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Heino Eller
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste
Neenia

Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste conductor
 
Lüüriline Süit
Neenia
Five Pieces for String Orchestra
Sümfonietta
Eleegia

Recorded August 1999
ECM New Series 1745
 
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These moving performances by the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra under conductor Kaljuste reintroduce the work of Heino Eller (1887-1970), the composer many call "the father of modern music in Estonia". Arvo Pärt contributes a liner note celebrating the influence and example of his former teacher.