Gerhard Lock

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Miniature [Miniatuur]
    1998
    2'
    violin, piano
  • Glockenklang
    1997
    3'
    violin, piano
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (violin), Hans-Gunter Lock (piano), 1997, Halle, Germany

Trios

  • Reflection [Refleksioon]
    1998
    25'
    flute, violin, piano or vibraphone

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for violin

  • Variations on Estonian runo song „Maiden wants to grow up“ (from Tõstamaa) [Variatsioonid eesti runolaulule „Neiu tahab kasvada“ (Tõstamaa)]
    Dedicated to Maria Erss
    2000
    2'
    violin

Works for piano

  • 2014
    9'
    piano
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (piano); March 17, 2014, Von Krahl Bar. Improvisational piano piece performed by Gerhard Lock during his Semiosalong 2014 paper "Hyper-Consciousness and Now-Moment. On the Role of Error in Musical Free Improvisation".
    Commissioned by: Semiosalong (Eesti Semiootika Selts) (Kristin Orav, Piret Karro)
  • Intermezzo VII. Contemplation of Sound States for Grand Piano and the Dedicated Pianist
    2013
    piano
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (piano); April 1, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Intermezzo V
    Dedicated to Kadri-Ann Sumera
    2004
    9'
    piano
    Fp: Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano); October 8, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music
  • Intermezzo IV
    Hommage à Lepo Sumera
    2003
    9'
    piano
    Fp: Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano); October 8, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music
  • Intermezzo III
    2000
    1'
    piano
    Fp: Kadri-Ann Sumera (piano); October 8, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music
  • Intermezzo I
    1995
    2'
    piano
    Fp: Dirk Fischbeck (piano); 1995, Halle, Germany
  • Intermezzo II
    1995
    2'
    piano
    Fp: Dirk Fischbeck (piano); 1995, Halle, Germany

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

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

  • Das Jahrhundert ist zu Ende
    unfinished
    1999
    mezzo soprano, flute, bassoon, horn, cello, double bass, percussion
    Text: Viivi Luik, translated by Gisbert Jänicke (in German)

