Tõnu Naissoo

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

  • Moogtrane
    2011
    5’
    syntesizer, strings
    Fp: Tõnu Naissoo (moog-synthesizer), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; October 1, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall
  • Voyager
    Moog Concerto
    2011
    syntesizer, strings, rhythm section
    Fp: Tõnu Naissoo (moog-synthesizer), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jüri-Ruut Kangur; May 15, 2011, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Blackheads
  • Journey
    2000
    piano, symphony orchestra
  • Overture [Avamäng]
    1985
    jazz trio (piano, double bass, percussion), symphony orchestra
  • Three Sketches [Kolm eskiisi]
    1982
    piano, symphony orchestra
  • Fantasy [Fantaasia]
    1980
    saxophone, string orchestra

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Concerto grosso
    2006
    jazz group, chamber orchestra
    Fp: Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Ain Agan (guitar), Taavo Remmel (double bass), Ivo Lille (saxophone), Marko Naissoo (percussion), Pärnu City Orchestra; November 9, 2006, Estonia Concert Hall

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Door of the Dream Can Be Unlocked
    2003
    violin, vibraphone, guitar
    Fp: Arvo Leibur (violin), Terje Terasmaa (vibraphone), Heiki Mätlik (guitar); July 10, 2003, Tartu Salem Baptist Church
  • The Day We Met
    1995
    piano, strings
  • Johnny, You Had a Nice Car!
    1994
    piano, string quartet
  • Introduction and Rondo [Introduktsioon ja Rondo]
    1978
    flute, piano

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

  • Four Pieces [Neli pala]
    1977
    piano

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for choir a cappella

  • Reindeers Are Walking Somewhere [Kuskil põhjapõdrad käivad]
    2001
    girls’ choir
    Text: Leelo Tungal
  • The Most Beautiful Christmas Tree [Kõige kaunim jõulupuu]
    2001
    girls’ choir

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Christmas Star [Jõulutäht]
    2016
    mixed choir
    Fp: December 16, 2017, Tartu St. John's Church, Advent Concert of Estonian Mixed Choirs' Association

