List of works

  • Mesopotamia

2017

17’

Violin and piano

 

  • 4 Kurdish Songs

2017

8’55”

Key fiddle, guitar

FP: Torbjorn Westman, Eric Lammers Sweden 2017

 

  • “1984”

2017

90’

Cello, actor and orchestra (1111.1110.perc(1).strings(11111))

 

  • Kurdish Suite

2016

10’30”

Piano quintet

 

  • Madasoo

2016

8’

String orchestra

 

  • Toccata – Homage to Jaan Raats

2016

5’

piano

 

  • Newroz

2016

2’10”

Piano trio

 

  • Ronahi

2016

3’40”

Piano trio

 

  • Ronahi

2016

4’10”

Violin and string orchestra

 

  • Asleep

2016

4’

Violin and piano

FP: 22 feb 2016 Liverpool, Mihkel Kerem, Robin Green

 

  • Nocturne in Memoriam

2016

3’30”

String quartet

 

  • The Society Trilogy

2015

30’

Violin, viola, cello, bass

 

  • Eli’s Street Hop

2015

1’40”

violin

 

  • A Minute for Isabelle

2015

1’

violin

 

  • Anthony’s Wondering Bass

2015

2’20”

doublebass

 

  • Max’s Spider

2015

2’

viola

 

  • A Farewell to Yodit

2015

6’

String orchestra

CD

 

  • Danny and Simonas Fantasy

2015

5’40”

Two violins

 

  • Blueprint

2014

10’

Alto sax, cello, accordion

FP: april 2015 estonia

 

  • Deskies

2014

?’

2 violins

 

  • Vashtis Quiet

2014

5’10”

cello

 

  • Barbros Gallop

2014

2’35”

double bass

 

  • Surge of Sergej

2014

4’20”

violin

 

  • Bullocks to That

2014

4’30”

viola

 

  • Etude in Style of Sophie

2014

7’40”

violin

 

  • Broken Glass

2014

?′

Piano

Fp: Nicolas Horvath, Tallinn, 2014

 

  • Dersim

2014

18′

violin, piano

 

  • Two Perverse Dances

2014

8′

key fiddle

Fp: Torbjorn Westman, Oskarhamn, Sweden, 2014

 

  • Ullas Horn

Concerto for Horn and strings

2014

8′

 

  • Retrospect

2013

20′

violin, piano

 

  • Marching Stephen

2013

2’30”

violin

 

  • Terjes Fury

2013

2′

violin

 

  • Meditation for Pal

2013

5′

violin

 

  • Sonata for Solo Cello

2013

13′

Cello

Fp: Willem Stam Oskarshamn, Sweden, 2014

 

  • Moto Perpetuo (Higiliikur)

2013

2′

violin, piano

 

  • Suite for a Little and a Big Cello

2013

7′

2 cellos

 

  • Ballade

2012

8′

cello, piano

Fp:

Samuli Peltonen (cello); 11.11.2012, Soome

Commissioned by: Samuli Peltonen

 

  • The Seasons

Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter

2012

6’30

chamber choir

Text: Mihkel Kerem

Commissioned by: Torbjorn Westman and Cantores Calmarines

 

  • Expression Suite

2011

string quartet

Fp: Arvo Part festival, The Hague, Oct 2015

 

  • Laudatio

2011

11′

string sextet (string orchestra)

Fp:

Mihkel Kerem (violin), Daniel Bard (violin), Mikk Murdvee (viola), Pal Solbakk (viola), Per Nystrom (cello), Daniel Keane (cello), Anthony Williams (double bass), conductor Anthony Weeden; October 22, 2011, UK

 

  • Piano Sonata

2011

22′

piano

 

  • My Redeemer

2011

3′

mixed choir

Text: Leonard Cohen (in English)

 

  • The Book of Longing

2011

30′

male voice, cello

Text: on poems by Leonard Cohen (in English)

Commissioned by: Aura Chamber Music Festival

 

  • Winter

A movement from “The Seasons” for chamber choir (2012)

2010

2′

mixed choir

Fp:

Mixed Choir Cantores Calmarienses, conductor Torbjörn Westman; February 2011, Kalmar

 

 

