Erich Jalajas

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Ballets

  • Fragments From TV-Programs [Fragmente teleprogrammidest]
    Ballet for television
    1977
    Libretto: Erich Jalajas

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Choreographic Pictures [Koreograafilised pildid]
    1977
    symphony orchestra
  • Two Camps [Kaks leeri]
    1952
    symphony orchestra
  • Andante sostenuto in F minor [Andante sostenuto f-moll]
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Joy of a Beautiful Day [Rõõm ühest ilusast päevast]
    suite
    1. Morning. Andante
    2. At Work. Vivo
    3. Waiting. Moderato
    4. Waltz. Valse brillante
    5. Finale. Con moto quasi marciale

    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4231, 1+3, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Procession [Rongkäik]
    unfinished
    symphony orchestra
    Manuscript
  • Sports Competition of School Youngsters [Koolinoorte spordipidu]
    suite
    1. Gathering. Marciale
    2. Classical Waltz
    3. Storyteller. Andante
    4. Bonfire. Allegro
    5. Girls' Gymnastics. Tempo di valse, con grazia
    6. Boys' Gymnastics. Allegro
    7. Polka

    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4231, 0+2, strings
    Manuscript
  • Waltz [Valss]
    symphony orchestra
    Manuscript

Works for wind orchestra

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Piano Concerto No. 2, in F Major [Klaverikontsert nr. 2 F-duur]
    1. Allegretto grazioso. Allegro non troppo quasi marciale
    2. Andante sostenuto. Allegro con vigore ed eroico
    3. Moderato festivo. Andante espressivo. Maestoso

    1983
    22’30
    piano, symphony orchestra: 3233, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Concert Symphony (Piano Concerto in C Major) [Kontsertsümfoonia (Klaverikontsert C-duur)]
    1. Moderato
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro

    1974
    26’
    piano, symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Poem I [Poeem I]
    1986
    clarinet or trumpet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Poem II [Poeem II]
    1986
    clarinet or trumpet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Theme with Variations [Teema variatsioonidega]
    Theme. Andante con moto
    1st Variation. Piu vivo
    2nd Variation. Vivace
    3rd Variation. Con moto
    4th Variation. Adagio cantabile
    5th Variation. Tempo di valse lento
    6th Variation. Moderato preciso
    7th Variation. Allegro marciale

    1985
    clarinet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Cello Sonata [Tšellosonaat]
    1. Nocturne. Con moto
    2. Waltz. Tempo di valse
    3. Nenia. Grave
    4. Finale. Allegro assai

    1978
    18’
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Blabbers [Lobisejad]
    concerto piece
    balalaika, piano
    Manuscript
  • Variations on Wedding Song Tune [Variatsioonid pulmalaulu viisile]
    balalaika, piano
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Estonian in Middle-Asia [Eestlane Kesk-Aasias]
    suite
    1. Worldview
    2. Sweet Memory
    3. Tšarka from Dromedary
    4. Adventure of Cabalero Carlo don Caranto
    5. Back in Old-Kalamaja

    1987
    flute, string quartet
    Manuscript

Wind quintets

  • Four Fantasy Pieces [Neli fantaasiapala]
    1. Defile
    2. Ballerina
    3. Meteoric
    4. Plays and Dances

    1982
    wind quintet
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Concert Piece [Kontsertpala]
    1967
    piano
    Manuscript
  • At Midsummer Day's Night [Jaaniööl]
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Character Dance [Karaktertants]
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Five Estonian Folk Dances [Viis eesti rahvatantsu]
    1. Stone Coat
    2. Tempest Polka
    3. Litter Dance
    4. Oat-Jan
    5. Flatfooted Waltz

    piano
    Manuscript
  • Piano Piece [Klaveripala]
    accompaniment music for gymnastics exam
    piano
    Manuscript
  • Variations on Own Theme [Variatsioonid oma teemale]
    Theme. Andante con moto
    1st Variation. Piu vivo con moto
    2nd Variation. Vivace
    3rd Variation. Andante con moto
    4th Variation. Moderato cantabile
    5th Variation. Adagio

    piano
    Manuscript

Works for accordion

  • Final Piece [Lõpulugu]
    acoordion
    Manuscript
  • Five Estonian Folk Dances [Viis eesti rahvatantsu]
    1. Stone Coat
    2. Tempest Polka
    3. Litter Dance
    4. Oat-Jan
    5. Flatfooted Waltz

