Compositions

Music by Eric Sweeney from Beaumaris Publications

Rockfield/Carrigavantry/ Tramore/Co. Waterford /Ireland

Tel-0035351 391746 www.ericsweeney.com email salieri2@eircom.net

CHORAL

Missa Brevis for SATB (1969)

Gloria for SATB (1972)

Missa Brevis for SSA, S solo and Organ (1977)

Choruses. for SSAATTBB (1979)

Jubilate Deo for two-part Choir and Organ (1982)

Deise Dei for SATB, S and Bar soloists, two pianos and percussion (1983)

Three Are The Offerings. anthem for SATB and Organ (1988)

The Lament of Deirdre. for SSAATTBB (1989)

Missa Brevis/Holy Communion Service unison Choir and Organ (1992)

Be Joyful In The Lord. for SATB and Organ (1994) Missa Brevis for Boys Voices and Organ (1995)

Blues Lullaby. five unison songs with Piano (1988 rev. 1996)

Patient. for SATB, String Quartet and Piano (1996)

Missa Brevis/Holy Communion Service. unison Choir and Organ (1996)

Amhairghin for two-part Choir and Organ (1999)

Christ is the World’s Redeemer for SATB and Organ (1999)

Te Deum for Choir, S solo, Brass ensemble and Organ (2000)

Missa Brevis/Holy Communion Service unison Choir and Organ (2001)

The Wilderness for SATB and Piano (2001)

Alleluia – Pange Lingua 3 Choirs and Organ (2005)

Amhran Na Gaoithe for SSA (2005), version for SSATB (2008)

Mass of St. Patrick. for SATB and Organ (2006) English and Latin versions

Magnificat and Nunc Dimmittis. ATB and Organ, version for SATB (2007)

Hymn to Gaia. for SATB, Organ, String Quartet, Timpani, Mezzo and Baritone soloists and Narrator (2009)

A Prosperous Port. for SATB and piano (2011)

Three Pieces for Unaccompanied Choir: Memorials, Prayer, My true love (2011)

Two Songs for Choir and Piano (2016)

Psalm 23 for SATB and Organ (2017)

Cradle Song for unison choir (S) and organ/piano (1982/2017)

VOCAL

Four Joyce Songs. for Voice and String Quartet (1970)

The Wild Sky. a cycle of five songs, texts by Francis Ledwidge (1975)

Three Songs on Old Irish Texts (1977) The World a Hunting is. five songs for Voice and Piano (1979)

The Deer’s Cry. for Sop, Bar, Pno and String Quartet (1982)

The Moon-Cradle. five songs for Voice and Piano (optional part for Clar) (1995)

Songs of Love and Death: cycle of five songs for Soprano, Baritone, piano and flute (2017)

Cradle Song for Soprano and organ/piano (1982/2017)

ORCHESTRAL

Canzona (1972)

The Wild Sky orchestral song-cycle (1976)

Symphony No.1 (1977)

Toccata after Monteverdi (1981)

The World a Hunting Is. orchestral song-cycle (1981)

Processions (1981)

Circles (1985)

A Safe City (1987)

Symphony No.2 (1987)

Beau Est Son Nom with choir and narrator (1989)

The Struggle. English adaptation of Beau Est Son Nom (1989)

Deirdre. with choir, chamber choir, S and Bar solo, narrator (1989)

Dance Music. suite in three movements (1989)

Quatrain for wind orchestra (1995)

Three Pieces for Orchestra (1998)

The Secret Rose. for String Orchestra (2002)

Niamh of the Golden Hair. for Choir, Narrator and Orchestra (2004)

Granard (2004)

Abendlied for String Orchestra (2006)

Slow Air. for String Orchestra (2008)

A Prosperous Port. for SATB and orchestra (2011)

Nightsong. for String Orchestra (2011)

CONCERTOS

Concertino for Trumpet and String Orchestra(1993)

Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and String Orchestra (1998)

Concerto for four Violins and String Orchestra (1999) version for four Guitars (2008)

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2011)

Ceol: (Music) Suantraí (Lullaby) Goltraí (Sad Music) and Geantraí (Joyful Music) Triple concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello and String Orchestra (2011)

INSTRUMENTAL  

STRINGS:

Strings in the Earth and Air. for Violin and Viola (1988)

Duo for Violin and Piano (1991)

String Quartet (1996)

Mandala. suite in three movs for strings and pno: 1 Vln/pno, 2 Vla/Pno, 3 Vcl/Pno (1996)

Comhrá for Violin and Cello (1998)

Three Pieces for Violin, Cello (or Viola) and Piano (1999)

Aria for solo Viola, version for solo Violin (2000)

Autumn Music. for Organ and Cello (2005) version for String Trio and Flute

Berceuse for Flute and Cello (2005)

Abendlied for String Quartet (2006)

Three Things for Cello and Piano (2016)

WIND:

Five Inventions. for Piano (1983) version for Harpsichord or for Wind Quintet (1983)

Dance, Clarion Air. for Trumpet and Organ (1987)

