Rudolf Tobias

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Walpurgis-burleske [Walpurgi burlesk]
    orchestration by Eduard Tubin
    1939
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 2222; 4200; 1+1; harp, strings
    Publisher: Nordiska Musikförlaget AB, Eesti Muusika Fond (1980)
    Manuscript
  • Epilogue of Kalevipoeg (Kalevipoeg at the Gates of Hell) [Kalevipoja epiloog (Kalevipoeg põrgu väravas)]
    melodrama
    1912
    reader, choir, symphony orchestra: 3353, 6431, 1+3, organ, strings
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald „Kalevipoeg” (Estonian national epic)
    Manuscript
  • Crow’s War Messages [Varese sõjasõnumida]
    Caprice rhapsodique
    1909
    20’
    symphony orchestra: 2222; 4331; 1+3; strings
    Manuscript
  • Burlesque
    (partly missing)
    1907
    symphony orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Kalevipoeg’s Dream [Kalevipoja unenägu]
    Melodrama
    1905–1907
    8’
    reader, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2230, percussion (1+1), strings
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald „Kalevipoeg” (Estonian national epic)
    Manuscript
  • Julius Caesar
    Overture
    1896
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 3222; 4231; timpani; strings
    CD „Music from Estonia - Tobias, Lemba, Eller, Raid, Tormis, Pärt”, Naxos Digital Services Ltd., (2007); Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    CD „Music from Estonia”, Chandos (2005); Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    CD „100 aastat eesti sümfonismi” [100 years of Estonian symphony], Estonian Record Productions (2004); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductors Vello Pähn, Arvo Volmer, Peeter Lilje, Nikolai Aleksejev, Neeme Järvi, Paul Mägi, Paavo Järvi, Heino Eller
    CD „Music from Estonia. Volume 2”, Chandos (1989); The Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    Publisher: Alcanto, 1997
    Manuscript
  • Little Suite "In the Spring" [Väike süit „Kevadel”]
    Orchestration by Eduard Tubin in 1939
    symphony orchestra
    Publisher: Nordiska Musikförlaget AB
  • Prelude and Fugue (D minor) [Prelüüd ja fuuga (d-moll)]
    orchestrated by Eduard Tubin 1938
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 2210, percussion, strings
    Publisher: Nordiska Musikförlaget AB
    Manuscript

Works for string orchestra

  • Nocturne [Noktürn (Ööpala)]
    orchestrated from the String Quartet No. 2 by Eduard Tubin in 1939
    8'
    string orchestra
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Piano Concerto in D minor (Concertstück)
    The score restored by Vardo Rumessen in 1973
    1. Introduzione. Andante espressivo
    2. Adagio. Intermezzo. Adagio
    3. Finale. Allegro

    1897
    20’
    piano, symphony orchestra: 2222; 4200; percussion (1+0); strings
    Fp: (only II and III part); 19.11.1907 Tartu, Vanemuine Theatre, Rudolf Tobias (piano), coductor Juhan Simm
    Manuscript

Works for organ and orchestra

  • Chorale Variations (F minor) [Koraalivariatsioonid (f-moll)]
    1902(01?)
    organ, symphony orchestra
  • Largo (Know Ye Not)
    1902
    organ, symphony orchestra: 1020, 2211, strings
    Fp: Rudolf Tobias, organ, Artur kapp, conductor; 17.03.1902, St. Petersburg St. John's Church
    FpEst: 19.11.1907, theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, portrait concert of Rudolf Tobias
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Elegy in Memory of Fallen Soldiers [Eleegia sõjaväljal langenute mälestuseks]
    1915-?
    wind ensemble

Duos

  • Through the Night [Läbi öö]
    1914(15?)
    violin, piano
    CD „Estnische Violinmusik/Estonian violin music/Eesti viiulimuusika”, Eres (1997); Urmas Vulp (violin), Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Publisher: Eres, 2000
    Manuscript
  • Rondo (C minor)
    1891-1892
    5’
    piano, for 4 hands
    Manuscript
  • A Song Without Words [Sõnadeta laul]
    From the cycle of „Four Piano Pieces „In the Spring”, op.11” arranged for violoncello and piano by Helen Tobias-Duesberg
    violoncello, piano
    CD „Estonian cello”, Bella Musica (2008); Teet Järvi (violoncello), Vardo Rumessen (piano)
  • Death of Emperor Napoleon I [Keiser Napoleon I surm – neljale käele]
    Childhood-work
    piano in four hands
    Manuscript
  • Duo
    arrangement for violin and guitar by Heiki Mätlik in 2005
    violin, guitar
    CD „Sajand Eesti viiulimuusikat” [One century of Estonian violin music], U. Vulp, H. Mätlik (2005); Urmas Vulp (violin), Heiki Mätlik (guitar)
  • String Quartet No. 2, C minor [Keelpillikvartett nr. 2, c-moll]
    Arrangement for two pianos
    1. Allegro moderato e maestoso
    2. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
    3. Nachtstück / Ööpala. Andante tranquillo
    4. Finale. Allegro con brio

    2 pianos
    Manuscript
  • Violin Duo [Viiuliduo]
    2 violins
    Publisher: Eres, 2003
    Manuscript
  • Yearning for the Spring [Igatsus kevade järele]
    3'
    flute, piano

Trios

  • Largo
    5'
    violin, cello, organ

String quartets

  • String Quartet No. 2, C minor [Keelpillikvartett nr. 2, c-moll]
    1. Allegro moderato e maestoso
    2. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
    3. Nachtstück / Ööpala. Andante tranquillo (arranged for string orchestra by Eduard Tubin,
    1939)
    4. Finale. Allegro con brio

