Arvo Pärt

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 1 February 2014


Born

11 September 1935 in Paide (Estland).

Education

At Music College of Tallinn (piano and musicaltheory under Tormis). From 1957 until 1963 at Tallinn Conservatory (composition under Heino Eller).

Works

"Music for a Children's Theatre", four easy dances for piano (1956-1957)
1. Puss in Boots - 2. Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf - 3. Butterflies - 4. Dance of the Ducklings.

CD Eres CD 06: Peep Lassmann (piano(

Sonatina opus 1 No. 1 for piano (1958)
LP Melodiya D 5480-81: Bruno Lukk (piano)
CD Black Box BBM 1071: Stephen De Pledge (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
Sonatina opus 1 No. 2 for piano (1959)
LP Melodiya D 029569-70: Mart Lille (piano)
CD Black Box BBM 1071: Stephen De Pledge (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
Partita for piano opus 2 (1958)
LP Lico Ilgi Spéléjosa D 00516-17: Bruno Lukk (piano)
CD Delos DRD 2008: Vladimir Yurigin-Klevke (piano)
CD Eesti Klaveriõpetajate Ühing: Bruno Lukk (piano)
CD Finlandia 995 704 2: Lauri Väinmaa (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 10015: Vladimir Yurigin-Klevke (piano)
"Meie aed (Our Garden)" for children's chorus and orchestra opus 3 (1959)
Text by Eno Raud.
Sung in Estonian.

LP Melodiya D 007113-14: Childrens Choir of Tallinn Pioneers' Palace, Estonian RSO, Roman Matsov (conductor)
LP Melodiya D 15719-20: Childrens Choir of the Institute of Artistic Education, USSR Radio SO, V. Jessipov (conductor)

"Nekrolog" for orchestra opus 5 (1960)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD Melisma 7115-2: Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfelz, John Carewe (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 212 2: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
Vändra Polka, Estonian folk song, arranged by Arvo Pärt
LP Melodiya C30 05069-70: Kvartett RAM-3 with piano accompaniment
LP Melodiya C32 06887-8: Kvartett RAM-1 with accompaniment of accordion, bass and drums
Symphony No. 1 "Polyphonic" (1963)
LP Melodiya D 018049: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
LP Melodiya D 018049-25076: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Audiophile Classics APC 101.058: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norets (conductor)
CD BIS CD 434: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD Manchester Classics CDMAN 135: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norits (cond)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: (Second movement) Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 212 2: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45630 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
"Quintettino", windquintet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn opus 13 (1963)
1. Schnell - 1 minute
2. Langsam - 1 minute 30 seconds
3. Maessig - 1 minute

LP Melodiya D 20547-48: Estonian Philharmonic Wind Quintet
LP Melodiya C10 08333-4: J.Tamm Wind Quintet
CD BIS CD 1434: Berlin Philhamonic Wind Quintet: Andreas Wittmann (oboe), Fergus McWilliam (horn), Henning Trog (bassoon), Walter Seyfarth (clarinet), Michael Hasel (flute)
CD Philips 432 252 2: Lockenhaus Ensemble
CD Fifty-Fifty FFCD 1010: Turku Ensemble

"Perpetuum Mobile" for orchestra opus 10 (1963)
LP Melodiya D 018049: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
LP Melodiya D 018049-25076: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD BIS CD 434: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
"Diagrams" for piano opus 11 (1964)
LP Melodiya D 029569-70: Mart Lille (piano)
LP Melodiya C10-06869-70: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
"Musica Syllabica" for twelve instruments (1964)
LP Melodiya D 018049-25076: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Eri Klas (conductor)
Solfeggio for SATB chorus (1964)
Revised in 1996.
Wordless text.

CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMX 2907126: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD HMV Classics 574 050 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"Collage on B-A-C-H" for string orchestra, oboe, harpsichord and piano (1964)
LP Melodiya D 018049-25076: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Audiophile Classics APC 101.058: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norets (conductor)
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques-Kantorow (conductor)
CD Capriccio 67 079: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Manchester Classics CDMAN 135: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norits (cond)
CD Naxos 8.554591: Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.8 558182/3: Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor)
CD RCA Victor Artistes Repertoire 82876 502682: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 668 061 2: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
Music to the film "Mäeküla Piimamees" (1965)
Video Tallinnfilm: Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, Eri Klas (conductor)
Symphony No. 2 (1966)
CD BIS 434: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45630 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
"Pro and Contra", concerto for cello and orchestra (1966)
LP Melodiya D 018049-25076: Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Toomas Velmet (cello)
LP Melodiya C10 28381 000: Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, Peeter Lilje (conductor), Allar Kaasik (cello)
CD Audiophile Classics APC 101.058: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norets (conductor), Vadim Messermann (cello)
CD BIS CD 434: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Frans Helmerson (cello)
CD Manchester Classics CDMAN 135: Congress Orchestra, Vladimir Norits (cond), Vadim Messerman (cello)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Frans Helmerson (cello)
Music to the animated film "Kurepoeg" (1967)
Video Tallinnfilm
Music to the animated film "Operaator Kõpsi Seiklused" (1964-1968)
Video Tallinnfilm
"Credo" for piano, mixed chorus and orchestra (1968)
Sung in Latin.

CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Deutsche Grammophon CD 471 769-2: Swedish Radio Choir, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Hélène Grimaud (piano)

Symphony No. 3 (1971)
CD BIS 434: Bamberg Symphony, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Deutsche Grammophon 457 647 2: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Angel CDC 5 55619 2: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Frans Welser-Möst (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.554591: Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: (Third movement) Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
Music to the animated film "Putukate Suvemäangud" (1971)
Video Tallinnfilm
"Song to the Beloved", symphonic cantata (1972)

Music to the animated film "Veealused" (1973)

Video Tallinnfilm
Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra

"If Bach Had Looked for Bees (Wenn Bach Bienen Gezüchtet Hätte)" for piano, string orchestra and wind quintet (1976)

Second version in 1984.
Third version in 2001.

CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD MCA Classics AED 68000: Soviet Ministry of Culture Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor)

"For Alina" for piano (1976)
Duration: 3 minutes.

