Mari Amor

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

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

  • Music for concert performance „Felix the Hedgehog Starts His Band“ [Muusika kontsertetendusele „Siil Felix teeb bändi”]
    2009
    Fp: February 27, 2009, Pärnu Concert Hall; Leelo Tungal (script), Rosita Raud (artist), Maria Usk (director)

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Birth of the Master [Meistri sünd]
    1995
    10'
    symphony orchestra: 2220, 2220, percussion (2 players), strings
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for oboe and orchestra

  • Concertino
    1994
    15'
    oboe, chamber orchestra: percussion, strings
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Musical Moment [Muusikaline moment]
    2005
    4'
    cello, piano
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Two Pieces [Kaks pala]
    1992
    5'
    oboe, piano
    Fp: Elo Mägi (oboe), Mari Amor (piano); 1992, Estonian Academy of Music
    CD „Musik für Oboe & Piano“, Bella Musica (2005); Fabian Menzel (oboe), Bernhard Endres (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49

Trios

  • Variations on Irish Themes [Variatsioonid iiri teemadel]
    2016
    5'
    2 pianos, oboe
    Fp: Aleksander Hännikäinen (oboe), Siim Selis (piano), Mari Amor (piano); November 12, 2016, Tallinn Music High School

Quartets

  • Charleston
    2000
    4'
    accordion, clarinet, tuba, percussion

String quartets

  • String Quartet [Keelpillikvartett]
    1993
    6'
    string quartet
    Fp: Sigrid Kuulmann (violin), Kai Kiiv (violin), Kerstin Tomson (viola), Eve Pütsepp (cello); 1993, Estonian Academy of Music
    Publisher: Edition 49

Sextets

  • Afternoon [Nõuni pärastlõuna]
    suite
    1. Prelude
    2. Minuet
    3. Tarantella
    4. Serenade
    5. Bourrèe
    6. Postlude
    1991
    12'
    2 clarinets, trumpet, percussion (1 player), violin, cello
    Fp: Alo Ergma (clarinet), Ivar Tillemann (trumpet), Kaspar Eisel (percussion), Lasse Joamets (violin), André Pere (cello); 1991, Estonian Academy of Music
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for piano

  • Impression
    2009
    piano
    Fp: Greta Jakobsonaite (piano); April 1, 2013, Estonian Academy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • Pearl River [Pärlijõgi]
    2014
    children's choir, piano
    Text: Artur Adson
  • In Dream Woods [Unemetsades]
    2013
    3'
    children's choir, percussion (rainstick, maracas, bells) ad libitum
    Text: Ott Arder
    Fp: Estonian Television Concert Choir, conductor Lii Leitmaa; March 31, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Composers' Union
    CD "New Estonian Choral Music 2013", Estonian Choral Association (2013); Estonian Television Concert Choir, conductor Lii Leitmaa, soloist Matri Joosua Hollman
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC EMF 010

Works for toddlers’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Santa's Night-Work [Jõuluvana öötöö]
    2018
    2'
    toddlers' choit (1-voice), piano
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Distributer: EMIC MA 002
  • Santa's Night-Work [Jõuluvana öötöö]
    2018
    2'
    toddlers' choir (2-voice), piano
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Distributer: EMIC MA 003
  • Beautiful Things Ahead [Oi, kui palju ilusat!]
    2016
    2'
    toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Leelo Tungal
    Distributer: EMIC MA 001

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • I Go Over And Over Again Like a Fool [Ma kordan, aiva kordan nagu narr]
    2017
    4'
    tenor, piano
    Text: Indrek Hirv
    Fp: Mari Turi (tenor), Martti Raide (piano); June 20, 2017, Suure-Jaani Music Festival, V Villem Kapp Composition Competition
  • Three Songs on Texts by Eino Tamberg [Kolm laulu Eino Tambergi tekstidele]
    1. Ma midagi... (I Don't Feel Anything)
    2. Ma
    olen täna rõõmus! (I am Happy Today!)
    3. Veiderdaja (Clowning Around)

    2017
    9'
    tenor, piano
    Text: Eino Tamberg
    Fp: Mati Turi (tenor), Martti Raide (piano); March 21, 2017, Estonia Concert Hall

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Cycle on Texts on Valdur Mikita [Tsükkel Valdur Mikita tekstidele]
    1. What Is Happiness ? (Mis on õnn?)
    2. Mushroom Knife and Smartphone (Seenenuga ja nutitelefon)
    3. Worry (Mure)
    4. Test for Getting to God (Jumala juurde saamise test)
    5. Home of Ancient Senses (Ürgmeelte kodu)

