Urmas Sisask

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

  • Karius and Bactus, Op. 3 [Sööbik ja Pisik op. 3]
    1. Overture
    2. Yippee, Yippee
    3. Work Dance
    4. Juss Never Cleans His Teeth
    5. Interlude with Whistling
    6. Hurray, Hurray
    7. I've Got an Idea
    8. Building Song
    9. Toothache Background
    10. Do Not Mind
    11. Waltz
    12. Toothache Background
    13. Water Running Background
    14. Sneaking Background
    15. Crying Song
    16. Interlude
    17. Bread, Bread
    18. Quickly, Let's Hide
    19. Bactus' Aria
    20.–23. Protestin Song I–IV
    24. Interlude
    25. What Happens Now
    26. Dramatic Scene
    27. Finale

    children's musical in one act
    1982/1987
    45'
    2 soloists, piano, chamber orchestra: 1111, 0011, 1+3, piano, strings
    Text: Lemme Krimm etc
    Libretto: Lemme Krimm (after Thorbjørn Egner's book)
    Fp: Children and Youth Music Theatre of Tallinn Recreation Board, 1982
    Manuscript

Operas

  • Labyrinth or Saints of Estonia, Op. 129 [Labürint ehk Eestimaa Pühakud op. 129]
    choir opera
    2011
    80'
    soloists (S, MS, B), mixed choir, 1 bell, Glockenspiel, Russian concertina, strings
    Libretto: Ilja Nikiforov, translated by Loone Ots
    Fp: vocal ensemble Orthodox Singers, soloists of Mikhailovsky Theatre St Petersburg - Yuri Monchak (bass) and Natalia Biryukova (mezzo soprano), string ensemble, Glockenspiel, church bell - Fedor Romanov, Igor Jermakov (Russian concertina), conductor Valeri Petrov; June 15, 2011, Tallinn St. John's Church
  • White Lady, Op. 42 [Valge daam op. 42]
    Rock-opera
    1991
    60'
    soloists, choirs, chamber orchestra, synthesizer
    Text: libreto and lyrics by Mihkel Tiks
    Fp: 1991, Haapsalu
  • Evil Daughter of the King, Op. 6 [Kuri kuningatütar op. 6]
    family opera in 3 acts
    1985
    120'
    soloists, piano, chamber orchestra
    Libretto: Lemme Krimm after a story by August Kitzberg
    Fp: Children and Youth Music Theatre of Tallinn Recreation Board, 1985

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

  • The Last Mountain, Op. 122 [Viimane mägi op. 122]
    musical spectacle
    2009
    120'
    rockband
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    Fp: ensemble The Blinking Light, soloists Päär Pärenson, Priit Valkna, Maria Soomets; July 18, 2009, Stage of mountain Suur Munamägi (directors Marek Demjanov, Armin Kõomägi)
  • Kalevanpoika, Op. 74
    song play
    1999
    music theatre group, voice, violin, shaman drum
    Libretto: Pekka Saaristo
    Publisher: Edition 49

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Pleiades, Op. 11 [Plejaadid op. 11]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano cycle of the same title (1986)
    1. Electra
    2. Maia
    3. Taygeta
    4. Alcyone
    5. Merope
    6. Asterope
    7. Calaeno
    2010
    symphony orchestra
    Fp: Pärnu City Orchestra, conductor Jüri Alperten; September 15, 2010, Pärnu Concert House, concert "Urmas Sisask 50"
  • From the Twilight of Old Times (Symphony No. 3), Op. 63 [Aegade hämarusest (Sümfoonia nr. 3) op. 63]
    1997
    40'
    alto, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4230, percussion, harp, strings
    Text: Siiri Sisask (3rd part)
    Fp: Luisa Värk, Vanemuine SymphonY Orchestra, dirigent Lauri Sirp; 10.08.2007, Leigo Lake Music
    Commissioned by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Symphony No. 2 "Polaris" ("On the Battlefields of Love"), Op. 38 [Sümfoonia nr. 2 "Põhjanael" ("Armastuse lahinguväljadel”) op. 38]
    1992
    23'
    2 pianos, symphony orchestra: 1131, 0221, 1, strings
    Fp: Festival orchestra, conductor Tarmo Vaask; November 27, 1992, Estonia Concert Hall, NYYD Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Symphony No. 1, Op. 7 [Sümfoonia nr. 1 op. 7]
    final work at the conservatory
    1985
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+3, harp, strings
    Manuscript

Works for string orchestra

  • In memoriam Peep Kaiv
    2002
    15'
    string orchestra
    Fp: String orchestra of the Tallinn Music High School, cond. Toivo Peäske; April 7, 2002, Tallinn Blackheads Guildhall, Estonian Music Days 2002
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Sky & Music LTD
    1999
    string orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Sinfonietta, Op. 5 [Sümfoniett op. 5]
    1984
    20'
    string orchestra
    Fp: conductor Paavo Järvi; Canada
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for wind orchestra

  • Border Guards' Seasons, Op. 107 [Piirimeeste aastaajad op. 107]
    1. Spring
    2. Summer
    3. Autumn
    3. Winter
    2007
    wind orchestra
    Fp: Estonian Border Guard Wind Orchestra, cond. Arvi Miido; 2007, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn

Works for other orchestras

  • The Hjakutake Comet, Op. 60 [Hjakutake komeet op. 60]
    1996
    10'
    mandolin orchestra
    Fp: 1996, Germany
    CD „Clicking ecstasy“, Bella Musica (1998). Mülheimer Zupforchester e.V., conductor Detlef Tewes
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Cassiopeia [Kassiopeia]
    setting of the piano piece "Cassiopeia" from Starry Sky Cycle I
    mandolin orchestra

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

  • New Zodiac [Nüüdisaegne sodiaak]
    1. Aries
    2. Taurus
    3. Gemini
    4. Cancer
    5. Leo
    6. Virgo
    7. Libra
    8. Scorpio
    9. Serpens
    10. Sagittarius
    11. Capricornus
    12. Aquarius
    13. Pisces
    version of the chamber piece of the same title
    guitar, mandolin (or other melody instrument), mandolin orchestra
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for flute and orchestra

  • Perpetuum mobile, Op. 102
    Violin concerto No. 2
    2006
    15'
    violin (flute), mandolin orchestra
    Fp: Katja Kravets (violin), Zupforkester Wuppertal, conductor Detlef Tewes; May 20, 2006, Wuppertal, Germany
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • flute concerto (In memoriam Lepo Sumera)
    1. Tempo ad libitum
    2. Moderato. Alla breve
    3. Tutti. A tempo
    2001
    24'
    flute, string orchestra
    CD „Celestials“, CCn'C Records (2001). Maarika Järvi (flute), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Kristjan Järvi
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for clarinet and orchestra

  • Eclipsing Bynaries, Op. 33 [Varjutusmuutlikud kaksiktähed op. 33]
    clarinet concerto (dedicated to Toomas Vavilov and Peep Kalv)
    1991
    25'
    clarinet, chamber orchestra: 1111, 0210, 2, strings
    Fp: Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Toomas Kapten's symphony orchestra; October 5, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Perpetuum mobile, Op. 102
    Violin concerto No. 2
    2006
    15'
    violin (flute), mandolin orchestra
    Fp: Katja Kravets (violin), Zupforkester Wuppertal, conductor Detlef Tewes; May 20, 2006, Wuppertal, Germany
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Violin concerto No. 3 (in honor of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve)
    2006
    electric violin, string orchestra
    Fp: Tiit Kikas (electric violin), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; April 13, 2007, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Violin concerto No. 1
    1998
    15'
    violin, string orchestra
    Fp: String orchestra of the Tallinn Music High School; conductor Toivo Peäske, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: Florian Meierott
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for cello and orchestra

  • M-87 (Black Hole), Op. 161 [M-87 (Must auk) op. 161]
    Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra
    2019
    15'
    cello, chamber orchestra

Works for piano and orchestra

  • Piano Concerto for Left Hand "Quasars", Op. 146 [Klaverikontsert vasakule käele „Kvasarid – kosmose majakad“ op. 146]
    2015
    piano, symphony orchestra
    Fp: Izumi Tateno (piano), Tokyo Juventus Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kenshiro Sakairi; April 26, 2015, Tokyo, Dai-ichi Seimei Hall
  • Total Solar Eclipse, Op. 136 [Täielik päikesevarjutus, op. 136]
    Piano concerto
    2011
    15'
    Piano, string orchestra
    Fp: Kadri Toomoja (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee; 09.02.2012, Tallinn Blackheads' Guild Hall, concert Virtuosi of Kivimäe
    CD „... kuidas noored muusikud avastasid uut eesti muusikat. vol. 2“, Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2016); Kadri Toomoja (piano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee
    Manuscript
  • Mini–concerto „Nimble Jim”, Op. 76 [Minikontsert op. 76]
    piano concerto
    2000
    10'
    piano, chamber orchestra: 2222, 2221, percussion, strings
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for other instrument and orchestra

  • Kelpies of the Baltic Sea, Op. 134 [Läänemere vetevanad op.134]
    Concerto for harmonica, harmonica chorus and string orchestra
    2011
    12'
    solo harmonica, harmonica chorus, string orchestra
    Fp: Karl Madis (harmonica), harmonica chorus Piccolo, All-Estonian Youth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jüri-Ruut Kangur; July 29, 2011, Pärnu Concert Hall, Pärnu Harmonia Festival