CD ABC Classics 456 668 2: Stephanie McCallum (piano)
CD ABC Classics 456 671 2: Stephanie McCallum (piano)
CD Artworks AW010: Tamara Anna Cislowska (piano)
CD BIS CD 702: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Jurgen Kruse (piano)
CD Classico CLASSCD 165: Elisabeth Klein (piano)
CD DB CD56: Helge Antoni (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1377 (839 659 2): Werner Bärtschi (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1591: Alexander Malter (piano)
CD JARO 4136: Johannes Cernota (piano)
CD Koch International Classics 373 012: David Arden (piano)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
CD Proprius PRCD 9113: Käbi Laretei (piano)

"Trivium" for organ (1976)
CD ECM New Series 1431 (849 655 2): Christopher Bowers Broadbent (organ)
CD Loft Recordings LRCD 1005-1007: Robert Bates (organ)
CD MCA Classics AED 68000: Alexei Lubimov (organ)
CD New Albion NA074 CD: Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ)
CD Nimbus NI 5675: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD Priory PRCD 643: John Scott (organ)
CD Winter & Winter 910 055 2: Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)
"To the Waters to Babel We Were Sitting and Crying" after Psalm 137 for soprano, counter-tenor, baritone, tenor and instruments (1976)

Originally titled "In Spe".
Only the vowels of the Latin text are sung.
Duration: 8 minutes.
Arrangement for voices and small ensemble in 1984.
Arrangement for voices and small ensemble in 1994.
Arrangement for SATB choir and organ by C. Bowers-Broadbent in 1991.
Arrangement for trombone and chamber orchestra by Christian Lindberg in 1993.
Arrangement for trombone, two clarinets, horn and strings in 1996.
Arrangement for for SATB chorus and string quartet in 1997.

CD ECM 1325 (831 959 2): (version for vocal group and organ) Hilliard Ensemble
CD CCn'C 00692: (instrumental version for early music ensemble) Hortus Musicus Tallinn, Andres Mustonen (cond)
CD CCn'C 01512: (instrumental version for early music ensemble) Hortus Musicus Tallinn, Andres Mustonen (cond)

Variations to the Recovery of Arinushka" for piano (1977)
Duration: 4 minutes.

CD BIS CD 702: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD BIS CD 1434: Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Jurgen Kruse (piano)
CD Catalyst 09026 68331 2: Kalle Randalu (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 09026 63238 2: Kalle Randalu (piano)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 74321 26855 2: Kalle Randalu (piano)
CD Classico CLASSCD 270: Elisabeth Klein (piano)
CD Koch International Classics 373 012: David Arden (piano)
CD Linn CKD 111: Elena Riu (piano)
CD Mode 31: Haydée Schvartz (piano)

"Arbos for seven voices" for chamberensemble (1977)
CD CCn'C 01512: (arrangement for early music ensemble) Hortus Musicus Tallinn, Andres Mustonen
CD Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 619 10745-2: (arrangement for reed quintet by Eduard Wesly) Calefax Reed Quintet
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Stuttgart State Orchestra, Brass Ensemble
CD ECM New Series 1405 (841 089 2): Stuttgart State Orchestra, Brass Ensemble

"Arbos for seven voices" for seven recorders and three triangles (1981)

"Arbos for seven voices" for brass octet and percussion (1986)

"Tabula Rasa" for two violins (or violin and viola), prepared piano and stringorchestra (1977)
Duration: 26 minutes.
CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
Audiophile Classics APC 101.058: Congress Orchestra, Paolo Gatto (conductor), Crtomir Siskovic, Victor Kuleshov
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jan Söderblom, Tero Latvala
CD Chandos CHAN 9590: I Musici de Montreal, Yuli Turovsky (conductor), Natalya Turovsky, Catherine Perrin
CD Deutsche Grammophon 457 647 2: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Adele Anthony, Gil Shaham
CD ECM New Series 1275 (817 764 2): Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Gidon Kremer, Tatjana Grindenko
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Tasmin Little, Richard Studt
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Tasmin Little, Richard Studt
CD Manchester Classics CDMAN 135: Congress Orchestra, Paolo Gatto (cond), Crtomir Siskovich and Victor Kuleshov (violin), Peter Laul (piano)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Tasmin Little, Richard Studt
CD Naxos 8.554591: Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor), Rebecca Hirsch & Leslie Hatfield (violin)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa (conductor), Rebecca Hirsch & Leslie Hatfield (violin)
CD Nonesuch 979 582 2: Kremerata Baltica, eri Klas (conductor), Gidon Kremer, Tatjana Grindenko
"Summa" for tenor and baritone (or chorus) and six instruments (1977)
Revised in 1996.
Duration: 5 minutes.
Version for soprano, counter-tenor, tenor and baritone.

CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
CD ATMA ACD 22310: Montreal Studio for Ancient Music Choir
CD Chinook Wind CW 97029: Northwest Chamber Chorus, Steven M. Demorest (conductor)
CD Collins Classics 1472-2: BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)
CD Collins Classics 1615-2: BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Hilliard Ensemble
CD ECM New Series 1614/15 (453 259 2): Hilliard Ensemble
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 572 815 2: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 0946 3 75935 2 3: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Eminence 565 903 2: Vasari Singers
CD Estonian Record Productions ERP 2309: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales Tallinn Sinfonietta, Risto Joost (cond)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2: Vasari Singers
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: Vasari Singers
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Proud Sound PROU CD 136: Oxford Pro Musica Singers

"Summa" for violin, two violas and cello (1990)

"Summa" for string quartet (1991)
CD ATMA ACD 22310: Franz Joseph String Quartet
CD Nonesuch 979 504 2: Kronos Quartet
CD Glissando 779 003 2: Smith Quartet
CD Virgin Classics VC 5 45023 2: Chilingirian Quartet

"Summa" for string orchestra (1991)
CD Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkestri Kontsert: Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkester, Everett Lee (conductor)
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques-Kantorow (conductor)
CD Capriccio 67 079: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Angel 566 342 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2 : Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor)
CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)

"Summa": other arrangements
CD CCn'C 01512: (arrangement for early music ensemble) Hortus Musicus Tallinn, Andres Mustonen (conductor)
CD Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 619 10745-2: (arranged for reed quintet by Eduard Wesly) Calefax Reed Quintet
CD ORF CD MP 30/1-6: (version for tenor, baritone and six instruments) Helmut Wildhaber, Kurt Rydl, Ensemble des 20.Jahrhunderts, Peter Burwick (conductor)

"Cantata Domino Canticum Novum" (Psalm 95) for chorus or soloists and organ (1977)
Sung in Latin.
Revision in 1996.

