Lepo Sumera

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • one-act multimedia chamber opera
    1997
    47'
    soprano, 2 male actors, flute, clarinet, horn, trumpet, synthesizer, percussion, violin, cello, videotape
    Libretto: Peeter Jalakas after a novel of the same title by Ervin Õunapuu
    Fp: Pirjo Levandi (soprano), Jüri Peetson, Guido Kangur, NYYD Ensemble, conducted by Olari Elts, directed by Peeter Jalakas; November 24, 25, 26, 1997, Tallinn, Von Krahl Theatre
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49

Musical and/or drama and/or dance works for stage

  • Kaleva [Kaleva]
    musica in three parts for a multimedia dance drama by Bonnie Sue Stein and Marika Blossfeldt
    1. Island Maiden
    2. Linda Buries Kalev
    3. Linda Becomes A Stone
    1988
    45'
    mezzo soprano, mixed choir, speech choir, percussion, electronics
    Text: Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Libretto: Marika Blossfeldt after Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Fp: December 2, 1988, New Haven Artists’ Theatre, New Haven (music from tape)
  • Kaleva [Kaleva]
    musica in three parts for a multimedia dance drama by Bonnie Sue Stein and Marika Blossfeldt
    1. Island Maiden
    2. Linda Buries Kalev
    3. Linda Becomes A Stone
    1988
    45'
    mezzo soprano, mixed choir, speech choir, percussion, electronics
    Text: Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Libretto: Marika Blossfeldt after Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Fp: December 2, 1988, New Haven Artists’ Theatre, New Haven (music from tape)

Ballets

  • Confined Spaces [Piiratud ruumiga]
    music for one-act ballet by choreographer Mai Murdmaa
    1999
    30'
    mezzo soprano, cello, tape
    Fp: June 9, 2001; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera
  • The Lizard (Yashcheritsa)
    ballet in two acts
    1987/1993
    90'
    symphony orchestra
    Libretto: Andrei Petrov after Alexander Volodin’s play of the same title
    Commissioned by: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
  • Journey [Teekond]
    music for one-act ballet by Bonnie Sue Stein
    1989
    Fp: New Haven Artists’ Theatre, New Haven, November 16, 1989, as Part One of Walking to America
    FpEst: September 24, 1991, Tallinn
  • Anselm’s Story [Anselmi lugu]
    ballet in three acts
    1977/1978
    85'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+4, celesta, piano, harp, strings
     
    Libretto: Mai Murdmaa after E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fairy-tale The Golden Pot
    Fp: choreography by Mai Murdmaa, conducted by Vallo Järvi; March 2, 1978, Tallinn, Estonian National Opera
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • 1. Andante furioso
    2. Andante
    2000
    24'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 4, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; May 5, 2000, Tartu, May 6, 2000, Tallinn
    CD „Concerto for cello and orchestra; Musica profan ; Symphony No. 6 / Lepo Sumera“, (2003). Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 5 [Sümfoonia nr. 5]
    1995
    34'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 4, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi, October 26 and 27, 1995, Malmö, Sweden
    FpEst: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; February 13, 1997, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Malmö Symphony Orchestra
    CD „Symphony no. 5; Music for chamber orchestra; In memoriam / Lepo Sumera“, BIS (1996). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Nostalgic Textures [Nostalgilised faktuurid]
    1994
    6'
    symphony orchestra: 2000, 4331, piano, strings
  • Musica tenera
    1992
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 2022, 4220, 1+3, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; October 1, 1992, Tallinn
    CD „Musica tenera; Piano concerto; Symphony no. 4, 'Serena borealis' / Lepo Sumera“, BIS (1994). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Symphony No. 4 (Serena Borealis) [Sümfoonia nr. 4 (Serena borealis)]
    1. Allegro ma non affetuoso
    2. Lontano e sonore
    3. Lontano e sonore

    4. Feroce
    5. Dolce e pianissimo
    1992
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 4, electric guitar, strings
    Fp: Badische Staatskapelle, conductor Eri Klas; April 11, 1992, Karlsruhe
    FpEst: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; April 7, 1994, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Land Baden Württemberg, Germany
    CD „Musica tenera; Piano concerto; Symphony no. 4, 'Serena borealis' / Lepo Sumera“, BIS (1994). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Open(r)ing
    1989
    15'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4200, 1+2, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: SO of the Finnish National Opera, conductor Eri Klas; October 27, 1989, Helsinki
    FpEst: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; November 12, 1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn Estonian New Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Finnish National Opera
    CD "Precious moments in the concert hall", Estonian Radio 2007; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Symphony No. 3 [Sümfoonia nr. 3]
    1. Allegro ma non affettuoso
    2. Calmo
    3. Adagio – Animato
    4. Larghetto, quasi senza metrum
    1988
    24'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4330, 1+2, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; October 9, 1988, Tallinn, Estonian Music Festival
    CD „Lepo Sumera: Symphonies Nos. 1–3“, BIS (1994). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript
  • Ballet Suite [Balletisüit]
    five fragments from ballet "The Lizard"
    1987
    55'
    symphony orchestra
    Fp: movements 1–3: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; November 22, 1987, Tallinn; movements 4–5: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje, April 16, 1988, Tallinn
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • 1. Moderato tranquillo
    2. Interludium
    3. Spirituoso
    1984
    20'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+2, 2 harps, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; April 2, 1984, Tallinn, Estonian Music Festival
    CD „Shifting Landscapes Adams/Sumera“, CCn’C Records (2001). Symphony Orchestra of Norrlands Opera, conductor Kristjan Järvi
    CD „Dirigeerib Peeter Lilje“, Eesti Raadio (1996). Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje
    CD „Lepo Sumera: Symphonies Nos. 1–3“, BIS (1994). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript
  • in 2 movements
    1981
    28'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 1+3, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vitaly Katayev; October 10, 1981, Tallinn, Tallinn Music Days Festival
    CD „Lepo Sumera: Symphonies Nos. 1–3“, BIS (1994). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript
  • Olympic Music I [Olümpimuusika I]
    Olympic Poem I
    music for opening ceremony of the Yachting Regatta of the 22nd Olympic Games Moscow (1980)
    1980
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4330, 1+4, amplified harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje (tape); July 20, 1980, Tallinn; concert performance: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; February 1, 1996, Atlanta
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Olympic Music II [Olümpiamuusika II]
    Olympic Poem II
    final ceremony of the Yachting Regatta of the 22nd Olympic Games Moscow 1980
    1980
    4'30''
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4320, 1+4, harp, harpsichord, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje (tape); July 30, 1980, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • In memoriam
    In memory of Heino Eller
    1972
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 3222, 4230, 1+2, piano, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi; November 25, 1974, Tallinn
    CD „In memoriam / Lepo Sumera“, Eesti Raadio (1998). Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas
    CD „Symphony no. 5; Music for chamber orchestra; In memoriam / Lepo Sumera“, BIS (1996). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Prelude [Prelüüd]
    1971
    symphony orchestra: 2222 2220, strings
    Manuscript
  • Celebration Piece [Peolugu]
    symphony orchestra: 2022, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Opening Music for Estonian Dance Festival [Tantsupeo avamuusika]
    symphony orchestra: 2022, 4331, 1+2, strings
    Manuscript