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • M57 "The Ring Nebula", Op. 156 [M57 "Rõngas" op. 156]
    2016
    guitar, piano
    Fp: 2017, Germany
  • Sonata "The heart (center) of Milky Way", Op. 155bis [Sonaat "Linnutee süda" op. 155bis]
    Dedicated to Yuko Yoshioka and Takahiro Akiba
    2016
    piano (on four hands)
  • Kuijti-Huijti, Op. 153
    2015
    marimba, percussion
    Fp: Heigo Rosin, Jonas Weitling; October 14, 2015, Vanemuine Concert Hall, Tartu
  • Pen Antra Mon, Op. 148
    2014
    oboe, piano
    Fp: Heli Ernits (oboe), Ave Kruup (piano); July 29, 2014, Pärnu House of Arts
  • Petri Parkkali, Op. 145
    2012
    piano, dog
    Fp: Urmas Sisask, dog Tibi; January 26, 2013, Laitila City Administration, Finland
  • Per aspera ad astra, Op. 132
    2011
    6'
    a melody instrument and guitar
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • SP-424, Op. 133
    2011
    2 guitars
    Fp: Gleb Simak, Kristjan Tamm (guitars); December 10, 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Bright Star [Hiilgav täht]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece from the cycle “The Star of Bethlehem Capella“ (1995)
    2008
    cello, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, February 22, 2008
  • Calaeno (from cycle "Pleiades")
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece (1986)
    2008
    flute, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Lea Leiten (piano), Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, February, 22, 2008
  • The Sombrero Galaxy, Op. 119 [Sombreero galaktika op. 119]
    2008
    piano in four hands  
    Fp: Grieg Pianoduo: Elles van der Heiden, Siebert Nix; September 18, 2009, Groningen
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Omega Centauri, Op. 93
    2004
    12'
    flute, guitar (or oboe / flute / clarinet / violin with piano accompaniament)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • 2004
    17'
    trombone, organ
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Starry Sky Cycle No. 3: "Estonian Folk Sky", Op. 94 [Tähistaeva tsükkel nr. 3 „Eesti rahva taevas” op. 94]
    cycle for two pianos. Dedicated to Lauri Väinmaa
    I The Sky’s Sieves
    1. Kadri's Sieve – Scrabbling
    2. Old Sieve – Dissipation
    3. New Sieve – Statics
    4. Praesepe – Fevered Silence
    II The Sky’s Wains
    5. Great Wain – Rich Man's Wheels - Hunting
    6. Little Wain – Poor Man's Wheels - Standstill
    7. Old Cart – Diligence
    III The Sky’s Crosses
    8. Grand Cross – (Fast Stars) – Motion
    9. Little Cross – Nothingness
    10. Northern Serpent – Creator's Cross – Rambling to Serenity
    IV The Sky’s Heels
    11. Triangel – Swift – Mist
    12. Square – Doldrums
    13. Pentagon – Static Trouble
    V The Sky’s Pairs
    14. Sky’s Pairs – Contrast
    15. Star Row – Incantation
    16. Twins – Coalition
    VI The Sky’s Stacks
    17. Bunch of Peas – Berenice's Hair – Waviness
    18. Yarn Baskets – Void in Between
    19. Base of the Haystack – Bumpy Strain
    VII The Sky’s Stars
    20. Northern Nail (Polaris) – Peace Star
    21. Slave's Star – Mixed Slave-Songs
    22. Christmas Stars – Dialogue
    23. Cranck Stars – Great Spear – Distress
    24. Candlemess Stars – Live and Shine!
    VIII The Sky’s Shaft-bows
    25. Sky’s Shaft-bow – Shrovetide Stars – Warning – Merging Canonical Glide
    26. Great Shaft-Bow – Visions
    IX The Sky’s Staffs and Flails
    27. Old Staff Stars – Old Flails – (Changing) Conditions
    28. Flail and Rake – New Staff Stars – Meditation
    X Finale
    29. Cup – Last Curve
    30. Milky Way – Eternity
    2004
    120'
    2 pianos
    Fp: Piret Väinmaa and Lauri Väinmaa, Reet Ruubel and Piret Habak, Toivo Peäske and Kaarel Peäske, Kai Ratassepp and Mati Mikalai; April 15, 2004, Tallinn Art House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
  • New Zodiac, Op. 81 [Nüüdisaegne sodiaak op. 81]
    Dedicated to Boris Björn Bagger
    1. Aries
    2. Taurus
    3. Gemini
    4. Cancer
    5. Leo
    6. Virgo
    7. Libra
    8. Scorpio
    9. Serpens
    10. Sagittarius
    11. Capricornus
    12. Aquarius
    13. Pisces  
    2002
    2 guitars or guitar and mandolin (or other melody instrument) and or melody instrument and piano (harpsichord)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Cycle of piano pieces for 4 hands
    1. Intertwind Spirals
    2. Freezing Spirals
    3. The Sleeping Beauty. Restless Spirals
    4. The Peace of Rod-Spirals
    5. The Disorder Of Spirals
    6. The Gigantic Spirals
    7. The Broken Spirals
    8. The Distant Flock Of The Virgo
    9. The Spiral Final
    1999
    20'
    piano in four hands
    Fp: Germany
    CD „Galaxies“, Edition 49 (2002). Tallinn piano duo: Toivo Peäske and Nata-Ly Sakkos, piano duo Piret Habak - Reet Ruubel-Kopvillem
    CD „Skizzen für Klavier zu vier Händen : nach seinem Ballett "Anuschka" / Valerij Gavrilin. Die spirale Symphonie op. 68 / Urmas Sisask“, Antes (1999). Fany Solter and Eva-Maria Rieckert (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • The Hale-Bopp Comet, Op. 69 [Hale Bopp'i komeet op. 69]
    Dedicated to Tiit Peterson and Tauno Saviauk
    1999
    12'
    flute, guitar
    Fp: Tauno Saviauk, Tiit Peterson; March 27, 1999, Tallinn Travel House, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Eesti portreed“ [Works for flute and guitar from Estonia], Antes (2001). Duo Concertante: Tiit Peterson (guitar), Tauno Saviauk (flute)
  • Hot and Cold (Symbiotic Symphony), Op. 62 [Kuum ja külm (Sümbiootiline sümfoonia) op. 62]
    Dedicated to Thomas Crome
    1997
    10'
    French horn, piano
    Fp: Germany
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Starry Sky Cycle for children, Book I, „Cassiopeia” [Tähistaeva tsükkel lastele, I vihik „Cassiopeia”]
    arrangement of piano cycle
    1. Canis Major – The Slave Song (1975)
    2. Cassiopeia (1975)
    3. Orion (1975)
    4. Capricorn (1977)
    1995
    9'
    2 guitars or guitar and a melody instrument (violin, flute etc)
  • Sonata (dedicated to Nata-Ly Sakkos and Toivo Peäske)
    I
    II

    1990
    10'
    piano (4 hands)
    CD „Galaxies“, Edition 49 (2002). Tallinn piano duo: Toivo Peäske and Nata-Ly Sakkos
    Publisher: Edition 49

Trios

  • Alcyone (from cycle "Pleiades")
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece (1986)
    2008
    flute, cello, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); February, 22, 2008, Tallinn St. Nicholas Church
  • Gold Fish – Dorado – Delight in the Mist [Kuldkala – rõõm udus]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece from the Starry Sky Cycle "Southern Sky" (1995)
    2008
    cello, flute, piano
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); February 22, 2008, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
  • Star of Bethlehem [Jõulutäht]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece (from the cycle “The Star of Bethlehem Capella“), 1995
    2008
    cello, flute, piano, (girls' choir ad lib.)
    Fp: Girls' Choir Ellerhein, Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, February 22, 2008
  • The Ikeya Shang Comet, Op. 87 [Ikeya Shangi komeet op. 87]
    2002
    violin, piano, vibraphone
    Fp: Jelena Laas (violin) a.o; May 2003, White Hall of Blackheads Guildhall, Tallinn
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Uranus, Op. 49
    Dedicated to Andres Uibo and Jüri Leiten
    1. Ariel
    2. Umbriel
    3. Titania
    4. Oberon
    5. Miranda
    1994
    12'
    trumpet, organ, shaman drum, didgeridoo (ad lib.)
    CD „Eesti orelimuusika 2“ [Estonian organ music], Eres (1994). Andres Uibo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • U-R-M-A-S S-I-S-A-S-K, Op. 1
    1983
    28'
    flute, oboe (clarinet) and piano or soprano recorder, tenor recorder and harpsichord

Quartets

  • Karlsruhe 300, Op. 152
    2015
    10'
    2 pianos on 8 hands
    Fp: Juliana Karslian, Toomas Vana, Natalia ja Viktoria Zagalskaia; June 17, 2015, Karlsruhe Palace Garden, the 300th birthday of City of Karlsruhe
  • Cassiopeia [Kassiopeia]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece "Cassiopeia" from Starry Sky Cycle I (1975)
    2008
    cello, recorder, piano, percussion
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, February 22, 2008
  • Triangulum Australe – Isosceles Contrast [Lõunakolmnurk – võrdhaarne kontrastsus]
    Neeme Punder's setting on the paino piece from Starry Sky Cycele "Southern Sky" (1995)
    2008
    flute, piano, cello, percussion
    Fp: Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Lea Leiten (piano), Aare Tammesalu (cello); February 22, 2008, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
  • Waxing Moon, Op. 40 [Kuu loomine op. 40]
    1992
    15'
    piano, flute, violin, cello
    Fp: Heili Vaus (piano), Mart Laas (cello), Mihkel Peäske (flute), Urmas Vulp (violin); November 28, 1992, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, NYYD-Festival
    Publisher: Talmar ja Põhi
  • Andromeda Galaxy, Op. 34 [Andromeda galaktika op. 34]
    sonata for eight hands
    1991
    13'
    2 pianos (8 hands)
    Fp: Toivo Peäske, Nata-Ly Sakkos, Piret Habak, Reet Ruubel-Kopvillem; October 2, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Galaxies“, Edition 49 (2002). Tallinn piano duo: Toivo Peäske and Nata-Ly Sakkos, piano duo Piret Habak - Reet Ruubel-Kopvillem
    Publisher: Edition 49

Quintets

  • 8 Pieces for Oboe, Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano, Op. 14a [8 pala oboele, viiulile, vioolale, tšellole ja klaverile op. 14a]
    1987
    oboe, violin, viola, cello, piano
    Publisher: Edition 49

Sextets

  • Tower Music, Op. 79 [Tornimuusika op. 79]
    In memory of Julius Vaks
    2001
    6 trumpets
    Fp: Ensemble of Aavo Ots's trumpet class; June 28, 2001, Suure-Jaani Fire-fighting Tower, Suure-Jaani Music Festival

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • Cygnus X-1, Black Hole, Op. 144 [Cygnus X-1, Must auk, op. 144]
    2012
    4 pianos (8 players)
  • Voices of the Universe, Op. 88 [Universumi hääled op. 88]
    piano symphony
    2002
    20'
    4 pianos (sixteen hands)
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos-Toivo Peäske; Kai Ratassepp-Mati Mikalai; Reet Kopvillem-Ruubel-Piret Habak; Piret and Lauri Väinmaa; October 27, 2002, Festival "Klaver 2002" ("Piano 2002")

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for flute

  • Kersti’s Evening Tune, Op. 59 [Kersti õhtulaul op. 59]
    In memory of Allar Kaasik’s daughter Kersti
    1996
    4'
    flute
    Publisher: Alcanto

Works for cello

  • Alpha and Omega. The Birth of Universe, Op. 70 [Alfa ja oomega. Universumi sünd op. 70]
    1999
    cello

Works for piano

  • Starry Sky Cycle No. 5 "Northern Polar Sky", Op. 160 [Tähistaeva tsükkel nr. 5 "Põhjapolaartaevas" op. 160]
    1. Cassiopeia. Ballad
    2. Lacerta. Voices of Fairies
    3. Cepheus. Being
    4. Canes venatici. Going
    5. Aquila. Brave Flight
    6. Camelopardalis. Invisible Giant
    7. Virgo. Status
    8. Leo. Seeker
    9. Leo minor. Founder
    10. Monoceros. Jolly Wonderer
    11. Helcules. Dreamer
    12. Equuleus. Quickly
    13. Ursa major. Powerful Heroes.
    14. Cancer. Contingencies
    15. Lynx. Nothingness
    16. Pegasus. Journey to Heaven
    17. Draco. From Head to Tail
    18. Triangulum. Three Buttons...
    19. Auriga. A. Dancing Goat B. Visionary Creature
    20. Gemini. Zero Dimension
    21. Cygnus. Emptiness
    22. Corona borealis. Plenitude

    2018
    piano
    Fp: Lauri Väinmaa (piano); October 9, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, International Festival "Piano"
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Dedicated to Yuko Yoshioka and Takahiro Akiba
    1. Phoenix - Disquiet Butterfly
    2. Fornax - Mystery of Colors
    3. Scluptor - The Sleeping Beauty
    4. Caelum - Journey to the Temple
    5. Telescopium - Gentle Touch
    6. Miroscopium - Gentle Answer
    7. Sextans - A Jolly Wolf
    8. Antlia - Increasing the Power
    9. Libra - Tintabul Tentacles
    10. Scorpius - ...Force
    11. Lupus - A Butterflu for a Wolf
    12. Capricornus - A Vain Wolf
    13.Crater - Klara's Paw
    14. Pictor - A Little Romantic
    15. Scutum - A Sharp Sword (Toccata)
    16. Piscis austrinus - Drifting Alone
    17. Pisces - Got Enlightened (Anthem to the Starry Sky)
    18. Pyxis - A Dreamer's Visions
    19. Norma - "Kuijti-Huijti" (Life behind Pleiades)
    20. Grus - The Creeping Wolf
    21. Corona austrina - The Magic of Pearls
    22. Sagittarius - Forward to the Future