CD Brioso BR 120: Handel Choir of Baltimore, T. Herbert Dimmock (conductor)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor), Ene Salumae (organ)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"Missa Syllabica" for voices and instruments (1977)
Revised in 1996 for SATB chorus or soloists and organ. Sung in Latin.
Revised in 1997 for SATB chorus a cappella.

CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor), Christopher Bowers-Broadbent & Ene Salumae (organ)
CD Erasmus WVH 054: Cappella Breda, Ensemble Calefax
CD Regis RRC 1003 : Cappella Breda, Ensemble Calefax
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor), Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organ)
CD Nonesuch 979 504 2: Kronos Quartet, Ellen Hargin, Suzanne Elder, Neal Rogers, Paul Hillier
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"Fratres" for chamber ensemble of early or modern instruments (1977)
"Fratres" for violin and piano (1980)
Duration: 10 minutes.
CD Arts United MM 1003: Glenn Basham (violin), Jodie De Salvo (piano)
CD BIS CD 1392: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Angela Yoffe (piano)
CD BIS CD 1434: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Angela Yoffe (piano)
CD Black Box BBM 1025: Roman Mints (violin), Evgenia Chudinovich(piano)
CD Catalyst 661 824 2: Maria Bachmann (violin), Jon Klibonoff (piano)
CD Catalyst 661 878 2: Maria Bachmann (violin), Jon Klibonoff (piano)
CD CDM 00194: Diego Conti (violin), Monica de Matteis (piano)
CD Chamber Sound CSCD 99028: Wieska Szymczynska (violin), Bénédicte Haid (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1275 (817 764 2): Gidon Kremer (violin), Keith Jarrett (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1405 (841 089 2): Gidon Kremer (violin), Keith Jarrett (piano)
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2: Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
CD Varese Sarabande VSD 5780 : Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
CD Fibonacci FIBO-002: Damien Pardoen (violin), Stéphane De May (piano)
CD Proud Sound PROU CD 139: Rusne Mataityte (violin), Margrit Julia Zimmermann (piano)

"Fratres" for four cellos (1983)
CD Arsis 98060: Cello Quartet Amsterdam
CD Cellissimo: Ensemble Cellissimo
CD Sony Classical SK 61753: Alastair Blayden, Michael Stirling & Moray Walsh
CD Supraphon SU 3425-2 131: Jirí Bárta, Jitka Vlašánková, Petr Hejny and Jaroslav Kulhan

"Fratres" for eight cellos (1983)
CD Etcetera KTC 1252: Conjunto Ibérico Cello Octet, Elias Arizcuren (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor)
CD TMD 099411: Conjunto Ibérico, Elias Arizcuren (conductor)
CD Transes Europeennes TE013: L'Octuor De Violincelles

"Fratres" for twelve cellos (1983)
CD ECM New Series 1275 (817 764 2): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

"Fratres" for string orchestra and percussion (1983)
CD Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkestri Kontsert: Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkester, Everett Lee (conductor)
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques-Kantorow (conductor)
CD Capriccio 67 079: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Angel 56402: London Philharmonic, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)
CD EMI Classics 471 689 2: London Philharmonic, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)
CD EMI Angel CDC 5 55619 2: London Philharmonic, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)
CD Globe GLO5252: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Risto Joost (cond)
CD Koch International Classics KICCD 7597: Galicia Symphony Orchestra, Victor Pablo Pérez (conducor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: London Philharmonic, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor), Antal Eisrich & Miklós Kovács (percussion)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3 : Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor), Antal Eisrich & Miklós Kovács (percussion)
CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)
CD Telarc CD 89111: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)
CD VSO Records VSO102: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Clyde Mitchell (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD Wellspring WSPRINGCD 16 CD: The Wellspring Ensemble

"Fratres" for string quartet, arranged by Arvo Pärt (1985)
Duration: 10 minutes.
CD ATMA ACD 22310: Franz Joseph String Quartet
CD BIS CD 574: Tallinn Quartet
CD BIS Cd 1434: Tallinn Quartet
CD Collins Classics 14752: Duke Quartet
CD FG Classics FGCD 1071: Tallinn Quartet
CD Naxos 8.553750: Béla Nagy, Katalin Schneider, Rezso Hajna, Judit Kis Domonkos
CD Virgin Classics VC 5 45023 2: Chilingirian Quartet

"Fratres" for string quartet, arranged by Thomas Höfer
CD Nonesuch 979 181 2: Kronos Quartet
CD Nonesuch 979 221 2: Kronos Quartet
CD Nonesuch 979 504 2: Kronos Quartet

"Fratres" for cello and piano, arranged by Dietmar Schwalke (1989)
CD Carlton/IMP Classics 30367 02362: Ulrich Boeckheler (cello), Susan Starr (piano)
CD Ethic CD197525: Friedrich Kleinhapl (cello), Jeanne Mikitka (piano)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Tibor Parkanyi (cello), Sandor Falvai (piano)
CD Quartz QTZ 2032: Matthew Barley (cello), Stephen De Pledge (piano)
CD Supraphon 112 156 2: Jiri Barta (cello), Marian Lapsansky (piano)
CD Telarc CD 80387: France Springuel (cello), Mireille Gleizes (piano)

"Fratres" for wind octet and percussion, arranged by Beat Briner (1990)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor)
CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)

"Fratres" for violin, stringorchestra and percussion (1992)
CD Deutsche Grammophon 457 647 2: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Gil Shaham (violin)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor), Béla Nagy (violin) CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Peter Manning (conductor)
CD Teldec 0630 14654 2: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, Gidon Kremer (Violin/conductor)