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for feature film “Lamb Down in the Right Corner” [“Lammas all paremas nurgas”]
    Directed by Lembit Ulfsak
    1992
  • Music for feature film “Family Photos” [“Perekonnapildid”]
    Directed by Valentin Kuik
    1989
  • Music for puppet film “Green Wish” [“Roheline soov”]
    Directed by Tauno Kivihall
    1989
  • Music for feature film “Narva Waterfall” [“Narva kosk”]
    Directed by Ago-Endrik Kerge, Vilja Palm
    1988
  • Music for documentary “Machines for Modern Constructions”
    1987
  • Music for documentary “Scientific Basis of Usage of Forest” [“Metsakasutamise teaduslik alus”]
    1987
  • Music for documentary “Shadows in the Water” [“Varjud vees”]
    1987
  • Music for feature film “Key Question” [“Võtmeküsimus”]
    Directed by Ago-Endrik Kerge, Vilja Palm
    1986
  • Music for puppet film “The Fox of Aesop” [“Aisopose rebane”]
    Directed by Raivo Järvi
    1986
  • Music for documentary “Work” [“Töö”]
    Directed by Toivo Elme
    1985
  • Music for feature film “Ballad of Two Homes” [“Kahe kodu ballaad”]
    Directed by Ago-Endrik Kerge
    1985
  • Music for puppet film “Seven Devils” [“Seitse kuradit”]
    Directed by Heino Pars
    1985
  • Music for documentary “Handicap”
    Directed by Toivo Elme
    1984
  • Music for documentary “Track” [“Ringrada”]
    Directed by Peep Puks
    1984
  • Music for puppet film “Laughter Ball” [“Naerupall”]
    Directed by Heino Pars
    1984
  • Music for puppet film “Race” [“Võidusõit”]
    Directed by Kaarel Kurismaa
    1984
  • Music for documentary “Half Masters” [“Poolmeistrid”]
    Directed by Leo Ilves
    1983
  • Music for documentary “Salty Sparkling Wine” [“Soolane vahuvein”]
    1983
  • Music for feature film “Closed Circle” [“Suletud ring”]
    Directed by Peeter Urbla
    1983
  • Music for feature film “St. Susan or School of Masters” [“Püha Susanna ehk Meistrite kool”]
    Directed by Ago-Endrik Kerge
    1983
  • Music for puppet film “A Little Vagon of a Streetcar” [“Trammivasikas”]
    Directed by Kaarel Kurismaa
    1983
  • Music for puppet film “The Town of Honeymakers” [“Meemeistrite linn”]
    Directed by Heino Pars
    1983
  • Music for documentary “Seconds out of the Circle” [“Sekundandid ringist välja”]
    Directed by Hans Roosipuu
    1982
  • Music for documentary “Way” [“Tee”]
    Directed by Toivo Elme
    1982
  • Music for puppet film “The Brave Tailor” [“Vahva rätsep”]
    Directed by Kaarel Kurismaa
    1982
  • Music for documentary “Day” [“Päev”]
    Directed by Peep Puks
    1981
  • Music for documentary “Hang Glider” [“Deltaplaan”]
    1981
  • Music for documentary “Mock the Field Once…” [“Narri põldu üks kord…”]
    Directed by Enn Säde
    1981
  • Music for documentary “Sea Behind the Door” [“Meri ukse all”]
    Directed by Toivo Kuzmin
    1980
  • Music for documentary “Decades” [“Aastakümned”]
    Directed by Vitali Gorbunov
    1979
  • Music for documentary “Wait a Little, Field” [“Oota veidi, põld”]
    Directed by Semjon Shkolnikov
    1979
  • Music for documentary “Spells of Mari Adamson” [“Mari Adamsoni loitsud”]
    Directed by Valeria Anderson
    1978
  • Music for documentary “On the Way” [“Teel”]
    Directed by Valeria Anderson
    1977
  • Music for documentary “Optimists” [“Optimistid”]
    Directed by Peep Puks
    1976
  • Music for animated film “Minor Detail” [“Pisiasi”]
    Directed by Avo Paistik
    1975
  • Music for documentary “Man’s Step” [“Mehe samm”]
    Directed by Arnold Altmäe
    1975
  • Music for documentary “Welcome to Tallinn” [“Tere tulemast Tallinna”]
    1974
  • Music for documentary “Golden Carriage” [“Kuldtõld”]
    Directed by Mark Soosaar
    1971
  • Music for feature film “The Last Relict” [“Viimne reliikvia”]
    Music with Uno Naissoo. Directed by Grigori Kromanov, Tallinnfilm
    1969
    CD “Viimne reliikvia”, Tallinnfilm (1999); Peeter Tooma, conductor Eri Klas