Works for chamber orchestra

  • 1998
    9'
    chamber orchestra: strings, percussion
    Fp: The Academic Orchestra of Hortus Musicus, conductor Andres Mustonen; April 15, 1998, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „...Like searching...“, Finlandia Records (2001). Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
    CD „10 years after: compilation 1991-2001 / Estonian Authors Society“, Estonian Authors Society (2003). Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
    CD „Lighthouse“, Finlandia Records (2000). Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Music for Chamber Orchestra [Muusika kammerorkestrile]
    1. Energico
    2. Cantabile

    1977
    15'
    chamber orchestra: 1000, 1000, 1+0, strings
    Fp: Chamber Orchestra of the Estonia theatre, conductor Eri Klas; June 30, 1977, Tallinn
    CD „Symphony no. 5; Music for chamber orchestra; In memoriam / Lepo Sumera, BIS (1996). Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript

Works for string orchestra

  • 1997
    11'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, conductor Aivo Välja; April 12, 1997, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    CD „Concerto for cello and orchestra; Musica profan ; Symphony No. 6 / Lepo Sumera“, (2003). Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Come cercando
    1995
    19'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas; November 11, 1995, Kokkola (Finland)
    FpEst: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas; January 18, 1997, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
    CD„The Heino Eller school“, Finlandia Records (1998). Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
    CD „...Like searching...“, Finlandia Records (2001), Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

  • Concerto grosso
    1. Allegro
    2. Andante. Allegro
    2000
    17'
    solo soprano saxophone, solo piano, solo percussion, symphony orchestra: 0000, 2200, strings
    Fp: Anders Paulsson (saxophone), Mark Pekarski (percussion), Rein Rannap (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andres Mustonen; April 29, 2000, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for flute and orchestra

  • To the Harmony
    for flute and string orchestra (or for 3 or more string quartets)
    1983
    10'
    solo flute, string orchestra
    Fp: Gunilla von Bahr (flute), Tallinn String Quartet, Stockholm Quartet, Lysellkvartett, Avanti! Quartet, conductor Arvo Volmer; July 6, 1993, Norrtälje
    FpEst: Jonathan Henderson (flute), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; May 3, 2015, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Norrtälje Festival (Sweden)
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for cello and orchestra

  • 1. Allegro
    2. Larghetto
    3. Poco a poco accelerando
    1998/1999
    30'
    solo cello, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4331, 4, strings
    Fp: David Geringas (cello), Het Residentie Orkest, conductor Paavo Järvi; May 14, 1999, The Hague (Netherlands)
    FpEst: David Geringas (cello), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; May 5, 2000, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Het Residentie Orkest (Netherlands)
    CD „Concerto for cello and orchestra; Musica profan ; Symphony No. 6 / Lepo Sumera“, (2003). Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for harp and orchestra

  • Musik für Karlsruhe im Barockstil
    initially music for a film about Karlsruhe
    1989
    28'
    solo harp, string orchestra
    Fp: Pärnu Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ilmar Tõnisson; May 30, 1990, Toronto

