Compositions

by Antti Nissilä

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Symphony orchestra
Ongang FREE DOWNLOAD (score)
for large symphony orchestra 3242-4431-14-11-strings
commissioned and performed by Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra (John Storgårds, cond)
set of parts available by request.
 
All In Jollity FREE DOWNLOAD (score)
for small symphony orchestra 2222-2221-2-strings
first performance by Avanti (Magnus Lindberg, cond.)
(Sannäs workshop / Suvisoitto, Porvoo)
Nautilus
for small symphony orchestra 2131-1221-14-1-strings
published by A-Minor Production
performed by Pori Sinfonietta (Jan Söderblom, cond.)
Reunion 
for full orchestra - youth / amateur level
published by A-Minor Production
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Wind band & big band
Acromania
for concert band - grade 3,5
commissioned by Rauma Boys' Band
published by A-Minor Production
Listen on YouTube
Cave Dance
for wind band - grade 4
published by A-Minor Production
Fair Day
for violin and concert band - grade 4
2nd prize at Finnish Wind Band Association's composing contest
published by A-Minor Production
Listen on YouTube
Finem lauda
concert march for wind band - grade 2
commissioned by wind band Puhallica
published by STM Music
Gloriette
concert march for wind band - grade 2,5
published by Blosari Edition
Homeground
for concert band - grade 3
commissioned by Valkeakoski Wind Band
published by STM Music
Intrada ("Opening Gates") - grade 2,5
for wind band
published by STM Music
King's Order  FREE DOWNLOAD
for wind band - grade 3
published by A-Minor Production
Morning Call
for barytone voice and concert band - grade 4
lyrics by Rudyard Kipling
published by A-Minor Production
Nordwärts
for wind band - grade 3
dedicated to Musikverein Jung St. Marien
published by STM Music
On the Shores of Ruija
for wind band - grade 2,5
published by STM Music
Promise
for wind band - grade 2,5
commissioned by Ikaalinen Youth Orchestra
published by STM Music
Song Against People
for barytone voice and concert band - grade 3,5
lyrics by Rudyard Kipling
published by A-Minor Production
Swarm
for wind band - grade 3
published by Blosari Edition
Listen on YouTube
Total Rangers
for wind band - grade 2,5
published by A-Minor Production
Tower on the Hill
for concert band - grade 3
published by Blosari Edition
Waltzing Whale
for wind band- grade 3
published by STM Music
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Rhythm music for wind band /big band
Casino Beach
for wind band - grade 3
commissioned by Ikaalinen Youth Orchestra
published by STM Music
Listen on YouTube
Claim
for wind band - grade 2,5
commissioned by Outokumpu Wind Band
published by A-Minor Production
First Round
for wind band - grade 2,5
published by Edition 7
Flashback
for wind band - grade 2,5
published by STM Music
Flying High
version for big band with vocals
lyrics by Turo Vartiainen
published by A-Minor Production
Lost Magic
for wind band- grade 3
published by SPOL
Nil Nil
for wind band- grade 2,5
digital publication under construction
Toe Drops
for wind band- grade 2,5
published by STM Music
Trumpet Flares (Trumpettilahkeet)
for wind band- grade 2,5
published by STM Music
Whistle in the Dark
for wind band - grade 2,5
published by STM Music
 
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Junior band music
 
Dragon Hunt
for junior wind band- grade 2-
published by STM Music
Hot Sand
for junior wind band- grade 2-
published by STM Music
Jorpakon legenda
for beginning junior wind band - grade 1
published by STM Music 
Just For Fun
for beginning junior wind band - grade 1,5
published by Blosari Edition
No Man's Land
for junior wind band - grade 2-
published by STM Music
Off Track
for junior wind band - grade 2-
published by A-Minor Production
Prairie Wind (Preeriatuuli)
for beginning junior wind band- grade 1
published by STM Music
Rhino Ride
for beginning junior wind band- grade 1
published by STM Music
The McOgres Are Back (Örkendalien paluu)
for beginning junior wind band- grade 1
published by STM Music
Torch Ballade (Soihtuballadi)
for junior wind band - grade 2-
published by STM Music
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Choir music
Cantatas:
 