    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Flatfooted Waltz [Labajalg]
    based on Estonian folk dance
    2'
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Litter Dance [Räditants]
    based on Estonian folk dance
    2’30
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Lyrical Piece [Lüüriline pala]
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Oat-Jan [Kaera-Jaan]
    based on Estonian folk dance
    1'
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Old Waltz [Vana valss]
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Snowstorm Polka [Tuisupolka]
    2’30
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Stone Coat [Kivikasukas]
    based on Estonian folk dance
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Stormy Polka [Marupolka]
    based on Estonian folk dance
    1’
    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Theme and variations on Estonian Folk Song "At Our Childhood Village Lane" [Teema ja variatsioonid eesti rahvalaulule "Meil aiaäärne tänavas"]
    Theme. Andante
    1st Variation
    2nd Variation
    3rd Variation. Lento
    4th Variation
    5th Variation. Sostenuto
    6th Variation
    7th Variation
    8th Variation. Allegro
    9th Variation. Presto
    Coda. Largo

    accordion
    Manuscript
  • Waltz [Valss]
    2’30
    accordion
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

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

  • Song about Time and Love [Laul ajast ja armastusest]
    cantata
    1. Con moto e frescamente
    2. Gioioso
    3. Grave
    4. Andante
    5. Andante
    6. Alla marcia

    bass, mixed choir, piano
    Text: Arvo Albin Turtiainen
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Song about Time and Love [Laul ajast ja armastusest]
    cantata
    Introduzione
    1. Con moto e frescamente
    2. Gioioso
    3. Grave
    4. Andante
    5. Andante
    6. Finale. Allegro non troppo (Quasi alla marcia)

    1966
    mixed choir, piano, organ, tambour militaire
    Text: Arvo Albin Turtiainen (in Finnish)
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Reading the Poetry by Aino Kallas [Aino Kalda luulet lugedes]
    song cycle
    1. Evening Shadows
    2. Bright Night
    3. After Storms

    soprano, instrumental ensemble: flute, french horn, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass
    Text: Aino Kallas
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Series of Simple Songs (Five Romances) [Sari lihtsaid laule (Viis romanssi)]
    1. One Little Song
    2. This Love was Glow-worm's Light
    3. Insects of Words Hummingly Fly
    4. Autumn Evening Love Song
    5. Disappear, Disappear Distant Days of my Girlhood

    1972
    10'
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Four Romances on the Poetry by Lehte Hainsalu [Neli romanssi Lehte Hainsalu sõnadele]
    song cycle
    1. Immortality
    2. Icicles
    3. Forest Path
    4. Poppy

    1966
    7’
    voice, piano
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • Beautiful Day [Ilus päev]
    song cycle
    1. Perhaps You Remember the Seashore
    2. How Do You Do, Decoyer?
    3. Beautiful Day

    1963
    6'
    voice, piano
    Text: Aleksandr Prokofjev, translated by Muia Veetamm
    Manuscript
  • Moments from Seasons [Hetki aastaaegadest]
    solo song cycle
    1. For a Long Time in that Willow Bush
    2. Spring Song
    3. Apple-tree
    4. And it Seemed that Sun Set into Blood
    5. Before the Winter
    6. On an Open wide Meadow

    1962
    10’
    voice, piano
    Text: Aleksandr Prokofjev
    Manuscript
  • Songs on the texts by Juhan Sütiste [Laulud Juhan Sütiste tekstidele / Juhan Sütiste mälestuseks]
    song cycle, dedicated to Juhan Sütiste´s 60th anniversary
    1. Good Fate
    2. In the Gloomy Autumn Nights
    3. Maybe
    4. I Was Smothered...
    5. If a Hero…
    6. Golden Morning

    1958
    16’
    voice, piano
    Text: Juhan Sütiste
    Manuscript
  • Eyes [Silmad]
    voice, piano
    Manuscript
  • Foreign Evening [Võõramaa õhtu]
    3’
    voice, piano
    Text: Bernard Kangro
    Manuscript
  • Insects of Words Hummingly Fly [Sõnade putukad suminal lendavad]
    1'
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
  • It Fizzles and Sizzles [Nüüd susiseb, säriseb, ruigab]
    voice, piano
    Text: Andres Vanapa
    Manuscript
  • Lark [Lõoke]
    voice, piano
    Text: Lehte Hainsalu
    Manuscript
  • Northern Coast [Põhjarannik]
    poem
    voice, piano
    Text: Debora Vaarandi
    Manuscript
  • Reading Aino Kallas's Poetry [Aino Kalda luulet lugedes]
    solo song cycle
    1. Evening Shadows
    2. Bright Night
    3. After Storms

    soprano, piano
    Text: Aino Kallas
    Manuscript
  • Song Cycle on the Texts by Andres Vanapa [Laulude tsükkel Andres Vanapa sõnadele]
    1. What's Wrong With Sirius
    2. Two Skies
    3. Tavern Chandeliers Are Lit
    4. What He Dreams
    5. The Same Feeling on You
    6. A Big Step Was Taken
    7. Indifferent Collapse