    1902
    33’
    string quartet
    CD „Estonian miniatures”, FG Classics (1993); Tallinn String Quartet (only Nocturne and Scherzo)
    CD „String quartets nos 1 & 2 Tallinn String Quartet”, Grammofon AB BIS (1995);  Tallinn String Quartet: Urmas Vulp (violin I), Toomas Nestor (violin II), Viljar Kuusk (viola) Teet Järvi (cello)
    Publisher: Eres Estonia, 2001
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 1, D minor [Keelpillikvartett nr. 1, d-moll]
    1. Allegro con moto
    2. Et in Arcadio ego – Andante mesto con molto espressivo
    3. Scherzo
    4. Finale - Allegro

    1899
    31’
    string quartet
    CD „String quartets nos 1 & 2 Tallinn String Quartet”, Grammofon AB BIS (1995);  Tallinn String Quartet: Urmas Vulp (violin I), Toomas Nestor (violin II), Viljar Kuusk (viola) Teet Järvi (cello)
    Publisher: Eres Estonia, 2002
    Manuscript
  • String Quartet No. 3, C major [Keelpillikvartett nr. 3, C-duur]
    unfinished
    string quartet
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Little Song of Spring (Op. 11 No. 1) [Kevadlauluke (Op. 11 nr. 1)]
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Little Piano Pieces „In the Spring”, op. 11” (Orchestrated by Eduard Tubin in 1939)
    1913
    piano
  • Song Without Words (Op. 11 No. 3) [Sõnadeta laul (Op. 11 nr. 3)]
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Little Piano Pieces „In the Spring”, op. 11” (Orchestrated by Eduard Tubin in 1939)
    1913
    piano
  • Waltz (Op. 11 No. 2)
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Little Piano Pieces „In the Spring”, op. 11” (Orchestrated by Eduard Tubin in 1939)
    1913
    piano
  • Sonatina No. 1, A flat major, „In romantischer Nüance” („In Romantic Style”)
    Allegro maestoso
    Andante. Tema con variazioni

    1912
    9'
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Sonatina No. 2, C minor, op. 12 nr. 2, „In antiker Manier” – „In Classical Style”
    I Allegro
    II Adagio molto cantabile
    III Allegro vivace

    1912
    piano
    CD "Estonian piano music", Estonian Piano Teachers' Association (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    CD „Mängib Laine Mets”, Eesti Raadio (2006); Laine Mets (piano)
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Walpurgis-burleske [Walpurgi burlesk]
    1910
    piano
    CD „Northern Lights. Treasury of Estonian piano music“, Estonian Association of Professional Musicians, Estonian Pianists’ Union (2019); Sten Lassmann
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Publisher: Estonian Classics, 2007
    Manuscript
  • Prelude (B minor), Andantino innocente [Prelüüd (h-moll), Andantino innocente]
    1908-1910
    3'
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Prelude (G minor), Moderato e serioso
    1908-1910
    4'
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
  • Prelude No. 1 (C sharp minor), Poco adagio
    1908-1910
    4'
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Prelude No. 2 (C sharp minor), Lento
    1908-1910
    2'
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Humoresque (G minor)
    1903
    3’
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Fantasy on Estonian Folk Tunes [Fantaasia eesti rahvaviisidele]
    1902
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Album Sheet (B minor) [Albumileht (h-moll)]
    1899
    piano
  • Album Sheet (op. 10 No. 1) (F major) [Albumileht (op. 10 Nr. 1) (F-duur)]
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Pieces for Piano op. 10”
    1899
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Gavotte (op. 10 No. 3) (B flat Major)
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Pieces for Piano op. 10”
    1899-1910
    piano
  • Mazurka (op. 10 Nr. 2)
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Pieces for Piano op. 10”
    1899-1910
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Melancholy (op. 10 No. 4) [Melanhoolia (op. 10 Nr. 4)]
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Pieces for Piano op. 10”
    1899-1910
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Fughetta (E minor)
    1897
    5’
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Piano Sonata (C minor) [Klaverisonaat (c-moll)]
    only "Finale" is preserved
    1897
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Minuet (F major) (Op. 11 No. 4)
    Belongs to the cycle „Four Little Piano Pieces „In the Spring”, op. 11” (Orchestrated by Eduard Tubin in 1939)
    1893(?)
    4’
    piano
    CD „Estnische Klaviermusik / Eesti klaverimuusika / Estonian piano music”, Eres (1994); Peep Lassmann (piano)
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Publisher: Eres, 2001
    Manuscript
  • Romance sans paroles (Romance Without Words)
    1893
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Autumn Pictures (Two short pieces) [Sügispildikesed (2 lühipala)]
    I (G minor)
    II (B minor)

    1892
    piano
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • A la russe
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Andantino
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Aus dem "Freischütz"
    Walzer (Waltz)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Fugue (D major)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Gavotte (D minor)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Gavotte (G major)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Melody (D-flat major) [Meloodia (Des-duur)]
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Minuet-Scherzo (G major)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Pifferari
    2'
    piano
    CD „Ricordanza”, Leelo Kõlar (2000); Leelo Kõlar (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Prelude (C minor) [Prelüüd (c-moll)]
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Prelude (C sharp minor)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Prelude (G minor)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Twilight [Õhtuhämarus]
    4'
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Waltz (A flat major)
    piano
    Manuscript

Works for organ

  • Largo (Know Ye Not)
    Arranged by August Topman
    1940
    organ
    Publisher: Eres, 1994
  • Chorale Preludes (Choralvorspiele)
    1st book
    1. Ach, was soll ich, Sünder, machen
    2. O, du liebe, meiner Liebe
    3. Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit
    4. Sollt´ ich meinem Gott nicht singen
    5. Mit Fried und Freud fahr´ ich dahin
    6. Wer nun den lieben Gott lässt walten
    7. Jesu, meines Lebens Leben
    8. Sollt´ ich meinem Gott nicht singen
    9. Werde munter mein Gemüthe
    10. Nachtstück: "Nun ruhen alle Wälder"
    11. Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen
    12. Komm, heiligen Geist, o Herre

    2nd book
    1. Praeludium: "Lobt Gott ihr Christen allzugleich"
    2. Praeludium et fughetta (C minor)
    3. Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ
    4. Ciacona über "Macht hoch die Thür"