    2015–2016
    78'
    piano
    Fp: Takahiro Akiba (piano), Yuko Yoshioka (piano), Hiromichi Takagi (reader); December 23, 2018, Ryougoku Monten Hall, Tokyo, Japan
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Project
    CD "Urmas Sisask. Starry Sky Cycle. Equatorial Sky", Yuko Yoshioka (2020); Yuko Yoshioka (piano)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Two Brush Strokes) [Kaks pintslitõmmet]
    Opus exclusive
    1. 1st brush stroke "Butterfly” (Dedicated to Yuko Yoshioka)
    2. 2nd brush stroke "Temple of India" (Dedicated to Takahiro Akiba)
    2015
    piano
    Fp: Urmas Sisask (piano); April 21, 2015, Kangeikan Tokyo, Japan
  • Stars of Eivere, Op. 142 [Eivere tähed op. 142]
    1. Stars over Eivere
    2. Planets over Eivere
    3. Northern Lights over Eivere
    4. The Moon over Eivere
    5. Comets over Eivere
    6. Meteors over Eivere

    2012
    piano (left hand)
    Fp: Izumi Tateno (piano); August 11, 2012, Eivere Manor House
    CD "Urmas Sisask. Eivere Stars, Op. 142", Eivere Records (2015); Izumi Tateno (piano)
  • For Tiiu, Op. 128 [Tiiule op. 128]
    Fantasy for piano
    2011
    8'
    piano
    Fp: Tiiu Sisask (piano); August 21, 2011, Tallinn, Blackheads' Guild Hall
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Aquarius
    2004
    3'
    piano
  • Birdsong on Kassari / Uncle Urmas Was Fishing [Kassari linnulaul / Onu Urmas käis kalal]
    Dedicated to Valter Soosalu
    2000
    piano
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • The Hexagon of the Sky. The Seagull and the Water. In memoriam Leo Normet, Op. 57 [Taevakuusnurk. Kajakas ja vesi. In memoriam Leo Normet op. 57]
    Introduction – The Hexagon of the Sky. The Seagull and the Water
    1. Capella in the Constellation Auriga – The Seagull above Clear Waters
    2. Aldebaran in the Constellation Taurus – The Seagull above Waves
    3. Rigel in the Constellation Orion – The Seagull Meets the Woodpecker
    4. Sirius in the Constellation Canis Major – The Seagull above the Lake Viljandi
    5. Procyon in the Constellation Canis Minor – The Seagull above the Stormy Sea
    6. Castor in the Constellation Gemini – The Seagull Departs
    1996
    piano
    Fp: Urmas Sisask; April 18, 1996, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD „Zodiak: Sternenmusiken für Klavier“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Jäärast kaladeni = From Aries to Pisces = Vom Widder bis zum Fische“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
  • cycle of piano pieces alternately with Aborigine myths
    1. Chamaeleon – Drive
    2. Octans – Stagnation
    3. Mensa – Bush Fire – Clearing
    4. Volans – Transformations
    5. Centaurus – Enlightenment
    6. Crux – Incubus
    7. Musca – Liberation
    8. Eridanus – Progression – Dematerialization Journey Beyond the Rainbow
    9. Hydra – Sharp Contrasts
    10. Pavo – Fishes – The Law of Unity and Struggle Between Opposites
    11. Triangulum Australe – Isosceles Contrast
    12. Circinus – Brownian Movement
    13. Apus – Reconciliation
    14. Puppis – Silence
    15. Vela – Tempest
    16. Carina – Single Gust
    Interlaced Galactic Fantasy in Four Parts:
    I Large Magellanic Cloud
    II Small Magellanic Cloud
    III The Coalsack
    IV The Jewel Case
    17. Tucana – Straying
    18. Indus – Visions – Dancing Dwarves
    19. Ara – Exuberance
    20. Gold fish – Dorado – Delight in the Mist
    21. Horologium – Expansion
    22. Reticulum – Fading into Eternity
    1994-1995
    80'
    piano
    CD "Urmas Sisask. Starry Sky Cycle. Southern Sky", Yuko Yoshioka (2018). Yuko Yoshioka (piano)
    CD „Starry sky cycle: Southern skies“, Finlandia (2001). Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    4 CD-s „10 years after : compilation 1991-2001“, Estonian Authors Society (2003). Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (Gold fish)
    CD „Eesti heliloojate klaverimuusikat lastele ja noortele“ [Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers], Leelo Kõlar (2002). Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (The Jewel Case)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Zodiac, Op. 50 [Sodiaak op. 50]
    12-part cycle of Zodiacal Constellations for piano. Dedicated to Anne Kahro
    1. Aries – I Am / The Beginner
    2. Taurus – I Have / The Collector
    3. Gemini – I Think / The Mediator
    4. Cancer – I Feel / The Care Taker
    5. Leo – I Want / The Performer
    6. Virgo – I Check / The Regulator
    7. Libra – I Balance / The Harmoniser
    8. Scorpio – I Hope / The Eager Communicator
    9. Sagittarius – I See / The Prophet
    10. Capricorn – I Use / The Master
    11. Aquarius – I Know / The Discoverer
    12. Pisces – I Believe / The Dreamer
    1994
    26'
    piano
    CD „Northern Lights. Treasury of Estonian piano music“, Estonian Association of Professional Musicians, Estonian Pianists’ Union (2019); Kristi Kapten (piano) (only "Cancer", "Virgo", "Scorpio")
    CD „Zodiak: Sternenmusiken für Klavier“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Jäärast kaladeni = From Aries to Pisces = Vom Widder bis zum Fische“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • Pleiades, Op. 11 [Plejaadid op. 11]
    seven musical moments for piano (belongs to Starry Sky Cycle I " Northern Sky")
    1. Electra
    2. Maia
    3. Taygeta
    4. Alcyone
    5. Merope
    6. Asterope
    7. Calaeno
    1986
    8'
    piano
    CD „Starry sky cycle“, Pianovox (1999). Tatjana Smelova (piano)
    CD „Starry sky cycle“, Finlandia Records (1993). Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Northern lights. Vol. 2: music of contemplation for a New Age“, Finlandia (1996). Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (Maja)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Starry Sky Cycle I: "Northern Sky", Op. 10 [Tähistaeva tsükkel nr. 1 „Põhjataevas” op. 10]
    1. Water Bearer – Dream (Aquarius)
    2. Dolphin – Relatedness – The Prelude of Rains (Delphinus)
    3. The Greater Dog – Hurrying (Canis major)
    4. Berenice’s Hair – Instability – The Polar Lights (Coma Berenices)
    5. Whale – Longing (Cetus)
    6. Andromeda – Power – Thunderstorm – Rainbow
    7. Bear Driver – Whirl (Boötes)
    8. Hare – Loneliness (Lepus)
    9. Dove – Movement (Columba)
    10. Bull – Keenness (Taurus)
    11. Serpent – Phenomena (Serpens)
    12. Arrow – Anxiety (Sagitta)
    13. Crow – Snowstorm (Corvus)
    14. Lyre – Happiness (Lyra)
    15. Seven musical moments "Pleiades"
    16. Ram – Tensions (Aries)
    17. Serpent Carrier – Disaster (Ophiuchus)
    18. Little Bear – Peace (Ursa minor)
    19. Lesser Dog – Confusion (Canis minor)
    20. Warrior – Solidification (Orion)
    21. Snake – Timelessness (Hydra)
    22. Perseus – Meditation (Perseus)
    1980-1987
    60'
    piano
    Fp: Urmas Sisask (piano), Mikk Sarv (reader); October 1987, Jäneda
    CD "Urmas Sisask. Starry Sky Cycle. Northern Sky", Music Potpourri (2011); Yuko Yoshioka (piano)
    CD „Starry sky cycle“, Pianovox (1999). Tatjana Smelova (piano).
    CD „Starry sky cycle“, Finlandia Records (1993). Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Estonian experience“, Finlandia Records (1995). Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (Ursa minor – Peace)
    CD „Estnische Klaviermusik“ [Estonian piano music], Eres (1994). Peep Lassmann (piano) (2nd movement)
    Publisher: Edition 49, Fennica Gehrman

Works for guitar

  • Total Eclipse of the Moon [Täielik kuuvarjutus]
    2000
    12'
    guitar
    Fp: Tiit Peterson; April 28, 2000, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for organ

  • α-Geminorum Kastor, Op. 48
    organ symphony
    1. Fantasia
    2. Cantilene
    3. Intermezzo
    4. Ostinato con finale
    1994
    27'
    organ
    CD „Eesti orelimuusika 2“ [Estonian organ music], Eres (1994). Andres Uibo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet)
    Publisher: Eres Edition

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Floret Silva Nobilis, Op. 157
    oratorio
    2016
    mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2230, percussion, strings
    Fp: Ettlingen Symphony Orchestra, Ettlingen Chamber Choir, conductor Ralf Keser; July 9, 2016, Ettlingen Schlossgartenhalle, Germany, 9. Landes Musik Festival
  • Missa No. 5 "Chateau Rocher", Op. 113 [Missa nr. 5 "Chateau Rocher" op. 113]
    1. Interludium
    2. Kyrie
    3. Gloria
    4. Credo
    5. Sanctus
    6. Agnus Dei
    7. Chateau Rocher
    2008
    30'
    baritone, mezzo soprano or counter tenor, mixed choir (mixed and boys' choir), chamber orchestra: 1100, 1000, percussion, strings
    Text: traditional Mass Text (in Latin), Einar Laigna-Mühlenbach (in Estonian for soloists)
    Fp: Taniel Kirikal (baritone, counter tenor), St. Michael Boys’ Choir, Tartu Boys’ Choir, chamber orchestra Collegium Consonante, conductor Lehari Kaustel; May 2, 2008, Tallinn St. John's Church
    Commissioned by: St. Michael Boys’ Choir
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Te Deum, Op. 37
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Sanctus
    4. Agnus Dei
    1992
    20'
    mixed choir or 8 voices, string orchestra or string quartet, flute
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD "Urmas Sisask. 12 laulu püha Neitsi Maria auks, op. 41. Te Deum, op. 37", Pärnu Kammerkoor (2011); Pärnu Chamber Choir, soloist Aile Asszonyi, Pärnu City Orchestra, Leonora Palu (flute), conductor Ave Sopp
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Mass No. 1, Op. 23 [Missa nr. 1 op. 23]
    Dedicated to mixed choir Noorus
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Credo
    4. Sanctus
    5. Agnus Dei
    1990
    65'
    soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, percussion, harp, strings
    Text: canonical text in Latin
    CD „Missa no. 1“ [Mass No. 1], I&M Records : Capi Lux Holding (1993). Kaia Urb (soprano), Vivian Kallaste (alto), Tiit Kogermann (tenor), Uku Joller (bass), mixed choir Noorus, choir master Raul Talmar, the Symphony Orchestra of Estonian Academy of Music, cond. Andres Heinapuu
    Publisher: Edition 49, Antes
  • Vigala Anthem [Vigala hümn]
    1988
    2'
    mixed choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Ly Seppel
  • Triptych, Op. 13 [Triptühhon op. 13]
    1. Devastating the Soul
    2. Stalling and Searching for the Gate
    2. Retrospect

