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
Musica dolorosa, for string orchestra 1983 Orchestral
Cantabile for string orchestra 1979 Orchestral
Tala gaisma (Distant Light), concerto for violin & string orchestra 1996 Concerto
Episodi e canto perpetuo, for violin, cello & piano 1985 Chamber Music
Klusas dziesmas (Silent Songs), for chorus 1979 Choral
Symphony for strings ("Stimmen" (Voices)) 1990 Symphony
Book (Gramata cellam), for solo cello 1978 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 4 1999 Chamber Music
Dona nobis pacem, for mixed chorus & strings (or organ) 1996 Choral
Message, for string orchestra, percussion & 2 pianos Orchestral
Music for a Deceased Friend, for wind quintet 1981 Chamber Music
Landscape With Birds for flute solo 1980 Chamber Music
Piano Quartet 2000 Chamber Music
Te Deum for organ 1991 Keyboard
Ziles zina (The Message of the Titmouse), for chorus 1981 Choral
A Little Summer Music, for violin & piano Chamber Music
Concerto for English horn 1989 Concerto
Lauda, for orchestra 1986 Orchestral
Lidzenuma ainavas (Plainscapes), for chorus, violin & cello 2002 Choral
String Quartet No. 2 "Sommer Gesänger" 1984 Chamber Music
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