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Three Wonders of the World [Kolm maailmaimet]
    piano concerto for young musicians
    1998
    4'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: March 19, 1998, Tallinn (The required new work at the Competition for young Pianists)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • 1. Come cercando un tempo
    2. Incantando. Feroce
    1989
    18'
    solo piano, symphony orchestra: 2200, 1000, 1, strings
    Fp: Kalle Randalu (piano), Joensuu City Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; October 11, 1989, Joensuu (Finland)
    FpEst: Toomas Vana (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; November 12, 1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian New Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Joensuu Symphony Orchestra
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    CD „...Like searching...“, Finlandia Records (2001). Lauri Väinmaa (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    CD „Estonian piano concertos“, Finlandia Records (1997). Lauri Väinmaa (piano), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    CD „Lepo Sumera: Musica tenera / Piano Concerto / Symphony No. 4“, BIS-CD 690 (1994). Kalle Randalu (piano), Malmö Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Järvi
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • The Land Where Trees Don't Grow [Maa, kus ei kasva puid]
    1998
    5'
    vibraphone, piano
    Fp: Villu Veski (saxophone), Tiit Kalluste (accordion), Eduard Akulin (synthesizer), Madis Metsamart (vibraphone); April 22, 1999, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition49
  • The Land Where Trees Don’t Grow [Maa, kus ei kasva puid]
    1998
    5'
    soprano saxophone, accordion
    Fp: Villu Veski (saxophone), Tiit Kalluste (accordion), Eduard Akulin (synthesizer), Madis Metsamart (vibraphone); April 22, 1999, Tallinn
    CD „Sounds of the Nordic Islands“, Orbital Vox Studios (1998). Villu Veski (saxophone), Tiit Kalluste (accordion) / arranged by Villu Veski
    Publisher: Edition49
  • One Without Two [Üks ilma teiseta]
    1993
    6'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos (piano), Toivo Peäske (piano); June 21, 1993, Jyväskylä (Finland)
    FpEst: Nata-Ly Sakkos, Toivo Peäske; January 24, 1995, Tallinn Blackheads' Brotherhood House
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Hanna Heinmaa (piano)
    Publisher: Edition49
  • To Reach Yesterday
    1993
    12'
    cello, piano
    Fp: Georg Pedersen (cello), Tanel Joamets (piano); October 24, 1993, Sydney
    FpEst: Georg Pedersen (cello), Tanel Joamets (piano); November 9, 1998, Tallinn Old Town Music House
    CD “To Reach Yesterday”, Megadisc (2003). Reval Ensemble: Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • For BBB And His Friend [Boris Björn Baggerile ja tema sõbrale]
    version of the work of the same title (1988)
    1991
    10'
    cello or bassoon or viola, guitar
  • For Boris Björn Bagger And His Friend [Boris Björn Baggerile ja tema sõbrale]
    1988
    10'
    flute or recorder or saxophone or clarinet or mandolin, guitar or electric guitar
    Fp: Jaan Õun (flute), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar); February 9, 1988, Tallinn
    CD "Romantic Mandolin Moments", Hänssler Classic (2003). Detlef Tewes (mandoline), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar)
    CD "Kammermusik = Chamber music / Lepo Sumera", Antes Edition (2002). Jaan Õun (flute), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar)
    CD „Estonian Chamber Music“, Finlandia Records (2001). Jaan Õun (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    CD „Masterpieces for Flute and Guitar“, Signum (1994). Jean Claude Gérard (flute), Boris Björn Bagger (guitar)
    CD „…Like searching…“, Finlandia Records (1994). Jaan Õun (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Quasi improvisata (II)
    1988
    10'
    guitar (or electric guitar or 12-stringed guitar), piano (or harpsichord or organ or synthesizer)
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Kalle Randalu (piano); February 9, 1988, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition49
  • Quasi improvisata (I)
    1987
    viola, piano
    Manuscript
  • Variations written on the jubilee of Nora and Raffi [Variatsioonid Nora ja Raffi duo juubeli puhul]
    part of Vernissage, a work consisting of 20 variations by 20 composers, written on a theme of a Latvian folk tune
    1987
    3'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nora Novik and Raffi Kharajanyan; April 30, 1988 Riga (Latvia) (at the 20th anniversary of the piano duo)
    Manuscript
  • the required piece for clarinet players at the all-Estonian competition for young performers of wind and percussion instruments
    1986
    9'
    clarinet, piano
    Fp: November 24, 1986, Tallinn
    CD "Kammermusik = Chamber music", Antes Edition (2002). Meelis Vind (clarinet), Peep Lassmann (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Ten Canons [Kümme kaanonit]
    Dedicated to Nata-Ly Sakkos´s and Toivo Peäske´s piano duo 10th anniversary
    1985
    8'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos and Toivo Peäske; May 19, 1985, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Hanna Heinmaa (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Waltz [Valss]
    1984
    3'
    violin, piano
    Fp: Niina Murdvee (violin), Nata-Ly Sakkos (piano); June 5, 1984, Estonian TV (broadcast); first concert performance: Niina Murdvee (violin), Kersti Sumera (piano); February 9, 1986, Tallinn
    CD "Kammermusik = Chamber music", Antes Edition (2002). Niina Murdvee (violin), Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Quasi improvisata (I)
    initial title: Improvisation. 1983/1993 – versions for other instruments with keyboard: flute, viola (or bassoon), cello, clarinet, et al.
    1983
    6'
    violin, piano
    Fp: Mari Tampere (violin), Ivo Sillamaa (piano); November 9, 1983, Tallinn
    CD "Kammermusik = Chamber music", Antes Edition (2002). Niina Murdvee (violin), Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    CD „Mari Tampere-Bezrodny, violin“, ERP (2012); Mari Tampere-Bezrodny (violin), Ivo Sillamaa (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • In Es
    1978
    7'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos and Toivo Peäske; April 25, 1978, Tallinn; Nora Novik and Raffi Kharajanyan; April 25, 1978, Baku (Aserbaidjan)
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Hanna Heinmaa (piano)
    Manuscript