"Fratres" for trombone, string orchestra and percussion (1994)

"Fratres" for cello, string orchestra and percussion (1995)

"Fratres" for guitar, string orchestra and percussion (2002)

"Fratres" for viola and piano (2003)

"Fratres": other arrangements
CD Black Box BBM 1068: Matthew Barley (cello)
CD Czardas Duo: (arrangement for cello and accordion by Matthew Forbes & Ian Watson) The Czardas Duo: Matthew Forbes (cello), Ian Watson (accordion)
CD Discipline Global Music DGM 9501 2: (arrangement for guitar trio by Hideyo Moriya, Bert Lams & Paul Richards) California Guitar Trio
CD N-Gram 0630 10722 2: (arrangement for electronics by William Orbit) William Orbit (electronics)

"Mirror in Mirror (Spiegel Im Spiegel)" for cello and piano (1978)
Duration: 8 minutes.
CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
CD Arktos 95011 CD: Ronda Metszies (cello), Greg Caisley (piano)
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Sebastian Klinger (cello), Jurgen Kruse (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1591: Dietmar Schwalke (cello), Alexander Malter (piano)
CD Ethic CD 197525: Friedrich Kleinhapl (cello), Jeanne Mikitka (piano)
CD Koch Schwann 310 091 2: David Geringas (cello), Tatjana Schatz (piano)
CD Koch Schwann 317 082: David Geringas (cello), Tatjana Schatz (piano)
CD Marquis Classics 81231 2: Amanda Forsyth (cello), Peter Longworth (piano)

"Mirror in Mirror (Spiegel Im Spiegel)" for violin and piano (1978)
Duration: 8 minutes.
LP Eurodisc 201 264-366: Gidon Kremer (violin), Elena Kremer (piano)
CD Arts United MM 1003: Glenn Basham & Jodie De Salvo (piano)
CD BIS CD 1392: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Angela Yoffe (piano)
CD BIS CD 1434: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Angela Yoffe (piano)
CD Black Box BBM 1057: Rebecca Hirsch (violin), John Lenehan (piano)
CD Black Box BBM 1071: Thomas Kemp (violin), Stephen De Pledge (piano)
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Benjamin Hudson (violin), Jurgen Kruse (piano)
CD DG 477 9299: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Helene Grimaud (piano)
CD ECM 1591: Vladimir Spivakov (violin), Sergej Bezrodny (piano)
CD ECM New Series ECM 1959: Alexander Trostiansky (violin), Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD Eres CD 08: Urmas Vulp (violin), Vardo Rumessen (piano)
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2 : Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
CD Fibonacci FIBO-002: Damien Pardoen (violin), Stéphane De May (piano)
CD Fleur de Son FDS 57936: Jacques Israelievitch (violin), Josh Israelievitch (piano)
CD Nimbus NI 5631: Daniel Hope (violin), Simon Mulligan (piano)
CD Proud Sound PROU CD 139: Rusne Mataityte (violin), Margrit Julia Zimmermann (piano)

"Mirror in Mirror (Spiegel Im Spiegel)": other arrangements
CD ARC Music EUCD 1603: (version for violin and guitar, arranged by Jason Carter) Steve Morris (violin), Jason Carter (guitar)
CD ATMA ACD 22115: (arranged for vibraphone and flute by Marie-Josée Simard) Marie-Josée Simard (vibraphone), Lise Daoust (flute)
CD Black Box BBM 1018: (arranged for soprano saxophone and vibes by Simon Haram) Simon Haram (soprano saxophone), Rob Farrer (vibes)
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Benjamin Hudson (viola), Jürgen Kruse (piano)
CD Lorelt LNT 105: (arranged for harp by Elinor Bennett) Elinor Bennett (harp)
CD Philips 456 016 2: (arranged for violin and harp) Gidon Kremer (violin), Naoko Yoshino (harp)

"Calix" ("Dies Irae") (1978)

"Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten" for strings and bells (1977-1980)

Duration: 7 minutes.

CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
CD Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkestri Kontsert: Arvo Pärdi Sünnipäevorkester, Everett Lee (conductor)
CD BBC Music Magazine MM 210: BBC Philharmonic, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD BBC Radio Classics BBCRD 9129: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (conductor)
CD BIS CD 420: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques-Kantorow (conductor)
CD BIS CD 1434: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Capriccio 67 079: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Conifer WRAP CD1: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Delos 1031: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 7039: Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 8656: Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Angel 56402: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2 : Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD Varese Sarabande VSD 5780: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1275 (817 764 2): Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Dennis Russel Davies (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1405 (841 089 2): Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Dennis Russel Davies (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Antal Eisrich (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Antal Eisrich (conductor) CD N-Gram 0630 10722 2: (arrangement for electronics by William Orbit & Damian leGassick) William Orbit (electronics)
CD RCA Victor Artistes Repertoire 82876 502682: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (cond)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 668 061 2: Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
CD Warner Classics 2564 60190-2: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, William Conway (conductor)

"De Profundis" for male chorus or counter-tenor, tenor, baritone, bass, organ and percussion (1980)
After Psalm 129.
Sung in Latin.

