Estonian Experience

Finlandia 0630-12244-2

1995 compilation disc with tracks selected from Finlandia's Estonian and Baltic Music Series recordings from the 1993-1995 period. 

There is a France-only compilation entitled "L'expérience estonienne"; which is substantially the same release, except for a few track variations.

Compilation selection is unaccredited, although Peeter Vähi is given "Special thanks". Executive Producer: Jari Tiessalo.

Compositions by Erkki-Sven Tüür

Track 4. Insula Deserta (1989) 8:55 (Complete)

Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / Juha Kangas

Track 7. Oratorio "Ante Finem Saeculi" (1985) Tempus II (text: Viivi Luik) 5:43 (Excerpt)

Vera Talesh: soprano solo, Estonian Philharmonic Oratorio Choir & Estonian Symphony Orchestra / Tõnu Kaljuste

Track 8. Piano Sonata (1985) Movement III. Allegro. Con moto 5:51 (Complete Movement III.)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Other composer's works on this compilation

Track 1. Arvo Pärt: Pari intervallo (1976) (arr. for kantele by Ritva Koistinen 6:04 (Complete)

Ritva Koistinen: kantele 

Track 2. René Eespere: Trivium (1991) 5:58 (Excerpt)

Camerata Tallinn 

Track 3. Urmas Sisask: Gloria Patri... (1988) I. Surrexit Christus, II. Omnis Una 4:57 (Excerpts from the complete work)

The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt/Anne-Liis Treimann 

Track 5. Lepo Sumera: Piece from the Year 1981 (1981) 7:06 (Complete)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano 

Track 6. Veljo Tormis: Bridge of Song 4:10 (Complete)

Estonian Radio Choir/Toomas Kapten 

Track 9. Urmas Sisask: Magnificat (1990) VIII. Esurientes 3:43 (Excerpt from the complete work)

The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt/Anne-Liis Treimann

Track 10. Veljo Tormis: Estonian Lullaby: I Sing For My Child 1:21 (Complete)

Estonian Radio Choir/Toomas Kapten

Track 11. Veljo Tormis: God Protect Us from War (1984) 5:10 (Complete)

National Male Choir of Estonia

Track 12. Peeter Vähi: To His Highness Salvador D. (1988) III. Adagio 3:54 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Camerata Tallinn

Track 13. Urmas Sisask: Starry Sky Cycle - Ursa Minor (Peace) 3:17 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards

See original recordings for these details. Music Publishers Insula Deserta is published by M.P. Belaieff/C.F. Peters, Frankfurt

Oratorio "Ante Finem Saeculi", Piano Sonata are published by Edition Fazer. 

Other Points of Interest and Links

There are no liner notes on this recording.