Mari Vihmand

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • The Formula of Love [Armastuse valem]
    opera in two acts
    2008
    105'
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4221, percussion, strings
    Libretto: Maimu Berg and Mari Vihmand after Esther Vilar's novel "The Mathematics of Nina Gluckstein"
    Fp: October 17, 2008, Estonian National Opera; Estonian National Opera Symphony Orchestra and Choir, conductor Arvo Volmer, soloists Helen Lokuta, René Soom, Riina Airenne, Angelika Mikk, Janne Shevtshenko, Juuli Lill, Andres Köster, Priit Volmer, stage director Liis Kolle
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Opera
    Publisher: SP Muusika
  • A Story of Glass [Lugu klaasist]
    chamber opera
    1995
    45´
    soprano, baritone, bass, flute, clarinet, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass
    Libretto: Mari Vihmand after Hans Christian Andersen and Villy Sorensen
    Fp: Annika Tõnuri (soprano), Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Allan Vurma (bass), NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts, directed by Peeter Jalakas (production of the Von Krahl Theatre); November 25, 1995, Tallinn, Rotermann Salt Storage, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand

Musical and/or drama and/or dance stage works for children

  • Little Red Riding Hood [Punamütsike]
    a play with songs for children
    1. Mother's Song
    2. Woodcutters' Song
    3. Wolf's Song
    4. Little Red Riding Hood's Song
    5. Flowers' Song
    6. Final Song
    1995?
    voice, piano
    Text: Liivia Ehrenpreis after the fairy-tale "Little Red Riding Hood" by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (in Estonian)
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
  • The Imp [Nukitsamees]
    a play with songs for children
    1. Iti's Song
    2. Trees' Song
    3. Kusti's Song
    4. Birds' Song
    5. Black Bird's Song
    6. Song of the Witch I
    7. Song of Mõhk and Tölpa
    8. Song of Pigs and Goats
    9. Song of the Witch II
    10. Home Arrival Song
    11. Trouble Song
    12. Final Song
    1995?
    voice, piano
    Text: Liivia Ehrenpreis after the fairy-tale "Nukitsamees" ("The Imp") by Oskar Luts (in Estonian)
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
  • The Snow Queen [Lumekuninganna]
    a play with songs for children
    1. The Song of Roses
    2. Gerda's and Kaj's Song
    3. Dance of the Snowflakes
    4. The Snow Queen's Song
    4. The Craw's Song
    6. The Court's Song I
    7. The Court's Song II
    8. The Robbers' Song
    9. The Leaving Song
    1995?
    voice, piano
    Text: Liivia Ehrenpreis after the fairy-tale "Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen (in Estonian)
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
  • The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids [Hunt ja seitse kitsetalle]
    a play with songs for children
    1. Kid's introduction song
    2. She-goat's song
    3. Kids' dance song
    4. Wolf's song
    5. Baker's song
    6. Miller's song
    7. Wolf's eating song
    8. Wolf's last song
    9. Final song
    1995?
    voice, piano
    Text: Liivia Ehrenpreis after the fairy-tale
    Publisher: SP Muusika

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Les fenêtres sur un paysage oublié (Windows on the Forgotten Landscape) [Aknad unustatud maastikule]
    1997
    15´
    symphony orchestra: 3222, 2210, percussion, celesta, strings
    Fp: Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, conductor Arturo Tamayo; August 30, 1997, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Music for Symphony Orchestra [Muusika sümfooniaorkestrile]
    1997
    14´
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4330, percussion, celesta, strings
    Commissioned by: the state composition contest for the concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of The Estonian Republic
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Floreo [Floreo]
    1996
    13´
    symphony orchestra: 3303, 4331, 1+3, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; March 28, 1996, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    CD "International rostrum of composers 1955–1999. Vol. 5", MuziekGroep Nederland (2000); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    CD "10 years after: compilation 1991–2001", Estonian Authors' Society (2003); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    CD "O edelstes Grün", Wergo (2008); Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • The Birthday of the Light [Valguse sünnipäev]
    1994
    symphony orchestra: 1011, 0120, percussion (0+1), piano, strings (violin, cello)
    Manuscript
  • Symphony [Sümfoonia]
    1. Andante
    2. Lento
    1990
    20'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+2, vibraphone, celesta, harpsichord, piano, harp, strings