CAS RAS Salvo Suveniir: Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor, Hille Poroson, Margus Vaht
CAS Tallinna Helikassetitehas 0014: Tallinn Technical University Male Choir, Jüri Rent (conductor)
CD DRC CDDEB 1012: The Choir of Magdalen College Oxford, Bill Ives (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Hilliard Ensemble
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor), Ene Salumae (organ)
CD Finlandia 3984 21560 2: Talla Vocal Ensemble
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"Pari Intervallo" for organ (1976-1980)
CD ADDA 581 240 2: Pierre Bousseau (organ)
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Christopher Bowers Broadbent (organ)
CD ECM New Series 1431 (849 655 2): Christopher Bowers Broadbent (organ)
CD Isis CD 034: Matthew Martin (organ)
CD New Albion NA074 CD: Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ)
CD Nimbus NI 5580/1: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD Nimbus NI 5675: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD Olympia OCD 679: Friedemann Herz (organ)
CD Priory PRCD 485: John Scott (organ)
CD Winter & Winter 910 055 2: Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)

"Pari Intervallo" for four recorders (1976-1980)
CD Amiata ARNR 0496: Goffredo degli Esposti

"Pari Intervallo" for clarinet, trombone and strings (1995)

"Pari Intervallo": other arrangements
CD CCn'C 01512: (arrangement for early music ensemble) Hortus Musicus Tallinn, Andres Mustonen (conductor)
CD Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 619 10745-2: (arrangement for reed quintet by Eduard Wesly) Calefax Reed Quintet
CD Finlandia 0630 12244 2: (arrangement for kantele by Ritva Koistinen): Ritva Koistinen (kantele)
CD Finlandia 1576 54429 2: (arrangement for kantele by Ritva Koistinen): Ritva Koistinen (kantele)
CD Lorelt LNT 105: (arrangement for harp by Elinor Bennett) Elinor Bennett (harp)

"Annum per annum" for organ (1980)
Duration: 9 minutes.

LP Gothic G 49065: Michael Farris (organ)
LP Melodiya C10 30605 002: Andres Uibo (organ)
CD Eres CD 03: Andres Uibo (organ)
CD Eres CD 102: Arre-Paul Lattik (organ)
CD BIS CD 561: Hans-Ola Ericsson (organ)
CD BIS CD 1434: Hans-Ola Ericsson (organ)
CD ECM New Series 1431 (849 655 2): Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organ)
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: Andrew Lucas (organ)
CD Loft Recordings LRCD 1005-1007: Robert Bates (organ)
CD LVE 9803-2: Håkan Martinsson (organ)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD New Albion NA074CD: Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ)
CD Nimbus NI 5675: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD Winter & Winter 910 055 2: Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)

Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem (St. John Passion) (1982)
For bass, tenor, song and instrumentalensemble (oboe, bassoon, violin, cello and organ) after the Evangelium of Joannes.
Sung in Latin.

CD ECM New Series 1370 (837 109 2): Hilliard Ensemble, Western Wind, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Finlandia 8573-87182 2: Candomino Choir, Tauno Satomaa (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.555860: Robert MacDonald (bass, Jesus), Mark Anderson (tenor, Pilate), Tonus Peregrinus, Antony Pitts
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Tonus Peregrinus, Antony Pitts
VHS Video RM Arts 079 279 3: Hilliard Ensemble, Western Wind, Paul Hillier (conductor)
DVD Arthaus Musik 100 248: Hilliard Ensemble, Western Wind, Paul Hillier (conductor)

"Sarah Was Ninety Years Old" for soprano, two tenors, organ and percussion (1983)
Orginally titled "Modus".
On wordles text.
Second version in 1990.

CD ECM New Series 1430 (847 539 2): Hilliard Ensemble

"Pilgrim's Song (Wallfahrtslied)" for male-voice (tenor or baritone) and string quartet (1984)
After Psalm 121.
Duration: 10 minutes
New version in 1996.
Arrangement for male voice chorus and string orchestra in 2001.
Sung in German.
Version for male voice choir and string orchestra in 2001.

CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
CD ECM New Series 472 080-2: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Estonian Record Productions ERP 2309: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales Tallinn Sinfonietta, Risto Joost (cond)
CD Globe GLO5252: Netherlands Chamber Choir and Orchestra, Risto Joost (cond)

Two Slavonian Psalms after Psalms 117 and 131 for soprano, alto, counter-tenor, tenor and bass (1984)
New version in 1997.
Hymn To A Great City for two pianos (1984)
New version in 1999.
"It Sung For Long Years (Es sang vor langen Jahren)", motet for alto (counter-tenor), violin and viola (1985)
Sung in German.
Text by Clemens Brentano.

CD ATMA ACD 22310: Daniel Taylor (countertenor)
CD Black Box BBM 1071: Thomas Kemp (violin), Stephen De Pledge (piano)
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Hilliard Ensemble

"Stabat Mater" for soprano, counter-tenor, tenor, violin, viola and cello (1985)
Sung in Latin.

CD ATMA ACD 22310: Montreal Studio for Ancient Music Choir, Christopher Jackson (conductor)
CD Black Box BBM 1071: St Mary's Cathedral Choir of Edinburgh
CD ECM New Series 1325 (831 959 2): Hilliard Ensemble
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Taverner Consort and Fretwork, Andrew Parrott (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 272 2: (trancribed for voices and viol consort by Malcolm Bruno) Taverner Consort, Fretwork, Andrew Parrot (conductor)

"Te Deum" for three choruses, piano, tape and string orchestra (1984-1986)
Duration: 30 minutes.
CD Deutsche Grammophon 469 076 2: Coro e Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1505 (439 162 2): Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Estonian Record Productions ERP 2309: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales Tallinn Sinfonietta, Risto Joost (cond)
CD Globe GLO5252: Netherlands Chamber Choir and Orchestra, Risto Joost (cond)
VHS Audio Video Aktuell I.9: Europa Cantat Choir, Bayerisches Landesjugendorchester, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
VHS Audio Video Aktuell EC XIII: (excerpt) Europa Cantat Choir, Bayerisches Landesjugendorchester, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
"Psalom" for string quartet (1985)
Second version in 1991. Revised in 1993.

CD ATMA ACD 22310: Franz Joseph String Quartet
CD Auvidis Montaigne MO 782027: Arditti Quartet
CD Elektra Nonesuch 979 457 2: Kronos Quartet
CD Nonesuch 979 504 2: Kronos Quartet
CD ECM New Series 1592 (449 810 2): (version for string orchestra) Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis (conductor)

"Psalom" for string orchestra (1985)
Second version in 1995.

CD ECM DJ 20017 2: Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis (conductor)

Magnificat Antiphonen (The Seven Advent "O" Antiphons) for SATB chorus (1988)
Sung in German.
Revised in 1991.
1. O Weisheit - 1 min. 30 sec.
2. O Adonai - 2 min.
3. O Spross aus Isais Wurzel - 1 min.
4. O Schliissel Davids - 2 min.
5. O Morgenstern - 2 min.
6. O Konig aller Volker - 2 min.
7. O Immanuel - 3 min.

