VOCAL AND CHORAL

Niin joudun kauas tulevaisuuteen –
So I Enter Far Into the Future    2004    20 min.
Song cycle for bariton and string quartet (version A)
Poems by Hannu Salakka (in finnish). Commissioned by Juha Kotilainen
I Isän kauhtunut paidanselkä – Fathers Worn-out Shirt Back
II Seison myrskyssä vastatuuleen – I´m Standing Against a Storm
III Hiukset valtoimenaan – Hair Wide Open
IV Ojat kuusikossa – Ditches in a Spruce Wood
V Kutsuäänet, muuttoparvien lento – Callings, flight of the migrant flocks
Fbp: Juha Kotilainen: baritone and Tampere Raw
20.2.2008, Turku, , Finland, Broadcasting by YLE 1
version B: for bariton and string orchestra 2004 20´

Maa kantaa – ihminen kaivaa –           Score and Audio
Earth Carries – Man Digs    2005    7 min.
A diptych for eight voice mixed choir, text in finnish (translation available)
Earth Carries: a poem by Hannu Salakka –
Man Digs: a list of archaeological findings in Turku, edited by Pertti Jalava
Fp: Chamber Choir Tritonus / Markus Yli-Jokipii
Aboa Vetus-museum, Turku, Finland, 9.6.2006

Sammakkojen mahti – The Mighty Frogs    2006    6 min.
For eight voice mixed choir
text by Pertti Jalava and Pasi Toivanen, in finnish

Vega avaa koillisväylän –
Vega Opens The North-east Passage 2006 11´
Version A: For mixed choir, synthesizer, reciter and tape
Text from The voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe by Adolf Nordenskiöld, chosen by Pertti Jalava

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Pertti Jalava, Esko Valtaoja – Photo © Esko Keskioja

Mene rannalle! – Go Down to the Shore!    2006    11 min.
For mixed choir and jazz ensemble (s.sax, trbn, el.g, b, d)
Text: Esko Valtaoja
Fp: Chamber Choir Tritonus / Markus Yli-Jokipii and Jalava Band
Turku Jazz-happening, Finland, March 2008
CD: Peppe Jalava Band: Go to the Beach (Alba: ABCD 304)
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Kujakissan kolme viimeistä henkeä –
The Three Last Lives of a Stray Cat    1989/2007    13 min.
For mixed choir and jazz ensemble (s.sax / fl, trbn, el.g, b, d)
Text: Pertti Jalava
Fp: Chamber Choir Tritonus / Markus Yli-Jokipii and Jalava Band
Turku Jazz-happening, Finland, March 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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