  • Fanfare

2010

2′

symphony orchestra: 2222, 4230, 2, strings

Fp:

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; November 11, 2011, Estonia Concert Hall

 

  • Sinfonietta Portobellica

2010

16′

symphony orchestra: 3222, 2210, 1, strings

Fp:

The Portobello Orchestra, conductor Anthony Weeden; July 2, 2011, St. Clement’s Church, London

 

  • Aria for Mikk

2009

4′

violin, piano

Fp: Mikk Murdvee (violin), Reet Ruubel (piano); 2009

 

  • String Quartet No. 9 „Beefsquartet“

2009

17′

string quartet

 

  • Variation on Estonian Theme

2009

7′

flute, cello, piano

Fp: Reval Ensemble; June 20, 2009, Tallinn Town Hall

 

  • Beefsmusic

2009

16′

string orchestra

 

  • Lamento

2008

9′

Cello (or viola), string orchestra

Fp:

Per Nyström (cello), chamber orchestra Camerata Nordica, conductor Terje Tønnesen; August 9, 2009, Öland Island, Sweden

 

  • Sonata for Cello and Piano

2008

16′

cello, piano

Fp: Per Nystöm (cello); 2009, Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Sweden

 

  • Fugue

2008

10′

piano

Fp: Sten Lassmann; October 25, 2008, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn

 

  • Little Concerto for Little Strings

2008

12′

string orchestra

Fp: The orchestra of international summer courses for string players in Haapsalu, conductor Mikk Murdvee; July 27, 2008, Haapsalu

 

  • Sonata for Viola and Piano

2007

25′

viola, piano

Fp: Yuval Gotlibovich (viola); 2009, Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Sweden

 

  • Restless Night

string orchestra

Fp: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee; January 24, 2008, Estonian Christian Pentecostal Church Toompea 3 Centre

 

  • Divertimento

2007

13′

symphony orchestra: 2222, 2200, timpani, strings

Fp: 29/09/11 Joensuu City Orchestra, Mikk Murdvee

 

  • Nameless Pieces

2006

clarinet, viola, piano

Fp: 2007, Aylesbury, England

 

  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3
  1. Scherzo
    2. Sonata
    3. Polyphony

2006

21′

violin, piano

Fp:

Mikk Murdvee (violin), Sten Lassmann (piano); December 16, 2006; Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

CD “Mihkel Kerem. Violin Sonatas”, Toccata Classics (2012). Mikk Murdvee (violin), Sten Lassmann (piano)

 

  • One Hundred and Fifty

2006

3′

symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+2, strings

Fp: 2006, England

 

  • Play in 3 Acts

2005

15′

symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+5, harp, strings

Fp: The Winsor and Meidenhead Symphony Orchestra; 2006, England

 

  • 4 Dances and Epilogue

5 parts

2005

13′

violin, cello, piano

Fp:

piano trio Fratres: Mikk Murdvee (violin), Kristjan Saar (cello), Sten Lassmann (piano); May 14, 2005, Tallinn Town Hall

 

  • Five Days from December

1st Day
2nd Day
3rd Day
4th Day
5th Day

2004

12′

alto saxophone, piano

Fp:

Ivo Lille (saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano); April 11, 2005, Estonian Music Days Festival

Commissioned by: Estonian Composers’ Union

 

  • String Quartet No. 8

2004

15′

string quartet

Text: Kerem Quartet; 2005, Chichester, England

 

  • Nocturne

2004

violin, piano

Fp: Mari Kerem (violin); 2005

 

  • String Sextet

2004

30′

2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos

Fp:

The Chilingirian String Quartet, Arun Menon (viola), Niamh Molloy (cello); 2005, Royal College of Music in London

 

  • The Morning of…

2004

flute, piano

 

  • April 2004

2004

?’

viola

 

  • Changing Moods

2004

8′

violin, viola, cello

Fp:

Kristina Kriit (violin) Toomas Nestor (viola), Aare Tammesalu (cello); April 16, 2007, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Music Days Festival

 

  • Symphony No. 3

2003

28′

symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+1, harp, strings

Fp: Oulu Sinfonietta, conductor Mikk Murdvee; 2006, Olulu, Finland

 

