle of piano pieces
    1. Morning. Flag Hoisting
    2. At the Lake
    3. Walk to the Forest
    4. Amusement Ride
    5. Footrace
    6. Young Folk Dancers at the Campfire Party
    7. Fairy Tale
    8. Scouts' Camp Song

    1951
    piano
    Fp: Jaan Rääts, November 2, 1951, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Waltz [Valss]
    1941
    piano
  • Count to five and start [Loe viieni ja alusta]
    piano
    Manuscript

Works for organ

  • Piece Without Title No. 3, Op. 116 [Pealkirjata pala nr. 3 op. 116]
    2001
    8'
    organ
    Fp: Aare-Paul Lattik (organ), April 8, 2001, Tallinn St. Nicholas' Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for other instrument

  • Etude for Recorder [Etüüd plokkflöödile]
    2004
    recorder
    Fp: Taavi-Mats Utt, September 11, 2004, Tallinn Town House, Estonian Recorder Festival
  • Piece for Recorder, Op. 103 [Pala plokkflöödile op. 103]
    Victoria Scherer gewidmet
    1997
    recorder
    Fp: Reet Sukk, April 7, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for choir, (soloist or soloists) and orchestra

  • Little Oratorio, Op. 48 [Väike oratoorium op. 48]
    1. Intrada
    2. Chorus
    3. Baritone aria
    4. Chorus
    5. Chorus
    6. Finale

    1968/1973
    22'
    male choir, soloists, organ, symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, percussion, strings
    Text: Enn Vetemaa
    Fp: Kaljo Räästas (baritone), Rolf Uusväli (organ), Estonian TV and Radio Symphony Orchestra, State Academic Male Choir, conductor Olev Oja, March 15, 1973, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Eesti Projekt (1973) (NB! Published only male choir part.)
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Magic Quadrat, Op. 113 [Maagiline ruut op. 113]
    cantata
    1999
    8'
    mixed choir, chamber orchestra: 1010, 0330, percussion, piano, strings
    Text: Latin maxim (Sator arepo tenet opera rotas), Latin names of herbs
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, September 17, 1999, Estonia Concert Hall, VoxEstFest Festival
    Manuscript
  • Declamatorium "Karl Marx", Op. 18 [Deklamatoorium "Karl Marx" op. 18]
    Contains declamatory part
    1964
    51'
    reciter, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2023, 4331, percussion, piano, strings
    Text: Enn Vetemaa
    Fp: Voldemar Panso (reciter), Estonian TV and Radio symphony orchestra and mixed choir, conductor Neeme Järvi, May 8, 1964, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for children's choir and orchestra

  • School Cantata, Op. 32 [Koolikantaat op. 32]
    1. Ways to School
    2. History Class
    3. Important Day
    4. Little Concert
    5. Finale

    1968
    12'
    children's choir, symphony orchestra: 2022, 4320, percussion, piano, strings
    Text: Enn Vetemaa
    Fp: Children's Choir of Tallinn Pioneers' Palace (former children's choir „Ellerhein”), Estonian Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra, Rein Rannap (piano), conductor Heino Kaljuste
    Publisher: Советский композитор (1971)
    Manuscript
  • Spring Oratorio, Op. 15 [Kevadoratoorium op. 15]
    1. Recitative, 2. Symphony, 3. Chorus, 4. Chorus, Interlude I, 6. Mass song, 7. Recitative, 8. Ensemble and chorus, 9. Mass song, 10. Aria, 11. Chorus, 12. Chorus, 13. Little concert, 14. Chorus, 15. Chorus, 16. Interlude II, 17. Fugue, 18. Recitative, 19. Finale
    1961
    children's choir, chamber orchestra: 2 pianos, kettledrum, strings

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Cattle lost [Kari kadunud]
    voice, piano

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • Electronic Marginals, Op. 65a [Elektroonilised marginaalid op. 65a]
    24 miniatures
    1980
    synthesizer
    CD "Jaan Rääts. Marginalia", Estonian Record Productions (2014); Kalle Randalu (synthesizer), Jaan Rääts, Sven Grünberg (electronics)

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • Radio 4, Op. 124 [Raadio 4 op. 124]
    2004
    3'
    piano
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Motion [Liikumine]
    Piano piece for children
    1982
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Rondo
    1980
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Count to five and start [Loe viieni ja alusta]
    piano
    Manuscript

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for the documentary "Tallinnfilm", Op. 75
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1985
  • Music for the feature film "Rowan gates" ["Pihlakaväravad"], Op. 66
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1980
    piano, harpsichord, electric organ, recorder, flute, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "Time for life, time for love" ["Aeg elada, aeg armastada"], Op. 58
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1976
    bass guitar, harpsichord, symphony orchestra: 1011, 1110, percussion, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "The dangerous games" ["Ohtlikud mängud"], Op. 52
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1974
    piano, symphony orchestra: 1011, 1100, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "Little requiem for the mouth organ" ["Väike reekviem suupillile"], Op. 45
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1972
  • Music for the feature film "Doldrums" ["Tuulevaikus"], Op. 37
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1970
    choir, piano, symphony orchestra: 2111, 1111, percussion, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "Gladiator" ["Gladiaator"], Op. 35
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1969
    piano, harpsichord, xylophone, symphony orchestra: 2212, 1221, percussion, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "Postmark from Vienna", Op. 30
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1967
    piano, 0020, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, 0110, strings
    Manuscript
  • Music for the feature film "The Girl in black" ["Tütarlaps mustas"], Op. 26
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1966
  • Music for the feature film "Supernova" ["Supernoova"], Op. 25
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1965
  • Music for the documentary "Stony lullaby" ["Kivine hällilaul"], Op. 23
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Valeria Anderson
    1964
  • Music for the feature film "Zero – three" ["Null – kolm"], Op. 22
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Igor Jeltsov
    1964
  • Music for short feature film "The pink hat" ["Roosa kübar"] , Op. 19
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Veljo Käsper
    1963
    Manuscript
  • Music for the documentary "Yesterday, today, tomorrow" ["Eile, täna, homme"], Op. 20
    Directed by Valeria Anderson
    1963

FOLKSY MUSIC

  • Dance tune [Tantsuviis]
    For folk orchestra
    folk orchestra: violin (2), clarinet, accordion, kannel (2), double bass
    Manuscript