Edgar Arro

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operettas

  • Lights at the Home Port [Tuled kodusadamas]
    operetta in three acts and six pictures (in cooperation with Leo Normet)
    Overture

    Act I
    Picture I:
    1. Vernal Tallinn Invites You Home
    2. March of Students
    3. Ensemble of Crammers
    4. Today, My Dear Ones, the World Is Smiling to Me
    5. Margit and Spring
    6. Gunnar Arrives Home
    7. When I Drove Around the World
    Picture II:
    8. At Home Shore
    9. I Miss the Movie
    10. I Sang to You
    11. Finale I

    Act II
    Picture III:
    11a. It's Raining
    12. Duet of Coffee
    13. One Little Leap
    14. Friendship of Men
    15. It Happens Only in Rio
    Picture IV:
    15a. At the Sea
    16. Song of JUhan
    17. Ladybug
    18. Song of Students- Couplet
    19. Gunnar's Song about the Sea
    Picture V:
    20. Alfred Doesn't Care
    21. Finale II

    Act  III
    Picture VI:
    21a. March of Students
    21b. Week Round-up of Anne and Mati
    22. Perloon-Nylon
    22. Mutual Credo of Alfred and Margit
    23. Finale Ultimo

    1958
    soloists, vocal ensemble, orchestra: 2121, alto saxophone in Es, 2210, 1+2, jazz percussion (large drum, small drum, sticks, brushes, cymbals), guitar, harp, celesta, piano, strings
    Libretto: Dagmar Normet, Kulno Süvalep
    Fp: October, 24, 1958, State Academic Theatre Estonia, directed by Kulno Süvalep, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 8, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Lea’s Song: Asta Vihandi (soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi; Duet of Anne and Mati: Sophie Sooäär (soprano), Endel Pärn, Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi; Gunnar’s Song: Ants Aasma (baritone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 9, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Juhan’s Song: Ott Raukas (bass), Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi; Lea’s Song: Paula Padrik (soprano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD “Unustamatu Paula Padrik, sopran: aariaid ooperitest, kammer- ja operetilaule”, Padrik (2002). Lea’s song: Paula Padrik (soprano), Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Igal sadamal oma tuli“, Eesti Piirivalve Orkester, Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Meeskoor (2000). Mati Palm (bass)
    CD “Meremehe süda”, Eesti Piirivalve Orkester (1999). Juhan’ song: Mati Palm (bass), Estonian Border Guard Orchestra (1999)
    CD „Vallutanud meeli operett“, Eesti Kaitseväe Orkester (1999). „Meeste sõprus on kindel“: Katrin Karisma, Väino Puura, Estonian Defence Forces Orchestra, conductor Peeter Saan
    Manuscript
  • Jüri from Rummu [Rummu Jüri]
    operetta in five acts and six pictures; in cooperation with Leo Normet
    Prelude (Overture)

    Act I

    Picture I:
    1. A Test of Strength
    2. Mocking Song
    3. Song about Pruntas Madis
    4. Jüri's Song
    5. Elts's Singsong
    6. Kurt's Swank
    7. Finale I

    Act II

    Picture II:
    8. The Bosses' Drinking Song
    8a. Cuckoo-Waltz
    9. Ballet-Intermedium
    10. Minna's Song
    10a. Minuet
    11. Adelheid's Sigh
    12. Finale II

    Act III

    Picture III:
    13. Elts's Song
    14. Duetino of Elts and Jüri
    15. Duet of Elts and Jüri
    16. Rein's Song
    17. Terzetto
    17a. The Coming of Jaak
    17b. Finaletto III

    Act IV

    Picture IV:
    18. Girls' Choir
    18a. Boys' Song
    19. Jüri's Song
    19a. Old Woman's Singsong
    20. Värdi-Tilde's Roller

    Picture V:
    21. Swing Song
    22. Come to the Bonfire
    23. Polka
    24. Needle Game
    25. Pull, Jüri
    26. Finale IV

    Act V

    Picture VI:
    27. The Church and the Pub
    27a. Scene with Choir
    27b. Church (Chorale of the Ending)
    27c. Kurt's and Kingly's Festive Wedding March
    27d. Mats's Preach
    28. Finale Ultimo

    1954
    soloists, choir, symphony orchestra
    Libretto: Huko Lumet, Alfred Mering
    Fp: October 17, 1954, State Academic Theatre Vanemuine, director Udo Väljaots, Endel Aimre in title role
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 8, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Elts’s Song: Ester Lepa (soprano); Boys’ Song: Heino Otto (tenor), Artur Linnamägi (bass); Rein’s Song: Alfred Mering; Tilde and Värdi’s duet: Sophie Sooäär, Valter Luts; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Opera arias & duets ; Operetta & musical”, Estonian Radio (2001). Jüri’s performance song and Jüri’s song: Georg Ots (baritone), Estonian Radio Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Kõnnin hilisel õhtul“, Vanemuine (1999). Jüri’s song: Endel Aimre (baritone), The Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jaan Hargel
    CD „Vallutanud meeli operett“, Eesti Kaitseväe Orkester (1999). Tilde-Värdi’s Waltz: Katrin Karisma, Tõnu Kilgas, Estonian Defence Forces Orchestra, conductor Peeter Saan
    CD “Unustamatu Georg Ots“, SE & JS Meedia (1995). Jüri’s song: Georg Ots (baritone)
    Manuscript
  • Daughter of Three Fathers [Kolme isa tütar]
    operetta in three acts, in cooperation with Leo Normet (similar material with operetta "Lights at the Home Port")
    Act I
    1. The Festive Table is Covered (Margareete, Stepan, Raudsepp)
    2. Veljo Comes Home (Veljo, Margareete, Stepan, Raudsepp, Peeter)
    2a. March of the Three Fathers (Stepan, Veljo, Peeter)
    3. Vernal Tallinn Invites You Home (Inga)
    4. Peeter Can't Stand Flowers (Endla, Peeter)
    5. The Coming of Inga and Orest 
    (Inga, Orest, Endla, Margareete, Stepan, Peeter, Raudsepp)
    6. Neptun Comes Himself 
    (Endla, Margareete, Stepan, Veljo, Peeter, Raudsepp, Orest)
    7. Orest Loves (Orest)
    8. I Sang for You (
    Veljo, Inga, Endla, Margareete, Orest, Peeter, Stepan, Raudsepp)
    Act II
    9. Rimma Introduces Herself (Rimma)
    10. Duet of Rimma and Veljo (Rimma, Veljo)
    11. One Little Passbye (Rimma, Orest)
    12. Fathers Go to the Sea! (Inga, Raudsepp, Veljo, Stepan)
    15. Ladybug (Inga)
    16. Orest Jubilates (Rimma, Orest)
    17. Veljo's Song About the Sea (Veljo)
    18. Friends Got Together (Endla, Peeter)
    19. Attention! Bafd Dog (Margareete, Stepan)
    20. Inga Leaves the Theatre (Final II) (
    (Stepan, Margareete, Raudsepp, Inga, Veljo, Endla, Peeter, Orest, choir)
    Act III
    21. Lawyer Can't Understand Things (Stepan, Peeter, Raudsepp, lawyer)
    21b. Peeter's Self Critics (Peeter)
    21c. Rimma's Songs Are Sang (Rimma, Veljo, Orav (text))
    22. End Good, All Good (Finale ultimo) 
    (Inga, Veljo, Endla, Margareete, Stepan, Peeter, Raudsepp, ad lib. accompaniments)
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Libretto: Dagmar Normet,Igor Vsevoloschky
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Estonian Waltz [Eesti valss]
    1944
    symphony orchestra
  • Symphonic Overture [Sümfooniline avamäng]
    1939
    symphony orchestra

