Catalogue of Works

From Weiland's Catalogue
Selected Commissioned and Other Works
1983 - 2020

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, the occasion of the marriage of Douglas Weiland & Hilary Elliott, given by a
distinguished choir of friends conducted by Neville Creed
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
First performance II mv, Molto Allegro:
Priscilla Daniels & Sarah Breen, vns, Kerryn Coulter, va, Virginia ‘Miss Toorak’ Kable, vc, Julie Sargeant, pf – students of South Australian College of Advanced Education, coached by the Composer
March 1990, Hartley Building, Adelaide.
World Première ASQ – William Hennessy & Elinor Lea, vns, Keith Crellin, va, Janis Laurs, vc,
with Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf) 1991, 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
First performance Hilary Weiland, mezzo, Marie-Noëlle Kendall, pf
November 9 1991 Peterhouse College, Cambridge
CAPRICCIO Op. 11 (vn solo) in three mvs. (10’40’’) Commissioned Ian Carrig
Dedication: Lucy Carrig
Composer’s archive recording, Eastbourne 1990
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) (George Herbert)
First Performance Temple Church London, May 16 1992, the Baptism of Christina Helen Youde Barnard.
Trinity Chapel, March 7 1993, George Herbert celebration,
Choir of Trinity College Cambridge/ Richard Marlow –

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 July 6 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 Monique Lapins/ Wu/ Marlin Trio.
Phantasy Minuet To a Butterfly Op. 23 No. 1 (Wordsworth) (vn solo) (8′)
Composed and performed for the occasion of the Wedding of Marie-Noëlle Kendall & Philip Woodland
Taplow House Hotel, Berkshire, August 25 1996
Composer’s archive recording.
Ann Hooley (vn) St. Saviour’s Eastbourne, May 19 2019
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
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 *
Composer’s archive recording, with Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf)
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
Composer’s archive recording, with Marie-Noëlle Kendall (pf)
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
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
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
(string trio/ speaker)(42’/ 1hr) November 10 — December 18 2008
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London November 2017 FE 4053
Dedication: Christianne Gates
World Première Kenneth Sillito Trio – Kenneth Sillito vn, Michael Dolan va, Michael Hurwitz vc –
with Professor Tina Beattie, in collaboration with the Composer,
Parish Church of St Peter, Westleton, Suffolk, Good Friday March 30 2018
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
World Première Recording NAXOS CD 8.574028 QUARTETS Nos 4 & 5, April 2020, Melbourne Quartet: William Hennessy/ Markiyan Melnychenko/ Keith Crellin/ 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
World Première Melbourne Quartet, October 31 2018, invitation-only recital in Kew, Melbourne.
World Première Recording NAXOS CD 8.574028 QUARTETS Nos. 4 & 5, April 2020, Melbourne Quartet
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
World Première 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
Sanctus & Benedictus KENTMERE

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
REQUIEM MASS Op. 59 (mezzo/bar/ch/orch) (Simons) (40′) (Latin & English texts)
N&NMC Commission sponsored G.Simons, September 2018

Completed 31 May 2019
Dedication: “To Victims of Terrorism”
Publisher: Fountayne Editions London September 2019 FE 4055
CHORALE I ‘God whose dear Word’
VERSE ‘Lazarus’
CHORALE II ‘Our thought, frail memory’
SIXTH QUARTET Op. 60 (4 mvs) October – 12 December 2019
Dedication: William Hennessy
Publisher: Fountayne Editions
IN JOYCE'S WAKE “Two Soliloquies” for Baritone and Pianoforte Op. 61 
Written for Benjamin Weiland, May 2020
I  Riverrun
II  Bussoftlhee
SEVENTH QUARTET Op. 62   June – 17 August 2020
Dedication:  Marie-Noëlle Kendall & Arlette Kendall
Publisher: FE


EIGHTH QUARTET Op.63  Dedication: Claus-Christian & Zaouré Schuster