Peteris Vasks

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The music of Latvian composer Peteris Vasks is often associated with his country's struggle for independence. Indeed, one of his best-known works, the symphony Voices composed in 1990-1991, symbolically…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony for strings ("Stimmen" (Voices)) 1990 26:26 Symphony
Musica dolorosa, for string orchestra 1983 13:23 Orchestral
Tala gaisma (Distant Light), concerto for violin & string orchestra 1996 31:22 Concerto
Cantabile for string orchestra 1979 08:33 Orchestral
Missa, for choir & orchestra 2000 32:52 Vocal Music
String Quartet No. 2 "Sommer Gesänger" 1984 25:38 Chamber Music
Mate suale, for chorus (Mother sun) 1994 05:23 Choral
Message, for string orchestra, percussion & 2 pianos 15:21 Orchestral
Music for a Deceased Friend, for wind quintet 1981 10:45 Chamber Music
Lauda, for orchestra 1986 19:34 Orchestral
Landscape With Birds for flute solo 1980 07:42 Chamber Music
Book (Gramata cellam), for solo cello 1978 13:07 Chamber Music
Dona nobis pacem, for mixed chorus & strings (or organ) 1996 15:02 Choral
Liténe, ballad for 12 part mixed chorus 1992 09:29 Choral
A Little Summer Music, for violin & piano 10:56 Chamber Music
Episodi e canto perpetuo, for violin, cello & piano 1985 27:39 Chamber Music
Poems (3) by Czeslaw Milosz, for countertenor, 2 tenors & baritone 1995 18:36 Vocal Music
Zemgale, cantata for mixed chorus 1989 13:07 Choral
White Landscape, for piano 07:29 Keyboard
Quintet for winds ("Flying Birds") 08:19 Chamber Music
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