    1987
    15'
    soprano, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2110, 0200, 0+1, strings
    Text: Juhan Viiding
    Manuscript
  • The New Year's Eve Oratorio, Op. 4 [Näärioratoorium op. 4]
    Dedicated to mixed choir Noorus
    1. Looking for a New-Year Tree (Ellen Niit)
    2. Finding a New-Year Tree (Paul Haavaoks)
    3. On the Night of New Year's Eve (Maimu Linnamägi)
    4. Waiting for Santa Claus (Julius Oro)
    5. Sleigh Rides (Aleksander Käär)
    6. Santa Claus’s Song (Urmas Sisask)
    7. On the Night of New Year's Eve. The Dance of New-Year Billy-Goat (Aino Roomere)
    8. Thanks Giving Song (Salme Taev)
    9. Happy New Year (Ralf Parve)
    1984
    45'
    soprano, bass, piano, mixed choir, chamber orchestra: recorder, clarinet, bassoon, 2 trombones, percussion, strings
    Text: Ellen Niit, Paul Haavaoks, Maimu Linnamägi, Julius Oro, Aleksander Käär, Urmas Sisask, Aino Roomere, Salme Taev, Ralf Parve
    CD „Gratias“, Eesti Kooriühing (2006). The Estonian Television Girls‘ Choir, conductor Aarne Saluveer
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for female choir and orchestra

  • XO-4b (Lynx ), Op. 162
    Nimeeta
    2019
    4'
    female choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Ave Nimeeta
  • To the Spring, Op. 85 [Kevadele op. 85]
    cantata
    2002
    17'
    soprano, female choir, string orchestra
    Text: Anne Kahro
    Fp: Angelika Mikk, female choir of Tallinn Pedagogical University, string orchestra, conductor Meelis Vahar; June 5, 2002, Estonian National Opera Winter Garden, concert "Choir conductor's Wednesday"
  • To the Love, Op. 79 [Armastusele op. 79]
    cantata
    2001
    soloists, female choir and chamber orchestra: flute, trumpet, piano, strings
    Text: Anne Kahro
    CD „Kahest üheks“, Tehnikaülikooli Akadeemiline Naiskoor (2001). The Academic Female Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, soloists, orchestra. Conductors Raul Talmar, Õnne-Ann Roosvee
  • Free-love, Op.12 [Vaba-armastus op. 12]
    cantata
    1987
    10'
    tenor, female choir, chamber orchestra
    Text: André Breton, translated by Ain Kaalep

Works for male choir and orchestra

  • Requiem in Memory of Those Who Gave Their Life for the Freedom of Estonia, Op. 67 [Reekviem Eesti vabaduse eest langenute mälestuseks op. 67]
    1998
    45'
    tenor, bass, male choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Henrik Visnapuu, Kalju Lepik, Georg Kiviste's "Igaviku helid" [Sounds of Eternity], Friedrich Saebelmann's "Helde Isa taeva sees", Latin text of the Catholic Requiem
    Fp: Mati Turi (tenor), Mart Mikk (bass), Estonian National Male Choir, Narva Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anatoli Shtshura; November 29, 1998, Estonia Concert Hall, concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Estonian Independence War
    Commissioned by: Old Narva Society
    CD „Idavalvur“, Vana-Narva Selts (2003). M. Turi (tenor), M. Mikk (bass), cond. A. Välja
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Litany in Honor of St. Mary's Land, Op.45 [Litaania püha Maarjamaa auks op. 45]
    In memory of Gustav Ernesaks
    1993
    25'
    baritone, male choir, chamber orchestra: shaman drum, bagpipe, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, strings
    Text: Loretto Litany of Virgin Mary (in Estonian)

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and orchestra

  • Dom, Op. 159
    Oratorio. Dedicated to Turku Cathedral
    2017
    soprano, tenor, baritone, narrator, mixed choir, male choir, boys' choir, string orchestra, hand bells ensemble, 2 organs, recorder quartet, percussion (2 players), cembalo
    Text: Harri Raitis (in Estonian, Finnish and Latin)
    Fp: Choirs of Turku Cathedral, Male Choir Laulun Ystävät, soloists Marja Haikka (soprano), Heikki Rainio (tenor), Mikko Laiho (baritone), Jukka Pietilä (bass), Markku Hietaharju and Miika Hartikainen (organs), hand bell ensemble Hups!, recorder ensemble Bravade, string orchestra, Tuuli Lempa (harpsichord), Atte Karhinen and Johanna Toivanen (percussion), conductor Anu Åberg; November 24, 2018, Turku Cathedral, Finland
  • Shrovetide, Op. 106 [Vastlad op. 106]
    family cantata
    1. Introduction
    2. Shrovetide
    Inter-reading
    3. Sheets for a Slider I
    4. Sheets for a Slider II
    Inter-reading
    5. Swine Game
    Inter-reading
    6. Driving the Shrovetide into a Bag
    7. Time of Joy
    8. On a Shrovetide’s Day
    9. Shrovetide Meal
    Inter-reading
    10. Shrovetide Syrtaki
    2006
    40'
    reader, game leader, dance leader, joker, children’s choir, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2111, 1110, 1, strings
    Text: folklore
    Choreography: Jaanus Randma
    Fp: Eller Symphonietta (conductor Lilyan Kaiv), mixed choir of Miina Härma Gymnasium (conductors Kadri and Riho Leppoja), female choir of Heino Eller Music School (conductor Triin Koch), children’s choir of Heino Eller Music School (conductor Terje Heido-Rosenberg), singing students of Heino Eller Music School, director Raivo Adlas; February 5, 2008, Ministry of Education and Research, Tartu
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Veni Sancte Spiritus, Op. 100
    oratorio
    2005
    20'
    soprano, mixed choir, girls' choir or female choir, symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, harp, percussion (1+2), strings
    Fp: conductor Sergio Cardenas; May 28, 2006, Beethovenhalle, Bonn
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Pro Patria, Op. 92
    oratorio
    I Praeludium
    1. In the Country
    2. Beginnings
    II Pastorale
    3. Home
    III Eroica
    4. The song of the Kura Men. In the Camp of the Isle Åland
    5. At the Ümera River
    6. The Riga Raid
    7. St George's Night
    IV Requiem aeternam
    8. The Mountain
    V Jubilatum
    9. Day of Souls
    2003
    40'
    soprano, reader, mixed choir, children's choir, wind orchestra
    Text: Jaan Lõo („Visions” 1916)
    Fp: Pirjo Levandi (soprano), Priit Pedajas (reader), the Boys’ Choir of the Estonian National Opera, boys‘ choir Kalev, chamber male choir Revalia, Estonian Defense Forces’ Wind Orchestra, conductor Peeter Saan; November 26, 2003, Concert Hall Estonia
    Commissioned by: Estonian Defense Forces
    CD „Pro Patria”, Estonian Defense Forces’ Wind Orchestra (2004). Pirjo Levandi (soprano), Priit Pedajas (reader), the Boys‘ Choir of Estonian National Opera, boys‘ choir Kalev, male chamber choir Revalia, Estonian Defense Forces’ Wind Orchestra, conductor Peeter Saan
    CD "Heldur Harry Põlda", Eesti Meestelaulu Selts (2012); Heldur Harry Põlda, Orchestra of Estonian Defence Forces, conductor Peeter Saan [olny Pastorale]
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Känn ingen oro, Op. 72
    oratorio
    1999
    60'
    soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, mixed choir, female choir, children's choir, chamber orchestra: 4 recorders, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, shaman drum, piano, organ, strings
    Text: Gospel According to John (in Swedish)
    Fp: June 16, 2000, Gothenburg Dome Cathedral
    FpEst: conductor Eric-Olof Söderström; May 5, 2007, Tallinn Swedish St. Michael’s Church
    Commissioned by: Association of Swedish Churches
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for choir, (soloist or soloists) and instrument(s)