A Little Night Music
original version for SATB, strings and piano
commissioned by Pirkanpojat
A Little Night Music
reduced version for SATB and piano
3 Astronomical Intermezzi FREE DOWNLOAD
from A Little Night Music
How I Wonder 
Twelve Gates
Ball of Plasma
Katoava aika
for mixed choir and orchestra
lyrics by Pia Perkiö
Choir songs in classical style:
Benedictio FREE DOWNLOAD!
for mixed choir 
Flowers Preach
for treble choir
lyrics by Christina Rossetti
1st prize at Laulunuotta composition contest
published by SULASOL
Listen on YouTube
Hiljainen Gloria
for mixed choir
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
commissioned by Vaskivuori Chamber Choir
published by SULASOL
Kuu kalpea 
for mixed choir
lyrics by Eino Leino
Kysymys 
for mixed choir
lyrics by Aaro Hellaakoski
published by SULASOL
Nihil esse melius
for mixed choir 
lyrics from the Book of Ecclesiastes
published by SULASOL
Magnificat
for mixed choir
published by SULASOL
Sanctus
2018 version for barytone, mixed choir and piano quartet
published by A-Minor Production
Sanctus  FREE DOWNLOAD!
2000 version (SATB a cappella)
With the Dawn  FREE DOWNLOAD!
for mixed choir
lyrics by Thomas Caulfield Irwin
commissioned by chamber choir Camena
Listen on YouTube
Choir songs in other genres:
Aalto aallon jälkeen
for male choir (with comp)
lyrics by Timo Pusa
published by STM Music
 
Ei mahda kukaan tietää 
for mixed choir
lyrics by Turo Vartiainen
published by SULASO
Kauvan kauvan
for male choir
lyrics by Eino Leino
commissioned by male choir Jussit
published by SULASOL
Kolme laulua mieskuorolle
lyrics by Seija Kaipio
commissioned by Tuusula Male Choir
 
Laulajan laulu
for female choir
lyrics by Eino Leino
published by STM Music
Metsän poika  FREE DOWNLOAD!
for mixed choir
lyrics by Aleksis Kivi
published by A-Minor Production
Omenat putoaa 
for mixed choir
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
published by SULASOL
Our Secret Melody 
for treble choir + opt. TB
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
commissioned by Sympaatti choir festival
published by SULASOL
Semmoinen nautiskelija
for female choir (with comp)
lyrics by Timo Pusa / Antti Nissilä
published by STM Music
Yölaulu
for female choir
lyrics by Eino Leino
published by STM Music
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Solo voice (classical, semi-classical)
(pop song lead sheets can be found here!)
Kipling Songs
Morning Call
for barytone voice and concert band 
(piano score  FREE DOWNLOAD! 
Song Against People
for barytone voice and concert band 
Lagerkvist Songs
När du ler FREE DOWNLOAD! 
Du er visst lycklig
Ingenting får störa
Saliga väntan  FREE DOWNLOAD! 
Still Songs
for middle range voice, piano and strings
The Artist FREE DOWNLOAD! 
lyrics by Walter Alexander Raleigh
for middle range voice and piano quartet
Listen on YouTube
If Truth
lyrics by A.E. Housman
for middle range voice and piano quartet
Listen on YouTube
When I Was in Love
lyrics by A.E. Housman
for middle range voice and piano quartet
Listen on YouTube
Magnificat  FREE DOWNLOAD! 
version for solo voice and piano/organ
Pater Noster
for middle range voice and organ
Listen on YouTube
Sanctus
2018 version for barytone, mixed choir and piano quartet
Sanctus
2000 version for solo voice and piano (or organ)
High voice
MIddle range voice
Low voice
 
Suomenkielisiä lauluja (songs in Finnish):
Lauluja Aaro Hellaakosken teksteihin
Kysymys  ILMAISNUOTTI 
...ellet löytäisi mitään... 
Salomaa  ILMAISNUOTTI
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Kysymys  ILMAISNUOTTI 
(versio laululle ja kitaralle)
Kaksi laulua Oiva Paloheimon teksetihin
 
