Igor Garšnek

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Symphony No. 2 [Sümfoonia nr. 2]
    1984/1989
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+2, celesta, harp, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arvo Volmer; November 16, 1989, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian New Music Days Festival
  • Symphony No. 1 [Sümfoonia nr. 1]
    1982
    11'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4321, 1+2, celesta, harp, piano, strings

Works for chamber orchestra

  • Aqua
    1990
    chamber orchestra
  • Funeral Music [Leinamuusika]
    1979
    7'
    chamber orchestra: percussion (3), strings

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for guitar and orchestra

  • Guitar Concerto [Kitarrikontsert]
    1986
    electric guitar, rock ensemble, symphony orchestra

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

  • Jurassic Park
    2003
    7'
    wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trombone), timpani, marimba, piano, strings
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; April 10, 2003, Kanuti Guild Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Minstrel
    CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Igor Garšnek (keyborads), Nevil Blumberg (guitars, percussion), Valdeko Puulinn (recorder)
  • Romantic Ballade [Romantiline ballaad]
    CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Igor Garšnek (keyboards), Nevil Blumberg (guitars, percussion)
  • The Snake King
    CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Igor Garšnek (keyborads), Nevil Blumberg (guitars, percussion), Valdeko Puulinn (recorder)

Duos

  • Dona nobis pacem
    2004
    guitar, organ

Quartets

  • Contradictio
    1994
    saxophone quartet
  • Contradictio
    1994
    saxophone quartet
  • Elements [Elemendid]
    1993
    5'
    saxophone quartet

String quartets

  • String Quartet [Keelpillikvartett]
    1979
    string quartet

Quintets

  • 2008
    string quartet, synthesizer
    Fp: Tobias String Quartet, Igor Garšnek (synthesizer); June 19, 2008, Suure-Jaani Church, Suure-Jaani Music Festival

Wind quintets

  • Wind Quintet [Puhkpillikvintett]
    1982
    wind quintet

Sextets

  • Action: David and Goliath
    2001
    2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, harpsichord/piano
  • Fugue Magic [Fuuga mustkunst]
    2000
    2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, harpsichord/piano
    Publisher: Eres Edition

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for double bass

  • 2000
    bass guitar or double bass

Works for piano

  • Quadra
    2006
    piano
    Fp: Marko Marti (piano); March 25, 2006, St. Anthony Chapel of the St. Nicholas’ Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
  • Piano Sonatine [Klaverisonatiin]
    1985
    piano

Works for organ

  • Suite [Süit]
    2002
    organ
    Fp: Andres Uibo (organ); May 5, 2002, Tallinn
  • 2002
    7'
    organ
    Fp: Andres Uibo (organ); April 4, 2002, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • Sounds [Kõlad]
    1982
    organ
    Publisher: Eres Edition
  • Three Conditions [Kolm seisundit]
    1. Condition I. Larghetto
    2. Condition II
    3. Condition III. Largo

    1978
    6'
    organ
    CD „Spectrum”, Eesti Raadio (2006). Andres Uibo
    CD „Sequenzen: Europäische Orgelmusik des 20. Jahrhunderts”, Label Harp (2002). Andres Uibo
    CD “Eesti orelimuusika”, Eres (1994). Andres Uibo (organ)
    Publisher: Eres Edition
    Manuscript

Works for other instrument

  • 2000
    bass guitar or double bass

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • Animal Farm [Loomade farm]
    rock oratorio
    1989
    soloist, mixed choir, rock ensemble
    Text: Urmas Alender after George Orwell
  • Christmas Songs [Jõululood]
    1. Waiting for Christmas
    2. Christmas Night
    3. Christmas Tree
    4. Jesus Is Born
    1988
    soloist, mixed choir, rock ensemble
    Text: Urmas Alender
  • Marriage Cantata [Abielukantaat]
    1986
    soloist, mixed choir, guitar, double bass, bass guitar
    Text: Hando Runnel, marriage and family code

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • Dynamis
    1993
  • Alchemy [Alkeemia]
    1991
    12'
    Fp: February 21, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Nyyd Festival
  • Syntomania [Syntomaania]
    1990
  • Fluid [Fluidum]
    1986
  • Spreading [Valgumine]
    1986
  • Grotto [Grott]
    1985
    CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Igor Garšnek (keyboards), Nevil Blumberg (guitars, percussion)
  • Meditative Landscape [Meditatiivne maastik]
    1985
    CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Salvestus: CD “Synopsis”, Boheme (2000). Igor Garšnek (keyboards), Nevil Blumberg (guitars, percussion)