Trios

  • Dancing Odalisque [Tantsiv odalisk]
    belongs to the cycle "Odalisques"
    1999
    4'
    flute, guitar, cello
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Henry-David Varema (cello); March 27, 1999, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Klassikaraadio Comes to Visit!“, ERR (2015); Pipilota Neostus (flute), Siim Kartau (guitar), Johanna Randvere (cello)
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    CD „Significatio“, Eesti Raadio (2000). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition49
  • Singing Odalisque [Laulev odalisk]
    belongs to the cycle "Odalisques"
    1999
    3'
    flute, guitar, cello
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Henry-David Varema (cello); March 27, 1999, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    CD „Estonian chamber music“, Estonian Radio (1999). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition49
  • Sorrowful Odalisque [Nukker odalisk]
    belongs to the cycle "Odalisques"
    1999
    3'
    flute, guitar, cello
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Henry-David Varema (cello); March 27, 1999, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Significatio“, Eesti Raadio (2000). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Janika Lentsius (flute), Henry-David Varema (cello), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
    Publisher: Edition49
  • Scenario
    1995
    12'
    flute, bass clarinet, piano
    Fp: HET-Trio; November 26, 1995, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    CD “To Reach Yesterday”, Megadisc (2003). Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Meelis Vind (bass clarinet), Lea Leiten (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • For BBB And His Friend [Boris Björn Baggerile ja tema sõbrale]
    version of the work of the same title (1988)
    1989
    10'
    flute, cello, piano
    Fp: Dita Krenberga (flute), Inga Suta (cello), Ventis Zilberts (piano); May 24, 1989, Riga (Latvia)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Trio by Malera Kasuku
    A collaborative composition by Mati Kuulberg, Lepo Sumera and Raimo Kangro
    1. Allegro con gusto
    2. Andante
    3. Presto
    1977
    20'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Jüri Gerretz (violin), Toomas Velmet (cello), Valdur Roots (piano); November 2, 1977, Tallinn
    CD „Variatio Delectat“, Muusikasõprade Selts (2014); Olga Voronova (violin), Leho Karin (cello), Diana Liiv (piano)
  • Little Trio [Minitrio]
    1. Energico
    2. Moderato
    3. Presto

    1970
    violin, cello, piano
    Manuscript

Quartets

  • We! [Meie!]
    2000
    5'
    percussion (4 players)
    Fp: Vambola Krigul, Anto Õnnis, Rein Roos, Kaspar Eisel; May 8, Tartu, Pauken Festival
  • Opening Canon [Avakaanon]
    for 4 or more saxophones
    1999
    9'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet, Riga Saxophone Quartet, Nic Gotham, Raivo Tafenau, Meelis Vind; April 21, 1999, Tallinn, Jazzkaar Festival
    Commissioned by: Jazzkaar Festival
    Publisher: Edition49
  • Lupus in fabula
    1. Allegro animato
    2. Allegro animato
    3. Andante
    4. Allegro
    5. Allegro non troppo
    6. Andante
    7. Allegro animato
    1998
    16'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet (Olavi Kasemaa, Villu Veski, Valdur Neumann, Hendrik Nagla); December 15, 1998, Tallinn
    CD „Kammermusik = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Tallinn Saxophone Quartet
    CD „Tallinn Saxophone Quartet plays Estonian contemporary music“, edition 49 (2003). Tallinn Saxophone Quartet
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Con anima
    in 2 movements
    1997
    10'
    saxophone quartet
    Fp: Tallinn Saxophone Quartet (Olavi Kasemaa, Villu Veski, Valdur Neumann, Hendrik Nagla); March 4, 1997, Tallinn
    CD „Tallinn Saxophone Quartet plays Estonian contemporary music“, edition 49 (2003). Tallinn Saxophone Quartet
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Encore [Lisapala]
    1993
    4'
    flute, clarinet, 2 pianos
    Fp: Mihkel Peäske (flute), Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Jana Peäske and Tanel Joamets (pianos); October 24, 1993, Sydney

String quartets

  • String Quartet [Keelpillikvartett]
    1995
    11'
    string quartet
    Fp: Tallinn String Quartet; March 24, 1995, Viljandi, Estonia, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49

Wind quintets

  • Play for Wind Instruments [Mäng puhkpillidele]
    Play for Quintet
    1976
    14'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon
    Fp: Wind Quintet of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; March 30, 1976, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • Estonian Radio 70 [Eesti Raadio 70]
    1996
    10'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass, 4 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos and Toivo Peäske (pianos) (with 2 pre-recorded piano parts), NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; December 20, 1996, Tallinn
  • Play for 10 (Canone terrible, alla diavola)
    1995
    20'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass
    Fp: Ensemble Villa Musica; May 21, 1995, Neuwies-Engers
    Commissioned by: Ensemble Villa Musica
    CD "Absolution", Enja Records (2000). Absolute Ensemble, conductor Kristjan Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Pantomime [Pantomiim]
    staged as "The Ballad of the Wreath"
    1981
    19'
    3 crumhorns, zinck, sacbut, shawm, gamba, viola, 4 recorders, ocarina (Mexican), percussion
    Libretto: Kalle Kurg
    Fp: The early music consort Hortus Musicus (music from tape); November 14, 1981, Tartu, Vanemuine Theatre
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Pantomime [Pantomiim]
    1981
    25'
    3 crumhorns, zinck, sacbut, shawm, gamba, viola, 4 recorders, ocarina (Mexican), percussion
    Fp: Early Music Consort Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen; November 11, 1993, Tallinn
    CD „Estonian composers III“, Estonian Radio ERCD 045 (2003). Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

  • 1997
    14'
    bowed piano
    Fp: The Bowed Piano Ensemble, artistic director Timo Steiner; November 24, 1997, Tartu, Estonia, NYYD Festival
  • "I am pondering on life" or "I am already 51" ["Ma mõtlen elu üle järele" ehk "Olen juba 51a täis"]
    1965
    Manuscript

Works for flute

  • Silent Odalisque [Vaikiv odalisk]
    belongs to the cycle "Odalisques"
    1997
    4'
    flute
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute); April 8, 1997, Saku (Estonia), April 9, 1997, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD “To Reach Yesterday”, Megadisc (2003). Neeme Punder (flute)
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Janika Lentsius (flute)
    CD „Significatio“, Eesti Raadio (2000). Janika Lentsius (flute)

     
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for clarinet

  • Two Capriccios [Kaks capricciot]
    1984
    3'
    clarinet
    Fp: Vello Sakkos (clarinet); February 11, 1984, Tallinn
    CD „Kammermusik = Chamber music / Lepo Sumera“, Antes Edition (2002). Toomas Vavilov (clarinet)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for French horn

