Piret Pajusaar

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • From the Unworld
    2017
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 2220, percussion, strings
    Fp: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conductor Toomas Vavilov; May 10, 2017, Tallinn Methodist Church

Works for string orchestra

  • Souls Are Coming Close [Hinged hiilivad ligi]
    In memoriam Hele Eisel
    2017
    7'
    string orchestra
    Fp: Harjumaa Youth String Orchestra, conductor Imre Rohuväli; March 3, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall
    Distributer: EMIC PP 001

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Turmoil [Keeris]
    2016
    7'
    flute, guitar
    Fp: Leonora Palu (flute), Kristo Käo (guitar); October 21, 2017, Pärnu St. Elizabeth's Church
  • The Masquerade
    I Prelude: The Arrival of the Masks
    II Gigue en Rondeau: Colombina
    III Sarabande: The Grimaces of Pierrot
    IV Aria
    V Menuet: The Tricky Harlequin
    VI Allemande
    VII Danse macabre

    2013
    10'
    accordion, percussion
    Fp: Mikk Langeproon (accordion), Kaspar Ernesaks (percussion); 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC PP 003
  • Fantasy for Two [Fantaasia kahele]
    2012
    3'
    clarinet, guitar
    Fp: Tarmo Pajusaar (clarinet), Kristo Käo (guitar); 2013, Tallinn House of Blackheads

Trios

  • Deformation of Thought
    2014
    11'
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Uusinta Ensemble; September 27, 2014, The 1st Studio of Estonian National Broadcasting
    Distributer: EMIC PP 004
  • Dead Illusions
    2013
    5'
    electric violin, electric guitar, double bass
    Fp: Piret Pajusaar (electric violin), Madis Meister (electric guitar), Kristin Kuldkepp (double bass); September 25, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
  • Impermanence
    2013
    4'
    3 percussionists
    Fp: Ivo Lain, Kaspar Ernesaks, Madis Katkosilt; June 2, 2013, Okasroosikese loss (Sleeping Beauty Castle), Tallinn
  • 4,2 Light Years [4,2 valgusaastat]
    2010
    5'
    violin, clarinet, cello
    Fp: Riina Roolaid (violin), Andreas Aben (clarinet), Aike Randmann (cello); 2010, Georg Ots Tallinn Music School

String quartets

  • Come un Sogno
    2015
    7'
    string quartet
    Fp: Gloria Kadarpik (violin), Sandra Kaldma (violin), Mann Helstein (viola), Marta-Jaana Staškevitš (cello); September 25, 2015, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Fresh Music Festival AutumnFest

Wind quintets

  • Variations for Wind Quintet [Variatsioonid puhkpillikvintetile]
    2014
    5'
    wind quintet

Sextets

  • 6 as 1 as 6
    2014
    6'
    alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, viola, cello
    Fp: Gert-Ott Kuldpärg (alto saxophone), EAMT Sinfonietta, conductor Edmar Tuul; April 13, 2015, Tallinn Methodist Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC PP 005

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for trombone

  • Conflicts or Compromises?
    2013
    8'
    trombone
    Fp: Teno Kongi (trombone); April 7, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC PP 002

Works for percussion

  • I Tried to Sing
    2018
    5'
    percussion

Works for piano

  • Hum of the Bells in the Flickering Mist [Kellakõmin värelevas udus]
    Obligatory piece at the Competition for Young Musicians 2019
    2018
    piano
  • Old Spindle Spells [Vana värten pajatab]
    Obligatory piece at the Competition for Young Musicians 2019
    2018
    piano

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • About Quiet Whistling [Pilli tasa puhumisest]
    2014
    4'
    female voice, piano
    Text: Hando Runnel
    Fp: Johanna Maria Juhandi (voice), Diana Kiivit (piano); June 18, 2017, Suure-Jaani Gymnasium, Suure-Jaani Music Festival, Villem Kapp Composition Contest

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

  • Yuki fureba
    2018
    5'
    female voice, marimba
    Text: Saigyō (in Japanese)
  • Give me, My God [Anna, mu Jumal]
    2017
    6'
    female voice, viola, piano, percussion
    Text: Semjon Karpov (in Udmurt)
    Fp: Maria Korepanova (voice), Diana Liiv (piano), Laur Eensalu (viola), Petri Piiparinen (percussion); February 19, 2017,  Estonian Open Air Museum, Rocca al Mare, Tallinn
  • About Christmas, Needles and Money [Jõuludest, okastest ja rahast]
    2014
    4'
    male voice, cello, percussion
    Text: Villu Kangur
    Fp: Valter Soosalu (vocal), Villu Vihermäe (cello), Ivo Lain and Kaspar Ernesaks (percussion); December16, 2014, Kloostri Ait, concert series “Ludus tonalis”
  • Surrounded
    2012
    6'
    soprano, alto, baritone, bass, sound objects, prepared piano
    Text: Piret Pajusaar (phonemes and syllables)
    Fp: Siiri Johanson (soprano), Hanna Paal (alto), Allar Kiristaja (baritone), Edgar Tereping (bass), Piret Pajusaar (prepared piano); June 2, 2013, Okasroosikese Loss (Sleeping Beauty Castle), Tallinn
  • Lemon Ballad [Sidruniballaad]
    2011
    3'
    female voice, vibraphone
    Text: Artur Alliksaar

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Garden Party of Our Kind [Meie masti aiapidu]
    2016
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Katherine Mansfield, Piret Pajusaar, Friedrich Gustav Arvelius
    Fp: Mixed choir HUIK!, conductor Kaspar Mänd; February 11, 2017 Keila School, February 12, 2017 Tallinn Creative Hub
  • Art rules!
    2015
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Andri Luup
    Fp: Mixed choir K.O.O.R., conductor Raul Talmar; June 4, 2015, Tallinn Town Hall
  • Promises [Lubadused]
    2015
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Promises and slogans of Estonian parties, put together by Piret Pajusaar
    Fp: Mixed choir Noorus, conductor Maarja Helstein; February 17, 2015, Kloostri Ait, Tallinn, concert series “Ludus tonalis”
  • Solutions [Lahendus]
    2015
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Heiki Vilep

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Back [Tagasi]
    2015
    4'
    male choir
    Text: Jaan Kaplinski

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • Walker on Water [Vee peal käija]
    2015
    4'
    children's choir
    Text: Ellen Niit

Works for vocal ensemble

  • Wake up, My Dear Mother [Tõuse üles, mu emake]
    2014
    5'
    vocal ensemble
    Text: folklore
    Fp: Vocal Ensemble of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre under the direction of Iris Oja; April 27, 2015, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC PP 006