Ester Mägi

Born 10 January 1922
Ester Mägi
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1922-01-10
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Ester Mägi

Ester Mägi Biography (Wikipedia)

Ester Mägi (born 10 January 1922) is an Estonian composer, widely regarded as the First Lady of Estonian Music.

Her compositional output is substantial and represents all genres, from chamber and vocal music to choral and highly regarded symphonic works. She trained initially under Mart Saar at the Tallinn Conservatory, then from 1951 to 1954 at the Moscow Conservatory under Vissarion Shebalin. Amongst her best-known works are her Piano Sonata (1949), Piano Trio in F minor (1950), Piano Concerto (1953), Violin Concerto (1958), Symphony (1968), Variations for Piano, Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra (1972), Bukoolika for orchestra (1983) and Vesper for violin and piano/organ (1990, arranged for strings in 1998). Much of her work has been inspired by Estonian folk music.

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Ballad 'Tuule Tuba' ('House of Wind')
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Ballad 'Tuule Tuba' ('House of Wind')

Ballad 'Tuule Tuba' ('House of Wind')

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Choir
Academic Male Choir of Tallinn Technical University
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Bukoolika
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Bukoolika
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Murdunud aer (The broken oar)
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Murdunud aer (The broken oar)
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Duo rahvatoonis for flute and violin
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Duo rahvatoonis for flute and violin
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Aiu-Puiu
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Aiu-Puiu

Aiu-Puiu

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Academic Female Choir of the University of Tartu, Vaike Uibopuu
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Vesper
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Vesper
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Cantus and Processus
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Cantus and Processus
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