    1917
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ) (except "Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ")
    Manuscript
  • Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen (Oh, What Should I, Sinful, Do)
    Chorale prelude (No. 1 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Chaconne over "Fling wide the door" in F major [Ciaconne "Nüüd tehke kõrgeks väravad" F-duur]
    (NB! There are 2 different works with same title)
    1914
    7’
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eesti Orelisõprade Ühing (2006)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop EOÜ 002
    Manuscript
  • Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit
    Chorale prelude (No. 3 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Organ landscape”, MDG (2007); Martin Rost (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Orelikontsert Nigulistes” [Sounds of Niguliste, an organ concert], Anne Kilstofte (2005); Tiit Kiik (organ)
    CD „Drei berühmte Orgeln / Three famous organs”, Eres (1995); Andres Uibo, Aivars Kalejs, Balys Vaitkus (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres, 1993
    Manuscript
  • Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen (My Heart Rejoice)
    Chorale prelude (No. 11 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    4'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Drei berühmte Orgeln / Three famous organs”, Eres (1995); Andres Uibo, Aivars Kalejs, Balys Vaitkus (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Jesu, meines Lebens Leben (Jesus, My Life)
    Chorale prelude (No. 7 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    3'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Drei berühmte Orgeln / Three famous organs”, Eres (1995); Andres Uibo, Aivars Kalejs, Balys Vaitkus (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Komm heil'ger Geist, O Herre (Come, Oh Holy Spirit)
    Chorale prelude (No. 12 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Mit Fried und Freud' fuhr' ich dahin (With Gladness and Peace I Go There)
    Chorale prelude (No. 5 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Organ landscape”, MDG (2007); Martin Rost (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Nachtstück: Nun ruhen alle Wälder (Night Piece: Now Rest All Forests)
    Chorale prelude (No. 10 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    4'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Ene Salumäe (organ)
    CD „Organ landscape”, MDG (2007); Martin Rost (organ)
    CD „Tallinna Toomkirik [Tallinn Cathedral]” MDG (2006); Martin Rost (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)   
    CD „Sequenzen: Europäische Orgelmusik des 20. Jahrhunderts, Label Harp (2002); Andres Uibo, Krzysztof Ostrowski (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • O, du Liebe, meiner Liebe
    Chorale prelude (No. 2 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Drei berühmte Orgeln / Three famous organs”, Eres (1995); Andres Uibo, Aivars Kalejs, Balys Vaitkus (organ)
    CD „Valik eesti orelimuusikat / Organ music from Estonia / Orgelmusik aus Estland”, Forte (1993); Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Praeludium et fughetta (C minor) [Praeludium et fughetta (c-moll)]
    1914
    4’
    organ
    CD „Tallinna Toomkirik [Tallinn Cathedral]” MDG (2006); Martin Rost (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eesti Orelisõprade Ühing, 2006
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop EOÜ 002
  • Sollt' ich meinem Gott nicht singen
    Chorale prelude (No. 4 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Sollt' ich meinem Gott nicht singen
    Chorale prelude (No. 8 in „12 Chorale Preludes”, (No. 4 same titled))
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten (Who Else Could Reign If Not God)
    Chorale prelude (No. 6 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Werde munter mein Gemüthe (Be Alert , My Soul)
    chorale prelude (No. 9 in „12 Chorale Preludes”)
    1914
    3'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ), Arete Teemets (soprano)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres (1993)
    Manuscript
  • Fugue (D minor)
    (orchestrated with chorale prelude D minor by Eduard Tubin in 1938)
    1898(90?)
    6'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Isekeskis oreliga: Urmas Taniloo mängib Vanemuise orelil” U. Taniloo (2005); Urmas Taniloo (organ)
    CD ”Eesti orelimuusika / Estonian organ music / Estnische Orgelmusik”, Eres (1994); Andres Uibo (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eres, 1993
    Manuscript
  • Lobt Gott ihr Christen allzugleich (For Glory of God)
    Chorale prelude
    1892
    2'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eesti Orelisõprade Ühing (2006)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop EOÜ 002
    Manuscript
  • Prelude D major [Praeludium (Prelüüd) D-duur]
    1892
    3'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Eesti Orelisõprade Ühing (2006)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop EOÜ 002
    Manuscript
  • Vom Himmel hoch (Pastorale)
    1892
    3'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Manuscript
  • Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
    Chorale prelude
    1892
    1'
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    CD „Rudolf Tobias: Oreliteosed / Orgelwerke / Organ pieces”, Forte (1995); Ines Maidre (organ)
    Manuscript
  • A little Lamb [Üks tallekene]
    Chorale prelude
    organ
  • Ach, bleib´ mit deiner Gnade (Abide among us with Thy grace)
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ), Arete Teemets (soprano)
    Manuscript
  • Ciacona („Macht hoch die Tür”) (Chaconne over "Fling wide the door" (in F major))
    (NB! there are 2 different works with same title)
    organ
    Publisher: Eesti Orelisõprade Ühing (2006)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop EOÜ 002
    Manuscript
  • Hoherpriester der du dich (You are the Great High Priest)
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    Manuscript
  • Largo (Know Ye not)
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ)
    Manuscript
  • Now People Breath [Nüüd hing'vad inimesed]
    Chorale prelude
    organ
  • Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele (Adorn yourself, O dear soul)
    organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ), Arete Teemets (soprano)
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

  • Terzetto
    3 voices (2 sopranos, alto)
    Text: Jes. 40, 31
    Manuscript

Works for choir, (soloist or soloists) and orchestra

  • Air (Psalm 51) [Aaria (Psalm 51)]
    1902
    bass-baritone and small orchestra