Works for string orchestra

  • Secret [Saladus]
    2011
    string orchestra
    Commissioned by: Harjumaa String Orchestra
  • Toccata
    2011
    string orchestra
    Commissioned by: Harjumaa String Orchestra

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for piano and orchestra

  • 2012
    12'
    piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Mariin Gill (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee; March 1, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Music High School
    CD "... kuidas noored muusikud avastasid uut eesti muusikat, vol. 1", Eesti Raadio, Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2014); Mariin Gill (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Le matin d'un Faune [Fauni hommik]
    2018
    7'
    flute, piano
    Fp: Obligatory piece at the Estonian National Competition for Wind Instruments, December 11, 2018, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Organ Hall
  • Dialogue [Dialoog]
    2012
    flute, piano
    Fp: Mihkel Peäske (flute), Jana Peäske (piano); November 12, 2016, Tallinn Music High School
  • Labyrinth [Labürint]
    2004
    10'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Mati Mikalai, Kai Ratassepp; April 11, 2005, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Down the Stream I [Pärivoolu I]
    2000
    14´
    violin, piano
    Fp: Duo Sahlin; November 16, 2000, Solleftea, Sweden
    FpEst: New Tallinn Trio: Harry Traksmann (violin), Kaido Kelder (cello), Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano); April 4, 2002, Tallinn, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Musik i Västernorrland
    CD „O edelstes Grün”, Wergo (2008); Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano), Harry Traksmann (violin)
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand
    Distributer: EMIC MV 005
    Manuscript
  • An Altered Landscape [Muutunud maastik]
    1991

    violin, piano
    Fp: Ulrika Kristian (violin), Marje Lohuaru (piano); May 1991, Tallinn Travel House
    CD „Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre 90“, ERR, EMTA (2009); Ulrika Kristian (violin), Marje Lohuaru (piano)
    CD “An Altered Landscape”, Estonian Radio (1998); Ulrika Kristian (violin), Marje Lohuaru (piano)
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand

Trios

  • Déjà-vu
    2009
    16'
    saxophone, accordion, percussion
    Fp: Trio S.A.P.: Anto Õnnis (percussion), Ursula Chillaud (saxophone), Jaak Lutsoja (accordion); June 5, 2009, Tartu St. John's Church, VIII Estonian Young Composers' Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Young Composers' Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MV 007
  • 2000
    10´
    violin, cello, piano
    Fp: Abegg Trio: Ulrich Beetz (violin), Birgit Erichson (violoncello), Gerrit Zitterbart (piano); December 19, 2000, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert

Quartets

  • Tears of Chopin [Chopini pisarad]
    2007/2013
    13'
    flute, clarinet, viola, piano
    Fp: Tartu New Music Ensemble: Oksana Sinkova (flute), Tõnu Kalm (clarinet), Kadri Rehema (viola), Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano); April 2, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Tears of Chopin [Chopini pisarad]
    2007
    12'
    piano, violin, viola, cello
    Fp: Mari Targo (violin), Kristiina Olev (viola), Ardo Västrik (cello), Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano); April 4, 2008, Tartu City Museum, April 5, 2008, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Association of Estonian Professional Musicians
    Distributer: EMIC MV 004
    Manuscript
  • Attacca!
    1993
    7'
    clarinet, 2 pianos, percussion
    Fp: Vello Sakkos (clarinet), Nata-Ly Sakkos (piano), Toivo Peäske (piano), Madis Metsamart (percussion); November 24, 1993, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49

String quartets

  • 1. Sensazione. Appassionato e sensibile
    2. Riflessione. Irresoluto ma espressivo. Cercando
    3. Compimento. Calmo
    1994
    13´
    string quartet
    Fp: Tallinn String Quartet; March 24, 1995, Viljandi, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD "Tallinn String Quartet" (2005)
    Publisher: Edition 49

Sextets

  • O edelstes Grün [O, Noblest Green]
    2004
    9'
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano
    Fp: Ensemble U:, April 9, 2005, Tallinn Teachers' House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Ensemble U:
    Distributer: EMIC MV 001
    Manuscript

