Douglas Weiland

~ Composer ~

Catalogue of Works


FROM WEILAND’S CATALOGUE
SELECTED COMMISSIONED AND OTHER WORKS
1983 – 2017

CANTATA Op. 1 ‘Psalm 103’ (satb choir/strings/organ) (20’) 1983
First performance
Notting Hill & Ealing High School Madrigal Choir & Orchestra (led by Colin Sauer)
Conductor: Richard Cooke
Church of St Mary with St Nicholas, Federal Road, Perivale, London March 31 1984.
Dedication: Hilary Weiland

QUINTET In an Eden Hills garden Op. 4 (string quartet & voice) (25’) (T.S. Eliot) 1984/5
World Première March 7 1986 – Australian String Quartet Debut Recital:
William Hennessy/ The Composer/ Keith Crellin/ Janis Laurs – with Hilary Weiland (mezzo)
Adelaide International Arts Festival
Adelaide Town Hall (ABC FM national live broadcast)
Dedication: William E Hennessy

FIRST STRING QUARTET Op. 5 (34’) 1986/7
Commissioned Australian Quartet (ASQ) sponsored Australia Council
World Première April 1987 – Bridgewater Mill Series, Adelaide Hills
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London January 2013 FE 4031 / FE 4021
Dedication: Colin Sauer (d.9 Jan 2015)

From 1987 – 1995: 33 subsequent performances by the Australian Quartet
[William Hennessy/ The Composer > *Elinor Lea/ Keith Crellin/ Janis Laurs] including:

Adelaide (1988 Festival, live broadcast), Sydney (Seymour Centre Musica Viva),
Melbourne (Victorian Arts Centre), Mittagong NSW (Musica Viva Festival), Hobart, Beijing,
Shanghai (Conservatorium), Hong Kong (Academy Performing Arts, R4 live broadcast), Berlin (SFB Radio),
London (Wigmore Hall), Venice (La Fenice), Riga, Minsk, Polozk (Sofiyesky Cathedral), Moscow, Warsaw,
Toronto (St Lawrence Centre), Washington DC*, Brussels*, Norwich*, Manchester* (BBC R3 live broadcast)

TinAlley Quartet Melbourne performances incl:
Australian Chamber Music Competition (winners) July 2005 ABC FM live broadcast

THREE ANTHEMS Op. 6 (satb/org)
The Lord’s Prayer (1982)
First performance: St. Martin’s Church, Bowness-on-Windermere, October 23 1982
Written for Hilary Elliott and Notting Hill & Ealing High School Madrigal Choir
Dedication: Hilary Elliott
Sung at numerous church services and weddings
Recorded: St Bede’s School Chamber Choir Eastbourne 1992
Gresham’s Prep Chapel Choir/Nathan Waring Tour of Ely and Peterborough Cathedrals June 2014

Let thy glory (1990)
Dedication: Llewellyn & Julie Spargo

God shall send forth (1991)
Dedication: Gordon & Margret Weiland

PIANO QUINTET Op. 8 (23’) 1988 Commissioned Australian Quartet
World Première 1991 with Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf) University of Adelaide
London Première January 1994 Wigmore Hall. CD released 1992 ABC Classics (Polygram)
– broadcast BBC R3 and throughout Europe
Dedication: Marie-Noëlle Kendall

FIVE FIRST SONGS Op. 10 (sop/pf) (20’) (Robert Browning A Lovers’ Quarrel)
Dedication: Rudi & Gloria Bretschneider

CAPRICCIO Op. 11 (vn solo) in three mvs. (10’40’’) Commissioned Ian Carrig
Dedication: Lucy Carrig

William Hennessy, Melba Hall Melbourne July 25 1997
European Première September 23 2003 Amiram Ganz – Schloß Frauental Deutschlandsberg “Kulturkreis” series Austria
September 24 2003 Amiram Ganz – Schloß Pötsleinsdorf Vienna Max Böhm-Gesellschaft “Kulturtage” series

FOUR MOTETS Op. 16 (satb)
H. Baptisme (II) – Choir of Trinity College Cambridge/ Richard Marlow –
Trinity Chapel, January 1993 George Herbert celebration
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London March 2013 FE 4025 / FE 4030
Dedication: Christy Barnard

Epiphany – commissioned Neville Hannaford/Brighton High School Adelaide – their performances incl.
Peter Mancroft Church Norwich, Worcester Cathedral, S Giovanni dei Fiorentini Rome