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • 2019
    7'-9'
    superflute, amplified BP (Bohlen-Pierce) recorders and live-electronics (Max/MSP patch programmer Hans-Gunter Lock), voice
    Fp: Andrus Kallastu, Leonora Palu, Indrek Palu (superflute), Hans-Gunter Lock, Leonora Palu (BP recorders), Gerhard Lock (live-electronics), Jaan Malin (voice); January 12, 2019, Pärnu Koidula Gymnasium, Pärnu Contemporary Music Days, part of the interdisciplinary musical composition workshop's Performance
    Commissioned by: Pärnu Contemporary Music Days
  • 2018
    5'-7'
    signal-horn, amplified Bohlen-Pierce recorders and live-electronics (Max/MSP patch programmer Hans-Gunter Lock)
    Fp: Andrus Kallastu (signal horn), Leonora Palu, Monika Mattiesen (BP recorders), Gerhard Lock (live electronics); January 13, 2018, Artist Residence MASSIA (former Massiaru school), Pärnu Contemporary Music Days, part of the interdisciplinary musical composition workshop's Performance
    Commissioned by: Pärnu Contemporary Music Days
  • sound installation
    2016
    10'
    Fp: Opening of Juhan Vihterpal's exhibition "Alateadus" in Amandus Adamson Ateljeemuuseum in Paldiski July 31, 2016
    Commissioned by: LAIK performance group, Juhan Vihterpal, Amandus Adamson Ateliermuseum Paldiski
  • Improjam [Improjämm]
    2014
    45'
    2 violins, bass, drums, modular synthesizer, guitar, harp, electronics
    Fp: Juhan Vihterpal (bass, electronics, drums), Gerhard Lock (violin, electronics), Ekke Västrik (modular synthesizer), Raul Keller (guitar, electronics), Hello Upan (violin, electronics), Liis Viira (harp); June 11, 2014, Von Krahl bar, Semiosalong's fourth season final event: presentation of compilation "Friendly semiotics: Semiosalong texts from 2011–2014"
    Commissioned by: Semiosalong (Eesti Semiootika Selts) (Kristin Orav, Piret Karro)
  • On the occasion of Hans-Jürgen Lock's 65th birthday
    2013
    13'
    phonogram
    Fp: Improvisations in large cisterns near Kaderna on August 8, 2013. Gerhard Lock (violin, percussion), Shawn Pinchbeck (percussion, tibetian tingsha bells, recording), mastering: Gerhard Lock
  • Music for art group LAIK's performance Objekt MU III "Mud & Instinct"
    2013
    19'
    phonogram
    Fp: Estonian Ceramists Associations exhibition "Mud & Instinct" in Haapsalu City Gallery, October 4, 2013. Voices: art group LAIK. Composition and mastering: Gerhard Lock
    Commissioned by: Estonian Ceramists Association and Haapsalu City Gallery
  • MY Inspiration [MU Inspiratsioon]
    Music for art group LAIK performance "Objekt MU". Meditative action with audience participation
    2013
    120'
    amplified inspiration oscillator (Museib)
    Fp: February 9, 2013, Estonian National Library; Gerhard Lock (inspiration oscillator (Museib))
  • Prenatal meditation [Prenataalne meditatsioon]
    Music for art group LAIK's performance "Objekt MU II"
    2013
    120'
    violin, voice, sound objects (water, sand, stones, tubes), live electronics
    Fp: August 30, 2013, Estonian Printing Museum, Tartu; Gerhard Lock and audience (live electronical improvisation on violin, with voice and various objects (water, sans, stones, tubes)), Hans-Gunter Lock (Loomeheli OÜ, technical support)
    Commissioned by: Estonian Printing Museum
  • The Library Is Closing... [Raamatukogu suletakse...]
    Signature for the Estonian National Library. Music for art group LAIK's performance "Objekt MU"
    2013
    3'
    phonogram
    Fp: February 9, 2013, Estonian National Library. Voices: art group LAIK, composition and mastering: Gerhard Lock
  • Experimental acousmatic sound performance
    2011
    I - 24'; II - 20'
    for two voices, performative action, two mobil (I) or static (II) stero microphones
    Fp: Performed and recorded by Kaspar Aus and Gerhard Lock in Tallinn Cultural Factory Polymer in June 2011. Composing and final mastering by Gerhard Lock
  • Music for performance
    2011
    30'-40'
    dancer, keyboard, phonogram
    Fp: Kaspar Aus (choreographer, dancer), Gerhard Lock (composer), piano (keyboard), phonogram); March 19, 2011, Culture Factory Polymer, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Kaspar Aus
  • Curious About the World [Uudishimulik]
    Installation music for photo exhibition curated by Lea Tomson
    2010
    violin, phonogram
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (violin, phonogram); January 11, 2010, Eduard Vilde Museum, Castellan House Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Lea Tomson, Eduard Vilde Museum, Castellan House Gallery
  • For Sick and for Healthy [Haigele ja tervele]
    Music for Rait Rosin’s performance
    2009
    phonogram (video)
    Fp: May 28, 2009, Kanuti Guild Hall, May Lily Days, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, May Lily Days
  • Henna project [Henna]
    Music for performance video „Henna project“ by Regina Kuningas and Kristin Orav
    2009
    phonogram (video)
    Fp: December 4, 2009, trade center Port Artur 2, Pärnu Film and Video Festival
    Commissioned by: Regina Kuningas, Kristin Orav, Estonian Academy of Arts
  • Life Is Miraculous [Elu on imeline]
    2009
    9'
    video, violin, phonogram
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (violin, video, phonogram); December 4, 2009, trade center Port Artur 2, Pärnu Film and Video Festival
    Commissioned by: 15th Pärnu Film and Video Festival, Al Paldrok
  • Adversity [Käärid]
