Jonas Tarm

CONCERT MUSIC

ORCHESTRA

STRING ORCHESTRA

Memories of the Earth (2019)


Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost

Dedicated to the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Risto Joost

I. Light the Fire
II. Love Weeps by Water
III. Dances on Land
IV. Farewell Flight

Details

Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
Instrumentation: String Orchestra (5.5.4.3.2 with C ext.)
Premiere: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost; May 5, 2019,
Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Blackheads, ISCM World Music Days
Length: 12′


Refugee at Sea (2015)


Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost

Written for the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra 2015 season opening concert

Details

Commissioned by: Tallinn Philharmonic Society
Instrumentation: String Orchestra (5.4.3.3.2 with C ext.)
Premiere: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost; September 19, 2015,
Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Blackheads, TCO Season Opening Concert
Length: 10′


Headline Hues: Concerto for Strings 2013


Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost

Dedicated to the casualties of the Arab Spring

Prelude
I.Bright Blue Light
II. Red Silence
III. Yellow Media

Details

Commissioned by: Estonian Composers Union
Instrumentation: String Orchestra (5.4.3.2.1 with C ext.)
Premiere: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Risto Joost; April 7, 2013,
Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Blackheads, Estonian Music Days Festival
Length: 16′
Note: Each individual movement may be performed separately.


YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Päike laulab (The Sun Sings) (2018)

Written for the 150th anniversary of Estonian Song Festival (Laulupidu)

Details

Commissioned by: Estonian XXVII Song Festival
Instrumentation: Youth Orchestra (3.2.2.1/2.2.3.1/Timp+3/Str. – optional doubling parts available)
Premiere: Estonian Song Festival Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Riivo Jõgi; July 7, 2019,
Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
Length: 5′

SOLOIST AND ORCHESTRA

SOLO VIOLIN AND STRING ORCHESTRA

Melody (2016)


Violinist Inmo Yang, Conductor Matthew Szymanski, New England Conservatory Philharmonia Orchestra

Written for the Tallinn Music High School Kivimäe virtuosos and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Details

Commissioned by: Tallinn Music High School
Instrumentation: Solo Violin and Strings Orchestra (4.4.4.3.2)
Premiere: Violinist Miia Olivia Onni, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Vello Pähn; March 16, 2017
Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Blackheads
Length: 9′
Note: Violin and piano version available.

ENSEMBLE

VIOLIN AND PIANO

Melody (2016)


Violinist Hee-Soo Yoon, Pianist Jacob Hiser

Arrangement of Solo Violin and String Orchestra version

Details

Commissioned by: Tallinn Music High School
Premiere Recording: Violinist Hee-Soo Yoon, Pianist Jacob Hiser; February, 2017
Length: 9′
Note: Cello and piano version available.


CELLO AND PIANO

Postlude (2012/2016)


Cellist Alexander Hersh, Pianist Chris McCarthy

Details

Premiere: Cellist Alexander Hersh, Pianist Chris McCarthy; April 19, 2016
Jordan Hall, Boston
Length: 2’30
Note: Originally written for violin and piano.


PIANO QUARTETS

Las Ruinas Circulares (2010)

Details

Premiere: Flutist Letita Chim, Violinist Jorie Butler-Geyer, Cellist Yong Park,
Pianist Anne McLaughlin, March 11, 2011, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, IL
Length: 6’30
Note: Violin, viola, cello and piano version available.

SOLO INSTRUMENT

GUITAR

Thoughts of Prayer (2013)


Guitarist Alec Holcomb

Details

Premiere: Guitarist Fiel Sahir; February 25, 2014,
New England Conservatory Williams Hall, Boston
Length: 2’30


PIANO

Départs (2008)


Pianist Matthew Hagle

First composition written by Jonas

I. Larghissimo e tranquillo
II. Moderato

Details

Written: 2008 (first composed work)
Premiere Recording: Pianist Matthew Hagle; February 2009
Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, IL
Length: 14′


CELLO

Ballad (2012)


Cellist Peter Eom

Details

Premiere: Cellist Peter Eom; December 8, 2013,
New England Conservatory Brown Hall, Boston
Length: 14′

CHORAL MUSIC

WORKS FOR MIXED CHORUS

Aeg (Time) (2014)


William Jewell College Cardinalis, Conductor Erica Washburn

Written for the New York Virtuoso Singers

Details

Text: Artur Alliksaar
Commissioned by: New York Virtuoso Singers
Instrumentation: SATB Chorus
Premiere: New York Virtuoso Singers, Conductor Harold Rosenbaum;
November 15, 2014, Merkin Concert Hall, New York
Length: 5’30


WORKS FOR FEMALE CHORUS

Peegelpildid (Mirror Pictures) (2013)


Academic Female Choir of University of Tartu, Conductor Triin Koch

Written for Korp! Ugala 100th anniversary concert

I. Valge hobune ja hällivad kasvud (White Horse and Swinging Shoots)
II. Ämblikuvõrgud (Spider Webs)
III. Tuul puhub (The Wind is Blowing)
IV. Tilgad (Drops)

Details

Text: Kaalu Kirme
Commissioned by: Korp! Ugala
Instrumentation: SSSSAAAA Chorus
Premiere: Academic Female Choir of University of Tartu, Conductor Triin Koch;
October 31, 2013, Assembly Hall of University of Tartu, Estonia
Length: 11′

 

FILM MUSIC

THERE WAS A BEGINNING (2019)

SOUNDTRACK DEMO REEL

To be released 2019/2020. Soundtrack to be released Fall 2019

Director: Mida Chu
Recorded by: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Mikk Murdvee

ADDITIONAL TRACKS

A Suicide for Clarinet and Cellos

Waves for Clarinet and Piano


ADDITIONAL TRACKS

Flight for Orchestra