cantus.jpg Cantus - Estonian Chamber Music from the 1990's
Finlandia 3984-21435-2

Recorded May 1997 at the Great Merchant Guild Hall, Tallinn, Estonia. Released in 1998.
Recording engineer: Maido Maadik; Recording Producer: Heiki Mätlik.

Compositions by Erkki-Sven Tüür
Track 4. Drama (1994) (for flute, violin & guitar) 11:55
Janika Lentsius: flute, Urmas Vulp: violin, Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Track 6. Spiel (1992) (for cello & guitar) 12:08
Henry-David Varema: cello, Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Other composer's works on this recording
Track 1. Ester Mägi: A Tre (1991) (for violin, cello & guitar) 10:26
Urmas Vulp: violin, Henry-David Varema: cello, Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Track 2. Ester Mägi: Cantus (1987) (for cello & guitar) 4:49
Henry-David Varema: cello, Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Track 3. Raimo Kangro: Little suite Op. 37 a (1992) (for guitar) 7:36
Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Track 5. Mati Kuulberg: E Point (1994) (for violin & guitar) 5:34
Urmas Vulp: violin, Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Track 7. René Eespere: Evocatio (1996) (for guitar) 7:22
Heiki Mätlik: guitar.
Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards
Drama is dedicated to the Camerata Tallinn chamber ensemble, but further information on the commission and premiere is unknown at the present time.
Spiel is dedicated to cellist Martin Ostertag and to guitarist Boris Björn Bagger and was premiered on April 7, 1992 at Karlsruhe, Germany by the Ostertag/Bagger duo.
Music Publishers
Drama is published by Eres Edition with distribution also by C.F.Peters.
Spiel is published by Edition 49 with distribution also by C.F.Peters.
Other Points of Interest and Links
The CD liner notes are by Heiki Mätlik (in English only). There is also a page of biographical information on each musician.
Urmas Vulp is the leader of the Tallinn String Quartet, who perform Tüür's String Quartet on the CD Chamber Music from Estonia BIS CD-574. Henry-David Varema is the current (1998) cellist in the Tallinn String Quartet
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