  • Ave Maris Stella, Op. 138
    2011
    4'
    Mixed choir, 2 bells (little bell or triangle and 1 bigger bell - church bell or campane)
    Fp: Chamber choir Cois Cladaigh, conductor Dr. Brendan O’Connor; July 11, 2012, St Ann's church, Dublin
    Commissioned by: Cois Cladaigh
  • Phoenix [Fööniks]
    cantata
    2011
    vocal ensemble, guitar, button accordion
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    Fp: Vocal ensemble Orthodox Singers, conductor Valeri Petrov, Daniel Julle (guitar), Igor Jermakov (accordion); January 4, 2012, Tallinn Dome Church
    Manuscript
  • Spell of the Tuhala Witch's Well [Nõiakaevu loits]
    2010
    7'
    rock band, choir, soloists
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    Fp: June 5, 2010, Tallinn Town Hall Square
  • St. John’s Cantata, Op. 108 [Jaanikantaat op. 108]
    Dedicated to 50th anniversary of Estonian Open Air Museum
    1. Calling
    2. Come on to Keep the Fire
    3. Interludium
    4. St. John’s Wooing
    5. Wooing Steed
    7. Fire Incantation
    7. No Catchable by Gun
    8. Swing Tune
    9. St. John’s Day Song
    10. Finding a Fern’s Blossom
    11. Why everyone waits for St. John
    12. Finale
    2007
    40'
    soprano, mezzo soprano, alto, tenor, bass, reader, mixed choir, folk band
    Text: folklore, Urmas Sisask
    Fp: Chamber Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, flute, cello, double bass, percussion, folk instruments, conductor Peeter Perens; June 21, 2007, Estonian Open Air Museum
    Commissioned by: Estonian Open Air Museum
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Soup, Main Course and Dessert, Op. 104 [Supp, praad ja magustoit op. 104]
    2005
    17'
    alto, female choir, ensemble of kitchen utensils
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Anne Kahro
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript
  • St. Catherine’s Cantata, Op. 101 [Kadrikantaat op. 101]
    1. Introduction
    2. Entering
    3. Damnation
    4. New Try
    5. Greeting
    6. St. Catherine's Dance
    7. Begging for Gifts
    8. Gifts Giving
    9. Thanking and Wishes
    10. Finale
    2005
    30'
    soprano, baritone, mixed choir, folk band
    Text: texts by Urmas Sisask combined with folklore
    Fp: Chamber Choir of Tallinn University of Technology (cond. Peeter Perens), folk group Ants and Liisu (leader Ahto Nurk); 23.11.2005 in Jäneda, 25. and 27.11.2005 in Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Peeter Perens
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Wheel Along, Sun [Veere, päike]
    arrangement of a folksong (dedicated to Jäneda chamber choir)
    1998
    2'
    soprano, mixed choir, shaman drum
    Text: folklore
  • cantata to the Sun
    1988
    12'
    male choir or female choir or mixed choir, tam-tam
    Text: entire text: Ave Sol
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Stella Teegarden, Op. 163
    2019
    13'
    mixed choir, percussion orchestra
    Text: Uku Masing (in Latin)
  • Spring [Kevad]
    2016
    3'
    mixed choir, guitar, piano
    Text: Merje Ottmaa
    Fp: Urmas Sisask Choir, Urmas Sisask (piano); April 12, 2016, Turku, Finland
  • Ad creatorem universi II, Op. 131 No. 2
    2015
    mixed choir, percussion
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa (in Estonian and Latin)
    Fp: Mixed Choir Euroopa Kultuuripealinna Segakoor, conductor Veronika Portsmuth; October 10, 2015, Tallinn, Vaba Lava
    Commissioned by: Euroopa Kultuuripealinna Segakoor
  • Mass No. 7 "Japan Mass", Op. 150 [Missa nr. 7 "Jaapani missa" op. 150]
    2014
    mixed choir, percussion
    Text: Catholic text (in Latin)
  • The Life Behind the Pleiades, Op. 143, No. 2 [Elu Plejaadide taga op. 143 nr. 2]
    2014
    soloists, mixed choir, concertina, recorder quartet, percussion
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa
  • The Life Behind the Pleiades, Op. 143, No. 1 [Elu Plejaadide taga, op. 143 nr. 1]
    2012
    soprano, baritone, mixed choir, recorder quartet, button accordion, didgeridoo, shaman drum, percussion
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa
    Fp: Orthodox Singers, Igor Jermakov (button accordion), Reet Sukk, Agnes Toomla, Taavi-Mats Utt and Andres Siitan (recorders), Urmas Sisask (percussion, shaman drum, didgeridoo), conductor Valeri Petrov; March 2, 2013, Tallinn Hopner House
  • Folk Song and Hymn of Schools, Op. 137 [Koolide regilaul ja hümn, op. 137]
    2011
    2,5'-10'
    soloists, mixed choir, instrumental ensemble
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Villu Kangur
    Fp: Mixed Choir of European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011, ensemble Karavan, soloists Lea Liitmaa, Karl Madis, Maria Shugailo, Igor Jermakov (Russian concertina); October 22, 2011, Culture Centre Lindakivi, Tallinn
  • Ikos, Op. 111
    Dedicated to Valeri Petrov and vocal ensemble Orthodox Singers
    1. Introduction (attacca)
    2. Tropar (attacca)
    3. Interludium I (attacca)
    4. Kondak (attacca)
    5. Interludium II (attacca)
    6. Ikos (attacca)
    7. Finale
    2007
    9'
    mixed choir, soloists, violin, cello, organ, church bell in F sharp
    Text: Russian Orthodox prayer book
    Fp: Orthodox Singers; November 23, 2007, Tallinn Swedish St. Michael’s Church
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Mass No. 4 „Christmas Mass”, Op. 46 [Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" op. 46]
    1993
    28'
    baritone, mixed choir, recorder, organ
    Text: Catholic liturgical text of Chistmas Mass (in Estonian)
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No. 4 „Christmas mass“], Antes (1995). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone), choir masters Siim Selis and Madis Kareda
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No. 4 „Christmas mass“], The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology (1994). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone)
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Christmas Oratorio, Op. 39 [Jõuluoratoorium op. 39]
    1. Alleluia
    2. Gloria in altissimis deo
    3. Expectans, expextavi dominum
    4. Domine, ego credidi
    5. Benedictus qui venit
    6. Quire fremuerunt gentes
    7. Tecum principium
    8. Laudate coeli
    9. Consurge, filia sion
    1992
    37'
    soprano, tenor, male choir or mixed choir, organ, piano (or harpsichord), 4 recorders, oboe, trumpet, percussion, cello, double bass
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcasting (2011); Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Rein Roos (percussion), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), conductor Jüri Rent (only Part II)
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No.4 „Christmas mass“], Antes (1995). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone), choir masters Siim Selis and Madis Kareda.
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No.4 „Christmas mass“], The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology (1994). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone)
    3 CDs „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast“ [Review of the Estonian choral music], Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002). The Tallinn Boys‘ Choir, cond. L. Rahula; N. Kurem (soprano), M. Kõrts (tenor), the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, P. Aidulo (organ), R. Roos (percussion), J. Leiten (trumpet), I. Eenmaa (double bass), cond. J. Rent. (Christmas oratorio, part II)
    CD „Kaikki kauniit muistot“, Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat (1994). Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat (soloists, choir), cond. Raul Talmar
    Publisher: Edition 49, Antes Edition
  • Mass No. 3 „Estonian Mass”, Op. 36 [Missa nr. 3 "Eesti missa" op. 36]
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Credo
    4. Sanctus
    5. Agnus Dei
    1992
    30'
    mixed choir, soprano, alto, tenor, bass, organ, shaman drum
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Estonian
    Fp: Joint choir of Estonian General Song Celebration, conductor Ene Üleoja; July 2, 1994, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
    CD „Eesti missa“ [Estonian Mass], Eesti Raadio (1998). Mixed choir Noorus, the Concert Choir of Tallinn St. Charles Church, Urmas Sisask (shaman drum), Piret Aidulo (organ), conductor Ene Üleoja
    CD „Tällä tiellä“ [Along this way], Safarikuoro (2006). Safarikuoro, conductors Viive Mäemets, Tommi Niskala. (Sanctus)
    CD „Messu illan hämärtyessä“, chamber choir Sonores (2004). Chamber choir Sonores, conductor Maija Vuorinen
    CD „Issandast laulan“, Tartu Kolgata Baptistikogudus (2001). Tartu Kolgata congregation‘s chamber choir, conductors Tähti Lehtsaar, Sirje Pääslane. (Sanctus)
    CD „Rõõm ja valgus“, E. Ratassepp (1999). Põlva Spiritual Singing Society‘s chamber choir Maarja, conductor Ester Ratassepp, soloists T. Maran, L. Maran, J. Urb, T.-J. Rebane, T. Rebane; Peeter Änilane (double bass), Raina Urb (piano, organ), Mait Leotoots (drum)
    CD „Singing revolution Estonia : 125 years struggling for freedom : 125 aastat vabaduspüüdlusi“, Erdenklang Musikverlag (1994). Recording from Songfest 1994, conductor Ene Üleoja (Kyrie, Sanctus)
    Publisher: Muusika (in Estonian), Alcanto (in Finnish)
  • Inside of One Light, Op. 15 [Ühe valguse sees op. 15]
    cantata
    1988
    20'
    mezzo soprano, mixed choir, reciter, piano, percussion
    Text: Agu Sisask
    Fp: mixed choir Noorus, Tallinn School Youth Mixed Choir, Laine Mustasaar (mezzo soprano), Rein Tiido (percussion), Urmas Sisask (piano); October 10, 1988, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Festival
    Manuscript
  • Song of Manure [Laul sõnnikust]
    song of Konovere brigade of Estonian Students’ Troop
    1988
    3'
    tenor, mixed choir, instrumental ensemble
    Text: Urmas Sisask
  • This Distant Voice [See kauge hääl]
    1985
    2'
    mixed choir, piano
    Text: Debora Vaarandi

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 2)
    2003
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir, 4 trumpets, timpani, percussion, organ
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 4)
    2003
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir, organ
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for male choir and instrument(s)

  • Peperit Virgo, Op. 115
    2008
    male choir, clarinet
    Text: liturgical text in Latin
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Incantation for Denmark, Op. 112 [Loits Taanile op. 112]
    musical gift to the Danish Kingdom
    2007
    15'
    baritone, male choir, shaman drum or bass drum, tam-tam, campane in D, triangel
    Text: folklore, Anne Kahro
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikhail Gerts; March 27, 2008, Kopenhagen Royal Library Hall and March 28, 2008, Århus Music House
    Commissioned by: Republic of Estonia
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Incantation for Estonia, Op. 112 [Loits Eestile op. 112]
    based on folklore of Järvamaa county, Estonia
    2007
    15'
    baritone, male choir, shaman drum or bass drum, tam-tam, campane in D, triangel
    Text: folklore, Anne Kahro
    Commissioned by: the Republic of Estonia
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Christmas Oratorio, Op. 39 [Jõuluoratoorium op. 39]
    1. Alleluia
    2. Gloria in altissimis deo
    3. Expectans, expextavi dominum
    4. Domine, ego credidi
    5. Benedictus qui venit
    6. Quire fremuerunt gentes
    7. Tecum principium
    8. Laudate coeli
    9. Consurge, filia sion
    1992
    37'
    soprano, tenor, male choir or mixed choir, organ, piano (or harpsichord), 4 recorders, oboe, trumpet, percussion, cello, double bass
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcasting (2011); Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Rein Roos (percussion), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), conductor Jüri Rent (only Part II)
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No.4 „Christmas mass“], Antes (1995). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone), choir masters Siim Selis and Madis Kareda.
    CD "Jõuluoratoorium"; Missa nr. 4 "Jõulumissa" [Christmas oratorio; Mass No.4 „Christmas mass“], The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology (1994). The Academic Male Choir of the Tallinn University of Technology, cond. Jüri Rent, Nadja Kurem (soprano), Mati Kõrts (tenor), Piret Aidulo (organ), Jüri Leiten (trumpet), Siim Selis (piano, cembalo), Rein Roos (percussion), Olev Ainomäe (oboe, recorder), Neeme Punder (recorder), Tõnis Kuurme (recorder), Peeter Klaas (recorder), Egmont Välja (cello), Imre Eenmaa (double bass), Mati Palm (baritone)
    3 CDs „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast“ [Review of the Estonian choral music], Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002). The Tallinn Boys‘ Choir, cond. L. Rahula; N. Kurem (soprano), M. Kõrts (tenor), the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, P. Aidulo (organ), R. Roos (percussion), J. Leiten (trumpet), I. Eenmaa (double bass), cond. J. Rent. (Christmas oratorio, part II)
    CD „Kaikki kauniit muistot“, Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat (1994). Kauppakorkeakoulun Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat (soloists, choir), cond. Raul Talmar
    Publisher: Edition 49, Antes Edition

Works for children’s choir and instrument(s)

  • Explosion, Op. 103 [Plahvatus op. 103]
    2005
    10'
    children's choir, wind ensemble: flute, 3 trumpets, 2 French horns, 3 trombones, tuba, 2-12 harps
    Text: folklore (Welsh)
    Fp: 2006, England
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Arrival of Kalev, Op. 64 [Kalevi tulek op. 64]
    1997
    children's choir, shaman drum, didgeridoo
    Text: Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg"
    Fp: Children's choirs of XXIII General Song Celebration, conductor Lydia Rahula; July 4, 1999, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
    Publisher: Edition 49, Muusika
  • Krõll, Op. 2
    a verbal-musical performance
    1. Once, When "Hello", so Joyful
    2. One Can Please Mother in This Way
    3. Krõll Likes to Jump Around in the Backyard
    4. Krõll Once Sat Outdoors on a Rung
    5. Krõll is For Everyone
    6. Krõll’s Funeral
    1983
    25'
    soloists, children’s choir, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit

Works for toddlers’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Hello, Op. 130a [Tere, op. 130a]
    2011
    1'
    toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Kätli Kuusik
    Fp: Viimsi Toddlers' Choir; April 2011, Ireland
  • Snowdrift, Snowman and Family, Op. 130b [Tuisk, lumememm ja pere, op. 130b]
    2011
    1'
    toddlers' choir, piano
    Text: Kätli Kuusik
    Fp: Viimsi Toddlers' Choir; April 2011, Ireland

Works for girls' choir and instrument(s)

  • Star of Bethlehem [Jõulutäht]
    Neeme Punder's setting of the piano piece (from the cycle “The Star of Bethlehem Capella“), 1995
    2008
    cello, flute, piano, (girls' choir ad lib.)
    Fp: Girls' Choir Ellerhein, Reval Ensemble: Neeme Punder (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Lea Leiten (piano); Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, February 22, 2008
  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 4)
    2003
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir, organ
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 3)
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir, 2 trumpets, timpani, percussion, organ
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for joint choir or multiple choirs and instrument(s)

  • Mass No. 6 "Madis’s Mass", Op. 121 [Missa nr. 6 „Madise missa“ op. 121]
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Credo
    4. Sanctus
    5. Agnus Dei
    2009
    60'
    children's choir, percussion, organ, guitar, violin, cello, double bass, sounding toys
    Text: liturgical text (in Latin), Urmas Sisask, Anne Kahro (in Estonian)
    Fp: Children's choir Riinimanda, Mitte-Riinimanda youth and alumni choir, soloists, chamber ensemble, conductor Urve Uusberg; July 25, 2010, Rapla Church, Rapla Church Music Festival
    Commissioned by: Rapla Church Choir
  • Veni creator spiritus, Op. 114
    2008
    female choir, mixed choir, flute, percussion
    Text: in Latin and Estonian
    Fp: Estonian TV Girls' Choir, Royal College of Music JD Chamber Choir; July 8, 2008, London St. Paul Church
    FpEst: Estonian TV Girls' Choir, Tartu Youth Choir, Neeme Punder (flute), Lauri Ahone and Aleksandra Anstal (percussion), conductor Aarne Saluveer; December 26, 2010, Tallinn St. John's Church
    Commissioned by: Republic of Estonia
  • Winter Cantata Blast of Pure Energy, Op. 73 [Talvekantaat "Puhta energia puhang" op. 73]
    1999
    male choir, children’s choir, piano
    Text: Anne Kahro

