Arvo Pärt

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Estonian composer born 11 September, 1935 in Paide (Estonia). [1][2]

Life

Works for violin or works containing violin

[3]

  • Tabula rasa for two violins, prepared piano and string orchestra (1977) [Sheetmusic: Tabula rasa für zwei Violinen, Streichorchester und präpariertes Klavier, Study score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Tabula rasa for violin, viola, string orchestra and prepared piano (1977) [Sheetmusic: Tabula rasa für Violine, Viola, Streichorchester und präpariertes Klavier, Study score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Spiegel im Spiegel for violin and piano / Peegel peeglis for violin and piano (1978) [Sheetmusic: Spiegel im Spiegel für Violine und Klavier (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Fratres. Three-part music with solo-variations for violin and piano (1980) [Sheetmusic: Fratres für Violine und Klavier (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Es sang vor langen Jahren. Motette für de la Motte (for alto or countertenor, violin and viola) (1984)
  • Stabat Mater for soprano, countertenor or alto, tenor, violin, viola and violoncello (1985) [Sheetmusic: Stabat Mater für Sopran, Countertenor (Alt), Tenor, Violine, Viola und Violoncello, Instrumental parts (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)] [Sheetmusic: Stabat Mater für Sopran, Countertenor (Alt), Tenor, Violine, Viola und Violoncello, Study score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Summa for violin, two violas and violoncello (1990) [Sheetmusic: Summa für Violine, zwei Violen und Violoncello (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Mozart-Adagio for violin, violoncello and piano (1992, revised 2005) [Sheetmusic: Mozart-Adagio für Violine, Violoncello und Klavier (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Darf ich … for solo violin, bell ad lib. and string orchestra (1995/1999)
  • Passacaglia for violin and piano (2003)
  • Passacaglia for one or two violins, vibraphone ad lib. and string orchestra (2007)
  • Scala cromatica. Trio piccolo for violin, violoncello and piano (2007) [Sheetmusic: Scala cromatica für Violine, Violoncello und Klavier (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Sei gelobt, du Baum for baritone, violin, quinterne (or mandolin or lute) and contrabass (2007)
  • Estländler for violin (2009)
  • My Heart’s in the Highlands for countertenor (or alto), violin, viola, violoncello and piano (2013)

String quartets

  • Fratres for string quartet (1977/1985/1989) [Sheetmusic: Fratres für Streichquartett (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Psalom for string quartet (1985/1991, revised 1997) [Sheetmusic: Psalom für Streichquartett (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Summa for string quartet (1991) [Sheetmusic: Summa für Streichquartett (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Solfeggio for string quartet (1963/2008) [Sheetmusic: Solfeggio für Streichquartett (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Wallfahrtslied (Pilgrims' Song) for tenor or baritone and string quartet (1984, revised 1996) [Sheetmusic: Wallfahrtslied für Tenor oder Bariton und Streichquartett, Score and parts (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Da pacem Domine for string quartet (2004/2006) [Sheetmusic: Da pacem Domine für Streichquartett (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]

String orchestra

  • Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell (1977/1980) [Sheetmusic: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell, Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Festina lente for string orchestra and harp ad lib. (1988/1990) [Sheetmusic: Festina lente für Streichorchester und Harfe ad lib., Study score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Summa for string orchestra (1991) [Sheetmusic: Summa für Streichorchester, Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Silouan's Song for string orchestra (1991) [Sheetmusic: Silouans Song für Streichorchester, Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Fratres. Three-part music with solo-variations for violin, string orchestra and percussion (1992)
  • Trisagion for string orchestra (1992/1994) [Sheetmusic: Trisagion für Streichorchester, Study Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]
  • Symphony No. 4 'Los Angeles' for string orchestra, harp, timpani and percussion (2008) [Sheetmusic: Symphony No. 4 for string orchestra, harp, timpani and percussion, Study Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Universal Edition)]

Orchestra

  • Perpetuum mobile for orchestra, Op. 10 (1963)
  • Symphony No. 1 'Polyphonic' for orchestra (1963) [Sheetmusic: Symphony No. 1 for orchestra, Study Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Sikorski)]
  • Symphony No. 2 for orchestra (1966) [Sheetmusic: Symphony No. 2 for orchestra, Study Score (Pärt, Arvo)(Sikorski)]
  • Credo for piano, mixed choir and orchestra (1968)
  • Symphony No. 3 for orchestra (1971)

References