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Estonian Television Girls Choir

Estonian Television Girls Choir

In 1990, a Music Studio was founded under the auspieces of the children's programme of Estonian Television (ETV). Aarne Saluveer (music director of the studio 1990-2004) founded Estonian Television Girls' Choir, ETV Children's Choir and Toddler's Choir, which at present are all among the very top of Estonian Choirs.

In 1997 Aarne Saluveer and Eve Viilup established nonprofit institution Lasteekraan Music Studio, and gained the licence for choir school the same year.

The cast comprises 30 girls of 15 to 21 years of age. The programme includes spiritual and secular music of different ages, folk music with effective dance movements and modern programmes of pop music and jazz. The numerous contest firsts prove their internationally high professional level. The Estonian TV Girls' Choir has collaborated with Arvo Part, Veljo Tormis and other well-known contemporary composers, appeared at a number of international conferences and symposiums and participated in the City of Tallinn programme of the Eurovision Song Contest of 2002.

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Estonian Television Girls Choir : Circle Is Full : 00  1 CD : Aarne Saluveer : Veljo Tormis

Estonian Television Girls Choir : Circle Is Full    onsale

Review: Music Studio of Estonian Television Children's Programs was founded in 1990 by Eve Viilup, conducted by Aarne Saluveer. Today there are 22 young girls between the ages of 14 to 19 in the Girls' Choir. Their repertoire consists of classical and modern choir music, sacred music, folk music accompanied by dance movements and modern pop-jazz music programs. The ETGC has covered itself with acclaim, medals and awards from international contests and festivals, and appeared in prestigious venues, most recently they were the toast of the 2003 American Choral Director's Association Convention in New York City. There are 37 stunningly beautiful mostly a cappella (some piano accompanied, some with light orchestra) songs on "Ring," mostly sung in Estonian, but a handful in German, Hungarian and English: "Bow Down Thine Ear O Lord" by Hovland, the spiritual "Go Down Moses," Thomas Morley's "It Was A Lover and His Lass," Leonard Bernstein's "I Feel Pretty," and Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice's "I Don't Know How to Love Him."

Songlist: Gott ist Mein Hirt, Turot Eszika A Ciganny, Lauliku Lapsepoli, Meie Elu, Sinu Aknal Tuvid, Etuudid Helilaadides, Kevad, Udu, Kulm, Lumi, Poud, Tuul, Vihm, Kiigelaulud, Kitsas Kiik, Meri Kiige All, Kiigel Kartlik, Ounapuu, Sugismaastikud, Tuul Konnumaa Kohal, Kulm Sugisoo, Kanarbik, Ei Saa Mitte Vaiki Olla, Laulu Lopetus, Bow Down Thine Ear, O Lord, Pueri Herbraeoreum, Go Down Moses, It Was a Lover and his Lass, Kodulaul, Ring on Tais, and more

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6859c | 00 1 CD | $9.95 | Primarily a cappella Estonian Choral Music

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