Music to plays

  • Music to stage play "Pisuhänd" [The Hobgoblin]
    2011
    Fp: February 19, 2011, Little House of theatre Vanemuine, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to TV-series "Teise mehe pea" [The Other Man's Head]
    2011
    Fp: January – March 2011, Tallinn TV, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to Ingmar Bergman's play “In the Presence of a Clown” [Muusika Ingmar Bergmani näidendile “Lärmab ja veiderdab”]
    2007
    Fp: December 15, 2007, Theatre Vanemuine, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to Hardi Volmer's and Ott Sandrak's multimedia performance “Tallinn Isn’t Far” [Muusika Hardi Volmeri ja Ott Sandraki multimeediaetendusele “Tallinn pole enam kaugel ehk kogu tõde Liivi sõjast”]
    2005
    Fp: August 20, 2005, Pirita Monastery, director Hardi Volmer, Birgitta Festival
  • Music to Astrid Lindgren's play “Rasmus, Pontus and Toker” [Muusika Astrid Lindgreni näidendile “Rasmus, Pontus ja Lontu”]
    2000
    Fp: October 29, 2000, Estonian Drama Theatre, director Ain Prosa
  • Music to Joseph Kesselring's play “Arsenic and Old Lace” [Muusika Joseph Kesselringi näidendile “Pihlakavein”]
    2000
    Fp: 2000, Estonian Drama Theatre, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to Eugène Scribe's play “The Glass of Water” [Muusika Eugène Scribe’i näidendile “Kapten, palun klaas vett!”]
    1995
    Fp: December 29, 1995, Old Town Studio, director Endrik Kerge
  • Music to Adam Alexander Milne's play “Winnie Pooh” [Muusika Adam Alexander Milne’i näidendile “Winnie Puhh”]
    1994
    Fp: 1994, Theatre Endla
  • Music to Heljo Mänd's play “Clever Donkey” [ “Nutikas eesel”] [Muusika Heljo Männi näidendile “Nutikas eesel”]
    1994
    Fp: 1994, Theatre Endla, director Tamur Tohver
  • Music to William Shakespeare's play “Othello” [Muusika William Shakespeare’i näidendile “Othello”]
    1994
    Fp: 1994, Rakvere Theatre, director Mikk Mikiver
  • Music to Dario Fo's play “The Open Couple” [Muusika Dario Fo näidendile “Vabameelne abielu”]
    1993
    Fp: 1993, Theatre Endla, director Vello Rummo
  • Music to Dario Fo's play “Archangels Don’t Play Pinball” [Muusika Dario Fo näidendile “Selge-sompus-tuuline”]
    1989
    Fp: February 4, 1989, Old Town Studio, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to Sławomir Mrożek's play “The Emigrants” [Muusika Sławomir Mrożeki näidendile “Emigrandid”]
    1989
    Fp: February 15, 1989, Old Town Studio, director Mikk Mikiver
  • Music to Tom Stoppard's play “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” [Muusika Tom Stoppardi näidendile “Rosencrantz ja Guildenstern on surnud”]
    1989
    Fp: 1989, Youth Theatre, director Roman Baskin
  • Music to Ene-Maris Tali's play “Big Trouble” [Muusika Ene-Maris Tali näidendile “Suur pahandus”]
    1988
    Fp: Estonian Television, director Ivo Eensalu
  • Music to Ene-Maris Tali's play “Chaldean” [Muusika Ene-Maris Tali näidendile “Tähetark”]
    1988
    Fp: Estonian Television
  • Music to August Kitzberg's play “Clever-Ants and the Old Devil” [Muusika August Kitzbergi näidendile “Kaval-Ants ja Vanapagan”]
    1984
    Fp: December 26, 1984, Pärnu Drama Theatre, director Vello Rummo
  • Music to Jaan Rannap's play “Salu Juhan and His Friends” [Muusika Jaan Rannapi näidendile “Salu Juhan ja tema sõbrad”]
    1984
    Fp: Estonian Television, director Raivo Suviste, Jüri Pihel
  • Music to Jean Anouilh's play “Ornifle or It's Later than You Think” [Muusika Jean Anouilh’ näidendile “Tuuleiil”]
    1984
    Fp: November 10, 1984, Old Town Studio, director Ingo Normet
  • Music to Aapeli's play “Koko kaupungin Vinski” [Muusika Aapeli näidendile “Üle linna Vinski”]
    1983
    Fp: Estonian Television, director Ivo Eensalu
  • Music to Jevgeni Shvarts's play “The Snow Queen” [Muusika Jevgeni Švartsi näidendile “Lumekuninganna”]
    1982
    Fp: December 29, 1982, Pärnu Drama Theatre, director Toomas Palu
  • Music to Ene-Maris Tali's play “Dwarfs’ Land” [Muusika Ene-Maris Tali näidendile “Päkapikula”]
    1980
    Fp: Estonian Television, director Toomas Lepp
  • Music to James Matthew Barrie's play “Peter Pan” [Muusika James Matthew Barrie näidendile “Peeter Paan”]
    1979
    Fp: September 30, 1979, Estonian Drama Theatre, director Ago-Endrik Kerge
  • Music to Colin Higgins's play “Harold and Maude” [Muusika Colin Higginsi näidendile “Harold ja Maude”]
    1978
    Fp: January 21, 1978, Estonian Drama Theatre, director Merle Karusoo

