Kerri Kotta

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Circulus
    1999
    40'
    symphony orchestra: 4233, 2222, percussion (3 players), piano, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jüri Alperten; May 6, 1999, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian Ministry of Culture

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Contrapunctus
    2000
    10'
    chamber orchestra: 1101, 0000, strings
    Fp: Symphony Orchestra of Estonian Academy of Music, conductor Toomas Kapten; October 20, 2000, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

  • Music for Chamber Orchestra and Piano [Muusika kammerorkestrile ja klaverile]
    1994
    6'
    solo piano, chamber orchestra: 1111, 1000, strings
    Fp: Tanel Joamets (piano), Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of Tallinn, conductor Toomas Kapten; March 19, 1994, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 007

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Violin Concerto "Col legno" [Viiulikontsert "Col legno"]
    1997
    12'
    solo violin symphony orchestra: 2222, 4200, 1, strings
    Fp: Ulrika Kristian (violin), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jüri Alperten; January 23, 1997, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Trios

  • 2003
    14'
    1 violin, 2 hiiu kannels (bowed harp-like Estonian traditional instrument)
    Fp: Krista Sildoja (hiiu kannel, violin), Marju Varblane (hiiu kannel, violin), Harry Traksmann (violin); April 6, 2003, Kloostri Ait, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 003
  • Playing Chopin [Mängides Chopini]
    1995
    7'
    2 pianos, harpsichord
    Fp: Tanel Joamets (piano), Inga Lehto (piano), Ene Nael (harpsichord); March 24, 1995, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 010

Sextets

  • 2007
    10'
    soprano saxophone, trombone, percussion (1 player), violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Ensemble Bipolar, conductor Manuel Nawri; April 17, 2007, Tallinn Teachers’ House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • 2000
    6'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, guitar, piano, percussion, double bass
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; April 26, 2000, Tallinn Blackhead Brotherhood’s House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 015
  • Music for 8 Performers and Piano [Muusika kaheksale + ühele esitajale]
    1994
    10'
    solo piano, ensemble: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 violins, viola, cello
    Fp: Jana Peäske (piano), NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts, Tartu New Music Festival 1995

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for viola

  • Around Strings
    1998
    5'
    viola
    Fp: Axel Porath (viola); August 11, 1998, Cracow
    Commissioned by: 5. International Workshop of New Music, Cracow/Stuttgart
    Distributer: EMIC KK 013

Works for double bass

  • 2004
    14'
    double bass
    Fp: Mati Lukk (double bass); April 19, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 006

Works for piano

  • 2016
    1'30''
    piano
    Fp: Nicolas Horvath (piano); October 9, 2016, Ebersberg, Altes Kino, Germany
    FpEst: Nicolas Horvath (piano); April 9, 2017, Nicolas Horvath (klaver); April 9, 2017, Radio Studio One (Estonian National Broadcasting), Estonian Music Days
  • 2002
    12'
    piano
    Fp: Mati Mikalai (piano); April 4, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Estonian Music Days 2002. Estonian Composers IV”, Estonian Radio (2003); Mati Mikalai (piano)
    Distributer: EMIC KK 001
  • Dominant Seventh
    1996
    3'
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC KK 008
  • Presto
    Part of the work "Music for 8 Performers and Piano"
    1994
    7'
    piano
    Fp: Jana Peäske (piano); Tartu New Music Festival 1995
    Distributer: EMIC KK 009

Works for organ

  • 2003
    6'
    organ
    Fp: Aare-Paul Lattik (organ); April 5, 2003, Tallinn St. Nicholas’ Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 005

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Philharmony
    1997
    14'
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4230, percussion, strings
    Text: musical terms in Italian
    Fp: Opera Choir and Symphony Orchestra of Theatre “Vanemuine”, conductor Lauri Sirp; February 6, 1997, Tartu
    Commissioned by: Theatre „Vanemuine”

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Cantata for the 80th Anniversary of the Tallinn Pedagogical University [Kantaat Pedagoogikaülikooli 80. aastapäevaks]
    1999
    15'
    mixed choir, brass ensemble: 2 trumpets in B, 2 horns in F, timpani (C, E, G)
    Text: "Gaudeamus igitur"
    Fp: Joint choir of Tallinn Pedagogical University, brass ensemble, conductor Linda Kardna; October 22, 1999, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Pedagogical University
    Distributer: EMIC KK 014

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Honeycomb [Kärg]
    ballad
    2004
    20'
    female choir, piano, organ, string quartet
    Text: Villem Grünthal-Ridala (in Estonian)
    Fp: Female Choir of Tallinn University Music Department, Tallinn String Quartet, Mart Siimer (keyboards), conductor Linda Kardna; May 22, 2006, Tallinn Town Hall
    Commissioned by: Tallinn University
    Distributer: EMIC KK 004

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • Three Notes [Kolm nooti]
    2009
    piano, electronics
    Fp: Martti Raide; April 17, 2009, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Music Days Festival 2009
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival 2009
    Manuscript
  • Gestures
    2nd version
    1997
    8'
    clarinet, piano, double bass, phonogram
    Fp: Janno Varma (clarinet), Karin Hallingu (piano), Toivo Unt (double bass), Kerri Kotta (conductor, electronics); November 23, 1997, Estonia concert hall, Nyyd Festival
    Distributer: EMIC KK 012
  • 1st version
    1996
    8'
    clarinet, piano, double bass, tape
    Fp: Jan Cielecki (clarinet), Piotr Grodecki (piano), Kazimierz Pyzik (double bass), Marek Choloniewski (electronics), conductor Matthias Hermann; August 21, 1996, Gaaleria Krzysztofory, Cracow
    Commissioned by: 4. International Workshop of New Music Cracow/Stuttgart
    Distributer: EMIC KK 011