  • Overture

2003

2′

symphony orchestra: 2222, 4221, 1+2, harp, strings

Fp: 2003, Royal College of Music in London

 

  • Trio for 2 Flutes and Bassoon

2002

2 flutes, bassoon

 

  • 5 Pieces for Wind Quintet

2002

7′

wind quintet

Fp: 2003, Royal College of Music in London

 

  • 3 Stories for Violin and Organ

2002

violin, organ

 

  • Variations on Theme of Paganini

2002

violin, bassoon

Fp: Mirjam Kerem (violin), Andris Arnicans (bassoon)

 

  • Sonata for Solo Violin
  1. Introduction and March
    2. Fantasy
    3. Siciliana
    4. Finale

2002

12′

violin

Fp:

Mikk Murdvee (violin)

CD “Mihkel Kerem. Violin Sonatas”, Toccata Classics (2012). Mikk Murdvee (violin)
CD „Association of Estonian Professional Musicians“, AEPM (2008). Mikk Murdvee

 

  • Trio for Flute, Oboe and Bass Clarinet

2002

flute, oboe, bass clarinet

Fp: 2002, Royal College of Music in London

 

  • String Quartet No. 7

2002

string quartet

Fp: Kerem Quartet; July 7, 2002; Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

 

  • Adagio

2001

15′

string orchestra

Fp: England

 

  • String Quartet No. 6

2001

string quartet

 

  • March

obligatory piece at international competition Young Musician for young pianists, cellists and violinists

2001

violin, piano

 

  • Lullaby

obligatory piece at international competition Young Musician for young pianists, cellists and violinists

2001

violin, piano

 

  • Waltz

2001

symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+5, harp, strings

 

  • Concerto for 2 Cellos

2000

2 cellos, chamber orchestra: 1111, 1100, timpani, strings

Fp: Silver Ainomäe, Marius Järvi, Tallinn Youth Orchestra, conductor Toivo Peäske

 

  • Small Concerto for Brass

2000

10′

horn, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba

Fp:

Brass Academy, conductor Aavo Ots; October 19, 2000, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music

 

  • Sinfonietta for Small Orchestra
  1. Allegro ma non troppo
    2. Lento
    3. Tempo di Menuetto
    4. Allegro furioso

2000

13′

chamber orchestra: 1111, 1100, timpani, strings

Fp: Estonian Academy of Music Symphoniet Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten; October 20, 2000, Autumn Festival of Estonian Academy of Music

 

  • Ludere

2000

7′

vibraphone, bowed piano ensemble

Fp:

Vambola Krigul (vibraphone); April 28, 2000, Estonian Cademy of Music Chamber Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival

Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

 

  • 4 Moods

1999

tenore/soprano saxophone, harp

 

  • String Quartet No. 5
  1. Largo
    2. Allegro quasi allegretto e scherzando
    3. Adagio molto quasi non movimento
    4. Allegro vivace

1999

32′

string quartet

Fp: EMD string quartet: Maano Männi (violin), Terje Raidmets (violin), Heili Eespere (viola), Tõnu Jõesaar (cello); April 9, 2001, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival

Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

 

  • Suite

1998

43′

symphony orchestra: 3222, 2221, 1+2, harp, strings

Fp: Tallinn Music High School Symphony Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten

 

  • String Octet

1997

4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos

 

  • Quartet for 4 Trombones

1997

4 trombones

 

  • Mediatation

1997

4 cellos

 

  • Variations for Cello

1997

cello

 

  • Wind Quintet

1997

12′

wind quintet

Fp:

Neeme Punder (flute), Aleksander Hännikäinen (oboe), Toomas Vavilov (clarinet), Tarmo Velmet (bassoon), Kalmer Kiik (horn); April 28, 2000, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival

Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

 

  • Piano Quintet

1997

2 violins, viola, cello, piano

 

  • Symphony No. 1

1996

38′

symphony orchestra: 3223, 4231, 1+3, harp, strings

Fp: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

 

  • Waltz

1996

xylophone, piano

 

  • Trio for Bassoon, Violin and Piano

1996

bassoon, violin, piano

Fp: Andris Arnicans (bassoon), Andra Arnicane (viola), Nora Luse (piano)

 