Works for wind orchestra

  • Hay Making [Heinatöö]
    orchestrated by Rein Ploom
    1952
    wind orchestra
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    wind orchestra
  • Waltz of Conservation Holiday [Talguvalss]
    setting for wind orchestra by Jaan Kääramees
    wind orchestra

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • In National Idiom [Rahvatoonis]
    1967
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Three Meditations [Kolm meditatsiooni]
    1966
    violin, organ
    CD „Pastoraali“, Grundstén-Reimann (1997). 1st and 3rd Meditation: Tõnu Reimann (violin), Anne-Marie Grundstén (organ)
    Manuscript
  • Elegy [Eleegia]
    1954
    violin, piano
  • Largo (Vocalise) [Largo (Vokaliis)]
    1948
    3'
    cello, piano
    CD "Violoncello und Orgel. Werke estnischer Komponisten", Eres (2011). Andres Uibo (organ), Aare Tammesalu (cello)
    Publisher: Eres
  • Miniature [Miniatuur]
    1948
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Wordless Song [Sõnadeta laul]
    1946
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Dance [Eesti tants]
    1945
    violin, piano
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Capriccio [Kapriis]
    1943
    violin, piano
  • Melody [Meloodia]
    1943
    violin, piano
  • Melody [Meloodia]
    1943
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Miniature Waltz (Little Waltz) [Miniatuurne valss (Väike valss)]
    1943
    violin, piano
  • Melody [Meloodia]
    1938
    English horn, organ
  • Legend [Legend]
    1936
    violin, piano
  • Serenade [Serenaad]
    1929
    violin, piano
  • Andante religioso
    5'
    violin, organ
  • Story About Prunta Madis from the operetta „Rummu Jüri“ [Lugu Prunta Madisest operetist „Rummu Jüri“]
    piano in four hands  

Trios

  • Berceuse [Hällilaul]
    violin, cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    setting for 2 clarinets and piano by Juhan Kaljaspoolik
    2 clarinets, piano
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    setting for zither ensemble by Eik Toivi
    zither ensemble (soprano, alto, tenor)

Quartets

  • Lullaby [Hällilaul]
    1944
    string trio, piano
  • Tallinn Came into My Mind [Mulle meenub Tallinn]
    1944
    string trio, piano

String quartets

  • Contrasts [Kontrastid]
    1. Allegro
    2. Lento assai
    3. Allegretto
    4. Andante con moto
    5. Lendo ma non troppo
    6. Allegretto
    7. Grave

    1966
    11'
    string quartet
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra String Quartet; February 8, 1979, the House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, Tallinn,Music Festival of Soviet Estonia
    Publisher: Glossariums Music
    Distributor: EMIC Music Store GM ISMN 979-0-9013480-3-5
    Manuscript
  • Seven Pieces for String Quartet [Seitse pala keelpillikvartetile]
    1966
    string quartet

Quintets

  • Only You I Love, Jaan [Üksinda armastan Jaanike sind]
    1956
    piano quintet
  • Tallinn Came into My Mind [Mulle meenub Tallinn]
    1956
    piano quintet
  • Fall Asleep, My Dear [Uinu, kallis käharpeake]
    1953
    string quartet, piano
  • Lullaby [Hällilaul]
    1953
    string quartet, piano
  • People’s Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    1953
    string quartet, piano
  • Come to Dance [Tulge tantsima]
    1952
    instrumental quintet
  • Little Potpurri of Estonian Tunes [Väike popurrii eesti viisidest]
    1943
    string quintet

Wind quintets

  • Four Pieces for Wind Quintet [Neli pala puhkpillikvintetile]
    1. Andante sostenuto con humore
    2. Allegro assai
    3. Andante cantabile
    4. Allegretto

    1967–1968
    wind quintet
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Two Waltzes [Kaks valssi]
    1. Waltz No. 1. Moderato, cantabile
    2. Waltz No. 2. Tempo di valse. Espressivo

    1977
    6'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Instrumental Piece [Pillilugu]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1956
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Lullaby [Hällilaul]
    1956
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Simple Variations on the Estonian Theme [Lihtsad variatsioonid eesti teemale]
    Theme (Horn Piece) and 14 Variations
    1955
    5'
    piano
    CD „Estonian piano music“, Eres (1994). Peep Lassmann
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Distributor: Publication from 1956 is available in EMIC Music Store
    Manuscript
  • Victory Song [Võidulaul]
    music for acrobatic dance
    1946
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Moment [Hetk]
    1943
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    1935
    piano
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1935
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrott]
    1934
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1934
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrott]
    1933
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrott]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    1933
    piano
  • Tango
    1933
    piano
  • Tango
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1933
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1932
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrot]
    1931
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1931
    piano
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    1931
    piano
  • Slow Waltz [Aeglane valss]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1931
    piano
  • Tango
    1931
    piano
  • March [Marss]
    1930
    piano
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1930
    piano
  • Tango
    1930
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrott]
    1929
    piano
  • Foxtrot [Fokstrott]
    different piece from the work composed in the same year
    1929
    piano
  • Intermezzo "Jalopp" [Intermetso "Jalopp"]
    1929
    piano
  • Jõelähtme Foxtrot [Jõelähtme fokstrott]
    1929
    piano
  • Spring Waltz [Kevad valss]
    1929
    piano
  • Composition [Kompositsioon]
    1928
    piano
  • Hymn [Hümn]
    1928
    piano
  • March of Senior Students [Abiturientide marss]
    1928
    piano
  • Hometown Tallinn [Kodulinn Tallinn]
    setting for piano
    piano
  • Memories of the Journey [Matkamälestusi]
    setting for piano
    piano
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    setting for piano
    piano
  • Waltz No. 1 [Valss nr. 1]
    3'
    piano
  • Waltz No. 2 [Valss nr. 2]
    3'
    piano

Works for accordion

  • Farewell! (slow waltz) [Jää hüvasti! (aeglane valss)]
    setting for accordion by Arne Oit
    accordion
  • Good Night [Head ööd!]
    tango from the same named song
    Accordion

Works for organ

  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book VI (No. 45–56) [Eesti rahvaviisid VI vihik (nr. 45–56)]
    1. Allegretto
    2. Larghetto
    3. Presto
    4. Andante cantabile
    5. Allegro
    6. Allegretto
    7. Andante
    8. Lento
    9. Adagio
    10. Allegretto moderato
    11. Animato
    12. Allegro moderato

    1978
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book V (No. 35–45) [Eesti rahvaviisid V vihik (nr. 35–45)]
    1. Moderato
    2. Moderato mosso
    3. Sostenuto
    4. Andante con moto
    5. Larghetto
    6. Moderato sostenuto
    7. Con moto
    8.
    9. Sostenuto
    10. Allegretto