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    arranged by Vardo Rumessen
    1992
    5'
    mixed choir, organ, symphony orchestra: 2333, 4211, organ (ad lib), strings
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Fp: conductor Tõnu kaljuste, 07.06.1992, Estonia concert hall, funeral ceremony of Rudolf Tobias's dust
    Publisher: Eres Estonia: SE&JS, 2001, 1995
  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    Arranged by Eduard Tubin
    1958
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Fp: conductor Harri kiisa; 23.02.1958, Stockholm Concert House, concert dedicated to the 40th anniversary of Estonian Republic
    Publisher: Nordiska Musikförlaget AB
    Manuscript
  • On the Other Side of Jordan (Jenseits des Jordanis) [Sealpool Jordanit (Jenseits des Jordanis)]
    oratorio (unfinished, preserved only „Aria of Moses” for bass and „Water song” ("Well Song") for mezzo soprano or alto and mixed choir))
    - "Aria of Moses" (bass, symphony orchestra)
    - "Water Song" ("Well Song") (mezzo soprano or alto, symphony orchestra)


    1916-1918
    soloists (mezzo soprano or alto, bass), mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2322, 4231, 1+1, organ, 2 harps, strings
    Text: the Bible
    Publisher: SE & JS, 2000
    Manuscript
  • The Young Blacksmiths [Noored sepad]
    also for mixed choir
    1910
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Gustav Suits
  • Ad modum cervae mugit (Psalm 42) [Otsekui hirv (Psalm 42)]
    (Orchestration by Helen Tobias-Duesberg 1992)
    1904
    4’
    mixed choir, organ, symphony orchestra
    Text: Psalm 42
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); Youth Philharmonic Ensemble, Kaarli Church Chamber Choir, Tallinn Town Hall Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys' Choir, conductors Toomas Kapten, Ene Üleoja, Elo Kaarepere (üleoja), Lydia Rahula
    Publisher: Eres Estonia: SE&JS, 2001, 1995
  • Kyrie (Later No. 32 of oratorio „Jonah’ Mission”)
    1899
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    1909
    male choir, symphony orchestra, organ
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16, text in German and Estonian
    Publisher: published in Germany by F. E. C. Leuckart , 1909

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and orchestra

  • Jonah's Mission / Des Jona Sendung
    The score reconstructed by Vardo Rumessen
    Oratorio
    1907-1909
    114’
    soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, two mixed choirs, children's choir, organ, symphony orchestra
    Text: the Bible
    Fp: 26.11.1909, Leipzig St. Andreas Church, conductor Rudolf Tobias
    FpEst: (performance of complete work) Raili Viljakainen (soprano, Finland), Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), Janis Sprogis (tenor, Latvia), Aleksander Poljakov (baritone, Latvia), Mati Palm (bass), Ines Maidre (organ), mixed choir of Estonian Television and Estonian Radio, Estonian National Opera Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, children’s choir "Ellerhein", Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peeter Lilje; 25. 05.1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ) (only Chorus Mysticus and Sanctus - organ arrangement)
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, Oratorio Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys' Choir, Pille Lill (soprano), Mati Palm (bass), Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), Taimo Toomast (baritone), Peter Svensson (tenor), conductor Neeme Järvi (only Sanctus)
    CD ("Sanctus" from the oratorio "Jonah's mission") „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast” [Review of the Estonian choral music], Kooriühing: Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002); Pille Lill (soprano), Mati Palm (bass), Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), Taimo Toomast (baritone), Peter Svensson (tenor), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys’ Choir, Oratorio Choir, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi
    CD „Des Jona Sendung / Joonase lähetamine / Jonah's mission”, Grammofon AB BIS,  (1995); Pille Lill (soprano), Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), Peter Svensson (tenor), Raimo Laukka (baritone), Mati Palm (bass), Oratorio Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys' Choir, Ines Maidre (organ), Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (cond.)
    Publisher: Nordiska Musikförlaget, Estonian Classics, 2008, SE&JS, 1996 (piano reduction), Gehrmans Musikförlag (score)
    Manuscript
  • Johannes Damascenos [Johannes Damaskusest]
    cantata
    1897
    36'
    soloists, mixed choir, male choir, organ, symphony orchestra
    Text: Aleksei Tolstoi
    Fp: 1897, St. Petersburg, (final work of conservatory)
    FpEst: Brehm, Baumann, Piskarjov, Dobronravov, Schlutshanovski, orchestra and choir of Theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, conductor Rudolf Tobias; 19.11.1907, Vanemuine Theatre, Tartu, the author’s evening of Tobias
    Publisher: Estonian Classics, 2009 (score), Estonian Classics, 2007 (piano reduction)
    Manuscript

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

  • Nenia in Memory of Fr. R. Kreutzwald [Neenia (Kreutzwaldi mälestuseks)]
    male choir, 2 voices (tenors), strings
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald "Lembitu"
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Ad modum cervae mugit (Psalm 42)
    1904
    4’
    mixed choir, organ (for male choir and organ arranged by Eduard Tubin in 1967)
    Text: the Bible: Psalm No. 42
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss, Ene Salumäe (organ)
    CD „Süda usub valgust. Eesti vaimulik koorimuusika”, Allika Kammerkoor (2006); Tallinn Baptist congregation's chamber choir Allika, Estonian Methodist Church’s Tallinn congregational chamber choir Credo, conductors Raili Vahermägi and Eivin Toodo, Maris Oidekivi (organ), Piret Rips (piano), Collegium Consonante Orchestra
    Publisher: Muusika (1993), Eres: SE&JS (2001, 1995), Estonian Classics (2017)
    Distributer: EMIC EC 023
  • Largo (Know Ye Not)
    Original score is not preserved, three versions of arrangements by different composers exist:
    - arrangement for both male and mixed choir with organ part by August Topman (published in 1973)
    - arrangement for mixed coir and organ by Helen Tobias-Duesberg, published in New York 1988
    - arrangement with organ part by Vardo Rumessen (1992)
    1904?
    mixed choir, organ
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Fp: November 19, 1904, Tartu Bürgermusse hall
    Publisher: Estonian Classics
    Distributer: EMIC EC 022

