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Work

  • Composer: Tormis, Veljo
  • Years: 07.08.1930 - 21.01.2017
  • Title: Estonian Ballads
  • Genre: WORKS FOR THE STAGE
  • Instrumentation: soprano, mezzo soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2232, 4231, percussion (5), celesta, harp, 5-stringed Finnish zither, strings
  • Number of movements: 2/12
  • Titles of movements:

    Part I
    1. Prologue (The Daughter’s Fate)
    2. A Chaste Girl
    3. Epigraph I
    4. A Girl in the Wrong
    5. Epigraph II
    6. The Husband-killer
    7. Epigraph III
    8. The Wife-killer

    Part II
    9. Epigraph IV
    10. The Wife of Gold
    11. The Wife from the Grave
    12. Epilogue

  • Librettist: Lea Tormis, traditional texts arranged by Ülo Tedre (in Estonian)
  • Incipit (lyrics): Emal oli hulka tüttereida, üleliia linikpäida.
  • Publisher: SP Muusika
  • Year: 1980.

Manuscripts


  • Type of manuscript: Author manuscript
  • Sort: Score
  • Composer: Tormis, Veljo
  • Work: Estonian Ballads
  • Number of pages: 372
  • Date: 1979/1980
  • Status: Finished
  • Location: Estonian Theatre and Music Museum
  • Number: ETMM_12714 M 318:2/7
  • Additional notes: 1st part

  • Type of manuscript: Author manuscript
  • Sort: Score
  • Composer: Tormis, Veljo
  • Work: Estonian Ballads
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Date: 03.05.1980
  • Status: Finished
  • Location: Estonian Theatre and Music Museum
  • Number: ETMM_12714 M 318:2/8
  • Additional notes: 2nd part

  • Type of manuscript: Author manuscript
  • Sort: Piano score
  • Composer: Tormis, Veljo
  • Work: Estonian Ballads
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Date:
  • Status: Finished
  • Location: Estonian Theatre and Music Museum
  • Number: ETMM_12714 M 318:2/9

  • Type of manuscript: Author manuscript
  • Sort: Piano score
  • Composer: Tormis, Veljo
  • Work: Estonian Ballads
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Date: 24.04.1980
  • Status: Finished
  • Draft: Yes
  • Location: Estonian Theatre and Music Museum
  • Number: ETMM_12714 M 318:2/10

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