  • Prelude No. 16

1996

piano

Fp: Arta Arnicane

 

  • Prelude No. 15

1996

piano

Fp: Arta Arnicane

 

  • Prelude No. 14

1996

piano

Fp: Arta Arnicane

 

  • Prelude No. 13

1996

piano

 

  • Prelude No. 12

1996

piano

 

  • Perpetuum mobile

1996

flute, violin, piano

 

  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2
  1. Commodo
    2. Presto
    3. Grave

1996

17′

violin, piano

Fp:

Mihkel Kerem (violin), Hanna Heinmaa (piano)

CD “Mihkel Kerem. Violin Sonatas”, Toccata Classics (2012). Mikk Murdvee (violin), Sten Lassmann (piano)

 

  • Thoughts Back

1996

symphony orchestra: 2222, 4231, 1+2, harp, strings

 

  • String Quartet No. 4
  1. Prelude
    2. Dance of Death
    3. Nocturn
    4. Scherzo
    5. Epilogue
    6. Postlude

1995

28′

string quartet

 

  • Impression

1995

8′

symphony orchestra: 1111, 2210, 1+1, harp, strings

Fp:

Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Toomas Kapten

 

  • Prelude No. 11

1995

piano

Fp: Hanna Heinmaa

 

  • Prelude No. 10

1995

piano

Fp: Hanna Heinmaa

 

  • Prelude No. 9

1995

piano

Fp: Hanna Heinmaa

 

  • String Quartet No. 3

1995

15′

string quartet

 

  • Nocturne

1995

flute, 2 violins, cello

 

  • Fantasy

1995

clarinet

Fp: Toomas Vavilov

 

  • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

1994

violin, symphony orchestra

 

  • Prelude No. 8

1994

piano

 

  • Prelude

1994

string orchestra

 

  • Prelude No. 7

1994

piano

 

  • String Quartet No. 2

1994

string quartet

 

  • Rhapsody on Estonian Folk Tune

1994

violin, piano

 

  • Nocturne

1994

violin, piano

 

  • 4 Pieces for Violin and Cello

1994

violin, cello

Fp: Mirjam Kerem (violin), Ivo Juul (cello)

 

 

  • Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

1994

18′

viola, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2200, timpani, strings

 

  • Nocturne No. 2

1994

piano

 

  • Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1
  1. Nocturne
    2. Scherzo
    3. Postlude

1994

25′

violin, piano

Fp:

Mirjam Kerem (violin), Riina Joller (piano); 1994

CD “Mihkel Kerem. Violin Sonatas”, Toccata Classics (2012). Mikk Murdvee (violin), Sten Lassmann (piano)

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 6

1994

violin

 

  • Nocturne

1993

piano

 

  • String Quartet No. 1

1993

string quartet

Fp: String Quartet of Vanemuine; Moscow

 

  • 3 Pieces for 2 Violins

1993

2 violins

Fp: Mihkel Kerem, Mikk Murdvee; Finland

 

  • 5 Scherzos

1993

 

  • Prelude No. 6

1993

piano

 

  • Prelude No. 5

1993

piano

 

  • Prelude No. 4

1993

piano

 

  • Prelude No. 3

1993

piano

 

  • Memory

1993

violin, piano

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 5

1993

violin

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 4

1993

violin

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 3

1993

violin

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 2

1993

violin

 

  • Sonatina for Violin No. 1

1993

violin

 

  • Shadows of the Past

1993

string orchestra

Fp: Tallinn Music High School String Orchestra, conductor Toivo Peäske

 

  • Prelude No. 2

1993

piano

 

  • Suite

1992

2 flutes

Fp: Sigrid Orusaar, Maie Maidre; 1993

 

  • Variations for Violin and Piano

1992

violin, piano

 

  • Sonatina

1992

piano

Fp: Helin Kapten; 1992

 

  • Bells

1991

Piano

  • Mosquito

1991

piano

 

  • Field

1991

piano

 

  • Sparrow

1991

piano

 

  • Goliath

1991

piano

 

  • In National Idiom

1991

piano

 

  • Evening

1991

piano

 

  • Prelude No. 1

1991

piano

 

  • Fly

1991

Piano

  • The Horrible Mountain

1987

piano

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