CD Collins Classics 1472-2: BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)
CD Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 619 10745-2: (arrangement for voice and reed quintet by Raaf Hekkema) Calefax Reed Quintet, Kai Wessel (voice)
CD Decca 466 870 2: (excerpt – O Weisheit) The Choir of New College Oxford, Edward Higginbottom (conductor)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD EMI Songbook Series 496 610 2: (excerpts) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2 : (excerpts) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 572 815 2: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 0946 3 75935 2 3: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Eminence 565 903 2: Vasari Singers
CD Estonian Record Productions ERP 2309: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales Tallinn Sinfonietta, Risto Joost (cond)
CD HMV Classics 574 050 2: Vasari Singers
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Erasmus WVH 054: Cappella Breda
CD Regis RRC1003 : Cappella Breda
CD Hyperion CDA 66928: Holst Singers, Stephen Layton (cond)
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Jade 48798 2: Chamber Choir Versija, Juris Vaivods (conductor)
CD Ligia Digital Lidi 0204085-00: (excerpt – O Adonai) Mikrokosmos, Loic Pierre (conductor)
CD Proprius PRCD 9084: (excerpt - "O Adonai") Skara Cathedral Choir
CD Sony Classical SK 61753: Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott (conductor)

"Festina Lente" for string orchestra (1988)
CD BIS CD 834: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques-Kantorow (conductor)
CD Chandos CHAN 9134: Philharmonia Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)
CD EMI Eminence 565 031 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Richard Studt (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1430 (847 539 2): Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn, Dennis Russel Davies (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.553750: Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek (conductor)
CD Telarc CD 80387: I Flamminghi, Rudolf Werthen (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)
"Magnificat" for mixed chorus (1989)
Sung in Latin.

CD American Choral Catalog ACC 121: The Dale Warland Singers
CD Arte Nova Classics 74321 34025 2: Harvestehude Chamber Choir, Claus Bantzer (conductor)
CD Ave Sol 9402: Riga Chamber Choir "Ave Sol"
CD Black Box BBM 1071: St Mary's Cathedral Choir of Edinburgh
CD Campion Cameo 2002: Latvian Radio Choir, Kaspars Putnins (conductor)
CD CBC Records SMCD 5192: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir, Robert Cooper (conductor)
CD Collins Classics 1472-2: BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)
CD Dorian DOR 93191: Choir of Trinity Church Boston, Brian Jones (conductor)
CD EBS Recording EBS 6039: Carmina Mundi
CD ECM New Series 1505 (439 162 2): Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
CD Fermate FER 20024: Vox Bona (Kammerchoor der Kreuzkirche Bonn), Karin Freist-Wissing (conductor)
CD Forte FD 0007/2: Chamber Choir Arsis
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Hyperion CDA 66928: Holst Singers, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD K&K Verlagsanstalt 3-930643-64-2: Maulbronner Kammerchor, Jürgen Budday
CD KCCS 4D627: Kenyon College Chamber Singers
CD LVE 9803-2: Lunds Vokalensemble
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD New Art Recordings NAR 003: Ars Nova Singers, Thomas Edward Morgan (conductor)
CD Ovation DUQC 502: Duquesne University Singers
CD Priory PRCD 664: Chapel Choir of Keble College, Philip Stopford (conductor)
CD Proud Sound PROU CD 136: Oxford Pro Musica Singers
CD SCC CD 1001: Seattle Choral Company
CD SDG CD 941: Soli Deo Gloria Cantorum
CD Sony Classical SK 61753: Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott (conductor)
CD SPM CD 9802: Seattle Pro Musica, Karen P. Thomas
CD Telarc CD 80406: Robert Shaw Festival Singers
CD EMI Classics 555 096 2: King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
CD German EMI 7243 5 55532 2: King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 340 2: Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
CD Winter & Winter 910 024 2: Niederaltaicher Scholaren, Konrad Ruhland (conductor)
CD Winter & Winter 910 039 2: Niederaltaicher Scholaren, Konrad Ruhland (conductor)

"Now I'm Hurrying to You (Nun eile ich zu euch)" for chorus and soloists (1989)
Later included as Ode IX in "Kanon Pokajanen" (1997).
"Miserere" for soloists, chorus and instruments (1989)
New version in 1992.
Sung in Latin.

CD ECM New Series 1430 (847 539 2): Hilliard Ensemble

"Mein Weg hat Gipfel und Wellentäler" for organ (1990)
Version for string orchestra and percussion (1994-1999).

CD ECM New Series 1431 (849 655 2): Christopher Bowers Broadbent (organ)
CD New Albion NA074 CD: Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ)
CD Nimbus NI 5675: Kevin Bowyer (organ)
CD Winter & Winter 910 055 2: Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)
CD YLE CDY 634: Kari Jussila (organ)

"Berlin Mass (Berliner Messe)" for soloists, mixed chorus and stringorchestra or organ (1990)
Sung in Latin.
Arrangement for chorus or soloists and stringorchestra in 1990.
New versions in 1991 and 1997.

CD Capriccio 67 079: Moscow Virtuosi, Russian Academy of Choral Art Great Choir, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 1505 (439 162 2): (version for chorus and string orchestra) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Choir
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: (revision for vocal quartet and organ, 1997) Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: (revision for vocal quartet and organ, 1997) Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: (version for chorus and organ) Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Koch International 3 7177 2: (version for chorus and organ) Oregon Repertory Singers, Gilbert Seeley (conductor)
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: (Kyrie & Credo Magnificat) Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD RCA Victor 09026 68416 2: (excerpt: Agnus Dei, arrangement by Jeremy Wall) Richard Stoltzman, Bill Douglas & Jeremy Wall

"Beatus Petronius" for two choruses and two organs (1990)
Sung in Latin.
Revised in 2011.
Duration: 5 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Sinfonietta Riga, Latvian Radio Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Tui Hirv (soprano)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor), Christopher Bowers-Broadbent & Ene Salumae (organ)
"Statuit ei Dominus" for two choruses and two organs (1990)
Sung in Latin.
Revised in 2011
CD Brioso BR 120: Handel Choir of Baltimore, T. Herbert Dimmock (conductor)
CD ECM New Series 2225: Sinfonietta Riga, Latvian Radio Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Tui Hirv (soprano)
CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor), Christopher Bowers-Broadbent & Ene Salumae (organ)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
"Bogoroditse Dyevo" ("Mother of God and Virgin") for mixed chorus (1990)
Sung in Church Slavic.
Duration: 1 minute.