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • Our Word is Love, Op. 109 [Meie sõna on armastus op. 109]
    Dedicated to Juuru St. Michael's Church
    Introduction
    1. Wish
    Interludium I
    2. I Look at Your Eyes
    Interludium II
    3. Moon-sleep
    Interludium III
    4. Morning Light
    Interludium IV
    5. The Eyes Are Mirror of Miracles
    Interludium V
    6. You Are Like a Wonder of Nature
    Interludium VI
    7. I Am Above You
    Interludium VII
    8. Hope is Child's Bread (prayer)
    Interludium VIII
    9. Question
    Interludium IX
    10. Answer
    Finale
    2007
    soprano, baritone, organ, string orchestra or string quartet
    Text: Toivo Tuberik

Works for voice(s) and instrument(s)

  • Lux Aeterna, Op. 158
    2016
    alto, baritone, organ, flute, violin, cello
    Text: (in Latin)
    Fp: Maiju Vaahtoluota (alto), Markku Hekkala (baritone), Ritva Göös (organ), Reijo Tunkkari (violin), Eija Nygard (flute), Ilmari Tunkkari (cello); May 7, 2017, Kokkola, Maria Chapel, Finland
  • Thanks Giving Song to the Sun, Op. 35 [Tänulaul Päikesele op. 35]
    shamanistic incantation
    1992
    15'
    baritone, piano, shaman drum
    Text: vocalise

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Ganymedes, Op. 53
    9 songs of love (dedicated to Anne-Liis Treimann-Poll)
    1. The Stars
    2. When on the First Day
    3. To the Joy
    4. I Love Your Love
    6. How could I Sleep
    6. Becoming Free
    7. Finding
    8. Together
    9. Waiting for the Happiness
    1995
    45'
    voice (sorano), piano
    Text: Marie Under
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Blessed Is the Man, Op. 29 [Õnnis on inimene op. 29]
    dedicated to Kaljo Räästas
    1991
    5'
    voice (baritone), piano
    Text: Psalm No. 1
    CD „20. saj. Eesti vokaalmuusika“ [Estonian vocal music from the 20th century], ARM Music (2002). Villu Valdmaa (baritone), Martti Raide (piano)
  • Conviction, Op. 14 [Veendumus op. 14]
    song poem (dedicated to Kaljo Räästas)
    1987
    8'
    voice (baritone), piano
    Text: Artur Alliksaar

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

  • The Sobers of the Baltic Sea, Op. 135 [Läänemere kained op. 135]
    2011
    3'
    solo instrument, accompaniment, 2 singers
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    Fp: Olavi Kõrre (vocal); June 20, 2011, Pärnu Yacht Club
  • Our Word is Love, Op. 109 [Meie sõna on armastus op. 109]
    Dedicated to Juuru St. Michael's Church
    Introduction
    1. Wish
    Interludium I
    2. I Look at Your Eyes
    Interludium II
    3. Moon-sleep
    Interludium III
    4. Morning Light
    Interludium IV
    5. The Eyes Are Mirror of Miracles
    Interludium V
    6. You Are Like a Wonder of Nature
    Interludium VI
    7. I Am Above You
    Interludium VII
    8. Hope is Child's Bread (prayer)
    Interludium VIII
    9. Question
    Interludium IX
    10. Answer
    Finale
    2007
    soprano, baritone, organ, string quartet or string orchestra
    Text: Toivo Tuberik
    Fp: Pille Lill (soprano), Aare Saal (baritone), Kristel Aer (organ), Tobias String Quartet; July 8, 2007, Juuru St. Michael's Church
  • The Tales of Tuhala, Op. 91 [Tuhala lood op. 91]
    2003
    28'
    voices and folk instruments
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    Fp: Jaak Johanson, Meelika Hainsoo (singers), Krista Sildoja (Hiiu kannel (bowed harp), violin, voice), Marju Varblane (violin, voice), Cätlin Jaago (bagpipes, Jewish harp, voice), Elo Kalda (zither, voice), Kristjan Priks (krotta-cello, voice); April 6, 2003, Kloostri ait, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Little Fragments of Starry Sky, Op. 89 [Tähistaeva killukesed op. 89]
    2002
    soprano, guitar, flute, basso continuo
    Text: Anne Kahro
  • Te Deum, Op. 37
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Sanctus
    4. Agnus Dei
    1992
    20'
    mixed choir or 8 voices, string orchestra or string quartet, flute
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD "Urmas Sisask. 12 laulu püha Neitsi Maria auks, op. 41. Te Deum, op. 37", Pärnu Kammerkoor (2011); Pärnu Chamber Choir, soloist Aile Asszonyi, Pärnu City Orchestra, Leonora Palu (flute), conductor Ave Sopp
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for choir a cappella

  • Two Smugly Bearded Men, Op. 77 [Kaks muhedat habemikku op. 77]
    Medley of works by Veljo Tormis and Urmas Sisask
    2000
    2 male choirs
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Concerto for Domestic Animals [Koduloomade kontsert]
    Dedicated to Farmers' Central Union
    1995
    voice (male), female choir
    Text: Urmas Sisask