POPULAR MUSIC

Popular songs

  • Why Do I Like to Come [Miks mulle meeldib tulla]
    1985
    Text: Ago-Endrik Kerge

JAZZ MUSIC

  • Gentle Beauty
    2014
    instrumental ensemble
    CD "Trinity", Atelier Sawano (2015); Tõnu Naissoo Trio
  • Cycles
    2011
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „Atelier Sawano AS 113“, (2011); Tõnu Naissoo Trio
  • Just Put It Up
    2011
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • Midnight Breeze
    2011
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • Red Wind
    2011
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • There Is Nothing New For You
    2011
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • Quiet Leaving (Don’t Say Goodbye)
    2005
    instrumental ensemble
    CD “You stepped out of a dream”, T. Naissoo (2005); Tõnu Naissoo Trio
  • Take the Green Line
    1981
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • A Time There Was
    instrumental ensemble
    CD „TNHT - A Time There Was“, Haakrik Records (2011),  Tõnu Naissoo Hammond Trio
  • Blurred Brightness [Tuhm sära]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Boy and Girl [Poiss ja tüdruk]
    instrumental ensemble
    LP "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
  • Broken Hopes [Purunenud lootused]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Charlie’s Dream
    instrumental ensemble
  • Debrecen
    instrumental ensemble
  • Echo of the Memories [Mälestuste kaja]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Fly, Fly Butterfly
    instrumental ensemble
    CD “Different dreams. Estonian Jazz 2007”, Eesti Jazzliit (2007); Tõnu Naissoo Trio
    CD “You stepped out of a dream”, T. Naissoo (2005); Tõnu Naissoo Trio
  • Foggy Bay [Udune laht]
    instrumental ensemble
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
  • Glaring Red Sky [Erepunane taevas]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Haapsalu
    instrumental ensemble
    LP "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
  • Janne
    instrumental ensemble
  • Journey to Indefiniteness [Reis tundmatusse]
    instrumental ensemble
    LP "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion), Avo Joala (flute)
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion), Avo Joala (flute)
  • Little Monika [Väike Monika]
    piano
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano)
  • Long Way to Go [Pikk päevatee]
    5'
    instrumental ensemble
    CD “Põletus. Sõnum”, Boheme (2000); Ensemble Kaseke
  • Message [Sõnum]
    4'
    instrumental ensemble
    CD “Põletus. Sõnum”, Boheme (2000); Ensemble Kaseke
  • Opening [Avamine]
    instrumental ensemble
    LP "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo, (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
  • Shall I See You Again [Näen ma teid veel]
    instrumental ensemble
    LP "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
    CD "Tõnu Naissoo trio, Els Himma & Avo Joala", Jazzagression Records (2014); Tõnu Naissoo (piano), Jüri Plisnik (double bass), Eino Tandre (percussion)
  • Tomorrow [Homme]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Turning-Point [Pöördepunkt]
    instrumental ensemble
  • Yourself [Sina ise]
    instrumental ensemble

Works for jazz orchestra

  • The First Flight [Esimene lend]
    jazz orchestra
  • Third [Kolmas]
    jazz orchestra

Works for jazz ensemble

  • Landscapes Unlimited
    suite
    2017
    jazz ensemble
    Fp: Tõnu Naissoo Unity; April 21, 2017, Viljandi, Traditional Music Center, festival Jazzkaar