ORCHESTRA

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

Symphony no 5 – “Drifting Continents”      2016 – 2017    24 min.    Score
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I    Rodinia (supercontinent)
II   Mirovia (superocean)
III Panthalassa Blues (superocean)
IV  Pangaea (supercontinent)
Fp: Joensuu City Orchestra / Michael Seal
25th April 2018, Kuhmo Arts Centre, Kuhmo, Finland
26th April 2018, Carelia Hall, Joensuu, Finland
Composed with the support of Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

Concerto for Viola and orchestra       Work in progress
Commissioned by Oleg Larionov

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony no 4 “Intimations of Forces”      2013 – 2015    20 min.      Score    Audio
2222 / 4221 / 2 perc / strings
I    Boiling Clay – Earth
II   Surging Sea – Water
III Whirling Wind – Air
IV  Volatile Mind – Human
Composed with the support of The Finnish Cultural Foundation
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra / Risto Joost,
September 25th 2015, Turku, Finland
Broadcasting by YLE1

Four composers at work: Ulf Långbacka, Juha Leinonen, Pertti Jalava and Jukka-Pekka Lehto

Four composers at work: Ulf Långbacka, Juha Leinonen, Pertti Jalava and Jukka-Pekka Lehto

At the Same Time Elswhere    2012    12 min.
A cowork with three other composers
(1,1,1,1 – 1,0,0,0 – strings: 1,1,1,1,1)
Fp: Seinäjoki City Orchestra / Tuomas Rousi
Seinäjoki-Hall, 15 th November 2012
Fbp: 20th February 2013, Seinäjoki City Orchestra / Tuomas Rousi
Sibelius Museum, Turku, YLE 1

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Ventilating the score before the rehearsals

Two Ways to Leave and Return    2011    17 min.      Score
1121 / 111- / 2 perc / p / strings: 11111
I     One Way to Leave and Return           Audio
II    Another Way to Leave and Return    Audio
Fp: The New Paths Chamber Ensemble / David Alan Miller
Commissioned by New Paths in Music Festival
New Paths in Music Festival, June 21, 2012,
Elebash Recital Hall, Manhattan, New York, USA

Flare    2007 / 2008    13 min.     Score
3333 / 4331 / timp, 3 perc / strings
Orchestrated from “Incandescence”

2926272 / 20050309 / Kuvaaja: Riitta Salmi / Toimittaja: Matti Lehtonen / Aihe: Säveltäjä Pertti Jalavan haastattelu / Paikka: Konserttitalo / Huomautukset:

Photographer: Riitta Salmi / Turun Sanomat

Symphony no 3 “Forms of Opinion”   2003 – 2004 / 2007 – 2008    23 min.
Version for full orchestra: 3333 / 4331 / timp, 2 perc / strings           Audio     Score
Version for smaller orchestra: 2222 / 22-1 / 2 perc (incl. timp) / strings         Score
I     Solid Opinion Video
II    Liquid Opinion
III   Steamy Opinion
IV   Mediation
Fp (full orch.): Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, / Petri Sakari
September 8th and 9th 2011, Turku, Finland
Fp (smaller orch.): Joensuu City Orchestra, / Michael Seal
April 23rd 2015, Joensuu, Finland

Incandescence   2007    10 min.      Score
fantasy for string orchestra no 4 (see String Quartet no 3)

Family Album   2007     16 min.       Score
I     Allegro – tempo rubato – presto
II    Lento
III   Allegro
IV   Andante – Nostalgia
Version B: for string orchestra (see String Quartet no 2)

When the Cracks Appear    2004 / 2005    8 min.
Fantasy for string orchestra no 3 (43221)      Score

Solid Opinion    2003 – 2004    14 min.        Video        Score
3333 / 4331 / timp, 2 perc / strings
First movement of Symphony no 3
Fp: The Serbian Radio and Television Orchestra / Bojan Sudic
22.11.2008, Belgrad, Serbia

In the Wind

Record cover, painting by Mari Jalava: Open Windows in Bratislava

In the Wind     2003    14 min.      Score
for flute and string orchestra
 I   Andante                                 Spotify         SoundCloud
II   Presto – andante – presto    Spotify         SoundCloud
Commissioned by the Finnish Flute Association
Special prize (among top four) in the international EPIC MUSIC composition prize, Italy 2005
Fp: Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
11.5.2005, Turku, Finland
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Wounds    2002 / 2003    15 min.   Score
Version A: 3,3,3,3 / 4,3,3,1 / timp. 3 perc / strings
Versio C: 2,2,2,2 / 2,1,1,1 / 3 perc. / strings

Surface    2002    12 min.     Spotify      SoundCloud     Score
Fantasy for string orchestra no 2  (43221)
Fbp: Turku Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, cond. Juha Kangas,
40th anniversary concert of the Turku Conservatoire,
16.11.2002, Turku, Finland
3rd prize in the Nordic composition competition of the Turku Conservatoire
Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Concerto for Piano, Flute and String Orchestra     (43221)    2001    25 min.       Score
I     Allegro                                   Spotify   SoundCloud
       Interlude                               Spotify    SoundCloud
II    Adagio                                   Spotify    SoundCloud
III   Presto – andante – presto   Spotify     SoundCloud
Fbp: Liisa Pohjola: piano, Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Tuomas Turriago: piano, Ilari Lehtinen: flute,
Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra     (43221)    2001    23 min.       Score
I     Allegro
II    Adagio
III   Presto – andante – presto
Fp: Terhi Jääskeläinen: piano, Mikkeli City Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
January 24, 2002, Mikkeli, Finland

Nest of Wind   2000 / 2001    10 min.       Score
Version C: flute, 2 percussionists and string orchestra
Fbp: Ilari Lehtinen: flute, Toni Hietala and Harri Lehtinen: percussion,
Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1

Round Goes the Gossip    1997 / 2001    14 min.
version B: 2 percussionists and orchestra  2221/211-/strings       Score
version C: 2 percussionists and chamber orchestra  1,1,1,1 / 1,-,-,- / str       Score

A Top Secret pas de deux  1996 / 2001    12 min.       Score
version B: 2 percussionists and string orchestra

2000 Mikkeli 1

Mikkeli City Orchestra, Ari Angervo and Pertti Jalava

Like A Sigh     1999    10 min.      Spotify       SoundCloud          Score
Fantasy for string orchestra no 1  (43221)
Fp: Mikkeli City Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
February 2.2000, Mikkeli, Finland
Fbp: Turku Chamber Orchestra, cond. Ari Angervo
April 14, 2002, Turku, Finland, Broadcasted by YLE 1
CD: “Pertti Jalava – In the Wind” (Alba: ABCD 232)
Tampere Raw, cond. Ari Angervo

Symphony no 2    1996-99    37 min.             Score
3333 / 4331 / timp. 3 perc / strings
I     Allegretto
II    Passacaglia
III   Presto agitato – con moto – adagio           Audio
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Rudolph Werthen
March 10th and 11th, 2005, Turku, Finland


Puuttuva lapsi 1995The Missing Child
(Symphony No. 1)   1994-95    27 min.
2222 / 4231 / timp. 3 perc / strings     Score     Audio
I     Andante – allegretto
II    Adagio
III   Allegro con brio
IV   Andante sostenuto
Fp: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Pertti Pekkanen
September 17, 1995, Turku, Finland

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