    1975
    organ
    CD „Varahoidja“, Tomson, Kriisa, Taniloo (2008). Hugo Lepnurm (organ)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book IV (No. 27-34) [Eesti rahvaviisid IV vihik (nr. 27-34)]
    1. Moderato
    2. Andante
    3. Sostenuto
    4. Andantino
    5. Lento
    6. Animato
    7. Andante cantabile
    8. Allegretto

    1973
    11'
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Distributor: Publication from 1980 is available in EMIC Music Store
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book III (No. 20–26) [Eesti rahvaviisid III vihik (nr. 20–26)]
    1. Commodo
    2. Larghetto
    3. Adagietto
    4. Allegro moderato
    5. Andantino mosso
    6. Prestissimo
    7. Andante

    1970
    11'
    organ
    CD „Eesti orelid XXI sajandil. 1, Organ of Rõuge St. Maria church“, EELK Rõuge Maarja kogudus (2005). Jaanus Torrim
    CD „Organ music from Estonia“, Forte (1993). Hugo Lepnurm
    CD „A rainbow for the peace. II. The sound of its septenary colors played by organists of the world. International organ festival in Japan: live 1992“, Cecilian Association (1992). Andres Uibo
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book II (No. 11–19) [Eesti rahvaviisid II vihik (nr. 11–19)]
    1. Animato
    2. Comodo
    3. Andante
    4. Moderato
    5. Moderato
    6. Allegretto
    7. Andantino
    8. Moderato
    9. Moderato

    1969
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Estonian Folk Tunes, Book I (No. 1–10) [Eesti rahvaviisid I vihik (nr. 1–10)]
    1. Moderato
    2. Andante con moto
    3. Comodo
    4. Andantino
    5. Grave
    6. Adagio
    7. Maestoso
    8. Larghetto
    9. Allegro moderato
    10. Allegro
    11. Sostenuto

    1968
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Four Miniatures [Neli miniatuuri]
    1. Andantino
    2. Prestissimo
    3. Moderato
    4. Allegro

    1967
    organ
    CD „Organ landscape: Estonia“, MDG (2007). Martin Rost
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Basso ostinato [Basso ostinato]
    1964
    organ
    Manuscript
  • In memoriam [In memoriam]
    1964
    organ
    Manuscript
  • Toccata
    1964
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Five Contrasts [Viis kontrasti]
    1. Largo
    2. Allegro assai
    3. Lento
    4. Presto
    5. Allegro

    1963
    6'
    organ
    CD „Estnische Orgellandschaft. 3. Orgel von August Terkmann. Eesti väärtorelid“, Eres (2000). Andres Uibo
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Thought [Mõtisklus]
    1963
    organ
    CD „Varahoidja“, Tomson, Kriisa, Taniloo (2008). Hugo Lepnurm
    Manuscript
  • Maestoso
    1943
    organ
    CD „Organ of Pärnu Eliisabet Church“, Pärnu Eliisabeti kirik (2004). Jaanus Torrim
    Publisher: Bärenreiter
    Manuscript
  • From Depths of Woe I Rase to Thee [Su poole, Issand, südamest]
    choral prelude
    1938
    organ
  • May God Bestow On Us His Grace [Oh Jumal, tule armuga]
    choral prelude
    1938
    organ
  • Organ Sonata in C major [Orelisonaat C-duur]
    1938
    15'
    organ
    CD „Estnische Orgellandschaft. 2. Orgeln der Gebrüder Kriisa. Eesti väärtorelid“, Eres (1999). Aare-Paul Lattik
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript
  • Seven Choral Preludes [Seitse koraaliprelüüdi]
    1938
    organ
  • Choral Prelude „Oh Jesus, Your Pain“ [Koraalieelmäng „Oh Jeesus, Sinu valu“]
    1937
    4'
    organ
    CD „Organ of Pärnu Eliisabet Church“, Pärnu Eliisabeti kirik (2004). Jaanus Torrim
    CD „Estnische Orgellandschaft. 2. Orgeln der Gebrüder Kriisa. Eesti väärtorelid“, Eres (1999). Aare-Paul Lattik
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended [Mis oled sina, armas Jeesus, teinud]
    choral prelude
    1936
    organ
  • All Dear Soul Blessing [Kõik kallis hingeõnnistus]
    choral prelude
    1935
    organ
  • From My Heart and Mind [Ma südamest ning meelest]
    1935
    organ
  • lord, Help Me to Win [Issand, aita võita]
    choral prelude
    1935
    organ

Works for other instrument

  • Good Night [Head ööd!]
    tango from the same named song
    Accordion

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for choir, (soloist or soloists) and orchestra

  • Peace Song [Rahulaul]
    orchestrated by Aleksei Stepanov
    1950
    choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Jevgeni Dolmatovski
    Manuscript
  • To Victory [Võiduni]
    cantata
    1943
    baritone, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Johannes Barbarus
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • To the Vietnamese [Vietnamlasele]
    ballade
    1965
    mixed choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Loit Tiitsar
    Manuscript
  • In the Lap of the Woods [Metsade rüpes]
    song-play
    1. Builders' Song
    2. Soopere Old Man's Sauna Piece
    3. Postman's Song
    4. We Are Those Strong Heros
    5. Song About a Squirrel
    6. Congratulation
    7. It's Beautiful to Live Here
    8. Vocalise
    9. Bricklayers' Polka
    10. Teddy Boy's Song

    1960-1961
    mixed choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript

Works for choir, (soloist or soloists) and instrument(s)

  • Fighting Homeland [Võitlev kodumaa]
    cantata
    based on the music of the play with the same title
    1944
    soprano, baritone, male choir, mixed choir, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • On Past Battlefields [Tunastel lahinguradadel]
    1966
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Loit Tiitsar
    Manuscript
  • Evening Has Come (Let's Go to Swing) [Ju see päev saand õhtusse (Lähme kiigele)]
    1952
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: folklore
  • People’s Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    1952
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Kalju Kangur
  • Work and Fight [Töö ja võitlus]
    1944
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
  • For Mother [Emale]
    school's mixed choir, piano
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Peace Song [Rahulaul]
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Jevgeni Dolmatovski, translated into Estonian by Aino Otto
    Manuscript
  • To the Vietnamese
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Loit Tiitsar
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Memories of the Journey [Matkamälestusi]
    female choir, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    CD „Harri Vasar“, Murutar, Vasar (2006). First quartet of the Estonian National Male Choir in 1950–1955 (Harri Vasar, Georg Veting, Evald Jaansoo, Verner Gerretz)
    Manuscript

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Image [Kujutelm]
    1969
    4'
    male choir, organ
    Text: Rudolf Rimmel
    Manuscript
  • What a Miracle [Oi imet]
    1954
    male choir, piano
    Text: folklore
  • Lullaby [Hällilaul]
    based on Georgian modern folk melody
    1953
    male choir, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Hymn for Peace [Hümn rahule]
    1950
    male choir, piano
    Text: Evgeni Dolmatovski
    Manuscript
  • Come to Dance [Tulge tantsima]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    male choir, piano
    Text: folklore, Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Hay Making [Heinatöö]
    male choir, piano
    Text: Ilmar Sikemäe
    Manuscript

