Mariliis Valkonen

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • send/receive/resound
    In cooperation with Ülo Krigul and Timo Steiner
    2009
    29'
    symphony orchestra: 2121, 1210, 2, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Mägi; June 27, 2009, Vormsi island, Festival Glasperlenspiel
    Commissioned by: Festival Glasperlenspiel
  • Instead
    2005

    symphony orchestra: 2222, alto saxophone, 2221, percussion (2 players), harp, strings
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for violin and orchestra

  • 2015
    8'
    violin, chamber orchestra: bassoon, percussion, strings
    Fp: Juta Õunapuu-Mocanita (vioilin), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Atvars Lakstīgala; April 12, 2015, 1st studio of Estonian Public Broadcasting, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Disaster
    2003

    2 pianos, percussion, bass clarinet

Duos

  • An Half [Poolik]
    2002

    2 pianos
    Fp: Mai Ots (piano), Anne-Mai Vallaots (piano); April 1, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 012
  • Disconnected
    2002

    flute, oboe
    Fp: Leonora Palu (flute), Riivo Kallasmaa (oboe); April 1, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
  • Done
    2002

    violin, piano
    Fp: Liisa Suuster (violin), Carolina Kremenetski (piano); April 1, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music
  • Searching for the Right
    2001
    4'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Mai Ots (piano), Anne-Mai Vallaots (piano); November 1, 2001, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music

Trios

  • Bedtime Story [Unejutt]
    2007
    8'
    flute, Estonian zither kannel, accordion
    Fp: Tarmo Johannes (flute), Kristi Mühling (kannel), Sirje Mõttus (accordion); May 29, 2007, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 004

Quartets

  • Empty
    2007
    9'
    trombone quartet
    Fp: Andres Kontus, Ivar Kiiv, Peeter Margus, Guido Kongas, conductor Hando Põldmäe; April 14, 2007, Tallinn Town Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 002
    Manuscript
  • The Chance of the Journey [Teekonna juhus]
    2005

    violin, cello, piano, percussion (1 player)
    Fp: Mari Targo (violin), Ardo Västrik (cello), Merike Poom (piano), Hele-Riin Uib (percussion); October 6, 2005, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music
  • Hypnosis
    2003

    flute, violin, cello, percussion (1 player)
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble; October 3, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 006
  • Suite [Süit]
    1. Prelude
    2. Sarabande
    3. Courante
    4. Bourrée
    5. Air
    6. Gigue
    2002
    12'
    soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, percussion (1 player)
    Fp: Eve Suslov (soprano saxophone), Jandra Puusepp (alto saxophone), Helen Saarniit (baritone saxophone), Aleksandra Anstal (percussion); October 4, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music

Quintets

  • Nausea
    2006
    10'
    2 clarinets, percussion (1 player), violin, cello
    Fp: Stanislav Maksimov (clarinet), Jaan Krivel (clarinet), Lehari Kaustel (percussion), Meelis Milli (violin), Eve Pütsepp (cello), conductor Susan Lahesalu; March 29, 2006, Kadriorg Palace, Estonian Music Days Festival

Sextets

  • Maale [For the Earth] [Maale]
    2014
    8'
    oboe, alto saxophone, 4 percussionists
  • Interruption [Katkestus]
    2008
    9'
    flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello
    Fp: Ensemble U:; April 10, 2008, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 003

Septets

  • 2006

    flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano, violin, viola, cello
    Fp: Basel Music Academy new music ensemble, conductor Jürg Henneberger; December 3, 2006, Gare du Nord, Basel, Festival Culturescapes
    FpEst: Neeme Punder (flute), Edmunds Altmanis (clarinet), Ivo Lille (saxophone), Martti Raide (piano), Kristiina Kriit (violin), Toomas Nestor (viola), Aare Tammesalu (cello), conductor Toomas Vavilov; April 16, 2007, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 005
  • Flight-sight
    2002
    8'
    oboe, soprano saxophone, percussion (1 player), 2 violins, viola, cello
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; October 13, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • Blueness [Sinetus]
    ensemble piece for music students
    2011
    3'
    2 alto saxophones, tuba, percussion (2 players), guitar, piano, 3 violins. 2nd version: 2 alto saxophones, percussion (2 or 3 players), guitar, 2 pianos, 3 violins
    Fp: Student ensemble of Tallinn Secondary Science School; May 19, 2011, Tallinn Secondary Science School

