Lauri Väinmaa: Estonian Piano Music

Finlandia 4509-95704-2

Recorded in November, 1993 at the White Hall of the St. Mauritius Guild, Tallinn, Estonia. Released in 1994.
Recording Engineer: Maido Maadik. Recording Producer: Peeter Vähi.

Compositions by Erkki-Sven Tuur

Tracks 9.-11. Piano Sonata (1985) 14:38

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Other composer's works on this disc

Track 1. Ester Mägi: The Ancient Kannel (1985) 8:32

Tracks 2.-6. Raimo Kangro: Suite, Op. 1 (1968) 9:06

Track 7. Jaan Rääts: Toccata (1968) 4:34

Track 8. Lepo Sumera: Piece from the Year 1981 (1981) 7:07

Track 12. Peeter Vähi: Fata Morgana (1975) 4:54

Tracks 13.-16. Arvo Pärt: Partita (1958) 7:22

All of the above performances are by Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards

Piano Sonata was premiered on March 6, 1986 by Kalle Randalu in Tartu, Estonia.

Music Publishers

Piano Sonata is published by Warner/Chappell Music, Finland. At the time of this recording, it was published by Fazer Music, Estonia.

Other Points of Interest and Links

The CD liner notes are written by Estonian musicologist Merike Vaitmaa (original English) with translations by Heinrich Bremer (German) and by Anja Fantapié (French).

The cover of the CD shown above is from the 1st edition of this release. Finlandia reissued the disc two years later in a 2nd edition with a revised cover design which you can see here.