Septets

  • For Seven [Seitsmele]
    1998
    16´
    flute, clarinet, trumpet, piano, violin, cello, double bass
    Fp: Ensemble Villa Musica; October 11, 1998, Rägavere Manor, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Ensemble Villa Musica
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • 2005
    15´
    flute, clarinet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, phonogram
    Fp: Ensemble Les Temps Modernes (Lyon), conductor Fabrice Pierre; October 16, 2005, Tallinn, Theatre NO99, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
  • 2003
    12'
    wind quintet, string quintet, piano
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; April 10, 2003, Tallinn, Hall of Kanuti Guild, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for flute

  • Swirl [Keeris]
    2002

    flute
    Fp: Mihkel Peäske; March 14, 2002, Tartu, Estonia
    Commissioned by: NYYD Ensemble
    CD „O edelstes Grün”, Wergo (2008); Mihkel Peäske (flute)
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand
    Distributer: EMIC MV 002
    Manuscript

Works for oboe

  • La Question [Küsimus]
    dedicated to Kalev Kuljus
    1997
    8'
    oboe
    Fp: Kalev Kuljus; March 12, 1998, Tartu New Music Festival, Estonia
    CD "Estonian Academy of Music 80". Student performers and composers", Estonian Academy of Music (1999); Kalev Kuljus (oboe)
    CD "Now. Estonian Composers", Elwood Muusik (2001); Kalev Kuljus (oboe)
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for piano

  • Stilleben I [Vaikelu I]
    Obligatory piece at the Competition for Young Musicians 2019
    2018
    piano
  • Stilleben II [Vaikelu II]
    Obligatory piece at the Competition for Young Musicians 2019
    2018
    piano
  • 2014
    11'
    piano
    Fp: Lauri Väinmaa (piano); October 25, 2014, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, International Pianists' Festival "Klaver"
  • Harmonic Joy
    2013
    piano
    Fp: Marta Espejo (piano); April 1, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Sketch 02 [Eskiis 02]
    obligatory piece in the 6th Estonian Pianists' Competition
    2002

    piano
    Fp: April 13, 2002
    Commissioned by: Estonian Academy of Music
    CD „Northern Lights. Treasury of Estonian piano music“, Estonian Association of Professional Musicians, Estonian Pianists’ Union (2019); Age Juurikas (piano)
    Publisher: Mari Vihmand
    Distributer: EMIC MV 003
    Manuscript
  • Soon You Will Be Here [Varsti oled sa siin]
    1998
    10'
    piano
    Fp: Kalle Randalu; October 27, 1998, Tallinn, International Pianists' Festival “Klaver” ("Piano")
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    CD „O edelstes Grün”, Wergo (2008); Peep Lassmann (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for organ

  • Tie Your Cart to a Star [Seo oma vanker tähe külge]
    2008
    8'
    organ
    Fp: Toomas Trass (organ); April 5, 2008, St. Nicholas Church, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Distributer: EMIC MV 006

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Unterwegs
    1. Wanderlied
    2. Mein Fluss
    3. Liebeslied
    4. Lied vom Winde
    5. An die Freude
    6. Nach dem Fest
    7. Zur Ruh'

    2010
    35'
    soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, percussion, harp, strings
    Text: Justinus Kerner, Hermann Hesse, Eduard Mörike, Friedrich Schiller (in German)
    Fp: Rheinland-Pfalz Staatsphilharmonie, Münchner Motettenchor, Melanie Diener (soprano), Barbara Hölzl (alto), Mirko Roschkowski (tenor), Michael Kraus (baritone), conductor George Pehlivanian; October 9, 2010, St. Amandus Collegiate Church, Bad Urach, Herbstliche Musiktage Bad Urach, Germany
    Distributer: EMIC MV 008

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Christmas Time is Coming [Jõuluaeg on tulemas]
    music for children
    female choir, piano
    Text: Liivia Ehrenpreis (in Estonian)
  • Three Great-grandfather's Songs [Kolm vaarisa laulu]
    music for children
    1. The Rain
    2. The Frogs
    3. When I was young...
    female choir, violin, piano
    Text: Reinhold Kamsen (in Estonian)
    Publisher: SP Muusika

