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  • Ester Mägi. Cadenza and motif
    Ester Mägi. Cadenza and motif

    Original title: Ester Mägi. Kadents ja teema

    2014 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Vahur Laiapea

    One of the most respectable lady of Estonian music, composer Ester Mägi, has written music about sixty years while having remained characteristically conservative.

  • Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia
    Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia

    Original title: Heino Eller. Quinta Essentia

    2013 | Documentary, Portrait, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    The biographical documentary about the renowned composer and lecturer Heino Eller also serves as a part of cultural history of Estonia. While following the story, we experience the most dramatic and cheerful moments of his life and Estonian history.

  • Interview with Roman Toi in Tallinn on July 21, 2011
    Interview with Roman Toi in Tallinn on July 21, 2011

    Title in Estonian: Roman Toi intervjuu Tallinnas 21.07.2011

    2011 | Amateur films, Newsreel | Director:

    Interview with choirmaster Roman Toi, also an alumnus of fraternity "Vironia", held in Tallinn on July 21st, 2011.

  • Maestro

    1985 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Nikolai Šarubin

    Portrait documentary by Nikolai Sharubin about composer and conductor Gustav Ernesaks during the 20th Song Festival.

  • Dear Mart
    Dear Mart

    Original title: Kallis Mart

    1983 | Documentary, Observation | Director: Heini Drui

    Celebrating composer Mart Saar 100th birth anniversary in 1982.

  • Metsalaul – teglikult Metsade laul
    Metsalaul – teglikult Metsade laul

    1983 | Musical film | Director: Heini Drui

  • Mart Saare 100 sünniaastapäev
    Mart Saare 100 sünniaastapäev

    1982 | Newsreels, Newsreel 1940 II half-1991 | Director: Reet Kasesalu

  • Northern spirit
    Northern spirit

    Title in Estonian: Põhjavaim

    1982 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Peep Puks

    Documentary about Mart Saar, founder of Estonian national music style.

  • Taasleitud laul
    Taasleitud laul

    1977 | Documentary, Portrait | Director: Peep Puks

  • Mahtras

    1963-1972 | Amateur films | Director:

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