Kári Bæk

Kári Bæk

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Tróndargøta 30, FO-100 Tórshavn.  (email: karitg30@gmail.com)

During the last 30 years, Kári has played an active role on the Faroese music scene. As a musician, choir and orchestra conductor and the last 20 years as a composer and arranger. He is an active member of the Faroese Composers’ Association, which he has also chaired for several years.

Kári’s interest in composition sprang from his work as a conductor and his earliest works were arrangements of Faroese tunes, but he later started composing both instrumental and choir music.

The Faroese ensemble, Aldubaran frequently plays Kári’s music on the Faroes as well as abroad.

http://www.aldubaran.com

Kári Bæk - Classical Compositions Worklist

TitleInstumentYearDuration (min)PublisherRecording
Trio for Violin, Horn and PianoViolin, Horn and Piano202011manus
Til eru fræ (orð: Davíð Stefánsson)Kór SATB20185manus
Ljós tíni (orð: Regin Dahl)Kór SATB20185manus
Landid (orð Gunnar Hoydal)Kór SATB20185manus
Var Gud er fost og haldgod borg/Ein Festeburg ist unser Gottsymfoni orchestra, SATB20175manus
Wogen/Waves – solo cellovlc20167manus
Orgulkoral: Kom friður av himniOrgan20162manus
Orgulkoral: Til okkum her á lágum støðumOrgan20162manus
Hymns & Ballads Guit. duogtr20168manus
JANUAR – sonata f. violin og klaver

JANUAR – sonata f. violin og klaver 2
vln, pno20159manus
Melody and variations f. solo bassoonbsn20159TrevCo Music
Spring Trio/ Var Triovla, bsn, fl20155TrevCo Music
Morgun – Renn, sol, upp ur havi so glaemuung (Chr Matras)SATB20152manus
Gudbrandskvaedidwindband, voice20145manus
Sús frá hvørvandi tíðum (instr.: single reed choir)cl, saxophone20134manus
Harlekin: Music theatervln, cl, bsn, tuba, gtr, fl, trp201217manus
Nocturne for Harp and Percussion

Nocturne for Harp and Percussion - Harp

Nocturne for Harp and Percussion - Perc
perc20126manusDuo Harpverk – OFFSHOOTS (2014)
Hjemme paa jorden. Lied (tenor) (text William Heinesen)cor, pno, voice20118manus
Variatiónir yvir sálmalag (Aldri var sigurin/ K. Olsen)organ20115manus
Summarkvøld (Text Regin Dahl)T-solo and SATB

Summarkvøld (Text Regin Dahl) Mannskór

Summarkvøld (Text Regin Dahl) SATB
SATB, voice201110manus
Quartet for oboe, violin, viola and cello. (Leikum fagurt á foldum)vln, vla, vlc, ob20109TrevCo Music
Fragment

Fragment - Bassoon

Fragment - Clarinet

Fragment - Flute
cl, bsn, fl20105manus
Veiða vind/Hunt the Wind/ a Musical Fairy Tale for Children (symph. orch. and story teller)symfoni orchestra201018manus
Trompet solotrp20094manus
Myndir/ Pictures f. Guitar solo(commisioned by Olavur Jakobsen)gtr200912manus
Højt over frostblå bjerge. (Sopr., Cl.(S-sax), guit.) Text W. Heinesen

Højt over frostblå bjerge - Clarinet

Højt over frostblå bjerge - Guitar

Højt over frostblå bjerge - Soprano
cl, gtr, voice20096manus
Jørð (text Rói Paturson)sinfonietta, SATB200815manus
Askur og Embla (commisioned by Embla Trio)pno, cl, bsn20088manus
String quartet nr 1: Valsur einkisins riddarastring20084manus
Himin boðar (motet)2fl, bar, choirfl, SATB, voice20076manus
Sálmar (Hymns)gtr, fl20074manus
Klaverstykki nr. 1pno20065manus
Kjøkr (solo cl.)cl20057manus
Trio, 3 bassethorns (to Trio Chalumeau)

Trio, 3 bassethorns (to Trio Chalumeau) 2

Trio, 3 bassethorns (to Trio Chalumeau) 3

Trio, 3 bassethorns (to Trio Chalumeau)
cl20057manus
Mjøldal Soprano solo and S-sax (text: William Heinesen)saxophone, voice20055manus
Vatnið og ljósið (text: Karsten Hoydal) faroese, english ond danish text

Vatnið og ljósið - FØ

Vatnið og ljósið - DK
SATB20055manusTUTL FKT 41
In Principio Erat (John 1,1-5)SATB20043manusTUTL FKT 41
Vårstrofe (text: William Heinesen)SATB20044ed. WH: WH30694TUTL FKT 41
Snjólýsi stóð av fløtum (arr.)SATB20042manusTUTL FKT 41
Cantate Domine (Ps. 95,1-3)SATB20032manusTUTL FKT 41
Arise My Love (Song of Songs 2,10-13)SATB, saxophone20024Bo Ejeby Förlag no. 1139TUTL FKT 41
Visitatio (Luke 1,42-45)SATB20025Bo Ejeby Förlag no. 1139TUTL FKT 41
Duo for 2 violinsvln20019manusTutl FKT 31
Nú rísur (text: Regin Dahl)SATB20015manusTUTL FKT 24
Snow Light/Snjólýsi (flute solo)fl20008manusTutl FKT 31
Harri vár drottin (motet)sopr., choir, 2 tpt, 2 trbtrp, trb, SATB, voice200014manus
Heimahøllin – ólavsøkukantata sopr., bar., choirSATB, voice200013manus
Cross-current/Afturundirgerð (to Øssur Bæk)vln199810manusTutl FKT 31
Playfullness/Kæti (ob-bsn/fl-bsn/cl-bsn)ob, bsn19987TrevCo Music
Blíðan, brótið ikki aldur (arr.)cl, pno, voice19983manusSTIÐIN 1998
Nun lob mein Seel´/Lover nu HerrenSATB19983ed. WH: WH30694TUTL FKT 41
Slatur (arr.)TTBB19982manusSTIÐIN 1998
Snjólýsi stóð av flørum (arr. text Chr. Matras)TTBB19982manusSTIÐIN 1998
Preludium and March (octet)vln, vlc, gtr, pno, fl, cl, cor199713manusTutl FKT 31
Elegie and Humoresquepno, bsn199610TrevCo MusicBIS CD-1085, TUTL FKT 31
Lækjan (text: Chr. Matras)SATB19961manusTUTL FKT 41
Nú rennur sólin fríð/Nu rinder solen op (arr.)SATB, SSA19954ed. WH: WH30694TUTL FKT 41
Vit eru føroyingar (text: Regin Dahl)TTBB19956manus3arin CD01020
W.W. quintet: Fantasia/Hugleiðingarwoodwind19948TrevCo MusicBIS CD-1085
Jarðareygað (text: T.N: Djurhuus)SATB19941manusTUTL FKT 41
Kvæði / Ballads. Arr. for symphony orch.symfoni orchestra19938manus
Fuglur letur av gleði (arr.mel. R. Dahl, text: H.A. Djurhuus)SATB19922manusTUTL FKT 41
Kavin kom í morgun (arr. text Martin Joensen)SATB, voice19922manus
Og dansurin gongur (text: T.N. Djurhuus)SATB19914manusTUTL FKT 41
Lívligt er á bønum í dag (arr. trad.)SATB, SSA19902manus
Græsset grønnes (text William Heinesen)SATB19832ed. WH: WH30694TUTL FKT 41
Vøgguljóð (text T.N.Djurhuusgtr, ob, voice19772manus
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