Hillar Kareva

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • Fire Worshiper, Op. 9 No. 2 [Tulekummardaja op. 9 nr. 2]
    Ballet number. Dedicated to Ülo Vilimaa
    1966
    (only piano score)
    Manuscript
  • Symphony No. 1 Op. 8
    1. Allegro vivace
    2. Adagio
    3. Vivace con anima
    1965
    25'
    symphony orchestra: 3332, 4331, 1+4, piano, strings
    Manuscript
  • Waltz Caprice Op. 3 [Valss-kapriis op. 3]
    1961
    5'
    symphony orchestra: 3222, 4331, 1+2, harp, strings
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

Works for clarinet and orchestra

  • Clarinet Concerto, Op. 5 No. 1 [Klarnetikontsert op. 5 nr. 1]
    1963
    10'
    clarinet, symphony orchestra: 2202, 2000, 1+1, piano, strings
    Manuscript

Works for saxophone and orchestra

  • Three votives for the muses (Alto Saxophone Concerto No. 2, Op. 32)
    1. Votive for Melphomene. Allegro assai
    2. Votive for Eutherpe. Elegy. Adagio elegiaco
    3. Votive for Terpsichore. 
    Allegro leggiero vivacissimo in fretto
    1986
    18'
    alto saxophone, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4231, 1+2, 2 harps, strings
    Manuscript
  • Alto Saxophone Concerto No. 1, Op. 25
    1976, 2. red. 1981
    12'
    alto saxophone, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4231, 1+3, xylophone, harp, strings (1976)
    alto saxohpone, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2220, 1+1, piano, strings (1981)
     
    Publisher: Edition 49
    Manuscript

Works for trumpet and orchestra

  • Piece for Trumpet and String Orchestra [Pala trompetile ja keelpilliorkesterile]
    Arrangement of Piece for Trumpet and Piano (1969) by Timo Steiner
    2015
    4'
    trumpet, string orchestra
    Fp: Jaan Mesi (trumpet), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Kaspar Mänd; February 12, 2015, Tallinn House of Blackheads

Works for violin and orchestra

  • Violin Concerto, Op. 2 No. 2
    1. Allegro moderato
    2. Andante
    3. Allegro

    1959
    30'
    violin, symphony orchestra: 3222, 4331, 1+1, harp, strings
    Manuscript
  • Violin Concertino [Viiulikontsertiino]
    13'
    solo violin, symphony orchestra

Works for two or more soloists and orchestra

  • Concerto-Vocalise, Op. 14
    1. Moderato, ma più animato
    2. Lento
    3. Vivo
    1971
    26'
    soprano or oboe, flute, chamber orchestra: xylophone, vibraphone, campanella, percussion (1+2), piano, harp, strings
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Moment of Devotion Op. 37 [Hardushetk op. 37]
    1990
    violin, organ
    Manuscript
  • Sound Fragment Op. 36 No. 1 [Helikild op. 36 nr. 1]
    1988
    cello, piano
    Distributor:
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Op. 23
    Four Gem´s
    1. Onyx. Andante espressivo
    2. Jasper. Presto poco angoloso
    3. Agate. Adagio elegiaco
    4. Chrysoprase. Allegro vivacissimo

    1975/1987
    trumpet, piano
    Manuscript
  • Convulsions, Op. 32 No. 3 [Konvulsioonid op. 32 nr. 3]
    1986
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano No. 3, Op. 30 [Sonaat altsaksofonile ja klaverile nr. 3 op. 30]
    1986
    16'
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    Publisher: edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, No. 2, Op. 29 "Colorful Maple Leaves" [Sonaat altsaksofonile ja klaverile nr. 2, op. 29 "Värvilised vahtralehed"]
    1. Allegro assai
    2. Larghetto molto tranquillo
    3. Giocoso vivacissimo

    1985
    15'
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Master of Harmony“, Estonian Record Productions (2003?); Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Kai Ratassepp (piano)
    Publisher: edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Concerto trittico: Tentazione de Paris (Paris's Temptation, Op. 27)
    concerto-triptych
    1. Hera. Andante maestoso
    2. Aphrodite. Andante cantabile, ma giocosamente poco frivolo
    3. Pallas Athena. Allegro assai con fuoco
    1984
    19'
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Master of Harmony“, Estonian Record Productions (2003?); Villu Veski (saxophone), Signe Hiis (piano)
    Distributor: Publication from 1987 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Horn and Piano, Op. 28, No. 1
    1984
    11'
    horn, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 26
    1. Prelude
    2. Allegro

