Chamber Works

 


Syysillan karkeloissa
paraphrase on a Finnish folksong
Composed: 1979
violin and piano
Duration: 6'
Fp: Antti Tikkanen, violin, Kalle Toivio, piano,

Raahe Music Week, Raahe, February 4, 2001

Dream Train
Composed: 1982
violin and accordion
Duration: ca. 5'
Commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Company/TV 1
Fp: Ville-Veikko Honkkila, violin, Sari Jaarila, accordion,

Forssa, September 8, 1991
Publisher:
Modus Music

String Quartet No. 1 Op. 3
“In Memory of a Friend”
Composed: 1984–1985
Duration: ca. 20'
Fp: String Quartet of the

Composers’ Union of

the USSR

(S. Ryabov, I violin,

M. Dolgopolsky, II violin,

M. Vinogradov,

viola, K. Tsvetkova, cello),

Moscow, December 5, 1985
Publisher:
Modus Music



Trilogy for Two Pianos Op. 4
“Reflections”
Composed: 1984
Duration: 14'
Fp: Maritza Núñez, Alvaro Manzano,

Lima (Peru),

January 18, 1985
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Trio No. 1 Op.9
violin, cello and accordion
Composed: 1986
Duration: ca. 23'
Commissioned by the Helsinki Festival
Fp: Maija Kontunen, violin, Janne Aalto, cello,

Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion, Helsinki, July 29, 1986
Publisher: Finnish Accordion Institute

Elegia Op. 15
“quasi una sonata”
per violino e pianoforte in memoriam Kira Tsvetkova
Composed: 1987
Duration: ca. 18'
Fp: Nachum Erlich, violin, Ilkka Paananen, piano, Helsinki,

April 23, 1987
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Desolazione (Disconsolation) Op.16a
Composed: 1987
organ and oboe
Duration: 12'30''
Commissioned by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Fp: Aale Lindgren, oboe, Kari Jussila, organ, Helsinki,

June 12, 1987

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Desolazione (Disconsolation) Op.16b
Composed: 1987
version for accordion and oboe
Duration: 12'30''
Fp: Helka Kymäläinen, accordion, Tommi Mentu, oboe,

Helsinki, May 5, 1996

Trio No. 2 Op. 18
Composed: 1988
piano, violin/flute and cello
Duration: 9'
Commissioned by the Juvenalia Chamber Music Competition

as obligatory repertoire for participants in the competition
Fp: Juvenalia Chamber Music Competition, Espoo,

November 12, 1989
Publisher:
Modus Music

Contrasts Op. 22
Composed: 1988
percussion ensemble (5 players)
Duration: ca. 14'
Commissioned by the Helsinki Biennale
Fp: Finnish Radio Percussion Ensemble (Lassi Erkkilä,

Timothy Ferchen, Pauli Hämäläinen, Jorma Lahtinen, J

uho Vartiainen),

Helsinki, December 15, 1990

String Quartet No. 2 Op. 23
Composed: 1989
Duration: ca. 17'
Commissioned by the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival
Fp: Keller Quartet (András Keller, violin I, János Pilz, violin II,

Zoltán Gál, viola, Ottó Kertész, cello), Kuhmo Chamber

Music Festival, Kuhmo, July 26, 1989
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Fantasia Op. 28
Composed: 1991
flute and piano
Commissioned by Ilari Lehtinen
Duration: 10'
Fp: Ilari Lehtinen, flute, Anna-Leena Hakuli, piano, Turku,

November 17, 1991
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Ikaros Op. 32
Composed: 1993
2 pianos with eight hands (or 4 pianos with eight hands)
Duration: ca. 4'
Commissioned by the Espoo International Piano Festival and

the Finnish Broadcasting Company/TV 1
Fbp: Hamsa Al-Wadi Juris, Hui-Ying Liu, Erik T. Tawaststjerna,

Marita Viitasalo, Finnish TV 1, May 10, 1993

Trio No. 3 Op. 35
Composed: 1994
flute/violin/clarinet, cello and piano
Duration: ca. 10'
Commissioned by the Juvenalia Chamber Music Competition

as obligatory repertoire for participants in the competition
Fp: Trio Toivio (Lauri Toivio, flute, Seeli Toivio, cello,

Kalle Toivio, piano), Espoo, May 9, 1994
Publisher:
Modus Music

Three Alleluias Op. 37a–c
Composed: 1994
brass ensemble
Alleluia Op. 37a
Alleluia, Vidimus Stellam Op. 37b
Alleluia Op. 37c
Duration: ca. 10'
Fp (37b): St. Michael Brass, cond. Tarja Viitanen,

Kirkkonummi, June 5, 1994

Trio No. 4 Op. 38
Composed: 1994
accordion, flute/violin, and clarinet/violin
Duration: ca. 12'
Commissioned by the Association of Finnish Music Schools
Fp: Johanna Elomaa, accordion, Helina Kaasik, flute, Petrus

Laitinmäki, violin, Helsinki, March 24, 1996
Publisher: Association of Finnish Music Schools

Horus Op. 48
Composed: 1998
accordion and cello
Duration: ca. 14'
Fp: Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion, Sami Mäkelä, cello,

Zarautz (Spain), June 25, 1998

Three Alleluias for Accordion, Violin and Cello Op. 45a
Composed: 1998
version of Three Alleluia Songs Op. 26a-c
Duration: ca. 10'

Three Alleluias for Accordion and Cello Op. 45b
Composed: 1998
version of Three Alleluia Songs Op. 26a-c
Duration: ca. 10'
Fp: Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion, Sami Mäkelä, cello,

Zarautz (Spain), June 25, 1998

Lux aeterna Op. 39b
Composed: 1995/2001
version for flute, organ and accordion
Duration: ca. 14'
Dedicated to Espoo 'the City of Light'
Fp: Ulla Suokko, flute, Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion,

New York, November 16, 2001
See also version for soprano, organ and accordion

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman


Meditación a Carmen Luz Op. 61
Composed: 2001
flute and cello
Duration: 5'
Dedicated tp Carmen Luz Bejarano
Fp: Lima (Peru), August 2001

Romances for  Cello and Piano Op. 70 a-b
Composed: 2004
Romance I
Romance II
Duration: ca 10'
Dedicated to Seeli Toivio
Fp: Seeli Toivio, cello, Valeria Resjan, piano, Pieksämäki,

October 13, 2004

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Trio No. 5 Op. 72
"Vuoksen kosketus" ('The Touch of Vuoksi')
Composed: 2004
flute, violin and piano
I Vuoksen kosketus (The touch of Vuoksi)
II Vuoksen kuohu (The foam of Vuoksi)
Duration: 11'
Commissioned by the Imatra Music Institute and

the Association of Finnish Music Schools
Fp: Imatra, May 12, 2005

Hermes Op. 73
Toccata for Two Accordions
Composed: 2004
2 accordions
Duration: ca 12'
Commissioned by The Finnish National Council of Music
Dedicated to Kalle Välimaa and Jukka-Pekka Kuusela
Fp: Heidi Luosujärvi and Terhi Sjöblom, accordion, Helsinki,

November 16, 2005

Sleep my sweet dream
Composed: 2005
violin and cello