Works

Orchestral works

Black cloud, under ground (2017-18) 12’ for symphony orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, percussion (2 players), minim. strings 12.10.8.6.4, commissioned by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Hammer, hammer, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? (2016-17) 15’ for construction tools, orchestra and field recordings: 3 soloistic object players, sound files, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, percussion (1 player), minim. strings 64332, commissioned by the Hyvinkää Orchestra READ FULL SCORE

Cloudless (2017) 10′ for youth string orchestra, a data compression process of fragments from B.H.Crusell’s Clarinet Quartet nr.1, minim. strings 55431

Hypermarket and hypercommodity (2014-15) 17′ for shopping items, solo piano and chamber orchestra: solo piano, objects, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, percussion, minim. strings 43321, commissioned by Emil Holmström READ FULL SCORE

 

Works for ensemble

Supermarket aisles on a security camera (2012-13) 20′ for mixed choir and ensemble, after poems by Kristiina Wallin, cantata for 3-4 sopranos, 3-4 altos, 3-4 tenors, 3-4 basses, flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, harp, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass

Wenn wir schweigen (2011) 8′ for ensemble: flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion (2 players), violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass

Erinnerung (2010) 13′ for piano, ensemble and electronics: solo piano, flute, clarinet, harp, violoncello and electronics

 

Chamber works

New work (2019) 15′ for wind quintet, commissioned by Auriga Wind Quintet

Everyday etudes no.4: kitchen (2018) 12′ for two pianos, kitchen utilities and electronics, commissioned by Alter Face

Du trüber nebel hüllst mir (2016) 15′ for brass quintet and field recordings

Everyday etudes no.1: garden (2015) 10′ for saxophone (or clarinet), gardening tools and electronics READ FULL SCORE

Animal attributes (2014) 8′ for two amplified string instruments, in two versions: 1) vl, vl   2) vl, vla

Vanitas (2012) 7′-12′ for piano trio, in two versions: 1) fl, vl, pno   2) fl, vla, pno

 

Solo works

New work (2019) 15’ for piano and video, commissioned by Tinna Thorsteinsdóttir

New work (2019) 10’ for violin and video, commissioned by Eriikka Maalismaa

All clouds are not data clouds (2018) 10’ for flute and electronics, commissioned by Kaisa Kortelainen

Everyday etudes no.3: personal possessions (2016) 5′ for guitar, personal items and electronics

Everyday etudes no.2: sleep (2016) 6’ for cello, pillow sheet and electronics READ FULL SCORE

Vanishing point (2013) 5′ for piano

Krampfen (2011) 6’ for accordion

Short cuts (2005) 4′ for clarinet in Bb

 

Vocal and choral works

Supermarket aisles on a security camera (2012-13) 20′ a cantata for mixed choir and ensemble, after poems by Kristiina Wallin, for 3-4 sopranos, 3-4 altos, 3-4 tenors, 3-4 basses, flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, harp, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass

Songs (2009-12) 12′ for soprano and piano, or for baritone and piano (2 versions)

 

Performance art

Everyday etudes no.4: kitchen (2018) 12′ for two pianos, kitchen utilities and electronics, commissioned by Alter Face

Everyday etudes no.3: personal possessions (2016) 5′ for guitar, personal items and electronics

Everyday etudes no.2: sleep (2016) 6’ for cello, pillow sheet and electronics

Everyday etudes no.1: garden (2015) 10′ for saxophone (or clarinet), gardening tools and electronics

 

Installation

Kingdom of things (2017) 17′ video installation, together with Liina Kuittinen and a 1000 eight graders

Asphalt and algae (2016) sound installation

White as winters threads (2013) 8′ sound installation for disklavier and electronics

 

Ville Raasakka – List of Works 2018