    16’
    baritone, piano
    Text: Andres Vanapa
    Manuscript
  • The Man Stepped [Astus meesi]
    ballad
    voice, piano
    Text: Johannes Semper
    Manuscript
  • The Years Have Wings, My Dear [Aastatel on tiivad, mu armas]
    voice, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript

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

  • Concert: Something for Everyone [Kontsert: igaühele midagi]
    1. World-view
    2. It Was Then
    3. Once a Trapeze Broke
    4. A Tired Arabian Camel By My Window
    5. Cybernetics
    6. ... So Comes Spring
    7. Andalusian Serenade
    8. One Way, Every Way

    1985
    male ensemble, flute, trombone, piano
    Text: Paul-Eerik Rummo
    Manuscript
  • Three arias [Kolm aariat]
    1980
    soprano, flute, horn, double string quintet

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • And the Night Came [Ja saabus öö]
    1967
    mixed choir
    Text: Sergei Vikulov, translated by Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Fire Song [Tulelaul]
    1967

    mixed choir  
    Text: Betti Alver
    Manuscript

  • Microvolts and Milliampers [Mikrovoldid ja milliamprid]
    1967
    mixed choir
    Text: Valentin Vologdin, translated by Helvi Jürisson
    Manuscript
  • Second Pointer [Sekundiosuti]
    1964
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • Children's Play [Laste mäng]
    mixed choir
    Text: Robert Roždestvenski, translated by Erni Hiir
    Manuscript
  • Dream, Youth [Unista, noorus]
    mixed choir
    Manuscript

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Seeker [Otsija]
    1974
    female choir
    Text: Paul Haavaoks
    Manuscript
  • Charity of the Last Season [Viimse aastaaja almus]
    1972
    female choir
    Text: Valmar Adams
    Manuscript
  • Hold Me Gently [Hoidke mind hellalt]
    1972
    female choir
    Text: Valmar Adams
    Manuscript
  • Five Songs for Female Choir [Viis naiskoori laulu]
    female choir
    1966
    Text: Helgi Muller
  • Daisy [Karikakar]
    2'30
    female choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Fp: Female Choir of Tallinn Education Workers, conductor Lembit Verlin; 05.04.1970, Estonia concert hall
    Manuscript
  • Declinations [Käänded]
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Mats Traat
    Manuscript
  • I Am A Maiden Who Loves to Play an Instrument [Olen mina piiga pilliarmas]
    female choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Manuscript
  • I Arrive Home [Jõuan koju]
    female choir
    Text: Bernard Kangro
    Manuscript
  • I Grabbed The Day From Scruff [Haarasin kinni päeva turjast]
    female choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Johnny the Little Boy [Jaanikene, poisikene]
    arrangement of a folk song
    female choir
  • Nightingale [Ööbik]
    2’
    female choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Fp: Female Choir of Tallinn Education Workers, conductor Lembit Verlin; 05.04.1970, Estonia concert hall
    Manuscript
  • The Years Have Wings, My Dear [Aastatel on tiivad, mu armas]
    female choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Time Spins [Aeg ketrab]
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Valmar Adams
    Manuscript
  • Tinkler [Kelluke]
    female choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • To the Partner [Partnerile]
    female choir
    Text: Valmar Adams
    Manuscript
  • Who Could Paint [Kes oskaks maalida]
    2'30
    female choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Two songs on the texts by Helgi Muller [Kaks meeskoorilaulu Helgi Mulleri tekstidele]
    Fairytale Conspectus
    Proximity

    1967
    male choir
    Text: Helgi Muller
  • Heart and Life [Süda ja elu]
    1965
    male choir
    Text: Gustav Suits
    Manuscript
  • Second Pointer [Sekundiosuti]
    Our Time
    1965
    male choir
    Text: Juhan Smuul
    Manuscript
  • By the Eternal Fire [Igavese tule juures]
    male choir
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript
  • Closeness [Lähedus]
    male choir
    Text: Jaan Kross
    Manuscript
  • My Land, Now Over Your Silent Soil [Mu maa, nüüd üle sinu vaikse mulla]
    male choir
    Text: Manivald Kesamaa
    Manuscript

Works for girls’ choir a cappella

  • Cold Is Freezing Me [Külma külmetab minuda]
    female choir or girls' choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Let's Go Singing in the Forest [Lähme laande laulemaie]
    female choir or girls' choir
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript

POPULAR MUSIC

Popular songs

  • My Tallinn [Minu Tallinn]
    1957
    3’
    voice, light music orchestra: flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, 5 saxophones, trombone, drums, guitar, piano, strings
    Text: Uno Laht
    Manuscript