Table of Contents

  • Popular awareness in Estonian music

    The following names are internationally known and respected — Rudolf Tobias, Arvo Pärt, Veljo Tormis, Lepo Sumera, Erki-Sven Tüür… We have different schools of music with ...
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  • The model of world music

    The change in perception of music by Estonians after the disintegration of the Soviet regime was explosive. It could not have been otherwise considering that ...
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  • Openness and seclusion

    During the Soviet regime, it was considered natural in Estonia to regard seclusion as ideal. The political norm, even in its milder forms, required the ...
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  • Today and tomorrow

    The Estonian music today might be divided into five subcategories according to the levels of openness and activity.
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