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Ad modum cervae mugit (Psalm 42)
    1904
    4’
    mixed choir, organ (for male choir and organ arranged by Eduard Tubin in 1967)
    Text: the Bible: Psalm No. 42
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss, Ene Salumäe (organ)
    CD „Süda usub valgust. Eesti vaimulik koorimuusika”, Allika Kammerkoor (2006); Tallinn Baptist congregation's chamber choir Allika, Estonian Methodist Church’s Tallinn congregational chamber choir Credo, conductors Raili Vahermägi and Eivin Toodo, Maris Oidekivi (organ), Piret Rips (piano), Collegium Consonante Orchestra
    Publisher: Muusika (1993), Eres: SE&JS (2001, 1995), Estonian Classics (2017)
    Distributer: EMIC EC 023
  • Know Ye Not (Largo) (Pfingstgesang / Easter Song)
    1900
    4'
    male choir, organ
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1 Co 3:16
    Fp: the work was premiered under title Hymnus, with Artur kapp (organ and Rudolf Tobias (conductor); 05.11.1900, St. John's church, St. Petersburg
    CD „Eesti laulupidu 150“ [Estonian Song Celebration 150], Vaiguviiul (2019); Select Joint Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); St. Carl Church’s Chamber Choir, Town Hall Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys’ Choir, Youth Philharmony, conductor Toomas Kapten

    CD „Juhatab Ants Üleoja”[Conducts Ants Üleoja], EMLS (2006); Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Ants Üleoja
    CD „Süda usub valgust. Eesti vaimulik koorimuusika”, Allika Kammerkoor (2006); Tallinn Baptist congregation's chamber choir Allika, Estonian Methodist Church’s Tallinn congregational chamber choir Credo, conductors Raili Vahermägi and Eivin Toodo, Maris Oidekivi (organ), Piret Rips (piano), Collegium Consonante Orchestra
    CD „Laulupidude aarded” [Best of Estonian song festivals], Forte (2005); Estonian SSR State Academic Male Choir, conductor Olev Oja
    CD „Messu illan hämärtyessä”, chamber choir Sonores (2004); chamber choir Sonores, conductor Maija Vuorinen 
    CD „Teaduste Akadeemia Meeskoor”, Teaduste Akadeemia Meeskoor (2004); Male Choir of Academy of Sciences, conductor Arvo Ratassepp, organ: Henn Eerik
    CD „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast” [Review of the Estonian choral music], Kooriühing: Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002); St. Carl Church’s Chamber Choir, Town Hall Chamber Choir, Tallinn Boys’ Choir, Youth Philharmony, conductor Toomas Kapten
    CD „EKE Inseneride Meeskoor 15. aastane”, EKE Inseneride Meeskoor (2002); EKE Engineers’ Male Choir, conductor Ants Üleoja
    CD „Laulud läbi aegade” [Songs through the years], Tartu meeskoor Gaudeamus (2001); male choir Gaudeamus, conductor Roland Laasmäe, organ: Hugo Lepnurm.
    CD „Sing a song”, Eesti Raadio (1999); Estonian Boys’ Choir, conductor Venno Laul
    CD „Rõõm ja valgus”, E. Ratassepp (1999); Põlva Ecclesiastical Chant Society Chamber Choir Maarja, conductor Ester Ratassepp, Raina Urb (piano, organ)
    CD „Matkassa”, Safarikuoro (1997); Safarikuoro, conductors Matti Heroja, Viive Mäemets
    CD „125 aastat Eesti laulupidu / 125 years of Estonian song festivals, Forte (1994); State Academic Male Choir, conductor Olev Oja
    CD „Lunastus Kristuses / Redemption in Christ / Erlösung in Christus”, Gloria (1994); mixed choir Gloria, conductors Margo Kõlar and Kersti Kuusk, Annely Sarv (soprano), Uku Joller (baritone), Ülle Kalvik, Toomas Trass, Terje Saard (organ), Old Town Chamber Orchestra, Old Town Chamber Ensemble
    Publisher: Eres 2001, 1995, Eres Edition 1994, Muusika, 1993
  • Trotz alledem (Despite Everything)
    male choir, organ
    Text: Fr. Freiligrath, translation by V. Sepp
    Publisher: NSV Liidu Muusikafondi Eesti Vabariiklik Osakond (1988)
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Of the Beautiful Air Maiden [Sest Ilmaneitsist ilusast]
    also for voice and piano/organ
    Ballade
    1911
    12’
    soprano, symphony orchestra: 2222; 4231; 1+1; strings
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald „Kalevipoeg” (Estonian national epic)
    Manuscript
  • Comfort Me Again [Mind lohuta jälle]
    baritone, symphony orchestra
  • Psalm 84
    soprano, alto, symphony orchestra
  • Schaff' in mir Gott ein reines Herz (Make in Me, Oh God, a Clean, Pure Heart)
    Aria from 51st psalm
    voice, symphony orchestra: 1020, 2000, strings
    Manuscript
  • Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How Lovely Are Your Buildings)
    soprano and alto duet with symphony orchestra
    voice (soprano, alto), symphony orchestra, 1020, 2000, strings
    Publisher: Alcanto (1995)
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Cantate (Cantata), Op 4
    Religious duet for two sopranos with piano accompaniment
    voice (2 sopranos), piano
    Manuscript
  • Ich hebe meine Augen (I lift up my eyes)
    Religious duet for soprano and alto with piano accompaniment
    voice (soprano, alto), piano
    Publisher: Estonian Classics
    Manuscript
  • Leaving Song [Lahkumislaul]
    two female voices (or choir), piano or organ
  • Was ist der Mensch (What is Man)
    religious duet
    voice (soprano, alto), organ
    Publisher: Alcanto (1995), Estonian Classics
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Our Life [Meie elu]
    based on Estonian folk tune
    1915
    3’
    voice, piano
    Text: M. Mõhn
    CD „Ei saa mitte vaiki olla: Eesti rahvalaul eesti heliloojate seades”, J. Pärg, 2006; Jüri Pärg (baritone)
    Manuscript
  • Why the Crying, Little Flower? [Miks sa nutad, lillekene?]
    Arrangement of a folksong
    1915
    4'
    voice, piano
    Text: Lydia Koidula
  • Of the Beautiful Air Maiden [Sest ilmaneitsist ilusast]
    also for voice and symphony orchestra
    Ballade
    1911
    soprano, piano or ogan
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald „Kalevipoeg” (Estonian national epic)
  • Romance [Romanss]
    1903
    voice, piano
    Text: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1974)
    Manuscript
  • What Is a Man? (Later No. 37 of oratorio „Jonah’ Mission”) [Mis on inimene? (hiljem nr. 37 oratooriumist „Joonase lähetamine”)]
    1899
    soprano and alto voice, piano or organ
    Publisher: Alcanto, 1995
  • Mignong’s Song [Mignoni laul]
    voice, piano
  • Mower and Death [Schnitter und Tod (Niitja ja surm)]
    voice, piano
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1974)
    Manuscript
  • Nachtstück (Night Song)
    voice, piano
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1974)
    Manuscript
  • Night Piece [Ööpala]
    voice, piano
  • Psalm 121
    soprano and alto voice, piano
    Text: Psalm No. 121
  • Schweizerlied
    voice, piano
    Manuscript
  • The Autumn [Sügis]
    voice, piano
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1974)
    Manuscript