His white and holy train (Henry Vaughan)
Dedication: Rosamond Murphy

TWO MEDITATIONS Op. 14 (pf) (15’) Written for Marie-Noëlle Kendall, whose performances include:
Meditation November – ‘Platform Live’, Classic FM 1993;
World Première
Meditation Upon Desolation – Wigmore Hall Recital, July 1996

Other performances by Miss Kendall in Australia and England include Kettles Yard, Cambridge

DIVERTIMENTO Op. 15 (string orch.) (24’) 1992
Commissioned 1992 Sir Neville Marriner & The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields
World Première Academy of St Martin-in-the-fields/Kenneth Sillito
Tour of Singapore & Philippines Sept 1993
Dedication: Sir Neville Marriner

Numerous performances include:
London Première December 2 1993 ASMF/Sillito – Queen Elizabeth Hall
1994 North America Tour ASMF/Sillito
October 15 2000 – Orchestra Soirées Musicales Melbourne/Marco Zuccarini, MLCA Melbourne.
Melbourne University Chamber Orch/Hennessy –
Melba Hall Melbourne; 2005 Castlemaine State Festival Victoria
(Recording held in ABC permanent archives)
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra/Brooks-Reid MRC Melbourne Sept 2010

“Huge Griffons” Op. 19 No. 1 (young voices/pf) (8′) (Edward Stirling Booth Sonnet)
Commissioned Ronald Corp/New London Children’s Choir/ Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust
Performances incl: St James’s Piccadilly 1994, BBC R3, R4, LSO St Luke’s 2007—NLCC/Corp

MAGNIFICAT & NUNC DIMITTIS Op. 21 (treble voices)(4’30” / 3’10”)
Dedication: Hilary Weiland

ANTHEM “Australian folk-song for the New Republic” Op. 19 No. 2 (two unison choirs/symph orch)
(4′ 30″) (Henry Lawson The Blue Mountains)
Dedication: In memory of Elisabeth Merle Treliving, of Blackwood, Adelaide Hills, South Australia.

FIRST PIANO TRIO Op. 22 (28’) April 16 1996  Commissioned Dr. Rudolf & Dr. Gloria Bretschneider
for Raphael Trio New York and Altenberg Trio Wien
First Performance June 1996, Raphael Trio, Ouray Festival Colorado US
European Première Altenberg Trio – Claus-Christian Schuster/Amiram Ganz/ Martin Hornstein –
January 29 1999, Oxford (Jacqueline du Pre Music Building)
Dedication: Benjamin Colin Gordon Weiland (b. December 29 1995)

Other Altenberg Trio performances include: Norfolk & Norwich Music Club Assembly House Norwich, London Wigmore Hall Jan 1999,
Bergen Int. Chamber Music Festival Norway, Deutschlandsberg Austria,
Musikverein Brahms Saal Vienna October 24 2000

Performances in Australia given by Seraphim Trio Melbourne
Helen Ayres/ Anna Goldsworthy/ Tim Nankervis
and Lapins/ Wu/ Marlin Trio.

Phantasy Minuet To a Butterfly Op. 23 No. 1 (vn solo) (8′)

WINDQUINTETSATZ A mere Windermusik Op. 24 (fl/ob/cl/fag/cor) (14′) Commissioned Helen Sheldon
Dedication: Richard Sheldon QC

PIANO QUARTET Homage To Philip Kendall Op. 25 (pf/vn/va/vc) (31’) 1998 *
Commissioned Norfolk & Norwich Music Club for their fiftieth anniversary season
in the year 2000 for performances by
London Pro Arte Piano Quartet – Kenneth Sillito/ Hamish Milne/ Robert Smissen/ Stephen Orton
World Première March 25 2000 – John Innes Centre Norwich.
Dedication: Philip Kendall

Recorded January 2001 members of Melba Quartet – William Hennessy/ Katharine Brockman/ Janis Laurs – with Marie-Noëlle Kendall
* Philip Kendall: b. London July 11 1935 d. Marlow Bucks November 15 1997

FIRST SONATA Op. 26 (vn/pf) (14’) In memory of Gracia Lezama *
World Première January 9 2000, Peter Thomas (vn) Philip Fisher (pf)
Barber Institute Birmingham University
Dedication: María-Luz Lezama
* Gracia Lezama: b. Buenos Aires April 10 1957 d. London November 12 1997

World Premiere broadcast recording ABC FM
January 5 2007 William Hennessy (vn) Sean Hennessy-Brose (pf)

SECOND SONATA Op. 28 (vn/hpschd) (11’)
Commissioned February 2000 King of Hearts Arts Norwich
World Première July 8 2000, Miranda Fulleylove (vn) Maggie Cole (hpschd)
Dedication: Leonard & Felicity Smith