  • A Horn Piece [Sarvelugu]
    The required new piece for horn players at the all-Estonian competition for young players of wind instruments
    1977
    horn
    Fp: March 13, 1978, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for violin

  • Two Pieces [Kaks pala]
    1. Andante (Rapsodico)
    2. Energico

    1977
    5'
    violin
    Fp: ´Niina Murdvee (violin); September 27, 1977, Estonian TV (broadcast)
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music / Lepo Sumera“, Antes Edition (2002). Niina Murdvee (violin)
    CD „Mari Tampere-Bezrodny, violin“, ERP (2012); Mari Tampere-Bezrodny (violin)
    Manuscript

Works for piano

  • Autograph for Rein [Autogramm Reinule]
    1999
    3'
    piano
    Fp: Rein Rannap (piano); March 26, 1999, Blackhead's Brotherhood House, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Two Pieces from the Year 1981 [Kaks pala aastast 1981]
    1. The Piece from the Year 1981
    2. Pardon, Fryderyk!
    1981
    14' (7'+7')
    piano
    Fp: The Piece from the Year 1981 – Kersti Sumera; March 15, 1981, Tallinn; Pardon, Fryderyk! – Kersti Sumera; September, 1981, Tallinn
    CD „Northern Lights. Treasury of Estonian piano music“, Estonian Association of Professional Musicians, Estonian Pianists’ Union (2019); Tanel Joamets ("Pardon, Fryderyk!"), Ralf Taal ("The Piece from the Year 1981")
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    CD „Association of Estonian Professional Musicians (AEPM)“, AEPM (2008). Kadri-Ann Sumera (The Piece from the Year 1981)
    CD „Valitud palad eesti klassikalisest muusikast“, Salva Kindlustus (2003). Kadri-Ann Sumera (The Piece from the Year 1981)
    CD „To Reach Yesterday“, Megadisc (2003). Lea Leiten (piano), Alexander Ivashkevitch (tap dance) (Two pieces from the year 1981)
    CD „...Like searching...“, Finlandia Records (2001). Lauri Väinmaa (The Piece from the Year 1981)
    CD „Exil: „Home – Elsewhere“, Proprius Music (1995). Käbi Laretei (The Piece from the Year 1981)
    CD „Estonian piano music“, Finlandia Records (1994). Lauri Väinmaa (The Piece from the Year 1981)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Pianissimo [Pianissimo]
    1976/1977
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Kersti Sumera (piano); February 28, 1976, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Fughetta and Postlude [Fugett ja postlüüd]
    1973
    3'
    piano
    Fp: Kersti Sumera; May 25, 1973, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Sonata [Sonaat]
    Dedicated to Peep Lassmann
    1971
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonatine [Sonatiin]
    1969-1970
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Variations [Variatsioonid]
    1969
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Ostinato Variations [Ostinato-variatsioonid]
    Allegro
    I Vivace Allegro
    II Andante
    III Moderato ; Rubato
    IV Presto

    1967
    5'
    piano
    Fp: Lepo Sumera (piano); June 29, 1968, Tallinn
    CD „Northern Lights. Treasury of Estonian piano music“, Estonian Association of Professional Musicians, Estonian Pianists’ Union (2019); Ralf Taal (piano)
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Prelude and Fugue I [Prelüüd ja fuuga I]
    1967
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Prelude and Fugue II [Prelüüd ja fuuga II]
    1967
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Suite for Piano [Klaverisüit]
    Minuet
    Gavotte
    Sarabande
    Gigue

    1966/1967
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Legend
    1966
    piano
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Amore et igne (With Love and Fire)
    historio (oratorio)
    1. Prologue
    2. Falling Action. Year 1185
    3. Bishop Meinard
    4. Bishop Bertold
    5. Journey to Estonia
    6. Epilogue
    1997
    32'
    reciter, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Linnar Priimägi and Lepo Sumera after The Chronicle of Livonia by Henricus de Lettis (13th century) (in Estonian, in Latin)
    Fp: Ain Lutsepp (reciter), Choir of the Estonian National Opera, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; February 24, 1998, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Concerto per voci e strumenti
    1997
    14'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Text: Doris Kareva (absurd)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; September 20, 1997, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera Mushroom Cantata & other works”, BIS (2005); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • About Life and Death [Elust ja surmast]
    cantata
    1975
    15'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 3223, 4321, 1+1, harp, strings
    Text: Ly Seppel
    Fp: Choir and orchestra of the Estonian TV and Radio, conductor Neeme Järvi; November 30, 1975, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for boys' choir and orchestra

  • 1. To me, my friend (No. 104)
    2. Then hate me when thou wilt (No. 90)
    3. Why lov’st thou that which thou receiv’st not gladly? (No. 8)
    1996
    24'
    soprano, reciter, boys' choir, symphony orchestra: 2122, 4200, 1, harp, strings
    Text: William Shakespeare (in English / in Estonian)
    Fp: Pirjo Levandi (soprano), Mikk Mikiver (reciter), Estonian Boys’ Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; I, II conducted by Paul Mägi, October 13, 1996, Tallinn; III conducted by Ravil Martynov, December 12, 1996, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian Cancer Society
    Publisher: Edition 49

