Riho Esko Maimets

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • 2017
    13'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+1, harp, strings
    Fp: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, conductor Edwin Outwater; April 21, 2017, Centre In The Square, Kitchener, Canada
    Commissioned by: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
  • Entropic
    2013
    9'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+3, harp, piano, strings
    Fp: Curtis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kensho Watanabe; April 6, 2013, Gould Rehearsal Hall, Philadelphia, USA
  • …aux étoiles
    2009-2010
    16‘

    symphony orchestra: 2222 4331, percussion, harp, piano, strings
    Fp:

    Symphony Orchestra of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Toomas Vavilov; 08.05.2010, Tallinn United Methodist Church
    Distributer: EMIC REM 001

Works for string orchestra

  • Let the Cradle Swing [Lase kiik käia]
    Arrangement of folktune from Kuusalu
    2016
    5'
    string orchestra
    Distributer: EMIC REM 008

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for accordion and orchestra

  • Three Movements for Accordion and String Orchestra
    2016
    10'
    accordion, string orchestra
    Fp: Students of Tallinn Music School; December 7, 2016, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Music School
  • 2015
    20'
    accordion, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+1, harp, strings
    Fp: Henri Zibo (accordion), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Taavi Kull; April 10, 2015, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Infinite Blue Heights [Sinikõrgustele]
    2019
    2 pianos
    Fp: Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano), Talvi Hunt (piano); May 5, 2019, Tallinn, Hous eof Blackheads, World Music Days 2019
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days/World Music Days
  • Two Little Prayers [Kaks väikest palvet]
    2017
    5'
    French horn, piano
  • Lumena
    2010/2014
    violin, piano
    Fp: Katya Polyanski (violin), Zhenni Li (piano); Summer 2014, Chateau de Fontainebleu, France
    Distributer: EMIC REM 005
  • Lumena
    2010/2014
    flute, piano
    Distributer: EMIC REM 007
  • unusta V
    2014
    viola, piano
    Fp: Born Lau (viola), Amy Yang (piano); November 16, 2014, Trinity Center for Urban Life, Philadelphia, USA
  • unusta VII
    2014
    2 accordions
    Fp: Kristel Laas, Aivi Tilk; November 8, 2014, Hopner House, Tallinn
  • Prayer of Quiet
    2011
    9'
    2 guitars
    Fp: Duo Concertante (Dmitri Timoshenko, Vahur Kubja); 09.12.2011, Narva Castle
    Distributer: EMIC REM 004

Trios

  • Three Contemplations for Piano Trio
    2019
    17'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Timotheos Petrin (cello), Chelsea Wang (piano), Maria Ioudenitch (violin); February 24, 2019, Benjamin Franklin Hall, Philadelphia, USA
    Commissioned by: Astral Artists
    Distributer: EMIC REM 021

Quartets

  • Let the Cradle Swing [Lase kiik käia]
    Arrangement of folktune from Kuusalu
    2016
    4 violins
    Distributer: EMIC REM 017

String quartets

  • unusta III
    2014
    string quartet
    Fp: Dover String Quartet; April 18, 2014, Field Concert Hall, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, USA
  • Sanctus
    2010-2011
    11‘
    string quartet
    Fp: Quartetto Indaco: Eleonora Matsuno (I violin), Jamiang Santi (II violin), Andrei Harabagiu (viola), Marija Drincic (cello); 12.07.2011, highSCORE Music Festival 2011

Quintets

  • Infinite Blue Heights [Sinikõrgustele]
    On themes by Ernst Enno
    2016
    6'
    3 flutes, 2 alto flutes
    Fp: Flute Quintet Charm of Finches; November 25, 2016, Music Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Commissioned by: Charm of Finches
  • unusta I
    2013
    13'
    oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, double bass
    Fp: Ensemble 39; December 9, 2013, Field Concert Hall, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, USA

Sextets

  • Cradle Song
    2015
    6 violas
    Fp: Born Lau, En-Chi Cheng, Rimbo Wong, Erika Gray, Mengwen Zhao and Ye Jin Kim; May 7, 2015, Field Concert Hall, Philadelphia

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for viola

  • unusta IV
    2014
    viola
    Fp: Ren Martin-Doike (viola); April 30, 2014, Saint Mark's Church, Philadelphia, USA

Works for harp

  • Sära
    2016
    8'
    harp
    Fp: Héloïse Carlean-Jones (harp); April 29, 2016, Curtis Institute of Music, Lenfest Hall, Gould Rehearsal Hall, Philadelphia, USA
    Distributer: EMIC REM 018

Works for piano

  • Four Piano Pieces
    1. Psalm (2009/2020)
    2. Siciliana (2017/2020)
    3. Divertimento (To Peep, 10.08.2019)
    4. Piece (22.04.2020)

    2020
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC REM 023

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Ave Maria
    version of the pieces with the same name
    2013
    9'
    mixed choir, string orchestra
    Fp: Choir 21 and string orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; October 1, 2013, Koerner Hall, Toronto
    FpEst: Choir of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; December 5, 2013, Tallinn Methodist Church
    Distributer: EMIC REM 010