    music for Rait Rosin's video (used also photos by Ivi Rosin)
    2008
    12’
    phonogram (video)
    Fp: October 17-31, 2008, opening event „Help from cosmos“ of Culture Factory of Tartu
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Mai Sööt, Culture Factory of Tartu
  • Intermezzo VI
    Dedicated to Diana Kiivit and Hans-Gunter Lock
    2008
    player piano, piano, computer
    Fp: Version for two keyboards: Diana Kiivit (player piano), Gerhard Lock (piano), Hans-Gunter Lock (computer and Max/MSP-patches); March 9, 2008, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Organ Hall
    Commissioned by: Hans-Gunter Lock
  • Juta
    Part II from video installation „simplelifestars?“ by Rait Rosin and Gerhard Lock
    2008
    11'
    phonogram (video)
    Fp: August 11-23, 2008, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Draakon Gallery
  • Narcomaniacs [Narkomaanid]
    Part I from video installation „simplelifestars?“ by Rait Rosin and Gerhard Lock
    2008
    11'
    phonogram (video)
    Fp: August 11-23, 2008, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Draakon Gallery
  • ...in deep breathing they find harmony [...sügavas hinguses leiavad kooskõla]
    2007
    13’
    clarinet, viola, electronics, interactive dancer
    Fp: Stanislav Maksimov (clarinet), Johanna Vahermägi (viola), Gerhard Lock (electronics), Hans-Gunter Lock (sensor design, Max/MSP), Kaspar Aus (dance and choreography); October 20, 2007, Tallinn Art Hall, festival „Nyyd“
    Commissioned by: festival „Nyyd“
  • aufeinander zugehen – sich begegnen
    Dedicated to Hanna-Maria Hasenjäger
    2007
    8'
    violin, piano, phonogram, live electronics
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (violin, phonogram), Hans-Gunter Lock (piano, Max/MSP); May 26, 2007, Heiligengrabe, Germany
  • Concert version of music for exhibition „The swan in town“
    2007
    9’
    phonogram
    Fp: Version for 16 speakers (acousmonium): Gerhard Lock (sound engineering); September 25, 2007, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Commissioned by: Autumn Festival of EAMT, Jean Baptiste Favory, Electronic Music Studio of EAMT
  • Everything Is So Perfect [Kõik on nii hästi]
    To Rait Rosin’s painting and Jüri Muttika’s text of the same name. Part V of installation music „Everything is so perfect!“
    2006
    18'
    phonogram
    Fp: February 9-28, 2006, Rait Rosin’s exhibition „Everything is so perfect!“ at Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
  • Something Is Different (I) [Miski on teistmoodi (I)]
    Music for exhibition „The swan in town“ by Lilia del Rio, Rait Rosin and Taavi Kolk
    2006
    30'
    phonogram
    Fp: March 30 – April 16, 2006, City Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Taavi Kolk, City Gallery
  • The Existential Artist [Eksistentsialistlik kunstnik]
    To Rait Rosin’s painting of the same name. Part III of installation music „Everything is so perfect!“
    2006
    11’
    phonogram
    Fp: February 9-28, 2006, Rait Rosin’s exhibition „Everything is so perfect!“ at Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Estonian Academy of Arts
  • The Hyperrealistic Artist [Hüperrealistlik kunstnik]
    To Rait Rosin’s painting of the same name. Part IV of installation music „Everything is so perfect!“
    2006
    5'
    phonogram
    Fp: February 9-28, 2006, Rait Rosin’s exhibition „Everything is so perfect!“ at Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
  • Utopical Fugues [Utoopilised fuugad]
    Multimedia performance. In cooperation with the Estonian Media Artists Union
    2006
    20’
    amplified string quartet, phonogram, video, live video
    Fp: Opera-Quartet, Piibe Piirma, Jane Suviste (video), Gerhard Lock (live-electronics), (Shawn Pinchbeck – Max/MSP); August 2006, Culture Factory Festival, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Culture Factory Festival, Piibe Piirma, Estonian Media Artists Union
  • Pragmatic Artist [Pragmaatiline kunstnik]
    Part II of installation music „Analytical artist“ and „Pragmatic artist“ for Rait Rosin’s paintings. Part II of installation music „Everything is so perfect!“
    2005
    13'
    phonogram, violin
    Fp: 2005, Rotermann Salt Storage, final exam of Estonian Academy of Arts
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Estonian Academy of Arts
  • The Analytical Artist [Analüütiline kunstnik]
    2005
    13’
    phonogram
    Fp: Rotermann Salt Storage, final exam of Estonian Academy of Arts 2005(part I of installation music „Everything is so perfect!“)
    Concert performance: May 28, 2005, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Opera Studio (part I of installation music „Analytical artist“ and „Pragmatic artist“ for Rait Rosin’s paintings)
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, Estonian Academy of Arts
  • At the Watercrossroad [Veelahkmel]
    2003
    7’
    amplified violin, quadro-phonogram, video
    Fp: Gerhard Lock (violin), Hans-Gunter Lock (sound engineer); October 2, 2003, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music
    Commissioned by: Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music
  • Whispering Faces of Sun Moon [Sosistavad päikesekuu näod]
    Installation music for Rait Rosin’s exhibition „Growing faces“
    2003
    48'
    Fp: October 30 to December 1, 2003, ArtLine Gallery, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, ArtLine Gallery