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • In Beach Waters [Rannavetes]
    1948
    children's choir (2-part), piano
    Text: Ralf Parve

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and instrument(s)

  • Let’s Go to Swing [Lähme kiigele]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1952
    mixed choir, female choir, male choir, piano or accordion
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Hay Making [Heinal]
    voice, light music orchestra: clarinet, tenor saxophone, 1st, 2nd and 3rd trumpet; 1st and 2nd trombone; piano; 1st and 2nd violin; bass
    Text: Lilli Promet
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 8, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Ia Uudelepp (soprano), Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Rostislav Merkulov
    Manuscript
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    setting by Eik Toivi
    soprano, tenor, folk band
    Text: Lilli Promet

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Entrust Your Way [Kui südant piinab valu]
    chorale, commisioned by Consitory
    1947
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Aksel Kallas
  • Halleluiah, Jesus Lives [Halleluuja, Jeesus elab]
    chorale, commisioned by Consitory
    1947
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Jaan Bergmann
  • I Am Tired and Want to Breathe [Väsind olen, hingata]
    chorale, commisioned by Consitory
    1947
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Luise Hensel, translated Ferdinand Freidrich Meyer
  • Sanctuary [Siin rahupaik]
    chorale, commisioned by Consitory
    1947
    voice, accompaniment
  • You Are Wandering, Man [Sa rändad, inimene]
    chorale, commisioned by Consitory
    1947
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Valdeko Saksen

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Three Songs in Three Quarters Time [Kolm laulu kolmveerandtaktis]
    1. Folk Dance (Udo Otsus)
    2. Again (Leili Andre)
    3. So Good (Ellen Niit)

    1970
    voice, piano
    Text: Udo Otsus, Leili Andre, Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • On That Picture [Sellel pildil]
    1966
    voice, piano
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Handyman of Kolkhoz [Kolhoosi meistrimees]
    1963
    voice, piano
    Text: Ülo Järmut
    Manuscript
  • Good Old Waltz Tune [Vana, hea valsiviis]
    from the feature film „Encounter“
    1961
    voice, piano
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    CD „Laule operettidest ja filmidest“ [Songs from Operettas and Films8, Easy Living Music (2004). Georg Ots (baritone)
    CD „Kui kaunilt see kõlab...“ [How beautifully it sounds], Helisalv (2000). Mirjam and Mikk Dede, Miina Jõgisalu (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Old Volleyball Player [Vana võrkpallur]
    1961
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaalu Kirme
    Manuscript
  • Over the Bay Water [Üle lahevee]
    1961
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • When the Melody Sounds in the Dawn [Kui aos heliseb viis]
    from the feature film „Encounter“
    1961
    voice, piano
    Text: Boris Brjanski (in Russian), translation into Estonian by Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Fort of the Happiness (Song of a Bricklayer) [Õnne kants (Laul müürsepast)]
    1959
    3 voices, piano
    Text: Felix Kotta
    Manuscript
  • Every Lighthouse Has a Light [Igal majakal on oma tuli]
    from the operetta „Lights at the Home Port“
    1958
    5'
    male voice, piano
    Text: Kulno Süvalep
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 9, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Juhan’s Song: Ott Raukas (bass), Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Vallo Järvi
    CD „Igal sadamal oma tuli“ [Every Beacon Has a Light], Eesti Piirivalve Orkester, Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Meeskoor (2000). Mati Palm (bass)
    CD „Maritime melodies“, Forte (1995). Ott Raukas (bass)
    Manuscript
  • Farewell, Home Shore [Hüvasti, kodurand]
    1957
    voice, piano
    Text: Aino Otto
  • At First Glance [Esimesest pilgust]
    1956
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Songs About Love [Laule armastusest]
    1. Walking in Arms of Dawn (Eva Einasto)
    2. Mother Is Waiting (Jossif Nasalevich) 
    3. With Four Eyes (Veste Paas)
    4. At First Sight (Otto Roots)
    5. Maiden with Red Lips (Jaan Tänavots)

    1955
    voice, piano
    Text: Eva Einasto, Jossif Nasalevich, Veste Paas, Otto Roots, Jaan Tänavots
    Distributor: Publication from 1957 is available in EMIC Music Store
    Manuscript
  • Walking in Arms of Dawn [Kõnnin koidu säravas süles]
    1955
    voice, piano
    Text: Eva Einasto
    Manuscript
  • Dora, Daughter of the Home Croft [Tiiu, talutütrekene]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
  • John Is Going On St. John's Fire [Jaan läeb jaanitulele]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
  • Let's File Off, Boys [Poisid ritta]
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: Ernst Enno
  • On Your Way, Dear Storks [Teele, teele, kurekesed]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: Friedrich Kuhlbars
  • Pussycat on a Tree Stump [Meie kiisul kriimud silmad]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: Walter Anderson
  • Sing, Boys! [Laulge, poisid!]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1954
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
  • Cuckoo [Käoke]
    based on Czech folk tune
    1953
    voice, paino
    Text: Czech folklore
  • In Spring [Kevadel]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1953
    voice, piano
    Text: Jakob Hermann, Paul Tekkel
  • Swallow [Pääsuke]
    based on Ukrainian folk tune
    1953
    voice, piano
    Text: Ukrainian folklore
  • Fall Asleep, My Dear Curly [Uinu, kallis käharpeake]
    1952
    3'
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • Fishermen [Kalurid]
    1952
    voice, piano
    Text: Johannes Selg
    Manuscript
  • Our Youth [Meie noored]
    1952
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • People's Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    1952
    tenor, baritone, piano
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Students' Song [Üliõpilaste laul]
    1952
    voice, piano
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Memories of the Journey [Matkamälestusi]
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • On Pärnu Bay [Pärnu lahel]
    1951
    4'
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Ilmi Kolla
    Manuscript
  • Song to the Little Hero [Laul väikesele sangarile]
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Ülo Järmut
    Manuscript
  • Students [Instituutlased]
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Bonfire Fest [Lõkkepidu]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
    Manuscript
  • Children of the Peace [Rahu lapsed]
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Alfred Hanschmidt
    Manuscript
  • Cuckoo-cuckoo! [Kukku-kukku!]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
  • Game Song [Mängulaul]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
  • Dance of Kolkhoz [Kolhoositants]
    1949
    voice, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Our Helle Got a Medal [Medali sai meie Helle]
    1949
    voice, piano
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    1949
    voice, piano
    Text: Lilli Promet
    Manuscript
  • Weaver’s Waltz [Kangruvalss]
    1949
    voice, piano
    Text: Lilli Promet
    Manuscript
  • Call to Work [Kutse tööle]
    1948
    voice, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Hay Making [Heinal]
    1948
    soprano or tenor, piano
    Text: Lilli Promet
    Manuscript
  • Largo (Vocalise) [Largo (Vokaliis)]
    1948
    voice, paino
    Text: vocalise
  • Let's Go, Boys, to the Fields [Lähme, poisid, väljadele]
    1948
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • What Are You Singing Without Words [Mis sina sõnuta laulad]
    1948
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    CD „Ei saa mitte vaiki olla: Eesti rahvalaul eesti heliloojate seades“ (Estonian folksongs arranged by Estonian composers), J. Pärg (2006). Jüri Pärg (baritone)
    Manuscript
  • Free People [Vaba rahvas]
    1947
    voice, piano
    Text: Mart Raud
  • Fro the Feast of the Dead (Sea, Lend Me a Tear) [Surnute pühaks (Meri laena mulle pisar)]
    1947
    low voice, piano
    Text: verse for grieving
  • Hand in Hand [Käsikäes]
    1947
    voice, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • Lullaby (Titmouse's Dozing Off) [Unelaul (Tihase tukkumine)]
    1947
    voice, piano
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
  • On October Path [Oktoobriteel]
    1947
    baritone, piano
    Text: Valter Kannik
    Manuscript
  • Skiers' Song [Suusatajate laul]
    mass song
    1947
    voice, piano
    Text: Aino Otto
    Manuscript
  • Song of Conservation Holiday (Making Hay) [Talgulaul (Heinatöö)]
    1947
    voice, piano
    Text: Ilmar Sikemäe
  • End, the Field (Freeholder's Song) [Lõpe, lõpe, põllukene (Vabadiku laul)]
    1945
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
  • For Mother [Emale]
    1945
    soprano or tenor, piano
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • Farmer's Song (Soviet Estonia Song) [Põldurite laul (Nõukogude Eesti laul)]
    1944
    voice, piano
  • Hometown Tallinn [Kodulinn Tallinn]
    1944
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Distributor: Publication from 1964 is available in EMIC Msuic Shop
    Manuscript
  • Oh, Oh, Beauiful Life [Oi, oi, elu ilusat]
    1944
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Through the Night [Läbi öö]
    1944
    voice, piano
    Text: Mart Raud
  • I Lost My Home When I Was Child [Ma lapsena jäin koduta]
    1943
    voice, piano
    Text: Arnold Sepp
  • Mother’s Song [Ema laul]
    1943
    soprano, piano
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • Partisans [Partisanid]
    1943
    voice, piano
    Text: Mart Raud
  • River Emajõgi [Emajõgi]
    1943
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • The Sun Is Shining [Päike paistab]
    1943
    soprano, baritone, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • Be Well, Home Shore [Ela hästi, kodurand]
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Aino Otto
    Manuscript
  • Dance Song (Playful Springy Soft Wind) [Tantsulaul (Kui vallatlemas kevadine mahe tuul)]
    from the comedy "Maidens on the Wheel"
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Good Night [Hääd ööd]
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • Hey Making [Heinatöö]
    male ensemble, piano
    Text: Ilmar Sikemäe
    Manuscript
  • John, Where Are You [Jaanike, ae]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Distributor: Publication from 1956 is available in EMIC Music Shop
  • March of the Red Army of The Soviet Union [Punaarmeelaste marss]
    voice, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
  • Song of the Wood Workers’ Brigade [Metsatöö-brigaadi laul]
    voice, piano
    Text: Harri Kõrvits
  • The Sea [Meri]
    voice, piano
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • The Wind Sang the Titmouse to Sleep [Tihase tukkuma laulis tuul]
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Under Pragues Chestnuts [Praha kastanite all]
    voice, piano
    Text: Konstantin Simonov
    Manuscript
  • Victory March [Võidumarss]
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript

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

  • I Was Left Alone Calling [Üksi jäin mina hüüdemaie]
    1964
    voice, string quartet
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • My Great Sorrow [Mu lein on suur]
    1935
    mezzo-soprano or baritone, organ
    Text: Peeter Sink
  • Dance Song (Playful Springy Soft Wind) [Tantsulaul (Kui vallatlemas kevadine mahe tuul)]
    arrangement for vocal- and instrumental ensemble made by Emil Laansoo
    voice, flute, clarinet, accordion, vibraphone, bass
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript
  • Playful Springy Soft Wind [Kui vallatlemas kevadine mahe tuul]
    from the comedy "Maidens on the Wheel"
    voice, accordion, guitar, bass
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript
  • Playful Springy Soft Wind [Kui vallatlemas kevadine mahe tuul]
    arrangement for voice and instrumental ensemble made by P. Jürgenson
    voice, clarinet, accordion, guitar, piano
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) with chord symbols or unspecified accompaniment

  • Big Spruce Died [Ära suri suuri kuuski]
    voice, chord accompaniment
    Text: folklore
    CD „Mängime kannelt“, Forte (2000). Urve Tauts (mezzo-soprano), Els Roode (kannel)
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    2 voices, chord accompaniment
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Walking in Arms of Dawn [Kõnnin koidu säravas süles]
    voice, chord accompaniment
    Text: Eva Einasto
    Manuscript
  • Youth Song [Noorte laul]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript

Works for choir a cappella

  • Vocalise [Vokaliis]
    1976

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Forget-me-not [Meelespea]
    1966
    mixed choir
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • My Home [Mu kodu]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: Aleksander Suuman
    Manuscript
  • Now I Know [Nüüd ma tean]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Manuscript
  • Over the Yellow Sand [Üle kollase liiva]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: Arvi Siig
    Manuscript
  • Pictures of the Lake Pühajärv [Pühajärve pildid]
    cycle of miniatures
    1. Andante
    2. Andantino
    3. Allegro moderato
    4. Andantino
    5. Lento

    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: Aleksander Suuman
    Manuscript
  • Scanty [Napp]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
  • Songs Gliding into One [Ühte laulud laugenevad]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Big Spruce Died [Ära suri suuri kuuski]
    1964
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • The Song about You Is Still Living [Elab laul sinust]
    1964
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Aino Otto
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    1959
    children's choir or mixed coir
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Snow Flower [Lumelill]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1957
    mixed choir
    Text: August Alle
    Manuscript
  • I Won’t Tell No One [Ei mina ütle ühelegi]
    1955
    mixed choir
    Text: Anna Haava
    Manuscript
  • Let’s Go on the Swing [Lähme kiigele]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1952
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
  • People’s Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    1952
    baritone, mixed choir or male choir  
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Peace Song [Rahulaul]
    1950
    male choir or female choir or mixed choir
    Text: Jevgeni Dolmatovski, translated into Estonian by Aino Otto
  • Song of the Wood Workers’ Brigade [Metsatöö-brigaadi laul]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1950
    mixed choir
    Text: Harri Kõrvits
    Manuscript
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    1949
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Lilli Promet
  • Hay Making [Heinal]
    1948
    mixed choir
    Text: Lilli Promet
  • Leaflet I [Lendleht I]
    1948
    mixed choir
    Text: Mart Raud
  • Song to Homeland [Laul kodumaale]
    1948
    mixed choir
    Text: Kulno Süvalepp
    Manuscript
  • Five Chorales [Viis koraali]
    1. I Am Tired (New Songbook 107, 1)
    2. You Are Wandering, Man (Spiritual Songs 284, 1)
    3. Sanctuary (Spiritual Songs 291, 1)
    4. Hallelujah, Jesus Lives (Spiritual Songs II 50, 1)
    5. When the Heart Is Tortured by Pain (Spiritual Songs II 4, 1)