    1982
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Elegy Op. 20 No. 4 [Eleegia op. 20 nr. 4]
    1974
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    Publisher: edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, No. 1, Op. 19
    1. Allegro animato
    2. Andante
    3. Molto vivace

    1974
    15'
    alto saxophone, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Konvulsioonid“, I. Lille, J. Toots (2009); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    CD "International Student's Chamber Music Festival", Estonian Academy of Music (2001); Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano)
    Publisher: edition 49
    Manuscript
  • Concerto-Duo Op 15 [Kontsert-duo op. 15]
    1972
    violin, horn
    Manuscript
  • Quasi una Sonata, Op. 18, No. 1
    1972
    6'
    trumpet, piano
    CD „Estonian trumpet music“, I. Vau (2004); Indrek Vau (trumpet), Mati Mikalai (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Clarinet and Piano No. 2, Op. 17
    1. Sostenuto e pesante
    2. Molto lento e impassionato
    3. Allegro vivace

    1972
    14'
    clarinet, piano
    CD „Variatio Delectat“, Muusikasõprade Selts (2014); Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Diana Liiv (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Concerto Piece (Piece for Trumpet and Piano), Op. 11, No. 2
    also arrangement for trumpet and string orchestra (Timo Steiner, 2015)
    1. Allegro assai
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro vivace

    1969
    trumpet, piano
    CD „Estonian trumpet music“, I. Vau (2004); Indrek Vau (trumpet), Mati Mikalai (piano)
    Publisher: SP Muusikaprojekt
    Manuscript
  • Scherzo, Op. 9 No. 3
    1968
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 3, Op. 10
    1. Melancholic. Andante rubato e molto impressivo
    2. Sanguine. Molto agitato
    3. Phlegmatic. Lento
    4. Choleric. Allegro molto vivace
    1968
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, No. 1, Op. 9 No. 4
    1. Allegro
    2. Lento
    3. Vivace assai

    1967
    10'
    clarinet, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Master of Harmony“, Estonian Record Productions (2003); Hannes Altrov (clarinet), Peep Lassmann (piano)
    Manuscript
  • Sonatina for Cello and Piano, Op. 9 No. 1
    1. Rubato. Molto moderato quasi recitativo
    2. Allegro ma non troppo

    1966
    11'
    cello, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 2, Op. 7
    1. Vivace
    2. Grave
    3. Allegro con brio

    1965
    20'
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sac of Aiolos (Four Winds), Op. 6, No. 2
    suite-sonata
    1. Boreas (North Wind)
    2. Euros (East Wind)
    3. Zephyros (West Wind)
    4. Notos (South Wind)
    1964
    15'
    violin, piano
    Distributor: "West Wind" (publication from 1965) is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript
  • Three Etude Studies, Op. 5 No. 2
    1. Allegro con anima
    2. Nocturne. Andante
    3. Toccata. Presto

    1963
    7'
    double bass, piano
    Manuscript
  • Sonata-Phantasy, Op. 4
    1. Fantasy
    2. Allegro
    1962
    9'
    2 violins
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Master of Harmony“, Estonian Record Productions (2003?); Mati Kärmas (violin)
    Manuscript
  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1, Op. 1
    1. Allegro molto (Allegro con moto)
    2. Andante con tenerezza
    3. Molto vivace

    1955
    25'
    violin, piano
    Manuscript
  • Two Pieces for Flute
    Based on Estonian folk melodies
    1. Lullaby
    2. Shepherd's Dance

    flute, piano
    Manuscript

Trios

  • Trio Nostalgico, Op. 34
    Dedicated to Prof. Eugen Kapp
    1. Largo
    2. Allegro vivacissimo con fuoco

