Choral and Vocal Works

with Instruments

 


Zygan (Gypsy)
Composed: 1983
baritone and piano
Text by Sergey Pushkin (in Russian)
Duration: 5'
Fp: Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Kalle Toivio, piano,

Raahe Music Week, Raahe, February 4, 2001

Ciclo de dos canciones Op. 6
Composed: 1985
soprano/tenor and piano
Text by Carmen Luz Bejarano (in Spanish,

Finnish translation printed in the score)
Canción de Otoño Op. 6a
Canción del Olvido Op. 6b
Duration: ca. 7'30''
Fp: Lena Kopaneva, soprano, Julia Nikitina, piano,

Moscow, January 10, 1986
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Lapsikuorosarja nro 1

(Suite for Children’s Chorus) Op. 7
Composed: 1985
children’s/female choir, soloist, 3 percussion, piano
Text by Maritza Núñez (in Spanish,

Finnish translation printed in the score)
Duerme leve ensueño Op. 7a
children’s/female choir, 3 percussion, piano
Duration: 4'19''
Un coro de estrellitas op 7b
children’s/female choir, percussion, piano
Duration: 4'
Wayno Op. 7c
children’s/female choir, 2 percussion, piano
Duration: 2'
Danza negroide Op. 7d
children’s/female choir, 2 percussion, piano
Duration: 2'
Duerme dulce niño Op. 7e
soprano, children’s/female choir, 3 percussion, piano
Duration: 4'
Total duration: 14'30''
Fp: Vesnyanka Children’s choir,

cond. Jelena Sveshnikova, Moscow, April 6, 1986
Publisher:
Modus Music

Two Songs for Children’s Choir Op. 10
Composed: 1986
Text by Maritza Núñez (in Spanish,

Finnish translation printed in the score)
Mollecito Op. 10a
children’s/female choir, 2 percussion, piano
Ña Panchita Op. 10b
children’s/female choir, 3 percussion, piano
Duration: 4'
Commissioned by the Candiris Choir

(Children’s Choir of the Espoo Music Institute)
Fp: Candiris Choir, cond Maritza Núñez,

Espoo, April 27, 1987

Ave Maria Op. 13
Composed: 1986
children’s choir/female choir/soprano/baritone and

piano/organ
Text: Bible (in Latin)
Duration: 2'30''
Commissioned by the Kamarikuoro 75

(Chamber Choir 75)
Fp: Kamarikuoro 75, cond. Maritza Núñez,

Helsinki, December 9, 1986
Publisher:
Modus Music

Two Christmas Songs Op. 14
Composed: 1986
tenor voice, mixed choir, 2 percussion, piano
(also arranged for female or youth choir)
Text by Maritza Núñez (in Spanish)
Huayno Navideño Op. 14a
mixed choir (female/youth choir), 2 percussion, piano
Pregón Op. 14b
tenor, mixed choir (female/youth choir), 2 percussion,

piano
Duration: 4'30''
Commissioned by the Kamarikuoro 75
Fp: Kamarikuoro 75, cond. Maritza Núñez,

Helsinki, December 9, 1986
Publisher:
Modus Music

Suite of Two Songs for Children’s Chorus Op. 19
Composed: 1988
children’s/female choir, piano, flute, soprano solo
Ha cantado la alondra (Kerran lauloi kiurulintu) Op. 19a
Text by Carmen Luz Bejarano (in Spanish and Finnish)
Barcarola (Venelaulu) Op. 19b
Text by Maritza Núñez (in Spanish and Finnish)
Duration: 7'30''
Commissioned by the Candiris Choir
Fp: Candiris Choir, cond. Maritza Núñez,

Espoo, May 5, 1988
Publisher:
Modus Music

Horus Op. 34
Composed: 1994
soprano and cello
Text: Ancient Egyptian poem, Book of the Dead (in English)
Duration: ca. 14'
Commissioned by the Joensuu Festival
Fp: Solveig Faringer, soprano, Aage Kvalbein, cello,

Joensuu Festival, June 22, 1994

Tussilago (Coltsfoot) Op. 36
Composed: 1994
children’s/female choir and piano
Text by Elsa Beskow (in Swedish and English)
Duration: ca. 3'
Fp: Candiris Choir, cond. Timo-Juhani Kyllönen,