CD BIS 1157: Swedish Radio Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (cond)
CD BIS CD 1434: Swedish Radio Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Guild GMCD 7158: Choir of Lincoln College Oxford, David Terry (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD MegaSound 290105: King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)
CD Vanguard Classics 08 5076 71: King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
CD Terpsichore CD 0197: The Esoterics, Eric Banks (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (cond)

And One of The Pharisees ... for three male voices or choir (1990)
Sung in English.
Text from St. Luke 7, 36-50.

CD ECM New Series 1614/15 (453 259 2): Hilliard Ensemble
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMX 2907126: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)

"The Beatitudes" for chorus or soloists and organ (1990-1991)
Sung in English.
Text from St. Matthew 5, 3-12

LP Capitol 65903: Vasari Singers
CD Boston Secession Bravo 0720: Boston Secession, Jane Ring Frank (conductor)
CD EMI Eminence 565 903 2: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 572 815 2: Vasari Singers
CD EMI Classics for Pleasure 0946 3 75935 2 3: Vasari Singers
CD Cambridge SJCR 103-2: St John's College Choir of Cambridge, David Hill (conductor)
CD EMI Classics 555 096 2: King's College Choir
CD HMV Classics 572 315 2: King's College Choir
CD Virgin Classics 545 338 2: King's College Choir
CD Guild GMCD 7151: Choir of Lincoln College Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907182: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Hyperion CDA 66960: Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Naxos 5.110052: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 6.110052 (SACD): Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.557299: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor), Jurgen Petrenko (organ)
CD Teldec 3984 28069 2: Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)

"Silouans Song (My soul yearns after the Lord)" for mixed chorus and chamberorchestra (1991)
Version for string orchestra (1991).
Version for cello and piano (2001).

CD ECM New Series 1505 (439 162 2): Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Finlandia 3984 21448 2: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Juha Kangas (conductor)
CD Finlandia 3984 23014 2: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Juha Kangas (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)

Mozart-Adagio (1992)
After the F minor middle movement from Mozart's F major Sonata KV 280.
Revised in 1997.
Duration: 7 minutes.

CD Analekta AN 2 8731: La Pieta, Angele Dubeau (violin)
CD Arabesque Z6676: Robinson Trio
CD Brilliant Classics 9170: Benjamin Hudson (violin, viola), Sebastian Klinger (cello), Jurgen Kruse (piano)
CD Capriccio 67 079: (arrangement for string orchestra) Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov (conductor)
CD Cascavelle VEL 3071: Trio Animae: Tomas Dratva (piano), Jean-Christophe Gawrysiak (violin) and Dieter Hilpert (cello)

Trisagion for stringorchestra (1992)
Originally titled "Introductory Prayers".
Revised in 1994.

CD ECM New Series 1592 (449 810 2): Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis (conductor)
CD ECM DJ 20017 2: Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 7243 5 45501 2: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor)

"Concerto piccolo on B-A-C-H" for trumpet, string orchestra, harpsichord and piano "Trumpet Concerto" (1994)
After "Collage on B-A-C-H".
1. Preciso - 3 minutes
2. Lento - 3 minutes
3. Deciso - 1 minute 30 seconds

CD BIS CD 1208: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
CD BIS CD 1434: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor), Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)

Litany for soloists, chorus and orchestra (1994)
Twenty-Four Prayers of the Holy Joannes Chrysostomos for Every Hour of Day and Night"
Dedicated to H. Rilling and the Oregon Bach festival.
Sung in English.

CD ECM DJ 20017 2: Hilliard Ensemble, Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
CD ECM 1592 (449 810 2): Hilliard Ensemble, Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Memento for SATB chorus (1994)
Sung in Church Slavic.
Originally titled Momento Mori.
Revised in 1996.
Duration: 9 minutes.

CD EMI Classics 2376112: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"Darf ich" for violin, string orchestra and ad libitum tubular bell (1995-1996)
CD Nonesuch 979 582 2: Kremerata Baltica, Gidon Kremer (conductor)
"I Am the True Vine" for chorus (1996)
After the text of John 15, 1-14.
Duration: 7 minutes

CD BIS 1157: Swedish Radio Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (cond)
CD BIS CD 1434: Swedish Radio Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)

Tribute to Caesar for SATB chorus (1997)
Sung in English.
Text from St. Matthew 22, vv 15-22.
Duration: 6 minutes.

CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)

Kanon Pokajanen (Canon of Repentence) for chorus (1997)
Sung in Church Slavic.
Parts:
Ode I
Ode III
Ode IV
Ode V
Ode VI - Kontakion - Ikos
Ode VII - Memento
Ode VIII
Ode IX - Nýnje k wam pribjegáju (Nun eile ich zu euch), composed in 1989
Gebet nach dem Kanon/Prayer after the Canon.

CD ECM New Series 1654/55 (457 834 2): Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: (Nýnje k wam pribjegája: Ode IX) Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: (Ode VII) Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)
CD Troubadisc TROCD 01432: (Ode VI, Kontakion, Prayer after the Canon) Orthodox Singers, Valery Petrov (conductor)
CD Virgin Classics 545 276 2: (Memento: Ode VII) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

"The Woman with The Alabaster Box" for SATB chorus (1997)
Sung in English.
Text from St. Matthew 26, vv 6-13.
Duration: 5 minutes.

CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)

"Zwei Beter" for SATB chorus (1997)
Sung in German.
Text from Luke 18, vv 9-14.
Piccola Cantata (Dopo la vittoria) for SATB chorus (1997)
Sung in Italian.
Duration: 10 minutes.