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • Oremus
    2017
    14'
    male choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Kyrie eleison
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, Police and Border Guard Orchestra, conductor Hando Põldmäe; May 10, 2017, Pärnu Concert Hall

Works for children's choir and orchestra

  • To Find your own Song [Üles leida oma laul]
    2013
    3'
    children's choir, string orchestra (optional)
    Text: Ingel Undusk
    Fp: Children's choirs of Tartu Song Festival, Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Külli Lokko; June 7, 2014, Tartu Song Stage, Tartu Song Festival 2014

Works for toddlers' choir and orchestra

  • Our Song [Meie laul]
    2016
    4'
    toddlers' choir, recorder, piano or symphony orchestra
    Text: Heiki Vilep
    Fp: Toddlers' choirs of the XII Youth Song Celebration, Iida Lepp (recorder), conductor Silja Uhs; July 2, 2017, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, XII Youth Song and Dance Celebration
    Commissioned by: Estonian Song and Dance Celebration Foundation

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Ave Maria
    version of the pieces with the same name
    2013/2018
    mixed choir, organ
    Distributer: EMIC REM 011
  • O Emmanuel
    2015
    18'
    mixed choir, organ
    Text: (in Latin)
    Fp: Philadelphia Choral Arts, Bernard Kunkel (organ), conductor Matthew Glandorf; December 2, 2015, St. Clement's Church, Philadelphia, USA
    Distributer: EMIC REM 002

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • Ave Maria
    2016
    2'
    children's choir, piano
    Fp: Children's Choir of Tallinn Dome Church; November 21, 2015, Tallinn St. John's Church
    Distributer: EMIC REM 019

Works for toddlers’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Our Song [Meie laul]
    2016
    4'
    toddlers' choir, recorder, piano or symphony orchestra
    Text: Heiki Vilep
    Fp: Toddlers' choirs of the XII Youth Song Celebration, Iida Lepp (recorder), conductor Silja Uhs; July 2, 2017, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, XII Youth Song and Dance Celebration
    Commissioned by: Estonian Song and Dance Celebration Foundation

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and instrument(s)

  • Echo [Kaja]
    2016
    female choir, children's choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Estonian Television Children's Choir and Concert Choir, conductor Silja Uhs; April 7, 2016, Tallinn St. Michael's Swedish Church
    Commissioned by: Silja Uhs

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Let Me Be a Bird [Las ma olen lind]
    2009
    3‘

    soprano, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Fp: Greesi Langovits (soprano), Olga Kulikova (piano); 26.09.2009, Autumn Festival 2009 of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC REM 003

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

  • Four Enno's Songs [Neli Enno laulu]
    1. Ma tulen hilja (I shall come late)
    2. Ma tunnen lillesid (I Know Flowers)
    3. Sügiseigatsus (Autumn Yearning)
    4. Kui suri lill (When the Flower Died)

    2019
    15'
    voice, string quartet
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Iris Oja (voice), Harry Traksmann (violin), Olga Voronova (violin), Laur Eensalu (viola), Leho Karin (cello); March 9, 2019, Estonian Radio 1st Studio

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • A Wonderful Sound [Üks imeline helin]
    2020
    mixed choir
    Fp: Chamber Choir Encore, conductor Karin Kuulpak; February 29, 2020, St. Nicholas's Church, Tallinn
  • Two Prayers to the Heavenly Light [Kaks palvet pühale Valgusele]
    2019
    mixed choir
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; October 24, 2019, Flagey, Studio 4, Brussels, Belgium
    Commissioned by: Flagey
  • Three Prayers From the Holy Rosary
    New version of the piece written in 2016
    1. Sign of the Cross / Formula trinitarium
    2. Apostles' Creed / Credo
    3. The Lord's Prayer / Pater noster

    2016/2018
    12'
    mixed choir
    Text: from the Holy Rosary (in Latin)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninš; April 12, 2018, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Under the Flowers [Lillede all]
    2017
    mixed choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Mixed Choir HUIK!, conductor Kaspar Mänd; February 11 2017, Keila School, February 12, 2017 Tallinn, Kultuurikatel
  • Three Prayers From the Holy Rosary
    1. Formula Trinitarium
    2. Credo
    3. Pater Noster

    2016
    20'
    mixed choir
    Text: from the Holy Rosary (in Latin)
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Kaspars Putninš; February 2, 2017, St. Paul's Basilica, Toronto, Canada
    Commissioned by: Soundstreams
  • Angele Dei
    Arrangement of children's choir song from 2014
    2015
    mixed choir
    Text: (in Latin)
    Distributer: EMIC REM 006
  • Song of David 131 [Taaveti laul 131]
    2009
    mixed choir
    Text: (in Estonian)
    Distributer: EMIC REM 014
  • Awake, My Heart [Mu süda, ärka üles]
    2007
    2‘

    mixed choir (SATB)
    Text: folklore
    Fp: chamber choir Noored Eesti Hääled, Maret Alango (conductor)
    CD „Raudtee Kultuuriselts“, Raudtee Kultuuriselts (2014); Raudtee Culture Society Choir, conductor Aivar Leštšinski