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

  • Linda Buries Kalev [Linda matab Kalevit]
    revised version of Part Two of Kaleva
    1988/1996
    16'
    mezzo soprano (or alto), vocal quintet (or chamber choir), early music ensemble
    Text: Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Fp: Kadri Hunt (mezzo soprano), ensemble Linnamuusikud, conductor Taivo Niitvägi; April 12, 1996, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • The Song Festival Flame [Laulupeo tuli]
    cantata
    1985
    5'
    boys´choir, male choir, percussion, brass (arranged for mixed choir, 1985)
    Text: Mario Kivistik
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, Boys’ Choir of the Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Olev Oja; July 20, 1985, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Island Maiden's Song from the Sea [Saare piiga laul merest]
    cantata (fragments of the cantata were used in Part One of Kaleva)
    1988
    26'
    mixed choir, speech choir, bass drum
    Text: Estonian national epic “Kalevipoeg”
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; February 23, 2001, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera Mushroom Cantata & other works”, BIS (2005); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Madis Metsamart (percussion), Pille Lukin, Külli Teetamm, Ülle Kaljuste, Andero Ermel, Jan Uuspõld, Guido Kangur and Raivo E. Tamm (actors), conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    Manuscript
  • Mushroom Cantata [Seenekantaat]
    1. Carmen veris (A Song of Spring) (based on "Carmen veris" for bass and wind quintet)
    2. Timor (Fear)
    3. Carmen autumnus (Autumn Song)
    4. Luxuria
    1978/1983
    19'
    mixed choir, flute, percussion (1+1), piano
    Text: Henn-Kaarel Hellat (based on mushroom lexicon, in Latin)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, cond. Tõnu Kaljuste; August 27, 1979, Tallinn (Carmen veris); February 7, 1981, Tallinn (Timor); April 23, 1982, Tallinn (Carmen autumnus); February 10, 1996, Tartu, (Luxuria; f/p of the whole cantata)
    CD “Lepo Sumera Mushroom Cantata & other works”, BIS (2005); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Janika Lentsius (flute), Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Madis Metsamart (percussion), conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Stabat Mater
    1968
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: supposedly Jacopone da Todi (in Latin)
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Stars [Tähed]
    2000
    5'
    soprano, piano
    Text: Marie Under
    Fp: Pille Lill (soprano), Heili Vaus-Tamm (piano); February 23, 2000, Haapsalu
    CD “To Reach Yesterday”, Megadisc (2003). Pille Lill (soprano), Marje Lohuaru (piano)
  • Two Shakespeare's Sonnets [Kaks Shakespeare’i sonetti]
    1. My Music (No. 128)
    2. ‘Tis better to be vile (No. 121)
    1999
    7' (4'+3')
    soprano, piano
    Text: William Shakespeare (in English)
    Fp: Pille Lill (soprano), Marje Lohuaru (piano); June 28, Tartu, June 29, 1999, Tallinn
    CD “To Reach Yesterday”, Megadisc (2003). Pille Lill (soprano), Marje Lohuaru (piano)
  • 1. The Black Woman
    2. My Deary, My Honey
    3. Good Woman Has Many Names
    4. The Vigorous Man
    5. How to Get to Heaven
    6. How Long Does a Man Mourn
    1996
    14'
    baritone (or bass), piano
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano); April 4, 1996, Tallinn
    CD „Estonian vocal music from the 20th century“, ARM Music (2002). Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Three Somber Recitatives [Kolm nukrat retsitatiivi]
    Silent Songs
    1967
    soprano, piano
    Text: Minni Nurme
    Manuscript

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

  • Two Shakespeare's Sonnets [Kaks Shakespeare’i sonetti]
    version of the piece of the same title for soprano and piano (1999)
    1. My Music (No. 128)
    2. ‘Tis better to Be Vile (No. 121)
    2000
    7' (4'+3')
    soprano, saxophone quartet
    Text: William Shakespeare (in English)
    Fp: Pille Lill (soprano), Tallinn Saxophone Quartet; January 18, 2000, Tallinn
  • Mushroom Cantata (I Carmen veris. Spring Song) [Seenekantaat (I Carmen veris. Kevadelaul)]
    1978
    5'
    bass baritone, wind quintet
    Text: Henn-Kaarel Hellat (in Latin)
    Fp: Mati Palm (bass), Wind Quintet of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; November 12, 1978, Tallinn
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • How Long Will Your Homeland Be in Dark [Kui tume veel kauaks ka sinu maa]
    1985
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Fp: Finnish Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; 1985, Helsinki
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    CD “Lepo Sumera Mushroom Cantata & other works”, BIS (2005); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • 1999
    35'
    flute, soprano saxophone, cello, percussion, audiotape, videotape, live-video, live-electronics
    Fp: Janika Lentsius (flute), Villu Veski (saxophone), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Madis Metsamart (percussion), Lepo Sumera (sound), Artur Talvik, Jüri Shestakov (video); November 24, 1999, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
  • Play for Two with Stockholm Extension
    1998
    5'
    violin, string quartet, vocal ensemble, percussion, live-electronics
    Fp: Harry Traksmann (violin), Madis Metsamart (percussion), Čiurlionis String Quartet, Latvian Radio Chamber Singers, Lepo Sumera (sound); June 9, 1998, Stockholm
  • The Case of Raul Meel [Raul Meele juhtumus]
    initally - music for the exhibition Vita Aborigenum by the graphic artist Raul Meel (Tallinn, 1997)
    1998
    14'
    electronics
    Text: Peeter Sauter
    Fp: December 2, 1998, Tallinn (concert version)
  • Voice of the Piano [Klaveri hääl]
    improvisational work for piano(s) and live-electronics
    1997
    12'
    piano, live-electronics
    Fp: Patrick Scheyder (piano), Mati Mikalai (piano), Lepo Sumera (sound); August 10, 1997, Pärnu
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • And Back and Forth [Ja nii tagasi ja nii edasi]
    1991/1993
    25'
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, vibraphone, computers, live-electronics
    Fp: Peeter Malkov (flööt), Toomas Vavilov (klarnet), Ulrika Kristian (viiul), Leho Karin (tšello), Terje Terasmaa (vibrafon), Lepo Sumera (heli); 21.02.1991, Tallinn
  • From 29 to 49
    version of the piece of the same title (1989)
    1993
    9'
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, live-electronics
    Fp: Early Music Consort Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen; November 11, 1993, Tallinn
  • Space and Time
    1993
    11'
    piano, live-electronics
    Fp: Tanel Joamets (piano), Lepo Sumera (sound); October 24, 1993, Sydney
  • The Child of Dracula and Zombie [Dracula ja Zombie laps]
    1993
    25'
    4 recorders, shawm, curtal, trombone, viola, viola da gamba, violone, organ, drum, hand drum, live-electronics
    Fp: Early Music Consort Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen, Lepo Sumera (sound); November 25, 1993, Tallinn, NYYD Festival
    CD „Estonian composers III“, Estonian Radio (2003). Hortus Musicus, artistic director Andres Mustonen
  • 1992
    20'
    violin, percussion, live-electronics
    Fp: Toomas Nestor (violin), Madis Metsamart (percussion), Lepo Sumera (sound); November 26, 1992, Tallinn
  • The Borders
    Variation I
    Variation II
    Variation III

