Jouni Kaipainen

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Jouni Kaipainen
Born
Jouni Ilari Kaipainen

(1956-11-24)November 24, 1956
Helsinki, Finland
DiedNovember 23, 2015(2015-11-23) (aged 58)
Tampere, Finland

Jouni Ilari Kaipainen (November 24, 1956 – November 23, 2015) was a Finnish composer.

Kaipainen was born in Helsinki to the physician and politician Osmo Kaipainen, and his wife, the author Anu née Mustonen.[1] He studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki under Aulis Sallinen and Paavo Heininen. He died on November 23, 2015, on the eve of his 59th birthday.

List of compositions[edit]

Works for the stage[edit]

  • Konstanzin ihme (The Miracle at Constance) Op. 30, opera in two acts, unfinished
  • Hämäränmaassa Op. 69 (2004), music play for children

Works for orchestra[edit]

  • Apotheosis Op. 7 (1975), for chamber orchestra
  • Symphony No. 1 Op. 20 (1980–85)
  • Symphony No. 2 Op. 44 (1994)
  • Sisyfoksen uni (Sisyphus Dreams) Op. 47 (1994)
  • Accende lumen sensibus, concerto for small symphony orchestra Op. 52 (1996)
  • Millennium Fanfare Op. 60 (1999)
  • North by North-East Op. 63 (2000–01)
  • Symphony No. 3 Op. 72 (1999–2004)
  • Erik (...jag hör det ständigt...) Op. 78 (2006)
  • notkea keaton (The Ghost of Buster) Op. 86 (2008–09)
  • Commedia, Symphony No. 4 Op. 93 (2010/2012), with TTBB choir, baritone and soprano soloists

Works for solo instrument(s) and orchestra[edit]

  • Carpe diem! for Clarinet and Orchestra Op. 38 (1990)
  • Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra Op. 46 (1994)
  • Vernal Concerto, From Equinox to Solstice for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra Op. 53 (1996)
  • Piano Concerto Op. 55 (1997)
  • Concerto for Viola and Orchestra Op. 56 (1997)
  • Nyo ze honmak kukyo to Op. 59b (1999)
  • Concerto for Horn and Orchestra Op. 61 (2000–01)
  • Concerto for Cello and Orchestra no. 1 Op. 65 (2003)[2]
  • Concerto for Cello and Orchestra no. 2 (work in progress)[3]
  • Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra Op. 66 (2003)
  • Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra Op. 74 (2005)
  • Chamber Concerto No. 1 Op. 73, ("...and then is heard no more...")
  • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op. 76 (2006)
  • Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra "Life is..." Op. 100 (2014)

Works for vocal soloist(s) and orchestra[edit]

  • Felicity & Fullnesse Op. 75 (2006), monodrama – introduction, aria and scene
  • The Canticle of Brother Sun Op. 88 (2009) for soprano, baritone and orchestra

Chamber works[edit]

  • Quartetto I Op. 2 (1973)
  • Quartetto II Op. 5 (1974)
  • Aspetti Op. 6 (1974)
  • Ladders to Fire Op. 14 (1979)
  • Trois morceaux de l'aube Op. 15 (1980–81)
  • Far from Home Op. 17 (1981)
  • Trio I Op. 21 (1983)
  • Elegia Op. 22 (1983)
  • Parcours Op. 23a (1983)
  • Parcours Op. 23b (1983–89)
  • Titus’ Elegy Op. 24b (1983)
  • Quartetto III Op. 25 (1984)
  • Piping Down the Valleys Wild Op. 26 (1984)
  • Andamento Op. 28 (1986)
  • Trio III Op. 29 (1986–87)
  • Tombeau de Rabelais Op. 32 (1987/1995/1997/2001)
  • Remous Op. 37a (1990)
  • Remous Op. 37b (1990–97)
  • Quartetto IV Op. 45 (1994)
  • Time flies Op. 48 (1994–95)
  • Sestetto (Sextet) Op. 57a (1997)
  • Sestetto (Sextet) Op. 57b (1997)
  • Weigold-Walzer (1999)
  • Clarinet Quintet Op. 59a (2000)
  • String Quartet no. 5 Op. 70 (2004)
  • Inno, for viola and piano (2010). First performance: 6.7.2010 at Västanfjärd church (Finland). Kimito Island Music Festival. Wen Xiao Zheng (viola), Martti Rautio (piano)

