Veljo Tormis

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Prominent Estonian composer Veljo Tormis is mostly known for his masterly, folk-inspired choral compositions. Perusing his works list, one is amazed at its lopsided appearance: while Tormis wrote songs,…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Singing aboard ship, for alto soloist & chorus 1983 05:20 Choral
The Bishop and the pagan, for countertenor voice, 2 tenor voices & male choir 1992 09:40 Choral
Estonian (4) Lullabies 06:23 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Kullervo's Message 1994 10:21 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Raua needmine, for mixed choir, tenor, bass & shaman drum 10:27 Vocal Music
Curse upon iron, for tenor voice, bass voice, mixed chorus & shaman drem 1972 10:21 Choral
Bridge of Song, for chorus 1981 04:13 Choral
St. John's Day songs for midsummer's eve: St. John's steed 01:19 Choral
Kurvameelset Laulu (3) (3 Sorrowful Songs), for voice & ensemble 12:26 Vocal Music
St. John's Day songs for midsummer's eve: St. John's song 05:31 Choral
Estonian Harvest Songs (9), for chorus 1987 10:36 Choral
St. John's Day songs for midsummer's eve: Call to the midsummer bonfire 2 01:17 Choral
Songs (2) after Ernst Enno 1948 07:50 Choral
Estonian Lyric Folk Songs (13), for chorus 1972 20:26 Choral
St. John's Day songs for midsummer's eve: Why we look forward to St. John's arrival 02:10 Choral
Songs (3) from the epic "Kalevipoeg", for chorus 1960 11:26 Choral
St. John's Day songs for midsummer's eve: Fire incantation 01:15 Choral
Estonian game songs (3): No. 3, Boat game 02:53
Estonian Children's Songs (6), for chorus 1989 05:41 Choral
Game Songs (4) from Sangaste, for chorus 1981 07:35 Choral
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