Douglas Weiland

~ Composer ~

Recording


SELECTED WORKS

 

Clarinet Concerto Op. 30  (2002)

(34′)

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
Soloist:  Andrew Marriner
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner

World Premiere: 19 November 2009
Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Melbourne Recital Centre
ABC recording

I    Allegro ma non troppo –
II   Allegro –
III  Adagio –
IV  Vivace – Allegro vivace


 


Fourth Quartet Op. 50 (2011)

(46′)

William Hennessy
Francesca Hiew
Fiona Sargeant
Michael Dahlenburg

World Premiere Recorded Performance: 5 November 2012
Australian National Academy of Music
South Melbourne Town Hall
ANAM recording
Sound Engineer: Declan Kelly

I – Allegretto/Andante/Allegro molto
II – Misterioso, quasi Allegretto – Adagio
III – Scherzo Germanesque: Allegro giocoso
& Trio: Largo, molto espr – Presto/Largo
IV – Intermezzo Pastorale: Grazioso, appassionata
V – Allegro molto


 


Third Quartet Op. 39  (2005)

(31′)

Hamer Quartet

Cameron Hill
Rebecca Chan
Stephanie Farrands
Michael Dahlenburg

World Premiere:  Hamer Quartet Debut Recital
20 March 2007 Australian National Academy of Music
ABC recording

I    i  Allegro  ii  Largo – Allegro – Moderato  iii  Allegro
II   Allegretto – Adagio
III  Allegro moderato – Allegro molto
IV  Largo, mesto – Allegro moderato


 


Voice Quintet Op. 4  (1984/5)

(25′)

Australian Quartet (ASQ)

William Hennessy
The Composer
Keith Crellin
Janis Laurs

Hilary Weiland (mezzo)

Archive recording:  March 1986

I    Molto Adagio – Presto – Molto Adagio
II   Divertimento:  Quasi recit – Fuga (Allegro) – Fantasia – Coda
III  Prayer:  Allegro/Adagio


 


Piano Quartet Homage to Philip Kendall Op. 25  (1998)

(31′)

Members of the Melba Quartet

William Hennessy (vn)
Katharine Brockman (va)
Janis Laurs (vc)

Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf)

Archive recording:  January 2001
Iwaki Auditorium Melbourne

Adagio, molto espressivo – Allegro moderato – Andante
Allegro vivace –
Adagio, coma prima –
Allegro, comodo – Allegro vivace – Presto – Andante molto –
Adagio, molto semplice e espressivo –
Adagio, molto espressivo


 


Piano Quintet Op. 8  (1988)

(23′)

Australian Quartet

William Hennessy
Elinor Lea
Keith Crellin
Janis Laurs

Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf)

Polygram recording ABC Classics 1992

I    Moderato, Quasi Allegretto
II   Molto Allegro
III  Lento mistico
IV  Allegretto In Arnhemland


 


Divertimento for strings Op. 15  (1992)

(24′)

Orchestra Soirées Musicales Melbourne
Conductor:  Marco Zuccarini

First Australian performance
Recorded live 15 October 2000

I   Allegro assai
II  Scherzo:  Allegro assai – Allegretto grazioso – Allegro assai
III  Adagio, molto espressivo – Allegro – Adagio


 


Motet Holy Baptisme (II) Op. 16/1  (1992)

(3′ 30″)

Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
Director:  Richard Marlow

George Herbert Celebration
Trinity College Chapel, January 1993
Recorded live

Alla breve


 


First Sonata Op. 26  (1999)   In memory of Gracia Lezama

(14′)

William Hennessy (vn)
Sean Hennessy-Bröse (pf)

ABC World Premiere Recording: 16 August 2005
Iwaki Auditorium

I   Allegro amabile
II  Adagio molto
III  Presto


 


Second Sonata Op. 28  (1999) (vn/harpsichord)

(11′)

The Composer (vn)
Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf)

Archive recording: September 2000
Park Lane Chapel Norwich UK

Adagio molto, ad libitum –
Allegro molto – quasi Sarabande –
Allegro molto – quasi Sarabande –
Allegro molto – Coma Prima, ad libitum


 


Third Sonata Op. 29  (2001)

(22′)

Erica Kennedy (vn)
Grace Kim (pf)

World Premiere:  19  December 2001
Melba Hall Melbourne
ABC live recording

I   Allegro molto/Meno Allegro
II  Elegy: Adagio
III  Allegro, molto vivace