    1988
    16'
    violin, viola, piano
    CD „Hillar Kareva. Master of Harmony“, Estonian Record Productions (2003); Mati Kärmas (violin), Andrus Järvi (vioola), Lilian Semper (klaver)
    Manuscript
  • Four Gems, Op. 23 [Neli gemmi op. 23]
    2. red. for trumpet and piano (1987)
    1. Onyx. Andantino espressivo
    2. Jasper. Presto con angloso
    3. Agate. Adagio elegiaco
    4. Chrysoprase. Allegro vivacissimo
    1975
    18'
    xylophone, vibraphone, piano
    CD „Variatio Delectat“, Muusikasõprade Selts (2014); Madis Metsamart (percussion), Diana Liiv (piano)
    CD „Estonian trumpet music“, I. Vau (2004); Indrek Vau (trumpet), Mati Mikalai (piano)
  • Trio, Op. 12 "Monomitivic Triptych"
    1. Animato con affetto, ma non troppo presto
    2. Lento
    3. Allegretto

    1971
    violin, horn, piano
    Manuscript

Quartets

  • Sonata, Op. 38 No. 1
    from tetralogy of sonatas "Greek Vase Paintings"
    1. Death of the Minotaoros
    2. Procession
    4. Dancing Nereids

    1990
    23'
    saxophone, flute, 2 pianos
    Fp: Jaan Õun (flute), Olavi Kasemaa (saxophone); October 2, 1991, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Sonata, Op. 38 No. 2
    from tetralogy of sonatas "Greek Vase Paintings"
    1. Achilles and Briseis
    2. Andromache's Farewell
    3. Harpies' Fligth

    1990
    20'
    violin, clarinet, 2 pianos
    Fp: Nata-Ly Sakkos (piano), Toivo Peäske (piano), Vello Sakkos (clarinet), Tiiu Heinsalu (violin); March 24, 1993, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript
  • Saxophone Quartet Op. 35
    1. Allegro ma non troppo
    2. Allegro moderato
    3. Adagio
    4. Vivace scherzando, eppure comodo

    1988
    saxophone quartet
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Quintet, Op. 22
    1. Molto vivace
    2. Adagio
    3. Allegro ma non troppo
    1975
    violin, horn, clarinet, cello, piano
    Distributor: Publication from 1978 is available in EMIC Music Shop
    Manuscript

Sextets

  • Autograph, Op. 33 [Autogramm op. 33]
    Dedicated to Herbert Laan
    1986
    10'
    4 violins, 2 violas
    Fp: Mati Kärmas (violin), Mart Traksmann (violin), Tõnu Reimann (violin), Andres Laan (violin), Andrus Järvi (viola), Arne Haasma (voola); February 9, 1987, Tallinn Town Hall
    Manuscript
  • Concerto for French horn, Woodwinds and Piano, Op. 16 [Kontsert metsasarvele, puupillidele ja klaverile op. 16]
    1. Molto vivace
    2. Largo
    3. Allegro
    1972
    17'
    French horn; woodwinds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon; piano
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for flute

  • Reflexes, Op. 20 No. 3
    variational cycle
    1. Andante quasi adagio
    2. Vivace
    3. Moderato ma piu animato
    4. Allegro
    5. Lento
    6. Molto vivo quasi presto

    1974
    flute
    Manuscript

Works for clarinet

  • Impression [Impressioon]
    1970
    3'
    clarinet

Works for trumpet

  • Lament
    1977
    3'
    trumpet
    Manuscript

Works for violin

  • Micro-Sonatine, Op. 20 No. 2 [Mikrosonatiin op. 20 nr. 2]
    1974
    4'
    violin
    Manuscript
  • Cadence [Kadents]
    1969
    violin
    Manuscript

Works for viola

  • Solo da solo a solo, Op. 20 No. 1
    1974
    viola
    Manuscript

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Travellers [Teekäijad]
    short cantata
    1975
    9'
    soloists, mixed choir, symphony orchestra
    Text: Ain Kaalep
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir and instrument(s)

  • To the Victory of Communism
    mixed choir (or ensemble), piano
    Text: Aira Kaal
    Manuscript

Works for female choir and instrument(s)

  • Midsummer
    female choir (ensemble), piano
    Text: Mari-Liis Alamaa
    Manuscript

Works for toddlers’ choir and instrument(s)

  • Ant
    1961
    children's choir, piano
    Text: V. Sokolov
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) and orchestra

  • In the Middle of a Deep Forest, Op. 2 No. 1
    ballad
    1956
    baritone, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2000, percussion, harp, strings
    Text: Anna Haava
    Manuscript
  • Why Did You Come So Late? [Miks tulid nii hilja?]
    written before 1965
    vocal, light music orchestra