    1947
    mixed choir
    Text: New Songbook, Spiritual Songs I and II
    Manuscript
  • Opening Song [Avalaul]
    1946
    mixed choir
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • People’s Heart [Rahva süda]
    1946
    mixed choir
    Text: Debora Vaarandi
    Manuscript
  • Harvest Song [Vihule]
    1945
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Song to Soviet Estonia [Laul Nõukogude Eestile]
    1945
    mixed choir
    Text: Jaan Kärner
    Manuscript
  • Spinning [Ketramas]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1945
    female choir
    Text: Jakob Tamm
    Manuscript
  • Do You Hear the Fight [Kas kuulete võitlust]
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Johannes Semper
  • Green Velvet Has Covered the Ground Again [Maad jälle katnud rohelusesamet]
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Hugo Angervaks
    Manuscript
  • On My Beloved Country Lane [Meil aiaäärne tänavas]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Lydia Koidula
    Distributor: EMIC EDA 001
    Manuscript
  • Stormy Have Been Your Days, Estonia [On olnud, Eesti, tormised su teed]
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Mart Raud
  • The Sea [Meri]
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
  • Youth Song [Noorte laul]
    1944
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
  • Only with Arm [Ainult relvaga]
    1943
    mixed choir
    Text: Jaan Kärner
  • Thought of Home [Mõte kodust]
    1943
    mixed choir
    Text: Jaan Kärner
    Manuscript
  • When I Was Still Young [Kui mina alles noor veel olin]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1943
    baritone, mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • A Thousand Thanks, Lord [Tuhat tänu, Issand, Sulle toome]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Jüri Peterson
  • At Cemetery [Kalmistul]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Valdeko Saksen
  • Come Again, the Christmas Miracle [Jõua jälle jõuluime]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Hugo Vühner
    CD „Jõua jälle jõuluime“ (Christmas songs), Lambertus (2007). Hageri congregation’s chamber choir Lambertus, conductor Sigrid Põld
  • I Call You Jesus [Su poole Jeesus]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Georg Kiviste
    Manuscript
  • In the Quiet Hour We Are Bowing Down [Vaiksel tunnil kummardame]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Georg Kiviste
  • My God! [Mu Jumal!]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Valdeko Saksen
  • On the Holy Evening [Pühal õhtul]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Aleksander Abel
  • On Your Dying Day, Jesus [Su surmapäeval, Jeesus]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Georg Kiviste
  • Teach Me [Õpeta mulle]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: the Song 86:11
  • We Love this Country [Me armastame seda maad]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Peeter Grünfeldt
  • When Walking Alone [Kui käies üksi]
    sacred choral song
    1940
    mixed choir
    Text: Aleksander Abel
  • Still Raise You Sword [Veel tõsta mõõka]
    1939
    mixed choir
  • To Estonia [Eestimaale]
    1939
    mixed choir
  • Dear God, Look Today (To Fallen) [Armas Jumal, vaata täna (Langenuile)]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Johannes Lille
  • Great Father, Hear Our Prayer [Suur Isa, meie palvet kuule]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
  • Great Lord, in the Eyes of You [Suur Issand, Sinu palge ette]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
    Text: Valdeko Saksen
  • Lord, Guard Fatherland [Issand, valva isamaad]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
    Text: Anton Suurkask
  • My Great Sorrow [Mu lein on suur]
    1937
    mixed choir
    Text: Peeter Sink
  • Ring the Bells of Christmas [Helisege, jõulukellad]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
  • Stay with Us, Lord [Jää meile, Issand]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
    Text: Valdeko Saksen
    Publisher: Muusika
  • To the Stars [Tähtede poole]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
    Text: Anton Suurkask
  • When the Storms of Life Loudly [Kui elutormid valjult]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir
  • Estonia Is Really Beautiful [Tõesti, ilus on Eesti]
    1936
    mixed choir
  • Flourish, Land and Roar, Sea [Õitse maa ja müha meri]
    1936
    male choir or mixed choir (1939)
    Text: Kalle Eller
  • Oh, I Am a Little Lad [Oh mina väike mehekene]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1935
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Walk, Let’s Walk [Lähme, lähme, käime, käime]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    mixed choir
    Text: Muia Veetamm after folklore
    Manuscript
  • Praise for the Jubilee [Juubeli kiituseks]
    sacred choral song
    mixed choir
    Text: H. Pender
  • The Pain of the Heart [Kui süda valu tunneb]
    sacred choral song
    mixed choir

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Songs About Boys [Laulud poistest]
    cycle
    1. Oh You, Boys
    2. Oh You Crazy Proud Man
    3. I Will Start to Cry
    4. Behold, Men
    5. Dirty Mouth, Muddy Legs
    6. What Are You Looking at Our Place, Scrounger
    7. Sing the Short Songs
    8. When This Boy Will Die

    1972
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Seven Syllable Songs [Seitse silplaulu]
    cycle for female choir
    1. Moderately
    2. Sostenuto
    3. Moderately moving
    4. Easily (not quickly)
    5. Marchingly
    6. Moderately
    7. Polka

