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Läbilõige Eesti Koorimuusikast (Review of Estonian Choral Music)
EKM001-003 ©2002 Eesti Kooriühing, Eesti Laulu- ja Tantsupeo Sihtasutus ja Eesti Raadio (Estonian Choral Union, Estonian Song and Dance Festival Foundation and Estonian Radio).

Compilation producer:Juri Rent; CD pre-mastering:Maido Maadik; Design:Atko Januson; Photos:Gustav German.
The recordings are compiled from performances recorded from 1972 to 2002 by Estonian Radio, the Forte Record Company or are provided courtesy of the choirs themselves.
There are no details provided about the specific dates of recording or the producers/engineers of the individual tracks.

Compositions conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste
CD One -

CD Two -

CD Three -

Other composers, works, performers and conductors on this collection
The details of the other composers, other works and the other performers and conductors on this 3 disc box set are beyond the scope of this website. If you are interested in details, please email me at

Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards
The Erkki-Sven Tüür mass Lumen et Cantus was originally a 1981 work for male choir and rock group. The 1989 version for male choir and symphony orchestra is dedicated to Tõnu Kaljuste and was premiered on January 25, 1990 by the male voices of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the Estonian State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste.

Music Publishers
Publishing information for Lumen et Cantus is not provided in this disc's information, but the publisher is known to be Warner/ Chappell Music Finland OY.

Other Points of Interest and Links
Estonian and English titles are given for all of the works in this boxset along with track timings, details of soloists, choirs and conductors. Dates of performances and recordings are not provided. Texts of songs are not provided. There is a short introductory text to Estonian choral music by Tiia Järg and brief single paragraph biographies of the 33 composers (in both Estonian and English (translation by Urve Läänemets)).