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Kui suri lill (When the Flower Died)
    2016
    5'
    female choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Estonian Television Concert Choir, conductor Külli Kiivet; April 21, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall, International Choir Festival "Tallinn 2017"
    Commissioned by: Estonian Television Children Music Studio
    Distributer: EMIC REM 020
  • Memorare
    2016
    8'
    female choir
    Fp: Female Chamber Choir Sireen, conductor Ülle Tuisk; January 13, 2017, Tallinn House of Blackheads
  • The Way of the Saints [Pühade tee]
    2014
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Peeter Sink
    CD "Seedlings", Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu (2015); Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
  • Explain to Me [sa mulle seleta]
    2013
    female choir
    Text: Ingel Undusk
    Fp: Female Choir Emajõe Laulikud, conductor Vilve Maide; December 7, 2013, Tartu University Assembly Hall
    Distributer: EMIC REM 015
  • I Do Not Wish to Trample [Ei ma tallata taha]
    2013
    2'
    female choir
    Text: Peeter Sink
    CD "Seedlings", Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu (2015); Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu, conductor Triin Koch
  • Let the Cradle Swing [Lase kiik käia]
    arrangment of a folk tune from Kuusalu
    2012
    female choir
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Tartu Academic Female Choir, conductor Triin Koch; 15.05.2012, Trinity-St Paul's United Church, Toronto
    Publisher: SP Muusika

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Salve Regina
    2018
    10'
    male choir
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja; July 28, 2018, Tallinn St. John's Church, Europa Cantat
    Distributer: EMIC REM 022
  • Song of Cherubs [Keerubite laul]
    2018
    6'
    male choir
    Text: Liturgical
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Ülle Tuisk; May 9, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Ülle Tuisk
  • My Love [Mu arm]
    2017
    4'
    male choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Male choirs of the XXVII General Song Celebration, conductor Ülle Tuisk; July 7, 2019, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, XXVII General Song Celebration
    Commissioned by: Song and Dance Celebration Foundation
  • Angele Dei
    Arrangement of children's choir song from 2014
    2015
    3'
    male choir
    Text: (in Latin)
    Distributer: EMIC REM 012
  • Let the Cradle Swing [Lase kiik käia]
    arrangment of a folk tune from Kuusalu
    2015
    male choir
    Text: folklore
    Distributer: EMIC REM 016

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • Wonderful Ringing [Imeline helin]
    2018
    2'
    children's choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Children's Choir Ellerhein, conductor Anneli Mäeots; April 7, 2018, Estonian Radio 1st Studio, Tallinn Music Week
  • Now Rest All the People [Nüüd hingvad inimesed]
    Arrangement of sacred folktune from Hiiumaa
    2015
    children's choir
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Children's Choir of Tallinn Old Town Educational College, conductor Maret Alango; December 6, 2015, Tallinn, Hopner's House
    Distributer: EMIC REM 009
  • Angele Dei
    Dedicated to Radio Singing Studio Children's Choir
    2013
    3'
    children's choir
    Text: Liturgical
    Fp: Radio Singing Studio Children's Choir, conductor Kadri Hunt; April 23, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
    CD „Veel. New Estonian choral music 2016“, Estonian Choral Association (2017); St. Michael's Boys' Choir, conductor Kadri Hunt, Ene Salumäe (organ)
    CD „New Estonian Choral Music 2012–2014“, Estonian Choral Association (2014); Estonian Radio Children’s Choir, conductor Kadri Hunt
    Distributer: EMIC REM 013
  • To Find your own Song [Üles leida oma laul]
    2013
    3'
    children's choir, string orchestra (optional)
    Text: Ingel Undusk
    Fp: Children's choirs of Tartu Song Festival, Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, conductor Külli Lokko; June 7, 2014, Tartu Song Stage, Tartu Song Festival 2014

Works for boys’ choir a cappella

  • Three Yearning Songs [Kolm igatsuse laulu]
    Fot the 100th birthday of Roman Toi
    2016
    boys' choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Estonian National Boys' Choir, conductor Hirvo Surva; June 19, 2016, St. Peter's EELC Church, Toronto, Canada

Works for girls’ choir a cappella

  • Lumen hilare
    2018
    3'
    girls' choir
    Text: liturgical (in Latin)
    Fp: Tallinn Secondary Science School Choir Studio, conductor Heli Roos; April 13, 2018, Tallinn Secondary Science School
    Commissioned by: Heli Roos

Works for joint choint choir or multiple choirs a cappella

  • I'm Like a Dickeybird [Olen kui linnuke]
    2016
    female choir, children's choir
    Text: Ernst Enno
    Fp: Estonian Televion Children's Choir and Concert Choir, conductor Silja Uhs; April 7, 2016, Tallinn St. Michael's Swedish Church
    Commissioned by: Silja Uhs

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • unusta II
    2014
    clarinet, phonogram
    Fp: Stanislav Chernyshev (clarinet); April 9, 2014, Field Concert Hall, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, USA

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • Fried Egg [Praemuna]
    2010
    1‘30
    piano
  • Threshing Game [Rehepeksu ringmäng]
    2010
    2‘

    violin, piano
    Commissioned by: Noor Muusik 2011