Ilta ILMAISNUOTTI 
Aamu
 
Hiljainen Gloria
teksti Antti Nissilä
orkesteriversio
Kuuntele YouTubessa
pianosäestyksellinen versio
Laulun lapsi
teksti Eino Leino
versio baritonille ja puupuhaltimille
pianoversio
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Opera
Vieraat
chamber opera
libretto by Antti Nissilä
commissioned by Nurmes Christmas Music Festival
Listen on YouTube (excerpts)
Pyhät seinät (Holy Walls)
chamber opera
libretto by Antti Nissilä
commissioned by the town of Ikaalinen
performed at Sata-Häme Soi Festival
Listen on YouTube (excerpts)
Music for solo instruments /
Chamber music
Aria
for string quartet (or string ensemble)
commissioned by Kari Koort
Catch!
for violin and piano
commissioned by Ylä-Satakunta Music School
Episode
for flute, harp and two percussionists
digital publication under construction
Front Nine FREE DOWNLOAD! (scan quality)
for piano
dedicated to Janne Hovi
Listen on YouTube
Gehet hin in Frieden  FREE DOWNLOAD!
for organ
dedicated to Mandi and Tuomo Lammi
Intrada  FREE DOWNLOAD!
for organ
Listen on YouTube
Rendezvous
for viola and cello
Rumspringa
for accordion, percussion and strings
published by Finnish Accordion Institute
Scena e cavatina FREE DOWNLOAD!
for alto saxophone and piano
dedicated to Juha-Matti Katajamäki
Listen on YouTube
Space Between Us 
for viola and piano
for cello and piano
Still
for cello and piano
published by A-Minor Production
Listen on YouTube
Turn
for accordion, bass clarinet, marimba and strings
commissioned by CIA (Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes)
dedicated to Kimmo Mattila
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For young musicians
Catch!
for violin and piano
commissioned by Ylä-Satakunta Music School
Kankaanpää-sarja (Kankaanpää suite)
for small orchestra and vocals
commissioned by the town  of Kankaanpää
Kipinä
Kehäpäätelmä
Väräjää, väräjää FREE DOWNLOAD!
Linnuntie
for youth string orchestra
commissioned by Pirkanmaan Jouset
Listen on YouTube
Local Heroes 
version for trumpet and piano
version for alto sax and piano
"..neither silver nor gold..."
for flute and guitar
Off Track FREE DOWNLOAD!
version for trumpet and piano
Ulapalla  FREE DOWNLOAD! (scan quality)
for 2 flutes and cello
commissioned by Belisa publishing
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Pop, jazz, childrens' songs etc.
A Mere Affair of Weather?  FREE DOWNLOAD!
lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson
Comfort Food
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
Listen on YouTube
In Foreign Lands
lyrics by Robert Louis Stevenson
for vocal solo (or unison childrens' choir), piano and strings
Listen on YouTube
Midnight Snack
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
Our Secret Melody  FREE DOWNLOAD!
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
Listen on YouTube
Sanctus (lead sheet) FREE DOWNLOAD!
(for classical versions, see solo voice or choirs)
Listen on YouTube
Slowly Sliding December Days
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
Listen on YouTube
There's a Secret FREE DOWNLOAD!
lyrics by Antti Nissilä
Listen on YouTube
More to come..
 
Suomenkielisiä pop-lauluja ja laulelmia
(pop songs in Finnish)
Haaveet vaihtua voi haavoihin   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
Kuuntele YouTubessa
Halki taivaan   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
(suomenkielinen versio laulusta There's a Secret)
Kuuntele YouTubessa
Kehtolaulu ("Yön kukkamaa")   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Pia Perkiö
Mustavalkoinen   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
Kuuntele YouTubessa
Omenat putoaa   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
Kuuntele YouTubessa
Pisaroita   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
2020 versio
Pisaroita   ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
2001 versio
Kuuntele YouTubessa
Taivun tahtoon tuulien ILMAISNUOTTI 
san. Antti Nissilä
Vuodenajat ILMAISNUOTTI  (skannauslaatu)
(lastenlaulu, san. Pia Perkiö)
Lauluja musiikkinäytelmään Supan Tomppa
tekstit Timo Pusa, Antti Nissilä & Raija-Sinikka Rantala
tilaaja: Kotkan kaupunginteatteri
(nuotteja ja soivia näytteitä tulossa)

 

Kairo

 

Aalto aallon jälkeen

version mieskuorolle kustantanut STM

 

Sinappi valuu

 

Kun sade hiipii maahan ILMAISNUOTTI

 

Tummana tulee ilta ILMAISNUOTTI 
Kuuntele YouTubessa

 

Nyrkkeilypallo

 

Tasan yö

 

Semmoinen nautiskelija

version naiskuorolle kustantanut STM

 

Supatus

 

Nokka irtoaa ja pyrstö tarttuu

Ongang - Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
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