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • The Life in Stone, op. 141 [Elu kivis op. 141]
    2012
    mixed choir
    Text: Rein Einasto, Urmas Sisask
  • Ad creatorem universi (To the Creator of Universe), Op. 131 No. 1
    2011
    6'
    mixed choir
    Text: in Estonian and Latin
    Fp: Chamber choir of Tallinn University; June 13, 2011, Tallinn St. Nicholas's church
  • Hope Is the Bread for a Child [Lootus on lapse leib]
    setting of the 8th movement of the vocal cycle "Our Word Is Love" (2007), dedicated to Mixed Choir of Estonia Society
    2010
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Toivo Tuberik
    Fp: Mixed Choir of Estonia Society; January 9, 2011, Glass Hall of the Song Festival Field Building, Musician of the Year 2010 Gala
    CD „Vastsündinud“, Estonia Seltsi Segakoor (2019); Mixed Choir of Estonia Society, conductor Heli Jürgenson
  • Song of Cherubs, Op. 120 [Keerubide laul op. 120]
    2009
    9'
    mixed choir
    Text: Orthodox prayer book (in Russian)
    Manuscript
  • Vulgata, Op. 118
    2009
    mixed choir (8 voices)
    Text: Canonical text in Latin
    CD „Vox Baltica. Sacral choral works of the Baltic region“, Akademia Muzyczna im. Stanisława Moniuszki, ZAIKS (2019); Supra Vocalis Ensemble, conductor Michał Kozorys
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • To the Stars, Op. 116 [Tähtedele op. 116]
    Dedicated to German vocal ensemble Orpheus
    2008
    6'
    mixed choir (8 voices)
    Text: Friedrich Rückert
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • The Stars in the Sky, Op. 95 [Tähed taevas op. 95]
    2006
    mixed choir
    Text: Urmas Sisask
  • To the Estonians [Eestlastele]
    2006
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Anne Kahro
    Fp: chamber choir Kalev, conductor Erki Meister; February 18, 2007, Estonia Concert Hall
  • Benedictus..., Op. 98
    2005
    10'
    mixed choir
    Text: the Bible
    Fp: 2005, Ireland
    Commissioned by: Nuig Choral Society
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Creating Miracle for the Sun, Op. 110 [Imet loomas päikesele op. 110]
    2005
    mixed choir
    Text: Toivo Tuberik
  • Mother Tongue, Op. 97 [Emakeel op. 97]
    choir poem
    2004
    7'
    mixed choir
    Text: Einar Laigna
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Aurora borealis (Polar Light of Northern Sky), Op. 58
    1996
    16'
    mixed choir
    Text: Alleluia
    Commissioned by: Swedish Chamber Choir Skeleftea
  • Fried Pie Baking Song [Pontšiku küpsetamise laul]
    Dedicated to Erik Jõks and to all kitchen hostesses
    1994
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ida Savi recipe book "Breads. Patties. Cakes"
  • 1994
    15'
    mixed choir
    Text: "Kalevala"
    Commissioned by: Tapiola chamber choir
    CD „Tapiola originals“, Alba Records (2005). J. Ojala (soprano), M. Nissinen (tenor), Tapiola Chamber Choir, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hannu Norjanen
  • Libera me, Op. 43 [Libera me op. 43]
    1993
    10'
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    Publisher: Talmar ja Põhi
  • Little Vikerradio Requiem „Urmas Listened to the Radio”, Op. 44 [Väike Vikerraadio reekviem „Urmas kuulas raadiot” op. 44]
    potpurri of Vikerradio signatures
    1993
    mixed choir
  • 12 Songs in Honor of Holy Virgin Maria, Op. 41 [12 laulu püha neitsi Maria auks op. 41]
    cycle of mixed choir songs
    1. Affectionate Mother, You are the Guardian in Heaven
    2. Oh Mother of Mercy
    3. Praise Maria From Your Heart
    4. Ringing Over the Fields
    5. Angels of Heaven, Praise the Lord
    6. Revered Custodian, You Heavenly Blossom
    7. A Bright Star
    8. The Sorrowing Mother Stood
    9. Hail, Queen of Heaven
    10. Salve
    11. Great Creator, You are the Light
    12. Mother, the Fairest Star of the Sea
    1992
    30'
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    CD "Urmas Sisask. 12 laulu püha Neitsi Maria auks, op. 41. Te Deum, op. 37", Pärnu Kammerkoor (2011); Pärnu Chamber Choir, soloist Aile Asszonyi, Pärnu City Orchestra, Leonora Palu (flute), conductor Ave Sopp
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcasting (2011); Youth Choir of Estonian Television, Mirjam Mesak (soloist), conductor Külli Kiivet (only "Ringing in the fields")
    CD „Helisev hing“, Tuuliki Jürjo (2002). Tartu Maarja congregation‘s chamber choir Soli Deo Gloria, Narva Aleksandr congregation‘s youth choir, conductor Tuuliki Jürjo. (Holy Guardian, Heavenly Flower)
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Hello, Queen of Heaven [Tere, Taevakuninganna]
    belongs to cycle „12 Songs in Honor of the Holy Virgin Maria”
    1992
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Estonian
    Fp: Republican Mixed Choir of Choir Conductors, conductor Olev Oja; December 5, 1992
  • Praise the Lord! [Kiitke Issandat]
    1992
    3'
    female choir or male choir or mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Estonian
  • Sanctus
    1992
    3'
    mixed choir
    CD „Kiida mu hing“, Sonore (2008). Mixed choir Sonore, conductor Kaja Avila
  • Benedictio, Op. 31
    eight voice motet
    1991
    8'
    mixed choir or vocal octet
    Text: Catholic prayer text
    CD "Baltic exchange", Hyperion (2010); The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, conductor Stephen Layton
    CD „Sacrum“, Audite (2006). Audite chamber choir, conductor Jani Sivén
    CD „Skandinavische Choralmusik“ [Scandinavian choir music], Ars Production (2005). Amadeus-Chor, conductor Nicol Matt
    CD „Lux aeterna“, Alba Records (2002). Harjun Kamarikuoro, conductor Heikki Liimola
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Magnificat, Op. 26
    Dedicated to Anne-Liis Treimann-Poll and chamber choir Eesti Projekt
    I Magnificat
    II Et exultavit
    III Quia respexit
    IV Quia fecit mihi magna
    V Et misericordia
    VI Fecit potentiam
    VII Deposuit
    VIII Esurientes
    IX Suscepit Israel
    X Sicut locutus est
    XI Gloria Patri
    XII Sicut erat in principio - Coda: Amen
    1990
    36'
    mixed choir
    Text: catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD „Northern lights : music from Scandinavia“, Finlandia (1995). Chamber choir Estonian Project, cond. Anne-Liis Treimann (Magnificat, Esurientes) 
    CD „Estonian experience“, Finlandia Records (1995). Mixed Choir of Estonian Radio, cond. Toomas Kapten (Magnificat, Esurientes)
    CD „Tallinn Madrigal Singers“, Bayerische Musikakademie (1994). Tallinn Madrigal Singers, conductor Maire Eliste
    Publisher: Edition 49, Antes Edtion
  • Misereatur vestri omnipotens, Op. 25 [Misereatur vestri omnipotens op. 25]
    motet
    1990
    7'
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste; October 4, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Domine, exaudi orationem meam, Op. 20
    motet (dedicated to Kuno Areng and Tallinn Chamber Choir)
    1989
    8'
    soprano, 2 mixed choirs
    CD „Juhatab Kuno Areng“ [Conducts Kuno Areng], Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia Meeskoor (2004). Performed by the Tallinn Chamber Choir, Meeli Tammu (soprano)
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Dona nobis pacem
    canon (dedicated to mixed choir Noorus)
    1988
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD "Läbilõige: Noorus 50", Segakoor Noorus (2009); Mixed Choir Noorus, conductor Ene Üleoja
    CD „Eesti missa“ [Estonian Mass], Eesti Raadio (1998). Mixed choir Noorus, the Concert Choir of Tallinn St. Charles Church, Urmas Sisask (shaman drum), Piret Aidulo (organ), conductor Ene Üleoja
    CD „To our Lady of Aglona“, Ave Sol (1999). Riga Chamber Choir Ave Sol, Aivar Kalejs (organ), conductor Imants Kokars
    CD „Segakoor Noorus“ [mixed choir Noorus], Arti Audio (1990). Mixed choir Noorus, cond. Ene Üleoja
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • 24 sacred songs (dedicated to chamber choir Eesti Projekt and the Tallinn Chamber Choir)
    I Surrexit Christus
    II Omnis una
    III Alleluia
    IV Benedicamus
    V Laudate Dominum
    VI Kyrie
    VII Deo gratias
    VIII Pater noster
    IX Sanctus
    X Stabat Mater Dolorosa
    XI Ave Maria
    XII Credo
    XIII O sanctissima
    XIV O salutaris Hostia
    XV Ave verum Corpus
    XVI Libera me
    XVII Dominus vobiscum
    XVIII Surrexit Dominus
    XIX Confitemini Domino
    XX Tempore natalis Domini
    XXI Ave Regina caelorum
    XXII Gloria tibi, Domine
    XXIII Oremus
    XXIV Agnus Dei
    1988
    92'
    mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    CD „Baltic Voices “, Harmonia Mundi (2018); Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier (only 5 songs: Surrexit Christus, Omnis una, Benedicamus, Oremus, Confitemini Domino)
    CD "Urmas Sisask. Gloria patri. 24 sacred songs", Forte, Tallinna Kammerkoor (2017); Tallinn Chamber Choir, conductor Kuno Areng
    CD „Carry to heights“, VHK Gümnaasiumi kammerkoor (2016); Old Town Educational College Chamber Choir, conductor Pille Raitmaa (only "Gloria tibi, Domine" and "Agnus Dei")
    CD „Gloria Patri... : 15 meditative and tranquil hymns for mixed choir a cappella“, Finlandia (2001). The chamber choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    CD „Eesti missa“ [Estonian Mass], Eesti Raadio (1998). Mixed choir Noorus, the Concert Choir of Tallinn St. Charles Church, Urmas Sisask (shaman drum), Piret Aidulo (organ), conductor Ene Üleoja. (Pater noster, Stabat Mater, Ave Maria, O salutaris Hostia)
    Double-CD „Gloria Patri... : 24 hymns; Magnificat”, Fazer Music (1994). The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    Double-CD „Gloria Patri... : 24 hymns; Magnificat”, Finlandia (1994). The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    CD „Gloria Patri: excerpts“, Fazer Music (1994). The chamber choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann
    SACD „Baltic voices 2“, Harmonia Mundi USA (2004). Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier. (Five songs from Gloria Patri: Surrexit Christus, Omnis una, Benedicamus, Oremus, Confitemini Domino)
    SACD „A cappella extra“, Dabringhaus und Grimm, (2004). Carmina Mundi, soloists T. Laske, K. Sommer-Uhländer, H. Rehders, conductor Harald Nickoll (Oremus, Libera me)
    CD „Invocation“, Atma Classique (2001). Ensemble Musica Intima. (Confitemini Domino, Kyrie, Benedicamus, Oremus)
    CD „Peace: music for reflection and consolation“, Finlandia (2001). Chamber choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann (Omnis una)
    CD „Sing a song“, Eesti Raadio (1999). The Estonian Boys‘ Choir, conductor Venno Laul. (Stabat Mater)
    CD „Song of dawn : highlights from the Estonian & Baltic music series“, Finlandia Records (1998). Chamber choir Eesti Projekt (Omnis una)
    CD „Jõulumuusika“ [Christmas music], SaluMuusik (1997). Performed by soloists, mixed choir Noorus, Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, conductor Raul Talmar. (Omnis una)
    CD „Glorificatio“, Tallinna Muusikakeskkooli kammerkoor (1996). Chamber choir of Tallinn High School of Music, conductor Evi Eespere (Stabat Mater Dolorosa, Alleluia)
    CD „Northern lights. Vol. 2: music of contemplation for a New Age“, Finlandia (1996). Lauri Väinmaa (piano); The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt, conductor Anne-Liis Treimann. (Oremus, Dominus vobiscum, Pater Noster) 
    CD „Midnight sun : music from Scandinavia“, Warner (1995). Chamber choir Estonian Project, cond. Anne-Liis Treimann. (Surrexit Christus)
    CD „Estonian experience“, Finlandia Records (1995). Chamber choir Estonian Project, cond. Anne-Liis Treimann. (Surrexit Christus, Omnis Una)
    CD „Finlandia sampler 1994 : highlights from recent, new & future releases“, Finlandia Records (1994). Chamber Choir Estonian Project, cond. Anne-Liis Treimann. (Surrexit Christus)
    CD „Segakoor Noorus“, Arti Audio (1990). Mixed choir Noorus, conductor Ene Üleoja. (Stabat Mater, Ave Maria, O salutaris Hostia)
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Remain to Go On [Jää kestma]
    1988
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    CD „Salanaine“ [Secret Woman], Segakoor Noorus (2005). Mixed choir Noorus, conductor Raul Talmar, reader Katariina Lauk
  • Christmas Prayer [Jõulupalve]
    1987
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Agu Sisask
    CD „Häid jõule!“ [Merry Christmas!], Estonian National Male Choir (2007). Performed by Estonian National Male Choir (RAM), conductors Ants Soots and Ants Üleoja
    CD „Jõulutäht“ [Christmas star], Duubel 7 (2000). Ensemble Duubel 7
    CD „Sa südames nüüd pane kõik küünlad põlema“ [In your heart light all the candles], Eesti Raadio (2000). Tallinn St. Charles Church ensemble Vexilla Regis.
    CD „Jõulumuusika“ [Christmas music], SaluMuusik (1997). Performed by soloists, mixed choir Noorus, Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, conductor Raul Talmar
    CD „Häid jõule!“ [Merry Christmas!], RAM (1995). Estonian National Male Choir (RAM), conductors Ants Üleoja, Ants Soots
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Thinking Is a Pleasure [Mõtelda on mõnus]
    1987
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Hando Runnel
  • 10 Splinters, Op. 9 [10 kildu op. 9]
    1. I Would Like to Sing
    2. In the Trap
    3. Making a Zither (text H. Runnel)
    4. Oh Whatever
    5. Tu-lu-lu-lu
    6. Philosopher and Photographer
    7. Wandering in Homeland
    8. The People Need (text J. Semper)
    9. The Art is Not
    10. Troop Song
    1986
    15'
    mixed choir
    CD „Salanaine“ [Secret Woman], Segakoor Noorus (2005). Mixed choir Noorus, conductor Raul Talmar, reader Katariina Lauk. (Making a Zither, The People Need)
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Blizzard [Tuisk]
    1986
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Viiding
    CD "Avarsinise taeva ja laulude tund", Vanalinna Segakoor, H.-M. Arder (2009); Helin-Mari Arder Trio, Old Town Mixed Choir, conductor Lauri Aav
  • Four Etudes, Op. 8 [Neli etüüdi op. 8]
    1986
    11'
    mixed choir
    Text: Artur Alliksaar
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Over the Home Hill [Üle kodumäe]
    1985
    2'
    mixed choir
    Text: Henrik Visnapuu
  • Song About an Old Woman and Old Man [Laul eidest ja taadist]
    1984
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Kalju Kass
  • The Youth [Noorus]
    1982
    3'
    mixed choir
    Text: Arne Oit
  • Estonian Roach – the Trout [Eesti vobla – forell]
    medley of popular songs
    5'
    mixed choir
  • How Dearly Shines the Christmas Tree [Kui armsast jõulupuu nüüd hiilgab]
    2'
    mixed choir
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Secret Woman [Salanaine]
    mixed choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    CD „Salanaine“ [Secret Woman], Segakoor Noorus (2005). Mixed choir Noorus, conductor Raul Talmar, reader Katariina Lauk