ANTHEM Gaudete in Domino Semper Op. 27 (female choir/symph orch.) (10’)
Commissioned Valerie Bidwell, 10th Headmistress of Norwich Girls High School GDST,
for the school’s 125th ann.concert, Snape Maltings Suffolk – First Performance May 2000

THIRD SONATA Op. 29 (vn/pf) (22’) January 2001 Written for Claus-Christian Schuster & Amiram Ganz
World Première December 19 2001, Erica Kennedy (vn) Grace Kim (pf)
Melba Hall Melbourne, ABC FM broadcast
Dedication: Claus-Christian Schuster

William Hennessy (vn) Lucinda Collins (pf) performances: Adelaide/Melbourne August 2002

CONCERTO FOR CLARINET & ORCHESTRA Op. 30 (cl/orch.) (31’) 2002
Commissioned 2001 Sir Neville Marriner & Julian Burnside QC for Andrew Marriner
World Première Melbourne Chamber Orchestra / Neville Marriner / Andrew Marriner
MRC Melbourne November 19 2009
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra / Fabian Russell (cond.) / David Griffiths (cl)
MRC Melbourne April 28 2013

SECOND TRIO Pavey Ark Op. 32 * (24’) 2003
Commissioned January 2003 Norfolk & Norwich Music Club UK for Altenberg Trio Wien
World Première April 9 2005 Altenberg Trio, N&NMC Norwich
Dedication: Roy Mowatt

CLARINET QUINTET Op. 33 * (27’) March 2004 Commissioned Norfolk & Norwich Music Club for
Academy of St Martin-in-the-fields Chamber Ensemble/ Andrew Marriner
World Première March 25 2006 ASMF Chamber Ensemble
Kenneth Sillito/ Harvey de Souza/ Robert Smissen/ Stephen Orton – Marriner N&NMC Norwich
Dedication: Maisie Portlock (d. March 9 2015)

FIRST SOLO CELLO SUITE Op. 34 (12’ 30″) 2003 Written for Martin Hornstein

SECOND SOLO CELLO SUITE Op. 35 (27′) 2003 Written for Janis Laurs

TWO MOTETS Op. 36
Beatus Vir (satb a capella) (4′ 30″)

Benedictus (satb/org or pf) (6′)
Dedication: Margret Frieda Sofia Weiland
First performance October 2008 Bexhill Choral Society/Kenneth Roberts

ISSERLIS MIKRO-SUITE Op. 37 * (Third Solo Cello Suite) (6’ 30”)
Commissioned 2004 Norfolk & Norwich Music Club for Steven Isserlis
World Première Isserlis Unaccompanied Bach Recital N&NMC Norwich November 12/13 2005
Miranda Brockman – The Gatehouse, Melbourne 06

TRIPLE CONCERTO Konzert in memoriam Daniel Ganz Op. 38
(pf/vn/vc/orch) (45’) December 2006
Commissioned October 2004 Sir Neville Marriner & ASMF/ Altenberg Trio Wien
Sponsored in London by Sir Neville Marriner and in Vienna by
Austria Tabak GmbH & Co KG/ Gallaher Europe and
Österreichisches Bundeskanzleramt/ Staatssekretariat für Kunst und Medien
World Première
Dedication: Daniel Ganz

THIRD QUARTET Op. 39 *(35’) December 2005
Commissioned January 2005 N&NMC for the Janáček Quartet
World Première Hamer Quartet Debut Recital
Cameron Hill/ Rebecca Chan/ Stefanie Farrands/ Michael Dahlenburg
Australian National Academy of Music March 20 2007, ABC FM broadcast
European Première Hamer Quartet – N&NMC John Innes Centre Norwich March 29 2008
Dedication: Roger Rowe
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London January 2013 FE 4031 / FE 4022

‘VERSES FROM SCRIPTURE’ Op. 40 (satb choir/orch) (19’) December 2007
Commissioned July 2007 IVP Kings Cambridge
First Performance IVP Choir & Orchestra/ Perry – Trinity College Chapel Cambridge June 7 2008
Dedication: Tim & Elizabeth Smith

‘BLUMENGRUß’ von J.W. v. Goethe Op. 41 (Chor/Klavier/Orch)
Geschrieben zum 25 Jahr-Jubiläum der Max Böhm Gesellschaft Wien May 2008
First Performance Chor und Orchester der Rudolf Steiner Schule Pötzleinsdorf / Andreas Geber
Schloss Pötzleinsdorf Wien November 11 2008
Dedication: Dorothea, Spenser, Oliver, Thomas, Samuel & Sabrina Mitchell