    1990
    bassoon, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, piano, synthesizer, violin, live-electronics
    Manuscript
  • From 29 to 49
    1989
    9'
    guitar (or lute), cello (ad lib.), tape
    Fp: Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Martin Ostertag (cello); October 31, 1989, Karlsruhe
    CD „Looking East - Electronic East (Synthesizer Music from Estonia and Russia)“, Erdenklang (1992). Boris Björn Bagger (guitar), Martin Ostertag (cello)
  • Music for Glasgow
    a collaborative work (the result of a teaching project) with Strathclyde School children, Glasgow
    1989
    26'
    chamber orchestra, computer, synthesizer
    Fp: Paragon Ensemble and Students of Douglas Academy, conductor David Davies, November 26, 1989, Glasgow
    Commissioned by: New Beginnings Festival, Glasgow

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • The Butterfly Who Woke up in Winter [Liblikas, kes ärkas talvel üles]
    1982/1989
    3'
    piano
    Fp: competition of new piano pieces for children, April 2, 1982, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    CD "Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers", Estonian Piano Teachers Association (2002): Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Manuscript
  • The Cleverer Gives In [Targem annab järele]
    1984
    1'
    piano
    Fp: March 4, 1984, competition of children's piano pieces
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Manuscript
  • The Sad Toreador [Nukker toreadoor]
    1984
    5'
    piano
    Fp: at the competition of the new piano pieces for children, March 4, 1984, Tallinn
    CD “Lepo Sumera – Piano Music”, Kadri-Ann Sumera (2015); Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    CD „Kammermusik  = Chamber music“, Antes Edition (2002). Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano)
    Manuscript

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

  • A Ballet of Horses [Hobuste ballett]
    1. Allegro cantabile
    2. Allegretto giocoso
    3. Rustico
    music for Egon von Neindorff’s Klassische Reitkunst, an evening organized at the Riding School
    1992
    18'
    chamber orchestra: 1111, 3000, 1, harp, strings
    Fp: October 9, 1992, Karlsruhe
  • Thunder Incantation [Pikseloits]
    music for dance composition by choreographer Helju Mikkel
    1983
    8'
    reciter (ad lib), symphony orchestra
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje (tape); July 20, 1985, Tallinn
    Manuscript
  • Olympic Music I [Olümpimuusika I]
    music for opening ceremony of the Yachting Regatta of the 22nd Olympic Games Moscow (1980)
    1980
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4330, 1+4, amplified harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje (tape); July 20, 1980, Tallinn; concert performance: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eri Klas; February 1, 1996, Atlanta
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Film music

  • Music for short feature film "Werefoxes and Ghosts" ["Libarebased ja kooljad"]
    Cinema Foundation, directed by Rainer Sarnet
    1998
  • Music for puppet film "Living Room" ["Elutuba"]
    Nukufilm, directed by Rao Heidmets
    1994
  • Music for feature film "Dance Macabre" ["Surmatants"]
    Freyija Film, directed by Tõnu Virve
    1991
  • Music for feature film "For Crazy People Only" ["Ainult hulludele ehk halastajaõde"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Ly Pulk
    1990
  • Music for puppet film "Peeping Snoops" ["Päkapikud piiluvad"]
    Nukufilm, directed by Heino Pars
    1990
  • Music for puppet film "The Brides of Death" ["Surmamõrsjad"]
    Nukufilm, directed by Tauno Kivihall
    1990
  • Music for short feature film "Everyone gets his own" ["Igaühele oma"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Hardi Volmer
    1990
  • Snoops Chanty [Päkapike töölaul]
    Music from puppet film "Peeping Snoops"
    1990
    whistle, boys voices, piano
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "The City" ["Linn"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1988
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
  • Music for feature film "Doctor Stockmann" ["Doktor Stockmann"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Mikk Mikiver
    1988
    flute, alto flute, clarinet, horn, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, piano
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film "Stolen Date" ["Varastatud kohtumine"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Leida Laius
    1988
    flute, alto saxophone, cello, synthesizers, pianos, percussions, guitar, other acoustic and electronic instruments
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for short feature film "Happy Childhood" ["Õnnelik lapsepõlv"]
    Tallinnifilm, directed by Jaan Kolberg
    1988
  • Music for feature film "The Observer" ["Vaatleja"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Arvo Iho
    1987
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film "The War" ["Sõda"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer
    1987
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film "Flamingo: the Bird of Luck" ["Õnnelind flamingo"]
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Tõnis Kask
    1986
  • Music for puppet film "River of Life" ["Elujõgi"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Heino Pars
    1986
  • Music for puppet film "Spring Fly" ["Kevadine kärbes"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer
    1986
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Publisher: edition 49 (Waltz from the film)
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "The Beggar" ["Kerjus"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1985
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "The Sounds of Kaleva" ["Kaleva hääled"]
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Lennart Meri
    1985
  • Music for feature film "Well, Come On, Smile" ["Naerata ometi"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Leida Laius
    1985
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film "Enchanted Island" ["Nõiutud saar"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer
    1985
  • Music for documentary "The Multifaced Õun" ["Mitme kandiga Õun"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Arvo Iho
    1984
    Manuscript
  • Music for puppet film "Magical New Year's Eve" ["Imeline nääriöö"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Riho Unt, Hardi Volmer
    1984
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "Hell" ["Põrgu"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1983
    flute, clarinet in B, bassoon, I and II french horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, I and II violin, cello, double bass
    CD "Film music by Lepo Sumera", Antes (2001)
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Good Ghosts of the Hometown" ["Kodulinna head vaimud"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Leida Laius
    1983
    2 flutes, harpischord, triangle
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Lurich"
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Valentin Kuik
    1. Grave
    2. Largo
    3. Larghetto
    4. Lento
    5. Adagio
    6. Larghetto
    7. Allegretto
    8. Intensivissimo
    9. Tempo di Valse