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

  • Of the Beautiful Air Maiden [Sest ilmaneitsist ilusast]
    also for voice and symphony orchestra
    Ballade
    1911
    soprano, piano or ogan
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald „Kalevipoeg” (Estonian national epic)
  • Agnus Dei
    1904
    6'
    voice (mezzo soprano), organ
    CD „Rudolf Tobias. Complete Organ Works”, Toccata Classics (2015). Ines Maidre (organ), Arete Teemets (soprano)
    CD „Urve Tauts”, Urve Tauts (1998); Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), Ines Maidre (organ)
    Publisher: Estonian Classics
    Manuscript
  • What Is a Man? (Later No. 37 of oratorio „Jonah’ Mission”) [Mis on inimene? (hiljem nr. 37 oratooriumist „Joonase lähetamine”)]
    1899
    soprano and alto voice, piano or organ
    Publisher: Alcanto, 1995
  • Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How Lovely Are Your Buildings)
    1893
    soprano, alto, organ
    Text: Bible: Psalm 84
    CD „Jõululugu muusikas” [Christmas dream], arrangement: Tarmo Eespere; released by T. Eespere (1997); Pirjo Levandi (soprano), Urve Tauts (mezzo soprano), instrumental ensemble, conductor Tarmo Eespere
    Publisher: Alcanto (1995), Estonian Classics
    Manuscript
  • Ich hebe meine Augen (I lift up my eyes)
    Sacred solo song
    1891
    voice, organ
    Text: Bible: psalm 121
    Manuscript
  • Bis hierher hat uns der Herr geholfen (Hitherto hath the Lord helped us)
    soprano, alto, organ
    Text: Sam 7:12; Jes 28:29
    Publisher: Estonian Classics
  • Schaff' in mir Gott ein reines Herz (Make in Me, Oh God, a Clean, Pure Heart)
    bass, organ
    Text: Psalm 51