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

  • 2021
    50'
    Fp: Fine5 Dance Theatre, choreographer Simo Kruusement, dancers Eneli Rüütli and Argo Liik, artist Kalle Aasamäe, lighting artist Ants Kurist; February 18, 2021, Sakala 3 theatre house
  • 2014
    21'
    phonogram, live electronics, vocal
    Fp: August 10, 2014, Käina Cultural Centre, stage director Jarmo Karing
    Commissioned by: Hiiumaa Tantsufestival 2014
  • Music for dance performance "I'd like to start myself" [Muusika tantsuetendusele "Ma võin ise alustada"]
    2014
    25'
    synthesizer
    Fp: August 10, 2014, Käina Cultural Centre, stage director Oksana Tralla
    Commissioned by: Hiiumaa Tantsufestival 2014
  • Improvisational dance performance. Idea: Gerhard Lock ja Kaspar Aus
    2011
    25'
    dancers, phonogram, piano
    Fp: dancers: Mari-Liis, Anna Teele, Karen, Carol, piano Gerhard Lock; 06.08.2011, final performance of choreomusical workshop, Käina Cultural Centre, Hiiumaa Dance Festival 2011
    Commissioned by: Hiiumaa Dance Festival

Film music

  • Co-author Mihkel Lappmaa. Directed by Ernesto Redondo Vergara, Tallinn University Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School graduation film
    2020
    26'15“
    Performers: Gerhard Lock (viiul), Mihkel Lappmaa (kitarr)
    Commissioned by: Ernesto Redondo Vergara, BFM
  • Music for sound- and videoinstallation by interdisciplinary art group LAIK. Jointly composed video music on ceramic forms (Kristin Orav), mastering Juhan Vihterpal.
    2014
    10'
    Fp: Tõrva Fire-Days, August 6.-10, 2014, Tõrva Cinema
    Commissioned by: Tõrva Tule-Päevad 2014
  • Music for video "Voore rescuing" [Muusika videole "Voore linna päästmine"]
    2014
    3'
    Fp: Director: Fideelia-Signe Roots.. Solo exhibition The Heroine’s Yourney by Fideelia-Signe Roots at EAA gallery December 11, 2014–January 21, 2015
  • Music for dance film "Herbaffection" [Muusika tantsufilmile "Herbaffection"]
    Idea and director: Siim Tõniste
    2013
    phonogram and live improvisations on synthesizer
    Fp: On the screen: Üüve-Lydia Toompere, Julia Koneva and others. Camera, video and post-production: Ando Naulainen; May 10 and 11, 2013, Kanuti Guild Hall, Tallinn, within the Tallinn University Insitute of Fine Arts KorFest 2013 / KIMP-fest 2013
    Commissioned by: Siim Tõniste, Tallinn University Choreography Department
  • Euro – Always Few
    Music for Rait Rosin’s video
    2009
    14'
    Fp: December 4, 2009, trade center Port Artur 2, Pärnu Film and Video Festival
    Commissioned by: Rait Rosin, 15th Pärnu Film and Video Festival, Al Paldrok