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Three Songs on the Lyrics by Estonian Poetesses [Kolm laulu eesti poetesside sõnadele]
    1. Veel püsida su pilgus (To stay in your eyes)
    2. Sellepärast (Therefore)
    3. Rohkem kas ongi tarvis (Maybe no more is needed)
    1997
    16´
    soprano, piano
    Text: Aita Kivi, Anna Haava, Viivi Luik (in Estonian)

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

  • 1. Nespokoino [Restless]
    2. To go, to see, to understand...
    3. Geboren werden [Birth]
    4. Flying
    2001
    17'
    soprano, flute, clarinet, cello, piano
    Text: Valentin Lebedev (in Russian), Peter Härtling (in German)
    Fp: Meeli Tammu (soprano), Reval Ensemble; October 18, 2001, Chamber Hall of the Estonian Academy of Music, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    CD „O edelstes Grün”, Wergo (2008); Iris Oja (soprano), Ensemble U:
    Manuscript
  • The Voice [Hääl]
    1993
    13´
    soprano, bass, flute, clarinet, guitar, piano, cello
    Text: Hando Runnel, Aira Kaal, Aime Hansen, Katrin Väli, Minni Nurme
    Fp: Kaia Urb (soprano), Allan Vurma (bass), Mihkel Peäske (flute), Meelis Vind (clarinet), Heiki Mätlik (guitar), Ralf Taal (piano), Eva Metsamart (violoncello); March 1995, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: State Concert Institute Eesti Kontsert
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Song of the Happy Corydon and Phyllis [Laul õnnelikust Corydonist ja Phyllisest]
    1992

    soprano, flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello
    Text: Charles Sedley (translation into Estonian by Valev Mirtem)
    Fp: Meeli Kallastu (soprano), Mihkel Peäske (flute), Tarmo Pajusaar (clarinet), Heili Vaus (piano), Urmas Vulp (violin), Mart Laas (violoncello), conductor Margo Kõlar; November 26, 1992, Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Nothingness [Olematus]
    2020
    mixed choir
    Text: Adam Cullen
    Fp: Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Maarja Helstein; November 7, 2020, Tallinn Methodist Church
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association
  • Psalm 126
    2005
    8'
    mixed choir, 2 triangles, bell
    Text: in Latin, German and Estonian
    Fp: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales, conductor Risto Joost; June 20, 2005, Tartu St. John´s Church Days, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Tartu St. John's Church Days
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
  • Laudate Dominum
    1992

    mixed choir
    Text: in Latin
    Fp: Chamber Choir Non Troppo, conductor Sven Peterson
    Commissioned by: Chamber Choir Non Troppo
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
  • Veni Sancte Spiritus
    1992
    2'
    mixed choir
    Fp: Chamber Choir Non Troppo, conductor Sven Peterson
    Commissioned by: Chamber Choir Non Troppo
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Sleep, Come By a Door [Tule, uni, uksesta]
    2014
    6'
    male choir
    Text: folklore and Andrus Kivirähk
    Fp: Academic Male Choir of Tallinn Technical University, conductor Siim Selis; April 23, 2014, Tallinn Methodist Church
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Composers' Union
    CD „New Estonian Choral Music 2012–2014“, Estonian Choral Association (2014); Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, conductor Siim Selis

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • …And Now the Time Came to Me Naked... […ja nüüd tuli aeg minu juurde alasti…]
    1997
    20'
    phonogram
    Fp: November 27, 1997, Tallinn, Rotermann Salt Storage, NYYD Festival
    Commissioned by: NYYD Festival

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • The Lord Jesus Christ There in Heaven [Issand, keda taevas seal]
    arrangement of an Estonian folk song
    female choir, violin, piano
    CD "Take time to be holy", Congregation of Pärnu St. Elisabeth's Church (2000); Pärnu St. Elisabeth's Church Girls' Choir "Elise", conductor Kai-Tõe Ellermaa, Indrek Palu (violin), Kelly Roosmaa (piano)
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt