Marianna Liik

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • Frequently Asked Questions [Korduma kippuvad küsimused]
    Original title "Commune"
    Opera. Co-author Sander Mölder
    2014
    70'
    vocal soloists, narrator, electronic part, sampler, chamber orchestra; 1011, 1010, percussion (marimba, triangle, drum set), 11111
    Libretto: Andra Teede, excerpts from Tõnu Õnnepalu's poem „Kuidas on elada, kui“
    Fp: Maarja Aalmann, Kaisa Rüütsalu, Liisa Mets, Kaarel Kukk, Egon Laanesoo, Jarmo Reha, chamber orchestra and mixed choir of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Taavi Kull, stage director Laura Mets, artist Keili Retter, light designer Reelika Palk; May 15, 2014, Telliskivi Creative City, Green Hall

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Motion in Oscillating Fields
    2017
    11'
    symphony orchestra, electronics
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Sander Mölder (electronics), conductor Olari Elts; February 25, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall
  • 2015
    9'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 2231, percussion, strings
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Toomas Vavilov; April 8, 2015, Tallinn Methodist Church

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Airflow from Two
    2013
    3'
    flute, violin
    Fp: Ilja Gussarov (flute), Indrek Palu (violin); May 8, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Organ Hall

Trios

  • Airflow from Three
    Version of "Airflow from Two" (2013)
    2015
    3'
    flute, clarinet, cello
    Fp: Marion Aruvee (flute), Margus Parind (clarinet), Ruslan Petrov (cello); October 1, 2015, Oskar Luts Palamuse Gymnasium, Jõgevamaa county

Quartets

  • Irregular Pearl IV [Ebakorrapärane pärl IV]
    2015
    9'
    percussion (4 players)
    Fp: Felix Stachelhaus, Tiit Joamets, Ivo Lain, Kaspar Ernesaks; November 29, 2016, Kumu Art Museum
  • Irregular Pearl I [Ebakorrapärane pärl I]
    2011
    3'
    4 flutes
    Fp: Eva-Maria Eller (flute), Anna Kelder (flute), Linda Kelder (flute), Ilja Gussarov (flute); November 8, 2011, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
  • Irregular Pearl II [Ebakorrapärane pärl II]
    2011
    6'
    4 flutes

    Fp: Eva-Maria Eller (flute), Anna Kelder (flute), Linda Kelder (flute), Ilja Gussarov (flute, alto flute); November 8, 2011, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Quintets

  • Adapt to the Prevailing Stream And Become Able to See Clearly
    2017
    13'
    flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello
    Fp: Ensemble Schallfeld; October 30, 2017 Tartu, Genialistide Klubi, October 31, 2017 Tallinn, Vaba Lava, International Contemporary Music Festival Afekt
  • Irregular Pearl III [Ebakorrapärane pärl III]
    2014
    7'
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Uusinta Ensemble; September 27, 2014, 1st Studio of the Estonian Public Broadcasting

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for harp

  • Miniature [Miniatuur]
    2014
    3'
    harp
    Fp: Eda Peäske (Celtic harp); December 1, 2014, Kloostri Ait, Tallinn

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

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

  • Red Aspen Leaf [Punane haavaleht]
    2017
    8'
    2 voices, violin, cello, piano, percussion
    Text: Mari poet Tatyana Otcheyeva
    Fp: Anna Mishina (vocal), Iris Oja (vocal), Olga Voronova (violin), Leho Karin (cello), Diana Liiv (piano), Petri Piiparinen (percussion); February 19, 2017, Estonian Open Air Museum, Tallinn

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Veereb, kuhu tahab
    2016
    12'
    mixed choir
    Text: Listeners' comments on composer's works
    Fp: Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; November 29, 2016, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
  • Friendship [Sõprus]
    Dedicated to the mixed choir Noorus
    2015
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Marie Under
    Fp: Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Maarja Helstein; December 1, 2015, Kuusalu Community House
    Commissioned by: Mixed Choir Noorus
  • Quips [Kilde]
    2015
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Fp: Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Maarja Helstein; February 17, 2015, Kloostri Ait, Tallinn
  • Luule kui valusõna
    2012
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Doris Kareva
  • Sa võtad mu lahti
    2012
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Doris Kareva
  • Song of David No. 4 [Taaveti laul nr. 4]
    2012
    5'
    mixed choir
    Text: Song of David No. 4 (in Estonian)
    Fp: Vox Eximus, conductor Janne Fridolin; April 4, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • Sound installation
    2017
    Fp: The Estonian Actors' Union's 100th-anniversary exhibition in the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum, April 4, 2017 - September 3, 2017
  • Concerto for Cello and Electronics [Kontsert tšellole ja elektroonikale]
    2016
    21'
    cello, electronics
    Fp: Aare Tammesalu (cello), Marianna Liik (electronics); June 6, 2016, Casa naţionalităţilor, Chișinău, Moldova, festival Zilele Muzicii Noi
  • Insights to Time and Space [Sissevaated aega ja ruumi]
    2016
    9'
    electronics
    Fp: May 20, 2016; Wroclaw, Narodowe Forum Muzyki, Poland, festival Tauron Musica Electronica Nova
  • 2016
    17'
    varioola (two players), live electronics
    Fp: Kirke Karja and Kristjan Randalu (variola), Marianna Liik (electronics); April 14, 2016, National Library of Estonia, Main Conference Hall, Estonian Music Days
  • On the Borderline Between Chaos and Order
    2015
    13'
    2 violins, 2 violas, cello, electronics
    Fp: Arvo Leibur (violin), Maano Männi (violin), Toomas Nestor (viola), Helena Altmanis (viola), Aare Tammesalu (cello); July 16, 2015, Mustjala Anna Church, Mustjala Festival
    Commissioned by: Mustjala Festival
  • People That Lost Themselves [Inimesed, kes iseenese ära kaotasid]
    2014
    15'
    voice, cello, electronics
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    Fp: Laura Remmel (vocal), Theodor Sink (cello), Siimeon Liik (live electronics); March 28, 2014; Tallinn House of Blackheads, Tallinn Music Week/Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Postlude [Postluudium]
    2014
    6'
    electronics, quadraphonic sound
    Fp: Siimeon Liik (electronics); March 28, 2014, Tallinn House of Blackheads, Tallinn Music Week/Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Forest [Mets]
    2013
    8'
    electronics, 6.1 surround sound system
    Fp: April 4, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Wending [Kulgemine]
    2012
    12'
    piano, phonogram, live electronics
    Fp: Mari Visnapuu (klaver), Marianna Liik (live elecronics); September 27, 2012, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for short film "Contrast"
    Directed by Carmen Büchner. Competing work at the festival of music and sound in film SoundTrack_Cologne 11
    2014