Chamber 1-9 performers

Fp = first performance, Fbp = first broadcasted performance, CD = published recording

Kun heräsit astuin sisään ja jätin oven auki    2019    12 min.
While You Were Awakening, I Stepped Inside and Left the Door Open

for flute, harp and viola
Requested by Aleksandra Batog for Lorien Trio
Supported by MES The Finnish Music Foundation
This work will continue the narration of
While You Were Sleeping, I Opened the Door and Walked Out Into a Warm Night” from 2010. See lower in this list
Fbp: Lorien Trio, 21st October 2020, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland
Broadcasting by Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE

Verhot avoimessa ikkunassa    2016    10 min.
Curtains In an Open Window    Score      Video

for violin and guitar
Requested by Patrik Kleemola
I   Lento sensibile
 II   Allegro con moto
III   Andante espressivo e narrante
Fp: Patrik Kleemola and Juha-Pekka Vikman
March 7th 2017, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum,  Turku, Finland

Lyhyitä keskusteluja yöllisillä katoilla    2014-2015    9 min.
Brief Conversations on Nocturnal Roofs
    Score   Audio
for guitar                 Listen on Spotify
Requested by Patrik Kleemola
Fp: Patrik Kleemola, April 27th 2015 Helsinki, Finland
CD: Patrik Kleemola: Through Green Glass (Pilfink JJVCD-150)

Yksin veneessä    2015    10 min.
Alone in a Boat
    Audio
version for cello and audiotracks
(Original version for doublebass 2009, see below)
Pia Enblom: cello, Mansoor Hosseini: audiotracks
Fp: August 11th 2015: Stadsbiblioteket, Göteborg, Sweden

Kynsiä ja hampaita pimeässä    2014  7 min.
Teeth and Claws in the Dark  

Requested by Tero-Pekka Henell for Total Cello Ensemble
Six cellos
Fp: Total Cello Ensemble, Kauniainen music festival October 26th 2014

Avoimia tarinoita    2013   12 min.
Open Stories
   
for guitar and cello
Requested by Kimmo Rahunen
Ke: Duo Vitare,  April 27th 2014 Tampere, Finland

Jousikvartetto no 4 – Talvisia näkyjä    2012   19 min.
String Quartet no 4Winter Visions
    Score
Commissioned by Juha-Pekka Vikman
Fp: Aboa Nova, January 7th 2014 Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland

Pieces of a Coconut    2011    3 min.
Should I Worry for viola and cello      Score
Should I Hurry for violin, viola and cello      Score
Fp: October 13th 2011, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland

Kun nukuit avasin oven ja kävelin ulos lämpimään yöhön    2010    15 min.
While You Were Sleeping, I Opened the Door and Walked Out Into a Warm Night

for flute, harp and viola      Score
Commissioned by Aleksandra Batog
I    While You Were Sleeping, I Opened the Door…     Audio
II   And Walked Out…     Audio
III   Into Warm Night     Audio
Fp: Lorien Trio, December 18th 2010, Bytom, Poland
CD: Pertti Jalava – Into a Warm Night (Acte Prealable AP0342) Lorien Trio

Yksin veneessä    2009    10 min.
Alone in a Boat   
      Score     Audio
for doublebass and audiotracks
Commissioned by Mikko Multamäki
Fp: October 13th 2011, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland

Huuhkaja – The Eagle-Owl    2009    34 min.    Score
for guitar and string quartet
Commissioned by Kimmo Rahunen
I   Allegretto – Hiiri hyvä, huuhkaja ei nuku yöllä – Dear Mouse, the Owl Doesn´t Sleep at Night!     Audio
II   Adagio – Kasteisella niityllä – On a Dewy Meadow     Audio
III   Allegro – Varpaisillaan – On Tip-toe     Audio
IV  Allegro – Huuhkaja – The Eagle-Owl     Audio
Fp: Kimmo Rahunen and Akademos Quartet, Bytom, Poland, December 6th 2009
Fbp: Kimmo Rahunen and Akademos Quartet, Sibelius Museum,
Turku, Finland, May 5th 2010 Broadcasted by Rondo FM
CD: Pertti Jalava – Into a Warm Night (Acte Prealable 2015)

Diptyykki: Kaukana / Lähellä    2008-2009    11 min.
Diptych: Distant / Close    Score

for Harmonium and string quartet
Commissioned by Dirk Luijmes
I  Kaukainen savu metsien takaa – Distant Smoke from Behind the Woods   7 min.
II  Läheltä piti liikennevaloissa – A Close Shave At the Traffic Lights    4 min.
Fp: Dirk Luijmes: harmonium and Nieuw Amsterdams Peil
Orgelpark, Amsterdam, Holland, September 22nd 2012

Hehku – Jousikvartetto no 3    2007    10 min.
Incandescence – String Quartet no 3
    Score
Fp: Akademos Quartet, Paimio Hall, Paimio, Finland May 4th 2010
Fbp: Akademos Quartet, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland, May 5th 2010, Broadcasted by Rondo FM