Works for female choir a cappella

  • Turku
    from the choral cycle "Singing of Towns of Finland", Op. 154, No. 1
    2015
    female choir, soloists
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa
    Fp: Urmas Sisask's Choir, conductor Urmas Sisask; April 7, 2015, Turku Adult Education Centre, Finland
  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 1)
    2003
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Fp: girls' choir Ellerhein, Urmas Sisask (shaman drum), conductor Tiia-Ester Loitme; July 26, 2003, Barcelona, Spain, festival Europa Cantat
    FpEst: girls' choir Ellerhein, conductor Tiia-Ester Loitme; December 24, 2003, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Ode to Love, Op. 75 [Ood armastusele op. 75]
    2000
    5'
    soloist (child), female choir
    Text: Anne Kahro
    CD „Album“, MTÜ Kultuurituur (2016); The Mixed Choir of the European Capital of Culture, conductor Veronika Portsmuth
    CD „Heliseb väljadel“, Tallinn High School of Music (2009). Youth choir of Tallinn High School of Music, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Praise the Lord! [Kiitke Issandat]
    1992
    3'
    female choir or male choir or mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Estonian
  • Gratias agamus Domino Deo nostro, Op. 30
    motet (dedicated to girls‘ choir Ellerhein)
    1991
    female choir
    Text: prayer tekst in Latin
    CD "Songs of Light", Tallinna Huvikeskus Kullo (2017); Girls' Choir Ellerhein, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    CD "Magnificat", Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2015); Youth Choir of Tallinn Music High School, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    CD „Gratias“, Eesti Kooriühing (2006); The Estonian Television Girls‘ Choir, conductor Aarne Saluveer
    CD „Discantemus“, MOJCD-04 (1999); youth choir Juvenalia
    CD „Valkeat yöt“ [White nights], Itä-Helsingin Musiikkiopisto (1998); Itämeren Tytär (choir), conductor Iris Sundberg
    CD „Kasvasin kesk kadakaid“, Forte (1998); The Girls‘ Choir Ellerhein, conductor Tiia-Ester Loitme
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Kyrie
    two voice canon
    1990
    3'
    female choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Hello, Morning [Tere, hommik]
    1986
    2'
    female choir
    Text: Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Turku
    Male choir version of the piece with the same name (2015)
    2015
    3'
    male choir
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa
    Fp: Male choir "Laulun Ystävät", conductor Urmas Sisask; December 5, 2015, Turku, Sigyn-Hall
  • Linnunradan reunalla, Op. 149 (Boy Is Staning on the Edge of Milky Way)
    2014
    4'
    baritone, male choir
    Text: Laura Puromies
    Fp: Pori Male Choir, conductor Guido Ausmaa; April 18, 2015, Tampere Hall
  • Trilogy of Lullabies, Op. 151 [Hällilaulude triloogia op. 151]
    2014
    male choir
    Text: Urmas Sisask, Merje Ottmaa
  • Trilogy of Life, Op. 99 [Elu triloogia op. 99]
    cycle of male choir songs
    1. Escape
    2. The Low of Goodness
    3. Happiness
    2005
    5'
    male choir
    Text: Anne Kahro
    Fp: Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology; December 17, 2005, Estonia Concert Hall
    Commissioned by: the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology
  • The Truth, Op. 83 [Tõde op. 83]
    2002
    10'
    male choir
    Text: Anne Kahro
    Fp: Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Ants Soots; June 20, 2002, Suure-Jaani Church, Suure-Jaani Music Festival 2002
  • Lament for Father, Op. 71 [Itk isale op. 71]
    1999
    male choir
    Text: Uku Masing
  • Train Trip of Estonian National Male Choir, Op. 66 [RAM-i rongisõit op. 66]
    potpourri of popular train songs
    1998
    6'
    male choir, soloists
    Text: Ellen Niit, Raimond Valgre, Urmas Sisask
    Commissioned by: composed for Estonian National Male Choir’s train tours in 1998 and 1999
  • Praise the Lord! [Kiitke Issandat]
    1992
    3'
    female choir or male choir or mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Estonian
  • Drinking-songs, Op. 32 [Joomalaulud op. 32]
    1. Boozy Head (text Joachim Berinet)
    2. Drunkard’s End (Langbeim and K. A. Hermann)
    3. Cup Song (K. A. Hermann)
    4. Me and my Little Cup (K. A. Hermann)
    5. Drunk (Hühler)
    6. Trouble (old German students’ song)
    1991
    20'
    male choir
    Text: Joachim Berinet, Karl August Hermann, Hühler
    Publisher: Muusika
  • Mother’s Heart [Ema süda]
    1990
    2'
    male choir
    Text: Juhan Liiv
  • David’s Praise Song, Op. 19 [Taaveti kiituslaul op. 19]
    Dedicated to the Estonian National Male Choir (RAM)
    1989
    6'
    male choir
    Text: the Bible
  • Miserere mei, Deus
    prelude and fugue
    1989
    2'
    male choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text in Latin
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Works for boys’ choir a cappella

  • It Rings Out Over the Fields [Heliseb väljadel]
    belongs to cycle „12 Songs in Honor of the Holy Virgin Maria”
    1992
    3'
    soloist, boys' choir
    Text: Urmas Sisask
    CD „Circle of Life“, Eesti Rahvusraamatukogu (2016); Female Choir of Estonian Nationa Library, conductors Anneli Surva, Kristi Jagodin
    CD „Carry to heights“, VHK Gümnaasiumi kammerkoor (2016); Old Town Educational College Chamber Choir, conductor Pille Raitmaa
    CD "Near and Far", MTÜ Naiskoor Carmina (2011); Female Choir Carmina, conductor Margit Võsa
    CD „Heliseb väljadel“, Tallinn High School of Music (2009). Youth choir of Tallinn High School of Music, conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
    CD "Estonian TV Youth Choir", Lasteekraani Muusikastuudio (2009); Estonian Television Youth Choir, conductor Külli Kiivet
    CD „Ma laulan suust ja südamest“, Mitte-Riinimanda (2007). Youth choir Mitte-Riinimanda, conductor Urve Uusberg
    CD „Uued ja vanad jõululaulud“ [New and old Christmas songs], Eesti Muusikaharidus (2006). Kristjan-Jaanek Mölder, the Girls‘ Choir of Estonian Television, the Children’s Choir of the Tallinn High School of Music, conductor Aarne Saluveer
    CD „Kui kaunilt see kõlab“, Helisalv (2000). The Boys‘ Choir of Estonian Male Singers Association, conductors Hirvo Surva, Indrek Vijard
    CD „Latviešu, lietuviešu un igaunu kora muzika“ [Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian choir music], Balsis (1999). Youth choir Balsis, conductors Agita Ikauniece, Ints Teterovskis
    CD „Tallinna Vanalinna Poistekoor“ [The Tallinn Old Town Boys' Choir], IS Records (1993). The Tallinn Old Town Boys' Choir, conductor Lydia Rahula, concertmaster Mari Järvi
  • Praise Maria from Your Heart [Kiitkem südamest Mariat]
    Belongs to cycle "12 Songs in Honor of the Holy Virgin Maria"
    1992
    3'
    boys' choir
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    CD „Carry to heights“, VHK Gümnaasiumi kammerkoor (2016); Old Town Educational College Chamber Choir, conductor Pille Raitmaa
    CD "Review of the Estonian Choral Music", Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Public Broadcasting (2011); Tallinn Boys' Choir, conductor Lydia Rahula
    3 CD-d „Läbilõige eesti koorimuusikast“ [Review of the Estonian choral music], Eesti Laulu-ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus (2002). The Tallinn Boys‘ Choir, cond. L. Rahula; N. Kurem (soprano), M. Kõrts (tenor), the Academic Male Choir of Tallinn University of Technology, P. Aidulo (organ), R. Roos (percussion), J. Leiten (trumpet), I. Eenmaa (double bass), cond. J. Rent
    CD „Ave Maria“, Tallinna Poistekoor (1995). The Tallinn Boys Choir, conductor Lydia Rahula, organ: Mart Siimer
    CD „Tallinna Vanalinna Poistekoor“ [The Tallinn Old Town Boys' Choir], IS Records (1993). The Tallinn Old Town Boys' Choir, conductor Lydia Rahula, concertmaster Mari Järvi

Works for girls’ choir a cappella

  • Benedicamus Patrem, Op. 90 (version 1)
    2003
    8'
    soprano, female choir or girls' choir
    Text: Catholic prayer book
    Fp: girls' choir Ellerhein, Urmas Sisask (shaman drum), conductor Tiia-Ester Loitme; July 26, 2003, Barcelona, Spain, festival Europa Cantat
    FpEst: girls' choir Ellerhein, conductor Tiia-Ester Loitme; December 24, 2003, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church
    Publisher: Edition 49

Works for joint choint choir or multiple choirs a cappella

  • Mass No. 2, Op. 28 [Missa nr. 2 op. 28]
    1. Kyrie
    2. Gloria
    3. Credo
    4. Sanctus
    5. Benedictus
    6. Agnus Dei
    7. Ite missa est
    1990–1991
    45'
    soprano, female choir, male choir, mixed choir
    Text: canonical text in Latin
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for vocal ensemble

  • Benedictio, Op. 31
    eight voice motet
    1991
    8'
    vocal octet or mixed choir
    Text: Catholic prayer text
    CD „Sacrum“, Audite (2006). Audite chamber choir, conductor Jani Sivén
    CD „Skandinavische Choralmusik“ [Scandinavian choir music], Ars Production (2005). Amadeus-Chor, conductor Nicol Matt
    CD „Lux aeterna“, Alba Records (2002). Harjun Kamarikuoro, conductor Heikki Liimola
    Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • Starry Sky Cycle for children, Book I „Cassiopeia”, Op. 55 [Tähistaeva tsükkel lastele, I vihik „Cassiopeia” op. 55]
    2nd reduction of piano pieces written in (1975-1977)
    1. Canis Major – The Slave Song (1975)
    2. Cassiopeia (1975)
    3. Orion (1975)
    4. Capricorn (1977)
    1995
    9'
    piano
    CD „Zodiak: Sternenmusiken für Klavier“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Jäärast kaladeni = From Aries to Pisces = Vom Widder bis zum Fische“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD (Kassiopeia) „Muusikaõpetus 4. klassile" [Educational program for the 4th grade], Avita (2008). Performed by Urmas Sisask, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Klassikaraadio - 10: Eesti klassika, folk ja džäss“ [Estonian classical, folk and jazz favourites], Eesti Raadio (2005). Arr. Neeme Punder, performed by Viljandi City Orchestra, conductor Neeme Punder (the Great Dog)
    Publisher: Alcanto, Edition 49, Ongaku-No-Tomo-Sha
  • Starry Sky Cycle for children, Book II, “The Star of Bethlehem Capella“, Op. 56 [Tähistaeva tsükkel lastele, II vihik „Jõulutäht Kapella” op. 56]
    1. Capella – Star of Serenity
    2. Capella – Bright Star
    3. Capella – Shining Star
    4. Capella – Star of Bethlehem
    5. Capella – Never Setting Star
    6. Capella – Double Star
    7. Capella – Star of Charioteer
    1995
    9'
    piano
    CD „Zodiak: Sternenmusiken für Klavier“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Jäärast kaladeni = From Aries to Pisces = Vom Widder bis zum Fische“, Eres (1997). Urmas Sisask, Peep Lassmann, Rein Rannap, Vardo Rumessen, Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
    CD „Muusikaõpetus 4. klassile" [Educational program for the 4th grade], Avita (2008). Performed by Urmas Sisask, Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (Capella - Never Setting Star)
    CD „Aruküla huvialakeskus "Pääsulind" 15“, Aruküla huvialakeskus "Pääsulind" (2004). A. Lonks (piano)
    CD „Eesti heliloojate klaverimuusikat lastele ja noortele“ [Piano music for children and youth by Estonian composers], Leelo Kõlar (2002). Performed by Lauri Väinmaa (piano) (Capella - Shining Star, Capella - Never Setting Star)
    Publisher: Alcanto, Edition 49, Ongaku-No-Tomo-Sha

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for nature film "Natura 2000", Op. 86
    directed by Rein Maran
    2002
  • Music for nature film "Washing Day" ["Pesupäev"], Op .84
    directed by Rein Maran
    2002
    60'
    flute
  • Music for nature film "Bird of Toonela – The Black Stork" ["Toonela lind – must-toonekurg"], Op. 61
    directed by Rein Maran
    1997
    piano, chamber ensemble, shaman drum, didgeridoo
  • Music for nature film "The Life Around You" ["Elu sinu ümber"], Op. 54
    directed by Rein Maran
    1995
    violin, clarinet, piano, bass clarinet
  • Music for nature film "Zither-fir" ["Kandlekuusk"], Op. 47
    directed by Rein Maran
    1993
    shaman drum, instrumental ensemble, piano
  • Music for nature film "Barn Swallow" ["Suitsupääsuke"], Op. 27
    directed by Rein Maran
    1990
    chamber group, piano
    Publisher: Edition 49
  • Music for nature film "Cornflower" ["Rukilill"], Op. 21
    1989
    mixed choir, soprano, piano
  • Music for nature film "The Diver" ["Ilmalind"], Op. 22
    directed by Rein Maran
    1989
    chamber group, piano
  • Music for nature film "Lynx’s Story" ["Ilvese lugu"], Op. 18
    directed by Rein Maran
    1988

Music to plays

  • Music for the play "Kalevipoeg to Become a King" [Muusika lavastusele "Kalevipoeg kuningaks!?"]
    2010
    Fp: August 13, 2010, The Great Egg Mountain (Suur Munamägi), directed by Priit Valkna