    1983
    4 violins, 3 cellos
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "Tõll the Great" ["Suur Tõll"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1980
    2 sopranos, 2 altos, 2 tenors, 2 basses, 2 french horns, 2 trombones, timpani, cymbal
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film "Two Days from the Life of Viktor Kingissepp" ["Kaks päeva Viktor Kingissepa elust"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Tõnis Kask
    1980
  • Music for animated film "Is It Tallowy Enough" ["Kas on ikka rasvane?"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1979
  • Music for feature film "Nest of the Winds" ["Tuulte pesa"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Olav Neuland
    1979
  • Music for feature film "The Master of Kõrboja" ["Kõrboja peremees"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Leida Laius
    1979
    flute, french horn, I and II violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, celesta, tam-tam
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "A hundred meters of backstroking" ["100 meetrit selili kammerorkestri saatel"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Hans Roosipuu
    1978
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "Antenna in the Ice" ["Antennid jääs"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1977
    Manuscript
  • Music for feature film "Ask the Dead About the Price of Death" ["Surma hinda küsi surnutelt"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Kaljo Kiisk
    1977
    I and II flute, clarinet, I and II french horn, trumpet, percussion, I and II violin, I and II cello, bass guitar, soprano
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "The Hunter" ["Kütt"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Raamat
    1976
    2 violins, viola, clarinet in B, french horn, synthesizer, organ, suspended cymbal
    Manuscript
  • Music for animated film "The Rabbit" ["Jänes"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Ando Kesküla
    1976
    flute, clarinet, bassoon, harmonica, 2 guitars, percussion, 3 violins, cello
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Strong in their Truth" ["Tugevad oma tões"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Peep Puks
    1976
    Manuscript
  • Music for nature film "In the Silence of the Bogs" [Rabade vaikuses"]
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Rein Maran
    1976
  • Planned music for documentary "Tutkad" [Kavandatud muusika dokumentaalfilmile "Tutkad"]
    Tallinfilm, directed by Rein Maran
    1976
    flute, clarinet, I and II violin, viola, cello, xylophone, guitar
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "A Man Was Borned" ["Sündis inimene"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Leida Laius
    1975
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Man And Nature" ["Inimene ja loodus"]
    Eesti Telefilm, directed by Rein Maran
    1975
    flute, clarinet in B, bassoon, 2 french horns in F, cymbals, vibraphone, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Our Time" ["Meie aeg"]
    Tallinnfilm, režissöör Ülo Tambek
    1975
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, I and II french horn, trumpet, trombone, battery, percussion, guitar, I and II violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano accordion
    Manuscript
  • Music for documentary "Toompea Castle Through Years" ["Aastatega läbi Toompea"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Peep Puks
    1975
    Manuscript
  • Music for popular-scientific film "A Breeding Place" ["Pesapaik"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Peep Puks
    1975
  • Music for popular-scientific film "The Story of Juhan Liiv" ["Juhan Liivi lugu"]
    Tallinnfilm, educational film by Ministry of Education
    1975
    flute, violin, viola, percussion, piano
    Manuscript
  • Music for popular-scientific film "Voices of Nature" ["Looduse hääled"]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Rein Maran
    1975
  • Music for documentary "Adamson-Eric"
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Valeria Anderson
    1973
    flute, bass clarinet in B, french horn in F, piano, guitar, violin, cello, celesta
    Manuscript
  • Music for film "Suitcase" ["Kohver"]
    Directed by Hardi Volmer
    Manuscript

Music to plays

  • Music for Mikhail Lermontov's play "Masquerade" [Muusika Mihhail Lermontovi näidendile "Maskeraad"]
    1995
    Fp: 1995, Estonian Drama Theatre, directed by Mikk Mikiver
  • Music for Arthur Lee Kopit's play "Oh, Daddy, Poor, Daddy" [Muusika Arthr Lee Kopiti näidendile "Oi issi, vaene issi"]
    collaborative work with Hardi Volmer
    1991
    Fp: 1991, Old Town Studio, directed by Kaarin Raid
    Manuscript
  • Music for August Kitzberg's play "Werewolf" [Muusika august Kitzbergi näidendile "Libahunt"]
    1986
    Fp: 1986, Pärnu Lydia Koidula Drama Theatre, directed by Ingo Normet
  • Music for Anton Hansen Tammsaare's play "Love And Death" [Muusika Anton Hansen Tammsaare näidendile "Armastus ja surm"]
    1984
    Fp: 1984, Estonian Drama Theatre, directed by Mikk Mikiver