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Smile [Naeratus]
    2013
    2'
    piano
    Fp: Marta-Jaana Staskevitš (piano); April 1, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Visiting [Külla!]
    2009
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Martti Raide; April 17, 2009, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival 2009
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival 2009
  • 2004
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Sten Lassmann (piano); April 19, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • 2004
    4'
    piano
    Fp: Mati Mikalai (piano); April 9, 2005, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 011
  • Confused-confused
    2000

    piano
    Fp: Carolina Kremenetski (piano); December 6, 2000, Tallinn Town Hall
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 008

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Takeoff [Lendutõus]
    1. Heaven Is Opening Up (Artur Alliksaar, Marie Under, Mathura)
    2. Unknown Bird (Kaspar Jassa)
    3. Only the Birds (Kaspar Jassa)
    4. Let Me Fly (Artur Alliksaar)
    5. Urge On! (Marie Under)
    6. Radiance of Light (Marie Under)
    7. Miracle Moment (Peep Ilmet, Mathura, Marie Under)

    2012
    20'
    mixed choir, string quartet
    Text: Artur Alliksaar, Marie Under, Mathura, Peep Ilmet, Kaspar Jassa
    Fp: Tartu University Chamber Choir, string quartet Prezioso, conductor Triin Koch; April 7, 2013, Glass Hall of Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Composers' Union
    CD „Lendutõus“, Noorus (2020); Mixed Choir Noorus, the Prezioso String Quartet, conductor Maarja Helstein
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC EMF 017
  • Song of School Badge [Märgilaul]
    For Tallinn Secondary Science School
    1997
    2'
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Rudolf Rimmel
    Fp: Student ensemble of Tallinn Secondary Science School; autumn 1997
    CD "Reaali hümn ja laulud. Reaal 125", Tallinna Reaalkool (2006); Mixed Choir of Tallinn Secondary Science School, conductor Eve Karp, Lauri Kirikal (piano)

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • In the Embrace of Life [Elu embuses]
    2017
    6'
    male choir, accordion
    Text: Mathura
    Fp: Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, Tiit Kalluste (accordion), conductor Peeter Perens; December 15, 2017, Tallinn St. John's Church
    Commissioned by: Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology

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

  • Estonian Music Days’ Opening Joik [Eesti muusika päevade avajoig]
    2006
    4´-∞
    baritone, shaman drum
    Text: Estonian folklore has been used in the text
    Fp: Atlan Karp (baritone, shaman drum); March 24, 2006, Tallinn Song Stage, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • The Sleepers
    2006

    3 female voices, electric guitar, percussion (1 player)
    Text: Sylvia Plath (in English)
    Fp: Annika Ilus (soprano), Tui Hirv (soprano), Merili Kristal (alto), Tõnis Leemets (electric guitar), Vambola Krigul (percussion); June 17, 2007, Tartu St. John's Church, Estonian Young Composers' Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Young Composers' Festival
  • 2002
    5'
    2 sopranos, alto, percussion (1 player)
    Text: Sylvia Plath (in English)
    Fp: Tui Hirv (soprano), Annika Ilus (soprano), Karin Salumäe (alto), Aleksandra Anstal (percussion); April 12, 2005, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • My Own Song [Minu oma laul]
    2017
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Mathura
    Fp: Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend, conductor Pärt Uusberg; March 3, 2018 Heino Eller Tartu Music School, March 4, 2018 Raplamaa Contemporary Art Centre, March 5, 2018 Tallinn, House of Blackheads
    Commissioned by: Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 016
  • Kodune [Homely] [Kodune]
    2014
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Peep Ilmet
  • 2013
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Mathura
    Fp: Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; March 28, 2014, Tallinn House of Blackheads
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 015
  • Sõida tasa üle silla (Ride Gently Over the Bridge) [Sõida tasa üle silla]
    2011
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: the sentence "Sõida tasa üle silla" (Ride quietly across the bridge)
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 014
  • Tasakaal (Equilibrium) [Tasakaal]
    2011
    3'
    mixed choir, percussion (wood block, bongo, tambourine, triangle) ad lib.
    Text: the word "tasakaal" (Equilibrium)
  • Mushrooms
    2005