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    Arrangements by Cyrillus Kreek for small (1923) and large mixed choir (possible to sing for both - male and female choir separately, 1925)
    1923/1925
    mixed choir (or male or female choir)
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Manuscript
  • Ascendit in coelum (Gone Up the Sky)
    Motet
    1915
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: The Bible: Pm 3, 20 and He 13, 14
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing (1992)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Cantata "Ecclesia", Zur Absolution (For the Redemption of the Sins)
    Motet
    1915
    7'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Ps. 32, 1-4 and Luther chorale "Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir"
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Kephas. Herr, wohin sollen wir gehn? (Kephas. Lord, When Must We Go?)
    Motet
    1915
    8'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible, Jn 6, 68-69, Ac 4, 12
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Kleine Karfreitags Motette (Little Motet of Good Friday)
    His Daughters from Jerusalem
    1915
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Lk. 23, 28
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    CD „Lunastus Kristuses / Redemption in Christ / Erlösung in Christus”, Gloria (1994); mixed choir Gloria, conductors Margo Kõlar and Kersti Kuusk, Annely Sarv (soprano), Uku Joller (baritone), Ülle Kalvik, Toomas Trass, Terje Saard (organ), Old Town Chamber Orchestra, Old Town Chamber Ensemble
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Liberi Dei / The Children of God
    1915
    4’
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: New Testament, Ro. 8, 14.17
    Fp: Chamber Choir Gloria, St. Nicholas Church, Tallinn, 5.10.1991, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
  • Oster Vorspiel (Easter Prelude)
    Motet
    1915
    2'
    mixed choir or female choir
    Text: the Bible: Mk 16, 3
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Laulu eestvõtja” [The song leader], Teaduste Akadeemia Naiskoor (TAN) (2003); Academy of Sciences Female Choir, conductor Merike Toro
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing (1992)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Ostermorgen (Easter Morning), Op. 12 No. 13
    Motet
    1915
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: The work is based on chorale by Johann Heermann (1585–1647) "Frühmorgens, da die Sonne aufgeht" (1st verse), the following text from Psalm 118
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Looda ja armasta“, Kammerkoor Solare (2012); Chamber Choir Solare, conductors Elo Üleoja and Keio Soomelt
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Zwei Neutestamentliche Gesänge (Two Songs From New Testament)
    1. Wer will?
    2. For All Who Are Being Led by the Spirit of God, These are Sons of God
    1915
    mixed choir
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Manuscript
  • Vivit! Herr, bleibe, bleibe bei uns! (He Lives! Lord, Stay, Stay With Us)
    Motet
    1915
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Luke 24, 29
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Areng”, Forte (2002); Tallinn Chamber Choir, conductor Aivar Leštšinski
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Estonian Classics (2002)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Wer will? / Who Can?
    1915
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: New Testament, Rm. 8, 33-34
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); chamber choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
  • Broken Rose [Murtud roos]
    1905
    3’
    mixed choir
    Text: M. Lipp
  • On the Road [Teel]
    1905
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: G. E. Luiga after Ivan S. Turgenev
    CD „Vastsündinud“, Estonia Seltsi Segakoor (2019); Mixed Choir of Estonia Society, conductor Heli Jürgenson
    CD „Sööt muusikasse: juhatab Ants Sööt”, Eesti Naislaulu Selts (2005); Tallinn Students’ Mixed Choir, conductor Ants Sööt
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1973)
    Manuscript
  • Spring [Allik]
    1905
    mixed choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1973)
    Manuscript
  • The Thief [Varas]
    1905
    1'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    CD „Ajasillal“, Vox Populi (2019); Youth Mixed Choir Vox Populi, conductor Janne Fridolin
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); Estonian Radio Mixed Choir, conductor Toomas Kapten
    CD "Läbilõige: Noorus 50", Segakoor Noorus (2009); Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Raul Talmar
    CD „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast” [Review of the Estonian choral music], Kooriühing: Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002); Estonian Radio Choir, conductor Toomas Kapten
    CD „Laulusild” [Bridge of song], TAN : TAM (1998); Male Choir of Estonian Academy of Sciences, conductors Hirvo Surva, Andrus Siimon    
    Publisher: Eres, 1997
  • The Young Blacksmiths [Noored sepad]
    also for mixed choir and symphony orchestra
    1905
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Gustav Suits
    CD „Eesti laulupidu 150“ [Estonian Song Celebration 150], Vaiguviiul (2019); Select mixed choir, conductor Risto Joost
    CD „Laulupidude aarded” [Best of Estonian song festivals], Forte (2005); Mixed Choir of Estonian Radio, conductor Ants Üleoja
    CD „125 aastat Eesti laulupidu / 125 years of Estonian song festivals, Forte (1994); Estonain Radio Mixed Choir, conductor Ants Üleoja
  • Nenia (in Memory of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald) [Neenia (Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwaldi mälestuseks)]
    1903
    4'
    male choir or mixed choir
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald "Lembitu"
    Manuscript
  • Loblied / Praise Song
    1902
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Ps. 98, 1, 3-4
    CD „Viimsi Püha Jaakobi Koguduse Kammerkoor” [Chamber choir of Viimsi St. Jacob congrecation], Chamber choir of Viimsi St. Jacob congrecation (2007); Chamber choir of Viimsi St. Jacob congrecation, conductor Andrus Kalvet
    CD „Eluallikas”, Tallinna Allika Baptistikoguduse noortekoor (2001); Tallinn Baptist Congrecation Youth Choir Allikas, conductor Raili Vahermägi, piano: Triin Väljamäe, organ: Kersti Tarve
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    Tobias's work is based on his organ improvisations (pre-and postlude of chorale) at the Whitsun service of St. Petersburg St. John's Church on May 28, 1900
    Whitsun Song
    presumably the original version of the work

    1900
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Fp: concuctor Rudolf Tobias, mixed choir of St Petersburg's Estonian Charity Society, 1900
  • Abendlied (Evening Song)
    mixed choir
    Manuscript
  • Busslied (Penitence Song)
    Oh, Lord, Be Gracious to Me
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: Ps. 51, 3-6
    CD „Süda usub valgust. Eesti vaimulik koorimuusika”, Allika Kammerkoor (2006); Tallinn Baptist congregation's chamber choir Allika, Estonian Methodist Church’s Tallinn congregational chamber choir Credo, conductors Raili Vahermägi and Eivin Toodo, Maris Oidekivi (organ), Piret Rips (piano), Collegium Consonante Orchestra
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eres edition, Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Die Töchter von Jerusalem / The Daughters of Jerusalem
    Motet
    2'
    mixed choir or female choir
    Text: the Bible: p. 23, 28
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
  • Die Töchter von Jerusalem / The Daughters of Jerusalem
    2nd version
    3'30''
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible: p. 23, 28
  • Oh, Leave All the Complaints [Oh jäta kõik kaebed]
    2'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: text from „Mirza Schaffy”
    Publisher: Eres (1994)
    Manuscript
  • Psalm 32 (Ecclesia)
    mixed choir
    Text: Psalm 32
  • Schneider-courage [Schneider-courage (Rätsepa vaprus)]
    mixed choir
    Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1973)
    Manuscript
  • Siehst du das Meer (Behold the Sea)
    mixed choir
    Text: Emanuel von Geibel
    Manuscript
  • Swaying Sea [Õõtsuv meri]
    2'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
  • Where can my soul rest [Kus leiab hing rahumaad]
    Chorale tune
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible
    Manuscript
  • While Comes the Death [Küll jõuab surm]
    male choir or mixed choir
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1973)
    Manuscript

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    Arrangements by Cyrillus Kreek for small (1923) and large mixed choir (possible to sing for both - male and female choir separately, 1925)
    1923/1925
    mixed choir (or male or female choir)
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Manuscript
  • Oster Vorspiel (Easter Prelude)
    Motet
    1915
    2'
    mixed choir or female choir
    Text: the Bible: Mk 16, 3
    CD "Vivit! Choral works by Max Reger & Rudolf Tobias", Ondine (2013); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Daniel Reuss
    CD „Laulu eestvõtja” [The song leader], Teaduste Akadeemia Naiskoor (TAN) (2003); Academy of Sciences Female Choir, conductor Merike Toro
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing (1992)
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100
    Manuscript
  • Die auf den Herrn (Those, Who Are Waiting for Jehova)
    Religious terzetto
    1903
    female choir
    Text: Bible: Isaiah 40:31
    Manuscript
  • Die Töchter von Jerusalem / The Daughters of Jerusalem
    Motet
    2'
    mixed choir or female choir
    Text: the Bible: p. 23, 28
    CD „Motetten und geistliche Lieder : für gemischten Chor á cappella / Motetid ja vaimulikud laulud : segakoorile á cappella / Motets and hymns : for mixed choir á cappella / Rudolf Tobias, Forte (1994); Chamber Choir "Eesti Projekt", conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Publisher: Eesti Kooriühing, 1992, Estonian Classics, 2002
    Distributer: Available in EMIC Music Shop in compendium "Rudolf Tobias. Motetten und geistliche Lieder für gemischten Chor" Eres 3100