INCIDENTAL MUSIC

Film music

  • Music for the feature film „The Baltic Love“ [Muusika mängufilmile „Balti armastuslood”]
    Exitfilm, directed by Peeter Urbla
    1992
  • Music for the documentary „Johannes Hint“ [Muusika dokumentaalfilmile „Johannes Hint”]
    Tallinnfilm, directed by Andres Sööt
    1989
  • Music for the puppet film „Life and Death“ („Life and Death“, „Beguest“, „Desert“) [Muusika nukufilmile „Elu ja surm” („Elu ja surm“, „Pärandus“, „Kõrb“)]
    Nukufilm, directed by Olav Villmann, Andres Mänd and Leho Mägedi
    1989

Music for TV broadcasts and series

  • Music for the telveision documentary series „Animal Clinic“ [Muusika dokumentaalseriaalile „Loomakliinik”]
    Baltic Film Production, directed by Marianna Kaat
    1999

Music to plays

  • Music for Eno Raud's children’s play „The Gift of the Pusapratipundara’s Prince“ [Muusika Eno Raua lastenäidendile „Pusapratipundara printsi kingitus“]
    1985
    Fp: May 4, 1985, State Academic Theatre Vanemuine, directed by Raivo Adlas

POPULAR MUSIC

Instrumental works

  • Dr. Frankenstein
    Co-author Kaur Garšnek
    2018
    4'

Popular songs

  • Wandering Aengus
    1991
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: William Butler Yeats
  • Land of the Soul [Hingemaa]
    1990
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Malle Värk
  • Secret Paths [Salajased teed]
    1989
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: I. Makarov
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • Transience [Kaduvik]
    1989
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ansambel Data
  • Dog-faced Men [Koerakoonlased]
    1988
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: I. Makarov
  • Ihihii and hahahaa [Ihihii ja hahahaa]
    a collaborative composition with Urmas Alender and S. P. Gulliver
    1988
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • The Call of the Coral Islands [Korallsaarte kutse]
    1988
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Malle Värk
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • The Last Soldier [Viimne sõdur]
    1988
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
  • Fire Bell [Tulekell]
    1987
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Must lind”, Forte (1994). Ensemble Ruja
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • What to Do? [Mis teha?]
    a collaborative composition with Jaanus Nõgisto
    1987
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek, Jaanus Nõgisto
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Are You Lake? [Oled sa järv?]
    1986
    5'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD "Armastus eesti moodi", Mängutoos (2019); Tuuli Velling
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Broken Flowers [Murtud lilled]
    1986
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Hando Runnel
    CD “Must lind”, Forte (1994). Ensemble Ruja
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Overture with Scream [Avamäng karjega]
    1986
    2'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • The Visage of Fatherland [Isamaa pale]
    1986
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Hando Runnel
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Two-faced Janus [Kahe näoga Janus]
    a collaborative composition with Urmas Alender and Jaanus Nõgisto
    1986
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Awake, Seeking Spirit [Ärka, otsiv vaim]
    1985
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Blind War [Pime sõda]
    1985
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Bridge Burners [Sildade põletajad]
    1985
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Malle Värk
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Narrowing [Ahtumine]
    a collaborative composition with Urmas Alender and Jaanus Nõgisto
    1985
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Artur Alliksaar
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • The Time Is Like a Train [Aeg on nagu rong]
    1985
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Malle Värk
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • What Wolud You Do Then? [Mida teeksid siis?]
    a collaborative composition with Urmas Alender and Jaanus Nõgisto
    1985
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Must lind”, Forte (1994). Ensemble Ruja
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Who Wants to Be Liked [Kes meeldida tahab]
    1985
    3'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Juhan Liiv
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
  • Estonian Guy in the United States of America [Eesti mees Ameerikas]
    A collaborative composition with T. Aunaste
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek, Urmas Alender
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • Heavenly Riders [Taevased ratsamehed]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
    CD “Kohtumine Albertiga”, Alender-Leht (2003). Ensemble Data
  • On the Edge of the World [Maailma äärel]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • Our Life [Meie elu]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • Over the Land, over the Sea [Üle mere, üle maa]
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Igor Garšnek
    CD „Kõik läheb mööda”, Strangiato (2009). Ensemble Data
  • Swan Song [Luigelaul]
    4'
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Urmas Alender
    CD “Urmas Alenderi laule”, T. Kadajas (2009). Tajo Kadajas, Vladimir Petuhhov
    CD “Need ei vaata tagasi...” Osa 2, HyperElwood (1999). Ensemble Ruja
    CD “Must lind”, Forte (1994). Ensemble Ruja