Works for solo instrument[edit]

  • Sonatina Op. 9 (1976)
  • “...la chimère de l'humidité de la nuit?” Op. 12b (1978)
  • Je chante la chaleur désespérée Op. 16 (1981)
  • Altaforte Op. 18 (1982)
  • Conte Op. 27 (1985)
  • Gena Op. 31 (1987)
  • L’anello di Aurora Op. 34 (1988)
  • Tenebrae Op. 39 (1991)
  • Serenade: Full Moon, Lunatic Bassoon Op. 42 (1993)
  • Vento Op. 58 (1998)
  • Placido Op. 68 (2003–05)
  • Reunion confirmed Op. 71 (2004)
  • Three preludes (2006)

Vocal and choral works[edit]

  • Quatro Canciones de García Lorca Op. 8 (1975) for baritone and piano
  • Yölauluja (Nocturnal Songs) Op. 11 (1978)
  • Cinq poèmes de René Char Op. 12a (1978–80)
  • Pitkän kesän poikki iltaan (The Long Summer’s Journey into Evening) Op. 13 (1979) for soprano and ensemble
  • Muunlaisten musiikkia (Music of Persons of Another Kind) Op. 19 (1984) for mezzo-soprano and piano
  • Three Arias from “The Miracle at Constance” Op. 30b (1987–97)
  • Three Arias from “The Miracle at Constance” Op. 30d (1987–93)
  • Anna’s Aria from “The Miracle at Constance” Op. 30f (1987–93)
  • Stjärnenatten (Starry Night) Op. 35 (1989)
  • Lacrimosa Op. 36 (1989)
  • Antiphona SATB Op. 40, Super ‘Alta Trinitá Beata’ (1992) for children's choir and male choir a cappella
  • Jauchzet! Op. 41a (1993) for mixed choir a cappella
  • Jauchzet! Op. 41b (1993) for mixed choir and orchestra
  • Sonnet 43 Op. 43 (1994) for soprano and piano
  • Matkalla (On the Road) Op. 49 (1995) for mixed choir, percussion and strings
  • Runopolku (Rune Walk) Op. 50 (1995) for soprano and piano
  • Glühende Blumen des Leichtsinns Op. 51 (1995–2000) for soprano and string quartet
  • Des Flußes Stimme Op. 54, Ein Requiem, Jeremy Parsons in memoriam (1996) for mixed choir a cappella
  • Rauha ja Onni (Peace and Happiness) Op. 64 (2001) for soprano and piano
  • En skål för alla kvinnors ära Op. 67 (2003–05) for soprano, horn and piano
  • En skål för alla kvinnors ära Op. 67a (2003)
  • ...ohikulkua ja epäilystä... (...bypassing and doubts...), monodrama for mezzo-soprano and string quartet
  • Var det Edith? Op. 95 (2011) for soprano, string quartet, double bass and piano. First performance: 17.7.2011 at Kimito church. Kimito Island Music Festival. Helena Juntunen (soprano), Rodin-Quartett: Sonja Korkeala, Gerhard Urban (violin), Martin Wandel (viola), Clemens Weigel (violoncello), Ulrich Wolff (double bass), Eveliina Kytömäki (piano)
  • Tyttöjä ja kuolemaa ("Deaths and Maidens") Op. 101 (2014) for male choir

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuka Kukin On (Who's Who) (in Finnish). Helsinki: Otava. 1978. p. 332. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Description of Kaipainen op. 65". Edition Wilhelm Hansen. Archived from the original on 2007-09-21. Retrieved 2009-01-04.
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120304015547/http://www.fimic.fi/fimic/fimic.nsf/WLWOR?readform&comp=Kaipainen%2C+Jouni&cat=contemporary_classical (archive from 4 March 2012, accessed 24 November 2015).