    2019
    13'
    mixed choir
    Text: Valdur Mikita
    Fp: Mixed choir K.O.O.R., conductor Raul Talmar; January 29, 2020, Tallinn House of Blackheads
  • Contemplations with Raul Talmar [Mõtisklused Talmariga]
    1. Suusad ja viisid (Skis and Tunes)
    2. Harmooniline saab olla üleni (One Can Be Entirely Harmonious)
    3. Minu probleem (My Problem)
    4. Kalasilmadega koorilaulja (Choir Singer with Fisheyes)
    5. Rahvusromantilised porgandid (National Romantic Carrots)

    2018
    mixed choir
    Text: Raul Talmar
    Fp: Mixed Choir K.O.O.R., conductors Katrin Puur and  Heikki Põhi; January 6, 2019, Tallinn, House of Blackheads, Birthday concert of conductor Raul Talmar
  • Singer, Sail the Songboat [Sõua, laulik]
    2017
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: from epic "Kalevipoeg" and after Gustav Suits
  • Under the Shady Trees [Varjuliste puie all]
    2015
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Artur Adson
  • Winter Joys [Talverõõmud]
    2015
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ellen Niit
  • Kiil kynõlas [Language Spoke]
    2011
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Evar Saar
  • The Lord Reigns, He Is Robed in Majesty [Jehoova valitseb – toredus ta rüü!]
    2009
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Psalm of David No. 93 (translated by Indrek Hirv and Vello Salo, in Estonian)
    Fp: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; February 10, 2010, Pirita Convent, Tallinn
  • Sic transit gloria mundi
    2000
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Latin sentence
  • Fortes fortuna adjuvat
    1992
    1'
    mixed choir
    Text: Latin sentence
    Fp: Mixed Choir of the Estonian Academy of Music, conductor Hain Hõlpus; 1992
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Sum – ergo cogito
    1992
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Latin sentence
    Fp: Mixed Choir of the Estonian Academy of Music, conductor Hain Hõlpus; 1992
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Bow Down to Me [Mu juurde kummarda]
    2019
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Hando Runnel, Juhan Liiv
    Commissioned by: Female Choir Gaudete
  • Bluish Bird [Sinikirje linnukene]
    2017
    3'
    female choir
    Text: folklore
  • By the Time of Sunrise [Päikese tõusu aegu]
    2017
    4'
    female choir
    Text: Villem Grünthal-Ridala
    Fp: Female choirs of the XXVII General Song Celebration, conductor Ingrid Roose; July 7, 2019, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, XXVII General Song Celebration
    Commissioned by: Song and Dance Celebration Foundation

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Light and Silence
    2016
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Betti Alver (in English)
    Fp: Linköping University Male Voice Choir, 2016

Works for children’s choir a cappella

  • At Dawn Tall Herman Hoists the Flag [Koidikul Pikk Herman heiskab lippu]
    2017
    2'
    children's choir or 2-voice boys' choir
    Text: Leelo Tungal
  • Bluish Bird [Sinikirje linnukene]
    2017
    3'
    3-voice children's choir
    Text: folklore
  • Salve Regina
    2015
    3'
    children's choir
    Fp: Estonian Girls' Choir, conductor Ave Sopp; October 24, 2015, Warsaw, Varsovia Cantat
  • Esä taivan [Father in Heaven]
    2011
    3'
    children's choir (2-voice)
    Text: Artur Adson
    Publisher: Estonian Female Song Society

Works for boys’ choir a cappella

  • At Dawn Tall Herman Hoists the Flag [Koidikul Pikk Herman heiskab lippu]
    2017
    2'
    children's choir or 2-voice boys' choir
    Text: Leelo Tungal

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Music to plays

  • Music for puppet play "Colors" by Maria Usk [Muusika Maria Uski nukunäidendile "Värvid"]
    2006
    Fp: October 14, 2006, Puppet Theatre, Tallinn, directed by Maria Usk
  • Music for Hans Christian Andersen’s play „Sheperdess and Chimneysweep“ [Muusika Hans Christian Anderseni näidendile „Karjatüdruk ja korstnapühkija”]
    2005
    Fp: April 16, 2005, Estonian State Puppet Theatre, director Leino Rei
  • Music for Hans Christian Andersen’s play „Christmas Tree” [Muusika Hans Christian Anderseni näidendile „Kuusepuu”]
    2004
    Fp: December 11, 2004, Estonian State Puppet Theatre, director Leino Rei
  • Music for Jean Genet’s play „The Maids“ [Muusika Jean Genet’ näidendile „Toatüdrukud“]
    2004
    Fp: February 10, 2004, Estonian State Puppet Theatre; Master’s work of Drama School of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, director Jaan Urvet
  • Music for the improvisational play „The Paper“ [Muusika improvisatsioonilisele lavastusele „Paber“]
    2004
    Fp: May 24, 2004, Estonian State Puppet Theatre; Term work of Drama School of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, director Vahur Keller
  • Music for Oscar Wilde’s play „The Selfish Giant” [Muusika Oscar Wilde’i näidendile „Isekas hiiglane”]
    2003
    Fp: September 5, 2004, Estonian State Puppet Theatre, director Maria Usk