MOTET Vere Dominus est Op. 42 (double choir a capella) (8’) September 2008
Commissioned July 2008 Christopher and Judith Lawrence for Norwich Cathedral
World Première Norwich Cathedral Choir (Girls & Men) / David Lowe
Norwich Cathedral Festival Service May 10 2009
Dedication: Alex Lawrence, Anna Lawrence
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London September 2012 FE 4018 / FE 4019

Twelve Words of Christ. TRIO Op. 43
TWELVE WORDS OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST FROM AND BEYOND THE CROSS
(string trio/ speaker)(42′) November 10 — December 18 2008
Dedication: Christianne Gates

Chorales & Hymns Collection Op. 44

Idyll Op. 45  (string orch) (4′) March 2009  Written for the English Chamber Orchestra
Dedication: Quintin Ballardie

MOTET Hush! The maiden mother bending Op. 46 (double choir a capella) (Gary Simons) (7′) April 2010
World Première Norwich Cathedral Choir (Girls & Men) / Ashley Grote
Norwich Cathedral ‘Candlemas’ – February 2 2014
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London September 2012 FE 4017 / FE 4019
Dedication: Gary Simons

CONCERTO 290 in A min Op. 47  (vn/string orch) (18′)
Leonard Smith Legacy Commission London 2001 – composed October 2009
World Première William Hennessy (vn) Melbourne Chamber Orch./ Dir. Michael Dahlenburg.
Victoria Regional Tour May 2010: Ballarat, Albury, Geelong, Wyndham, Werribee, Mornington.

PRELUDE & FUGUE Op. 49  (organ solo) (15′) February 2011
Commissioned January 2011 Dr Calvin Bowman
Dedication: Calvin Bowman

FOURTH QUARTET Op. 50 (5 mvs. 46′) September – December 2011
Proposed Inaugural Commission 2012 under the auspices of the Margaret Sutherland Chair Melbourne
Composed for the student quartets of the Australian National Academy of Music
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London January 2013 FE 4031 / FE 4023
World Première Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne, November 5 2012
William Hennessy/ Francesca Hiew/ Fiona Sargeant/ Michael Dahlenburg
Dedication: William E Hennessy

FIFTH QUARTET Op. 51 (3 mvs. 27′) January / April – July 2012
Second of the proposed commissioned works under the auspices of the MSC Melbourne
Composed for William Hennessy
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London January 2013 FE 4031 / FE 4024
Dedication: Hilary Weiland

MOTET Christ hears our eucharistic prayers Op. 52 (double choir a capella) (Gary Simons) October 2012
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London March 2013 FE 4026 / FE 4030

MOTET At the Inn Op. 53 (double choir a capella) (Gary Simons) (8′) December 2012
Commissioned Gary Simons October 2012
Dedication: Norwich Cathedral
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London March 2013 FE 4027 / FE 4030

CONCERTO FOR FLUTE & ORCHESTRA Op. 48  (fl/symph orch.)  (3 mvs.  duration approx. 45′)   Completed August 2014
Written for Susan Milan
Composed: June – July 2010/ July 2012/ May 2013 – August 2014
Dedication: Susan Milan
Publisher: Fountayne Editions FE 4034

OCTET Winterreise Op. 55 (string octet) (6 mvs. duration 14′)
Completed August 2015
Commissioned July 2015 William Hennessy
Publisher: Fountayne Editions September 2015 FE 4036
First performance Australian Octet, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, October 1 2017

MISSA BREVIS Op. 54 (Latin: Kyrie & Gloria only) (double choir a capella) December 2015
Dedication: Written in memory of Dr. Zaouré Schuster (1953 – 2015)
Publisher: Fountayne Editions January 2016 FE 4041

WESTMORLAND MASS Op. 56 (Latin) (double choir a capella) May 2016
Kyrie INGS
Gloria GRASMERE
Credo BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE
Sanctus & Benedictus KENTMERE
Agnus Dei STAVELEY

Dedication: Written for the Cathedrals and Colleges of England
Publisher: Fountayne Editions June 2016 FE 4042

Agnus Dei first performed Choir of Trinity College Cambridge directed by Stephen Layton
Trinity College Chapel: May 23 2017

LIED Op. 57a (Klavier/Sopran/Bratsche/Blockflöte)
(from Hussens Kerker – Conrad Ferdinand Meyer) August 2016
Dedication: Claus-Christian Schuster

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

SYMPHONY No.1 Op.58
MOTET

SKETCHBOOK:

CELLO CONCERTO
PIANO CONCERTO