    mixed choir
    Text: Sylvia Plath (in English)
  • Way to Home [Kodutee]
    2004
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Marit Toom (in Estonian)
    Fp: Tallinn Chamber Choir, conductor Aivar Leshchinski; May 22, 2004, Valga, Estonia
  • Diffugere nives
    2003

    mixed choir, percussion ad libitum (1 player)
    Text: Horatius Flaccus (ladina keeles)
    Fp: Chamber choir of choral conducting students of Estonian Academy of Music; conductor Toomas Kapten; December 12, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 007
    Manuscript
  • Expectations [Ootused]
    2003

    mixed choir
    Text: Peep Ilmet (in Estonian)
  • White Bird [Valge lind]
    2002
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Jüri Üdi (in Estonian)
    Fp: Mixed choir of Tallinn Secondary Science School, conductor Eve Karp; May 2002, Tallinn Secondary Science School
    CD "Avarsinise taeva ja laulude tund", Vanalinna Segakoor, H.-M. Arder (2009); Helin-Mari Arder Trio, Old Town Mixed Choir, conductor Lauri Aav
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 001
    Manuscript
  • Winter Month [Talvekuu]
    1999
    1'
    mixed choir
    Text: Kalju Kangur
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 009
  • All Is Left to Us [Kõik on meile jäänud]
    1998

    mixed choir
    Text: Karl Ristikivi (eesti keeles)
  • Snow-Tree [Lumepuu]
    1998

    mixed choir
    Text: Kalju Lepik (in Estonian)
    Fp: Mixed choir of Tallinn Secondary Science School, conductor Eve Karp; spring 1998, Tallinn Secondary Science School

Works for female choir a cappella

  • In Your Heart [Sinu südames]
    2012
    4'
    female choir
    Text: Rabindranath Tagore, translated by Stella Noa (in Estonian)
    Fp: Academic Female Choir of University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch; March 31, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Composers' Union
    CD "Seedlings", Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu (2015); Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
    CD "New Estonian Choral Music 2013", Estonian Choral Association (2013); Academic Female Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC EMF 011
  • Going My Way [Lähen oma teed]
    2003

    female choir
    Text: Marit Toom (in Estonian)
    Fp: Ellerhein Alumnae Choir, conductor Grete Koik; December 19, 2003, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn3´
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 010

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Sõida tasa üle silla (Ride Gently Over the Bridge) [Sõida tasa üle silla]
    2011/2012
    4'
    male choir
    Text: the sentence "Sõida tasa üle silla" (Ride quietly across the bridge)
    Fp: Academic Male Choir of Tallinn Technical University, conductor Peeter Perens; May 24, 2013, Estonia Concert Hall
    Distributer: EMIC MLV 013

Works for vocal ensemble

  • Where the Pathway Goes [Kust jalgtee kõrvale käänab]
    1998
    2'
    4 female voices
    Text: Juhan Liiv (in Estonian)
    Fp: April 14, 1998, Tallinn Travel House
    Manuscript

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Teacher's Dream [Õpetaja unenägu]
    2020
    2'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Fp: Emilia Toomla (voice), Urmas Lattikas (keyboards), Reigo Ahven (percussion), Paul Daniel (guitar), Raul Vaigla (bass guitar); September 20, 2020, Mooste manor
  • Summer Colors [Suvevärvid]
    2006
    3'
    voice, piano
    Text: Tiina Piirisaar (in Estonian)
    Fp: June 17, 2006, Prangli Elementary School, Estonia
  • Donkey and Camel [Eesel ja kaamel]
    2002

    voice, piano
    Text: Joel Sang (in Estonian)
  • In the Forest [Metsa all]
    2002
    2'
    voice, piano
    Text: Ott Arder (in Estonian)

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Music to plays