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Know Ye Not [Eks teie tea]
    Arrangements by Cyrillus Kreek for small (1923) and large mixed choir (possible to sing for both - male and female choir separately, 1925)
    1923/1925
    mixed choir (or male or female choir)
    Text: the Bible: Pauline Epistle, 1Co 3:16
    Manuscript
  • The Thief [Varas]
    1905
    1'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    CD „Ajasillal“, Vox Populi (2019); Youth Mixed Choir Vox Populi, conductor Janne Fridolin
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcast (2011); Estonian Radio Mixed Choir, conductor Toomas Kapten
    CD "Läbilõige: Noorus 50", Segakoor Noorus (2009); Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Raul Talmar
    CD „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast” [Review of the Estonian choral music], Kooriühing: Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002); Estonian Radio Choir, conductor Toomas Kapten
    CD „Laulusild” [Bridge of song], TAN : TAM (1998); Male Choir of Estonian Academy of Sciences, conductors Hirvo Surva, Andrus Siimon    
    Publisher: Eres, 1997
  • Nenia (in Memory of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald) [Neenia (Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwaldi mälestuseks)]
    1903
    4'
    male choir or mixed choir
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald "Lembitu"
    Manuscript
  • Oh, Leave All the Complaints [Oh jäta kõik kaebed]
    2'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: text from „Mirza Schaffy”
    Publisher: Eres (1994)
    Manuscript
  • Old Jew Darns [Vana juut nõelub]
    male choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
    Publisher: Eesti Lauljate Liidu Naiskooride Sektsioon (1938)
    Manuscript
  • Song of Young People [Noorte laul]
    male choir
    Text: Gustav Suits
    Publisher: Eesti Lauljate Liit (1936)
    Manuscript
  • Swaying Sea [Õõtsuv meri]
    2'
    mixed choir or male choir
    Text: Karl Eduard Sööt
  • Tailor’s Bravery [Rätsepa vaprus]
    1'
    male choir
    Text: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, translation P. Härm
  • While Comes the Death [Küll jõuab surm]
    male choir or mixed choir
    Publisher: Eesti Raamat (1973)
    Manuscript
  • Will You See the Sea [Kas näed sa merd]
    3'
    male choir
    Text: E. Geibel, A. Uritamm

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • A Dance Tune [Tantsulugu]
    1911(?)
    piano
  • Autumn Wind [Sügistuul]
    1911(?)
    1’
    piano
    CD „Muusikaõpetus 4. klassile” [Music for 4th grade], Avita (2008); Lauri Väinmaa (piano).
    CD „Музыка - волшебная страна. Muusikavalik I klassile”, compiled by Maia Muldma, Inge Raudsepp, Koolibri (2002)
    CD „Eesti heliloojate klaverimuusikat lastele ja noortele” [Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers], Leelo Kõlar (2002); Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Gavotte (D minor)
    1911(?)
    2'
    piano
    CD "Estonian piano music", Estonian Piano Teachers' Society (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    CD „Muusikavalik 3. klassile/ Maia Muldma / Музыка - волшебная страна : 3 класс/ Майа Мулдма”, Koolibri (2003)
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
  • March [Marss]
    1911(?)
    1'
    piano
    CD "Eesti klaverimuusika", Eesti Klaveriõpetajate Ühing (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    CD „Музыка - волшебная страна. Muusikavalik I klassile”, compiled by Maia Muldma, Inge Raudsepp, Koolibri (2002)
    Manuscript
  • Pastorale [Pastoraal]
    1911(?)
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Polka [Polka]
    1911(?)
    1'
    piano
    CD "Eesti klaverimuusika", Eesti Klaveriõpetajate Ühing (Estonian Piano Teachers' Association) (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    CD „Muusikavalik 3. klassile/ Maia Muldma / Музыка - волшебная страна : 3 класс/ Майа Мулдма”, Koolibri (2003)
    CD „Keila Muusikakool”, Keila Muusikakool (2001); M. Kukk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Snow Flakes [Lumehelbekesed]
    1911(?)
    1'
    piano
    CD "Estonian piano music", Estonian Piano Teachers' Society (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Waltz (E major)
    1911(?)
    2'
    piano
    CD „Eesti heliloojate klaverimuusikat lastele ja noortele” [Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers], Leelo Kõlar (2002); Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Winter Dream [Talveunelmad]
    1911(?)
    2'
    piano
    CD "Estonian piano music", Estonian Piano Teachers' Society (2009); Bruno Lukk (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Yearning for the Spring [Igatsus kevade järgi]
    1911(?)
    piano
    CD „Музыка - волшебная страна. Muusikavalik I klassile”, compiled by Maia Muldma, Inge Raudsepp, Koolibri (2002)
    CD „Eesti heliloojate klaverimuusikat lastele ja noortele” [Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers], Leelo Kõlar (2002); Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Nocturn [Ööpala]
    1910
    piano
    CD „Ricordanza”, Leelo Kõlar (2000); Leelo Kõlar (piano)
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Child’s Thoughts [Lapse mõtted]
    12 short preludes (childhood-work)
    1882-1884
    organ
    Manuscript
  • An Alpine Idyl [Alpiidüll]
    3'
    piano
    CD „Ricordanza”, Leelo Kõlar (2000); Leelo Kõlar (piano)
    CD „Klaverimuusika”, Forte (1998); Vardo Rumessen (piano)
    Manuscript