Espoo, May 9, 1994
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Lux aeterna Op. 39
Composed: 1995
soprano, organ and accordion
version for flute, organ and accordion (2001)
Text: Bible (in Latin)
Duration: ca. 14'
Commissioned by the Organ Night and Aria Festival

(Urkuyö ja Aaria)
Fp: Kirsi Tiihonen, soprano, Kari Jussila, organ,

Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion, Espoo, July 13, 1995
See also version for flute, organ and accordion (2001)

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Gudarnas lyra Op. 40a–c
Composed: 1995
female choir and 3 percussion (wood-blocks,

glockenspiel, maracas)
Text by Edith Södergran (in Swedish,

English translation printed in the score)
Gudarnas Lyra Op. 40a
Ljusfälten Op. 40b
Skum Op. 40c
Duration: 9'30''
Commissioned by the Helsinki University

Female Choir Lyran for their 50th anniversary
Fp: Helsinki University Female Choir Lyran,

cond. Johanna Almark, Helsinki, March 16, 1996
Publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Finland

Two Kalevala Songs Op. 41
Composed: 1996/2003
female/youth choir and piano
Text: Kalevala (in Finnish,

English translation printed in the score)
Kuutar Op. 41a
Kokko Op. 41b
also a version for female choir and orchestra (2003)
Duration: 10'
Commissioned by the Joensuu Female Choir

for its 30th anniversary
Fp: Joensuu Female Choir, cond. Saara Juvonen,

Porvoo, March 15, 1997
Fp (version for female choir and orchestra):

Joensuu Female Choir and Orchestra of the Joensuu

Conservatory, cond. Saara Elomaa,

Joensuu, May 10, 2003
Publisher: SULASOL
See also: Two Kalevala Songs Op. 47

Arkkiveisu Kuikka-Koposesta Op. 44
Composed: 1997
baritone, accordion, violin and bassoon/cello
Text by Ilpo Tiihonen (in Finnish)
Commissioned by Pekka Kärkkäinen
Duration: ca. 8'
Fp: Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Antti Tikkanen, violin,

Seeli Toivio, cello, Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion,

Raahe Music Week, Raahe, February 4, 2001

Two Kalevala Songs Op. 47
Composed: 1998
soprano/tenor and piano
version of Two Kalevala Songs Op. 41
Duration: 10'
Fp: Taina Piira, soprano, Robert Roozeman, piano,

Orivesi, August 2, 1998

Dondiegos Op. 49b
Composed: 1998
soprano or baritone and piano
Text by Maritza Nuñez (in Spanish)
Duration: 4'
Fp: Jacqueline Terry, soprano, Nikolai Maloff, piano,

Lima (Peru), November 10, 1998

Christmas Suite Op. 56
Composed: 1999
soprano, trumpet (also piccolo trumpet, fluegelhorn,

trumpet in Bb) and organ

Preludio Festivo Op. 56a

Hymn Op. 56b

Postludium Op. 56c
Fbp: Kirsi Tiihonen, soprano,

Albinus Borg, brass instruments,

Pia Bengts, organ,

TV 2, Espoo, December 25, 1999

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Postludium Op. 56d
Composed: 1999/2003
baritone and organ
Text from the Bible (in Swedish)
Duration: ca. 4'
Commissioned by Esbo svenska församling

(Swedish Church in Espoo)
Fp: Espoo, December 25, 1999

Three Songs for Children Op. 62
Composed: 2001
voice and accordion/piano
Text by Timo-Juhani Kyllönen (in Swedish)
1. Sockansången
2. Var är sockan?
3. Sock-Rock
Dedicated to Leksolan Sockan

for its 20th anniversary in 2001

All Beautiful You Are (Kaikki sinussa on kaunista) Op. 64
Composed: 2003
baritone and organ
Text: Bible (Song of Songs 4:16; in English)
1. All Beautiful You Are
2. You Have Stolen My Heart
Commissioned by Urkuyö ja Aaria

(Organ Night and Aria Festival)
Fp: Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Kari Jussila, organ,

Espoo, July 24, 2003

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman

Mua suutele kerran Op. 71a-b
Composed: 2004
a) baritone and guitar
b) voice and accordion
Text by Eino Leino (in Finnish)
Duration: 4'
Fp (a): Juha Kotilainen, baritone, Jukka Savijoki, guitar,

Helsinki, November 16, 2005
Fp (b): Sini Kouvonen, soprano,

Timo-Juhani Kyllönen, accordion,

Imatra, March 10, 2005