    1967
    8'
    female choir
    Text: different syllabes
    Manuscript
  • Evening Song [Õhtulaul]
    1965
    female choir
    Text: Tõnis Lehtmets
    Manuscript
  • Mouth Is Singing, Heart Is Worrying [Suu laulab, süda muretseb]
    1964
    soloist (alto), female choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Blossoms in the Fur Coat [Õied kasukas]
    1962
    female choir
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Hay Making Song [Heinalaul]
    1962
    female choir
    Text: Jaak Põldmäe
    Manuscript
  • Invitation to the Kolkhoz [Kutse kolhoosi]
    1962
    female choir
    Text: Ülo Järmut
    Manuscript
  • Bent Hay [Kastehein]
    1961
    female choir
    Text: Milvi Seping
    Manuscript
  • Early Lilac Bud [Varajane sirelipung]
    1957
    female choir
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Open Zoo [Loomaaed lahti]
    1957
    female choir
    Text: Helmut Ant
    Manuscript
  • Sister [Õde]
    1957
    female choir
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
  • Doves [Tuvid]
    1953
    1'
    female choir
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • Decorating Our Kolkhoz [Et saaks kaunis me kolhoosi]
    1951
    female choir
    Text: Ardi Liives
    Manuscript
  • Peace Song [Rahulaul]
    1950
    male choir or female choir or mixed choir
    Text: Jevgeni Dolmatovski, translated into Estonian by Aino Otto
  • Let’s Go Burbot Fishing [Lähme lutsu püüdemaie]
    1947
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • On the Free Sea [Vabal merel]
    1947
    female choir
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • New Home [Uus kodu]
    1946
    female choir
    Text: Paul Rummo
  • Spinning [Ketramas]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1945
    female choir
    Text: Jakob Tamm
    Manuscript
  • Milking Song [Sõõru, sõõru, lehmakene]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1943
    female choir
    Text: folklore
  • Come to Dance [Tulge tantsima]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    female choir
    Text: Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Harvest Song [Lõikuslaul]
    2'
    female choir
  • Little Sister [Väike õde]
    female choir
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • People's Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    female choir
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Evening Song [Õdango laul]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Henrik Visnapuu
    Manuscript
  • Homeland [Kodumaa]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Marriage [Naisevõtt]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Old Man’s Bagpipe Tune [Vanataadi torupillilugu]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
    Manuscript
  • Song [Laul]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Take Me Under the Cover of Leaves [Võta mind lehtede varju]
    1971
    2'
    male choir
    Text: Viivi Luik
    Manuscript
  • The Goblin [Kratt]
    1971
    male choir
    Text: Ain Kaalep
    Manuscript
  • Simple Song [Lihtne lauluke]
    1965
    male choir
  • Fading Letter [Kustuv kiri]
    Wish
    1964
    male choir
    Text: Oskar Kruus
    Manuscript
  • Moon [Kuu]
    1964
    male choir
    Text: Mart Raud
    Manuscript
  • Bird Went to Sleep [Lind läks magama]
    1955
    2'
    male choir
    Text: Anna Haava
    Manuscript
  • What a Wander [Oi imet]
    based on Estonian folk melody
    1954
    male choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • The Volga-Don [Volga Donil]
    1953
    male choir
    Text: Otto Roots
  • People’s Friendship [Rahvaste sõprus]
    1952
    baritone, mixed choir or male choir  
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Manuscript
  • Come to Dance [Tulge tantsima]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1950
    male choir
    Text: Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Greeting [Tervitus]
    1950
    male choir
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Peace Song [Rahulaul]
    1950
    male choir or female choir or mixed choir
    Text: Jevgeni Dolmatovski, translated into Estonian by Aino Otto
  • Swing Song [Kiigelaul]
    1949
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Lilli Promet
  • Song About Lenin [Laul Leninist]
    1948
    male choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
  • October [Oktoobri tähistel]
    1947
    male choir
    Text: Erni Hiir
    Manuscript
  • Today [Tänapäev]
    1947
    male choir
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • Happiness [Õnn]
    1946
    1'
    male choir
    Text: Ellen Hiob
    CD „...südames sügaval. Juhatab Uno Järvela“, Eesti Kooriühing (2016); State Academic Male Choir, conductor Uno Järvela
    Manuscript
  • Eager Young People [Tarmukad noored]
    1945
    male choir
    Text: Laine Villenthal
  • Evening Song [Õhtulaul]
    1945
    male choir
    Text: Ilmar Sikemäe
    Manuscript
  • Harvest Song [Vihule]
    1945
    mixed choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Our Master [Meie ärra]
    1945
    male choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • About Our Land [Oma maast]
    1943
    male choir
    Text: Minni Raudsepp
    Manuscript
  • Men [Mehed]
    1943
    male choir
    Text: Gustav Suits
  • Our Strength [Meie jõud]
    1943
    male choir
    Text: Jaan Kärner
    Manuscript
  • To Victroy [Võiduni]
    1943
    male choir
    Text: Mart Raud
  • Teach Me [Õpeta mulle]
    sacred choral song
    1939
    male choir
    Text: the Song 86:11
    Manuscript
  • Dear God, Look Today (To Fallen) [Armas Jumal, vaata täna (Langenuile)]
    sacred choral song
    1937
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Johannes Lille
  • For Free Estonia [Vabale Eestile]
    1937
    male choir
  • Flourish, Land and Roar, Sea [Õitse maa ja müha meri]
    1936
    male choir or mixed choir (1939)
    Text: Kalle Eller
  • I Congratulate You [Sind ma õnnitlen]
    1936
    male choir
  • Partisans [Partisanid]
    baritone, male choir
    Text: Mart Raud
  • Youth Song [Noorte laul]
    male choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • In That Picture [Sellel pildil]
    1966
    children’s choir
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
  • Rowdy Singing Boys [Riiukuked, laulupoisid]
    1966
    children’s choir
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Picture [Pildike]
    1962
    children’s choir
    Text: Alexandr Prokofjev, translated into Estonian by Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • For Mother [Emale]
    1959
    children's choir or mixed coir
    Text: Maimu Linnamägi
    Manuscript
  • Wintersport [Talisport]
    1950
    children’s choir
    Text: Endel Alev
    Manuscript
  • Elder Brother [Vanem vend]
    1948
    children’s choir
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Example of the Mother [Ema eeskujul]
    1948
    children’s choir
    Text: Agnes Taar
  • Flag Song of Pioneers [Pioneeride lipulaul]
    1948
    children's choir  
    Text: Ralf Parve
  • On the Sport Field [Spordiväljakul]
    children’s choir
    Text: Adolf Rammo
  • Sunday Morning [Pühapäeva hommik]
    children’s choir
    Text: A. Rang

Works for girls’ choir a cappella

  • Our Mai [Meie Mai]
    1948
    gilrs' choir
    Text: Muia Veetamm

Works for joint choint choir or multiple choirs a cappella

  • Hints [Mõistu]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1953
    mixed choir, female choir, male choir
    Text: Debora Vaarandi
    Manuscript

Works for vocal ensemble

  • Old Men [Taadid]
    1967
    female vocal ensemble, piano
    Text: Tõnis Lehtmets

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Tiit, Our Camp’s Braggart [Meie laagri kiiduse Tiit]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1957
    voice
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
  • Autumn [Sügis]
    1956
    voice
    Text: Mart Raud
  • First Snowflakes [Esimesed lumehelbed]
    1956
    voice
    Text: Julius Oro
  • How They Are Making a Sound [Kuidas nad häälitsevad]
    1956
    voice
    Text: Harry Kõrvits
  • Little Red Ridinghood’s Song [Punamütsikese laul]
    1956
    voice, piano
    Text: H. Andresson
  • Mother's Birthday [Emakese sünnipäev]
    1956
    voice
  • Soviet Army [Nõukogude armee]
    in cooperation with Harry Kõrvits
    1956
    voice
  • At Lunch [Lõunal]
    song by Meeta Terri, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
  • I'm Building a House [Ehitan maja]
    song by Meeta Terri, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
  • Kindergarten Song [Lasteaia laul]
    song by Meeta Terri, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla, M. Kivimäe
  • New Year's Eve [Nääriõhtu]
    song by Meeta Terri, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
  • Tractor Operater´s [Traktoristid]
    children's roundplay
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Washing Day [Pesupäev]
    song by J. Lohk, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    voice, piano
    Text: Juta Kaidla
  • Worker's Day [Maipühad]
    song by Meeta Terri, piano part by Edgar Arro
    1951
    hääl, klaver
    Text: Juta Kaidla
  • Working Hard in Collective Farm [Töökas kolhoos]
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Young Hikers [Noored matkajad]
    1950
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Youth Brigade [Noortebrigaad]
    1950
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • The Train [Rong]
    1948
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Muia Veetamm
  • Bonfire Evening [Lõkkeõhtu]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    voice, piano
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
  • Boys in Row [Poisid, ritta!]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ernst Enno
  • Dance of the Hostess [Perenaise tants]
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
  • Guess, Guess What, Dear Sisters [Mõistke, mõistke, õed hellad]
    voice
    Text: folklore
  • Laughing Song [Naerulaul]
    2'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Erika Esop
    CD „Mina ei taha veel magama jääda“, Hitivabrik (2003). Estonian Radio toddler's ensemble and children's ensemble, conductor Eda Neider
  • March of the Pioneers [Pioneeride marss]
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots

Instrumental works for children

  • Piano Pieces for Youth (Ten Piano Pieces for Children) [Klaveripalu noortele (Kümme klaveripala lastele)]
    1. Walking with Light Footsteps
    2. Crosswise
    3. Alongside a Stream
    4. Oriental Melody
    5. Piece on the Black Keys
    6. Two Moods
    7. Humorous Polka
    8. In Natuional Idiom
    9. Idyl
    10. Lissome Fingers

    1963
    12'
    piano
    Distributor: Publication from 1964 is available in EMIC Music Store
    Manuscript
  • Kahe laul (Folk Song) [Kahe laul]
    1956
    piano
  • Estonian Dance Tune [Eesti tantsuviis]
    1955
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Kihnu Casatchok [Kihnu kasatšokk]
    dance melody
    1955
    piano
  • Polka [Polka]
    1955
    piano
  • Miniature [Miniatuur]
    1948
    cello, piano
    Manuscript

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

  • Foxtrot for dance group of State Art Ensembles of the Estonian SSR [Fokstrott ERKA tantsurühmale]
    1944
    piano
  • Spring Waltz for dance group of State Art Ensembles of the Estonian SSR [Kevadvalss ERKA tantsurühmale]
    1944
    piano

Film music

  • Music for the feature film „Random Encounter“ [Muusika filmile „Juhuslik kohtumine“]
    The Baltic Sea Melodies
    co-author Uno Naissoo
    Introduction. Andante sostenuto (Edgar Arro)
    Through Sleeping City. Allegretto (Uno Naissoo)
    When the Melody Sounds in the Dawn. Allegro (Edgar Arro)
    Good, Old Waltz Tune. Moderato (Edgar Arro)
    Accompaniment music for Maia´s and Laigo´s scene. Moderato (Edgar Arro)
    Song About Happiness. Moderato (Edgar Arro)
    172. Rubato (Uno Naissoo)
    Marika´s Song. Moderato (Uno Naissoo)
    He Natters and Natters. Moderato (Uno Naissoo)
    The Song is Grand. Rubato (Uno Naissoo)
    We Have a Celebration Today (Uno Naissoo)

    1961
    alto, baritone, variety orchestra
    Text: Heldur Karmo, Boriss Brjanski
    Manuscript

Music to plays

  • Music for Huko Lumet’s comedy play „Maidens at the Wheel“ [Muusika Huko Lumeti komöödiale "Neiud roolil"]
    comedy in three acts
    1. Boys' Song "We the Men..." (Kutt, Juss and Eedi)
    2. Tractorists' Song (Salme and Helmi)
    2a. Tractorists' Song (Helmi)
    3. "The Moon Pours Light"  (on Estonian folk tune) (Salme)
    3a. Tractorists' Song (Tiiu)
    3b. Tractorists' Song (Salme and Helmi)
    3c. Sextet (Salme, Tiiu, Laine Kutt, Juss and Eedi)
    4. Dance Song (Marta, Liide)
    4a. Boys' Song (Juss and Eedi)
    4b. Duet (Juss and Eedi)
    - "Take another Shot" (Eedi)
    - Finale (Salme, Helmi, Tiiu, Laine, Marta, Liide, Juss, Eedi and Kutt)

    1957
    soloists, vocal ensembles, accompaniment
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript
  • Music for G. P. Maljarevski's play "Neither Yours nor Mine, but Ours" ["Ei sinu ega minu, vaid meie"] [Muusika G. P. Maljarevski näidendile "Ei sinu ega minu, vaid meie"]
    1952
    choir, symphony orchestra: 3232, 4331, percussion, strings
    Manuscript
  • Fighting Homeland [Võitlev kodumaa]
    1943
    Text: Paul Rummo

POPULAR MUSIC

Works for light music orchestra

  • Hometown Tallinn [Kodulinn Tallinn]
    1961/1964
    light music orchestra
    Manuscript
  • March of the Regiment 249 [249 polgu marss]
    1942
    variety orchestra

Popular songs

  • Do You Remember? [Kas mäletad?]
    1965
    4'
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript
  • Folk Dance [Rahvatants]
    1965
    voice, piano
    Text: Udo Otsus
    Manuscript
  • So Good [Kui hea]
    1965
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Go On, Friends [Edasi, sõbrad]
    1962
    voices, accompaniment
    Text: Arvi Siig
    Distributor: Publication from 1964 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript
  • Life Is Embracing Us [Elu süleleb meid]
    from the feature film „Encounter“
    1960
    voices, accompaniment
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Maia's Contest Song [Maia konkursilaul]
    from feature film "Encounter"
    1960
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Boriss Brjanski, translated into Estonian by Heldur Karmo
  • Song About Happiness [Laul õnnest]
    from the feature film „Random Encounter“
    1960
    voice(s), accompaniment
    Text: Boriss Bryanski, translated by Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Flowers [Lilled]
    1947
    4'
    2 voices, piano
    Text: Reinhold Kamsen
    Manuscript
  • Lullaby [Unelaul]
    1946
    5'
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • Pirita [Pirita]
    1946
    voice, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • Waltz of Conservation Holiday [Talguvalss]
    1946
    voice, piano
    Text: Paul Rummo
    Manuscript
  • I Never Forget My Home [Meelest kodu ei kustu iial]
    1944
    voice, piano
    Text: Otto Roots
  • Hometown Tallinn [Kodulinn Tallinn]
    1943
    4'
    voice, variety orchestra
    Text: Otto Roots
    CD „Suuri taiteilija“, Warner Music (2005). Georg Ots (baritone)
    CD „Unustamatu Georg Ots“, SE & JS Meedia (1995). Georg Ots (baritone)
    Manuscript
  • Good, Old Waltz Tune [Vana, hea valsiviis]
    from the feature film „Encounter“
    soloist, male ensemble in unison
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Hay Making [Heinal]
    voice, light music orchestra: clarinet, tenor saxophone, 1st, 2nd and 3rd trumpet; 1st and 2nd trombone; piano; 1st and 2nd violin; bass
    Text: Lilli Promet
    CD „Estonian National Opera 100. 8, Operetta, musical“, Estonian Record Productions (2006). Ia Uudelepp (soprano), Estonian Radio Light Music Orchestra, conductor Rostislav Merkulov
    Manuscript
  • Let’s Go, Boys, to the Field [Lähme, poisid, väljadele]
    setting for light music orchestra
    voice, light music orchestra
    Text: Kersti Merilaas
  • Musical Memory [Muusikaline mälestus]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: S. Lorents
    Manuscript
  • Playful Springy Soft Wind [Kui vallatlemas kevadine mahe tuul]
    from the comedy "Maidens on the Wheel"
    voice, accordion, guitar, bass
    Text: Huko Lumet
    Manuscript
  • Walking in Arms of Dawn [Kõnnin koidu säravas süles]
    male quartet, piano
    Text: Eva Einasto
    Manuscript
  • Waltz of Joy [Rõõmu valss]
    voice(s), piano
    Text: Aino Otto
    Manuscript
  • When You’re Singing the Song [Kui laulad laulu]
    2'
    voice, light music orchestra
  • Young Sportsmen's Song [Noorte sportlaste laul]
    voices, accompaniment
    Text: Otto Roots
    Manuscript

JAZZ MUSIC

Works for jazz orchestra

  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1934
    jazzorchestra
  • Slow Foxtrot [Aeglane fokstrott]
    1933
    jazzorchestra