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
Symphony for strings ("Stimmen" (Voices)) 1990 Symphony
Klusas dziesmas (Silent Songs), for chorus 1979 Choral
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
Te Deum for organ 1991 Keyboard
Landscape With Birds for flute solo 1980 Chamber Music
Music for a Deceased Friend, for wind quintet 1981 Chamber Music
Gadalaiki (The Seasons), for piano 1995 Keyboard
Piano Quartet 2000 Chamber Music
Message, for string orchestra, percussion & 2 pianos Orchestral
The Fruit of Silence, for chorus (or chorus & piano) 2013 Choral
String Quartet No. 3 1995 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2 1998 Symphony
String Quartet No. 2 "Sommer Gesänger" 1984 Chamber Music
Viatore, for organ (Hommage à Arvo Pärt) 2002 Keyboard
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