CD BIS 1157: Swedish Radio Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (cond)
CD BIS CD 1434: Swedish Radio Chorus, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor) CD BR Klassik 900505: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Peter Dijkstra (cond)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907407: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (conductor)

Music to the Film "A Kind of Hush" (1998)
Video Metrodome MTD110
Triodion for SATB chorus (1998)
Sung in English.
Text from the Orthodox prayer book.
Duration: 14 minutes.

CD Claudio Records CC4943-2: Lancing College Choir, Neil Cox (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907242: Theatre of Voices, Hillier (conductor)
CD Harmonia Mundi HMU 907311: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus, Hillier (conductor)
CD Hyperion CDA 67375: Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
CD Naxos 8.558182/3: Choir of Lancing College, Neil Cox (conductor), Peter Davis (organ)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)

"Como anhela la cierva" for soprano and orchestra (1998)
Sung in Spanish.
Text from Psalms 42 & 43.
"Cantiques des degrés" for SATB chorus and orchestra (1999)
Text from Psalm 121.
"Cecilia, vergine romana" for chorus and orchestra (2000)
Sung in Italian.
Text from Breviarium Romanum.

DVD Ideale Audience DVD9D 509: (extracts of rehearsals) Orchestra and Choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

"My Heart's In The Highlands" for counter-tenor or alto and organ (2000)
Sung in English.
Text by Robert Burns.

CD Black Box BBM 1071: St Mary's Cathedral Choir of Edinburgh

"Como cierva sedienta" for soprano, female choir and orchestra (2000)
Arrangement of "Como anhela la cierva (1998)
Sung in Spanish.
Text from Psalms 42 & 43.

CD ECM New Series 472 080-2: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
DVD Ideale Audience DVD9D 509: Patricia Rozario (soprano), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

Orient & Occident for string orchestra (2000)
CD ECM New Series 472 080-2: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
CD Globe GLO5252: Netherlands Chamber Choir and Orchestra, Risto Joost (cond)
"...which was the son of..." for SATB chorus (2000)
Sung in English.
Text from Luke 3, vv 23-28.

DVD Ideale Audience DVD9D 509: (extracts of rehearsals) Voices of Europe, Thorgerdur Ingólfsdóttir (conductor)

"Littlemore Tractus" for SATB chorus (2001)
Sung in English.
Text by John Henry Newman.
"Nunc dimittis" for chorus (2001)
Sung in English.
Text by Robert Burns.
Duration: 7 minutes.

CD Black Box BBM 1071: St Mary's Cathedral Choir of Edinburgh
CD Estonian Record Productions ERP 2309: Chamber Choir Voces Musicales Tallinn Sinfonietta, Risto Joost (cond)
CD Globe GLO5252: Netherlands Chamber Choir, Risto Joost (cond)
CD Naxos 8.570239: Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison (cond)

Christmas Lullaby, lullaby for soprano and piano or ensemble (2002)
Sung in Church Slavic.
Revised in 2006.
Duration: 2 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond)
"Kuus, kuus, kallike", lullaby for soprano and piano or ensemble (2002)
Sung in Estonian.
Revised in 2006.
Duration: 2 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond)
"Peace Upon You, Jerusalem" for chorus (2002)
After Psalm 122.
Salve Regina for SATB chorus and organ (2002)
Revised in 2011 for chamber orchestra, chorus and soprano.
Duration: 12 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Sinfonietta Riga, Latvian Radio Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Tui Hirv (soprano)
In Principio for chorus and orchestra (2002)
Sung in Latin.
Lamen-Tate for orchestra and piano (2002)
Inspired by Anish Kapoor’s gigantic sculpture Marsyas, which filled the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in London.
Parts:
1. Minacciando - 2 min. 30 sec.
2. Spietato - 3 min. 30 sec.
3. Fragile - 1 min.
4. Pregando – state d’animo - 5 min. 30 sec.
5. Consolante - 1 min. 30 sec.
6. Stridento - 1 min. 30 sec.
7. Lamentabile - 6 min.
8. Risolutamente - 3 min.
9. Fragile e conciliante - 7 min.

CD ECM New Series 1930 (476 3048): Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrey Boreyko (conductor), Alexei Lubimov (piano)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta (cond), R. van Raat (piano)

"Most Holy Mother of God" for counter-tenor, two tenors and baritone (2003)
Sung in English.
Passacaglia for violin and piano (2003)

Anthem of St John the Baptist for chorus and organ (2004)

Sung in English.
Text, John 1: 19-23
Da pacem Domine (2004)
Parts:
Da pacem Domine
In diebus nostris
Quia non est alius
Qui pugnet pro nobis
Nisi tu Deus noster

CD ECM New Series 1930 (476 3048): The Hilliard Ensemble: Sarah Leonard (soprano), David James (counter-tenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Stephen Harrold (tenor), Gordon Jones (baritone)

L’Abbé Agathon for cello octet and soprano (2004)
Sung in French.
Revised in 2008.
Duration: 15 minutes.
First performance: 5 May 2004 in Beauvais (France) by Barbara Hendricks (soprano) and the Ensemble de Violoncelles de Beauvais.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Rainer Vilo (baritone)
L’Abbé Agathon for soprano, four violas and four cellos (2004-2005)
Sung in French.
Duration: 15 minutes.
First performance: 10 July 2005 in Ossiach (Austria) by Berit Barfred-Jensen (soprano) and the Camerata Salzburg, conducted by Erwin Ortner.
The Deer's Cry for SATB chorus
Duration: 5 minutes.
First performance in February 2008 in Ireland.
For Anna Maria for piano (2006)
CD Naxos 8.572525 another review: R. van Raat (piano)
Alleluia-Tropus (2008)
Duration: 3 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Sinfonietta Riga, Latvian Radio Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Tui Hirv (soprano)
Adam's Lament (2009)
Duration: 24 minutes.
CD ECM New Series 2225: Sinfonietta Riga, Latvian Radio Choir, Tonu Kaluste (cond), Tui Hirv (soprano)


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