Jousikvartetto no 2 – Perhealbumi   2007     16 min.
String Quartet no 2 –  Family Album      Score
I    Allegro – tempo rubato – presto    Video
II   Lento    Video
III   Allegro    Video
IV  Andante – Nostalgia    Video
Fbp: TampereRaw, February 20th 2008, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland
Broadcasting by YLE 1

Kuvia kevätpurolta – Jousikvartetto no 1    2006 / 2008    10 min. 
Pictures of Spring Stream – String Quartet no 1
    Score
I    Jääpuikot sulavat oksilla – Icicles Melting on the Branches    Audio
II   Kuplat leikkivät jään alla – The Bubbles Play Under the Ice    Audio
III   Liian aikaiset perhoset – Butterflies, Too Early    Audio
IV  Kaarnalaivat – Boats, Whittled from Bark    Audio
V   Kevät – Spring    Audio
Fp: Akademos Quartet, Bytom, Poland, December 6th 2009
Fbp: Akademos Quartet, Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland, May 5th 2010
Broadcasted by Rondo FM
CD: Pertti Jalava – Into a Warm Night (Acte Prealable 2015)

Other versions of Pictures of Spring Stream
Original version with a tittle Fla um? Batures! for flute and marimba
version A) for vibraphone and marimba  2006      Score
Honorary mention (third prize) in the international “Quey Percussion Duo Composition Contest – 2007”, USA
version B) for flute, clarinet, bassoon and string quartet  2006 / 2008    Score
version D) for soprano saxophone, vibraphone and marimba 2006 / 2008

Kunhalkeamat ilmaantuvat – When the Cracks Appear    2004 / 2006    8 min.      Score
Version A: for chamber ensemble (fl, ob, cl, bsn, 2 tr, trbn, tuba, vln & vlc)

Puinen karhu – Wooden Bear    2005    13 min.      Score
for flute, clarinet, bassoon and string quartet
I    Lento
II   Allegro giocoso
Fbp: Tampere Raw, Sibelius Museum, February 20th 2008, Turku, , Finland
Broadcasting by YLE 1

Saari kolmelta etäisyydeltä – Island From Three Distances    2003    16 min.      Score
for flute, clarinet, bassoon and string quartet
Commissioned by Turku Ensemble
I    Horisontti – Horizon
II   Siluetti – Silhoette
III   Törmä – Steep
Fp: Turku Ensembles 20th anniversary concert
October 20th 2004, Turku Castle, Turku, Finland
Fbp: Tampere Raw, Sibelius Museum, February 20th 2008, Turku, , Finland
Broadcasting by YLE 1

Perhostomu – Butterfly Dust    2002    6 min.      Score
flute quartet and double bass
Fp: Ilari Lehtinen: flute and piccolo, Taina Riikonen: flute, Hannu Lehtinen: flute, Kari Alikoski: alto flute, Mikko Multamäki, September 25th 2002, Sibeliusmuseum, Turku, Finland

Spiraali – Spiral    2002    9 min.      Score
clarinet, violin, viola and cello
Fbp: Asko Heiskanen: clarinet, members of the New Helsinki Quartet
July 26th  2002, Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Finland
Awarded in the Uussävel Competition in 2002, Broadcasted by YLE 1

Kolme kehoitusta – Three Requests   2000    17 min.      Score
for two pianos and percussion (2 players)
Dedicated to my son, Santeri Jalava
I   Herää – Wake Up
II   Mene – Move On
III   Tule takaisin – Come Back!
Fp: Amoureux Piano Duo (Jouko and Riitta Tötterström), Toni Hietala and Harri Lehtinen, percussion
February 18th 2002, Oulu, Finland
Fbp: same performers, April 14th 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1

Tuulenpesä – Nest of Wind   (version A)    2000    7 min.      Score
2 percussionists and wind quintet
Fp: Kroustikon, cond. Risto Pulkkinen, May 22nd 2000, Turku, Finland

Viisi ilonpisaraa – Five Drops of Joy      2000    7 min.      Score
Version A: for French compression harmonium
Fp: Dirk Luijmes, tour in Netherlands  january – march 2002
version B: for piano

Kuusi miniatyyriä – Six Miniatures    1998    5 min.      Score
for guitar
Fp: Kimmo Rahunen, November 18th 1998, Turku, Finland
Fbp: Kimmo Rahunen, May 5th 2010, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by Rondo FM
CD: Pertti Jalava – Into a Warm Night (Acte Prealable 2015)

Hektinen allegro – A Hectic Allegro   1997    4 min.      Score
percussion quintet
Fp: Kroustikon, March 30th 1998, Turku, Finland

Round Goes the Gossip (versio A)    1997    14 min.    Audio      Score
2 percussionists, flute, clarinet, bassoon and string quartet
Fp: Oulu Chamber Soloists, cond. Ari Angervo
October 14th 1997, Oulu, Finland

A Top Secret pas de deux (version A)    1996    12 min.    Audio     Score
2 percussionists and string quartet
Fp: Oulu Chamber Soloists, cond. Ari Angervo
October 14th 1997, Oulu, Finland