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • Three Songs on Lyrics by Marie Under, Op. 36 No. 2
    1. Afar
    2. Raining, Raining
    3. Fugitive

    1988
    tenor, piano
    Text: Marie Under
    Manuscript
  • Action Day, Op. 31, No. 1
    1986
    5'
    bass, piano
    Text: Hillar Kareva
    Manuscript
  • Morning, Op. 29, No. 2
    1985
    male voice, piano
    Text: Ain Kaalep
    Manuscript
  • Evening, Op. 28, No. 3
    1984
    bass, piano
    Text: Ellen Niit
    Manuscript
  • Light Night, Op. 28 No. 2
    ballad
    1984
    bass, piano
    Text: Aino Kallas
    Manuscript
  • Song About Hope, Op. 24, No. 3
    1979
    3'
    mezzo soprano, piano
    Text: Doris Kareva
    Manuscript
  • White Clovers, Op. 24, No. 4
    ballade
    1979
    soprano, piano
    Text: Hillar Kareva
    Manuscript
  • Your Words, Op. 18, No. 2
    ballad-diptych
    1. Molto lento
    2. Andantino

    1973
    6'
    soprano, piano
    Text: Heljo Mänd
    Manuscript
  • Nighttime Moments, Op. 6 No. 2
    vocal cycle
    1. The Night of March Chimes
    2. A Midsummer Night
    3. Autumn Night
    4. New Year's Eve
    1964
    9'
    mezzo soprano, piano
    Text: Astrid Pirn
    Manuscript
  • Winterparish Tailor
    1964
    bass, piano
    Text: Helgi Muller
    Manuscript
  • Ballade [Ballaad]
    voice, piano
  • Hay Drawing
    voice, piano
    Text: Ilmi Kolla
    Manuscript
  • In the Middle of a Deep Forest
    voice, piano
    Text: Anna Haava
    Manuscript
  • Lull Kind Child
    Estonian folk melody
    voice, piano
    Text: folklore
    Manuscript
  • Midsummer
    female choir (ensemble), piano
    Text: Mari-Liis Alamaa
    Manuscript
  • Sunbeam, Op. 39 No. 1
    bass, piano
    Text: Astrid Pirn
    Manuscript
  • To My Son
    voice, piano
    Text: Ralf Parve
    Manuscript
  • To the Victory of Communism
    mixed choir (or ensemble), piano
    Text: Aira Kaal
    Manuscript

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

  • Waltz for Old School Friends
    voice, clarinet, accordion, guitar, bass
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript

Works for voice(s) with chord symbols or unspecified accompaniment

  • Why Did You Come So Late
    1966
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • Birthday Walz
    voice, accompaniment
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Water Flood [Vetevoog]
    1965
    mixed choir
    Text: Kaarel Korsen
  • September Song [Septembrilaul]
    2'
    soloist, mixed choir
    Text: Kurt Weill

Works for female choir a cappella

  • By the Sea
    female choir
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript
  • To Lenin
    female choir
    Text: Andrei Malõško
    Manuscript

Works for male choir a cappella

  • Eat, In-Laws, Drink, In-Laws [Sööge, langud, jooge, langud]
    1957
    male choir
    Text: folklore

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Songs for children

  • Laundry Day
    Song for children. Written before 1965
    voice, flute, clarinet, accordion, vibraphone, guitar, bass
    Text: Heldur Karmo
    Manuscript

POPULAR MUSIC

Works for light music orchestra

  • Melody [Meloodia]
    1962
    3'
    trumpet, orchestra: 2 alto saxophones, 2 tenor saxophones, 1 baritone saxophone, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, guitar, percussion, piano, double bass
    CD "Abi Zeider. Archive recordings 1959-1984", Everi Vähi (2013); Abi Zeider (trumpet), The Variety Orchestra of Estonian TV and Radio, conductor Rostislav Merkulov
    Manuscript

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • Boys From Our Village
    arranged by Hillar Kareva
    instrumental trio: accordion, guitar, bass
    Manuscript
  • Wedding Musicians (Nikolai Goldschmidt)
    Arrangement by Hillar Kareva after Nikolai Goldschmidt
    instrumental trio: accordion, guitar, bass
    Manuscript