Musique Pour Mes Amis. for Wind Quintet (1988)

Processional. for Brass Ensemble (1989)

Quatrain. for large Wind/Brass ensemble (1995)

Acclamations. for Oboe and Piano (or string quartet, 1998) version also for Soprano Saxophone

Babylon. for Clarinet and three Keyboards (1998)

Three Pieces. for Clarinet (or Flute), Cello (or Viola) and Piano (1999)

Three Miniatures for Wind Quartet. Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon (2002)

Walk/Don’t Walk. for Flute and Harp (2002)

Berceuse for Flute and Cello (2005)

Abendlied for Fl/Pno/Vcl or Fl/Pno or Ob/Pno or Clar/Pno (2006)

Music for Baritone Saxophone (2017)

Prelude and Fugue for horn and piano (1971/2017)

Three Things for Horn and Piano (2017)

Three Things for Saxophone and Guitar (2017)

GUITAR:

Figurations. for Guitar (1981)

Drive for four guitars (2002) version for four marimbas, four guitars or piano 4 hands

Prism. for four Guitars, version for four Marimbas (2003)

Three Irish Folktunes. for Guitar, versions for Piano or Harp (2003)

Serenade. for four Guitars (2007) version for three keyboards

Walk/Don’t Walk. for three guitars, arr. John Feeley (2011)

Summer Music. Suite in three movements for Guitar (2011)  

Three Things for Saxophone and Guitar (2017)

MIXED ENSEMBLE:

Dance Music 3. for large chamber ensemble: 4 Wind, 2 Keyboards, 2 Brass, Strings (1990) Music For a Festival. Mixed media work including Wind bands, Brass Ens, Strings etc. (1992)

Drive. for Vln/Pno/Marimba/Vcl (1994) version for three Keyboards (1994) for four Marimbas (1998) or for piano duet (2000)

Acclamations. for Oboe and Piano (or string quartet, 1998) version also for Soprano Saxophone

Three Pieces. for Clarinet (or Flute), Cello (or Viola) and Piano (1999)

The Wilderness. three movements for ensemble – Fl, Clar, Vln and 4 keyboards- (2001)

Walk/Don’t Walk. for Flute and Harp (2002) version for three guitars (2011)

Three Irish Folktunes. for Harp (2003)

Geantraí for Piano, Flute and String Quartet (2011)

Eine Kleine Opamusik for Violln, Cello, Flute and bassoon. (2017)

PERCUSSION

Drive for four Marimbas (1998)

Prism for four Marimbas (2003)

Macanantics for six Marimbas, timps and percussion (2006)

KEYBOARD  

PIANO:

Toccata (1966)

Variations (1972)

Five Inventions (1983)

Piano Sonata (1998)

Three Birthday Pieces (1998)

Three Irish Folktunes (2003)

Abendlied (2006)

Down the Ladder. (2013) theme music from the film

Kyrie from Hymn to Gaia (2013)

Evening: The Lighthouse at Hook Head (2015)

ORGAN:

Movement for Organ (1977)

Processions (1981)

Dance, Clarion Air. for Trumpet and Organ (1987)

Introduction and Passacaglia (1988)

The Bright Seraphim (1994 rev.1999)

Adventus (1998)

Le Cercle de Lumiere (1999)

The Secret Rose (2002)

The Widening Gyre (2003)

Sinfonia (2005)

Autumn Music. for Organ and Cello (2005)

Three Pieces for Organ: Introit, Kyrie and Postlude from the Mass of Saint Patrick (2007)

Down the Ladder – theme music from the film – (2013)

Kyrie – from Hymn to Gaia – (2013)

Crux Michaelis  (2013)

HARPSICHORD:

Five Inventions (1983)

Sequenz (1988)  

MULTIPLE KEYBOARDS :

Dance Music 3. for four to six Keyboards (1990)

Refrains. for four Keyboards (1991)

Watermusic. for Violin and four Keyboards (1992)

Momentum for four Keyboards (1993)

Quatrain for three keyboards (1994) version for two keyboards/eight hands (2002)

Drive. for three Keyboards (1994) Version for four Marimbas (1998) Version for piano duet/one keyboard (2000)

Quatrain. for three Keyboards (1994) version for two pianos/eight hands (2002)

‘It’s The Rhythm That Counts’ for two Keyboards or two Marimbas (1996)

Pulsation. for three Keyboards and jazz ensemble (1997) version for 3 Kbds and Clarinet

Babylon. for three Keyboards and Clarinet (1998)

Untitled Music. for three Keyboards, Violin, 2 Clarinets and Flute. (1982 rev.1999)

The Wilderness. three movements for four keyboards, Flute, Clarinet and Violin (2001)

Autumn Music. for 2 keyboards and Flute (2005)

Ritual Dance. for 3 keyboards (2006)

Granard. for 3 keyboards (2006)

Prism. for 4 keyboards (2003/2007)

Serenade. for 3 keyboards (2007)

Waveform. for 3 keyboards (2007)

Ceol Rince Ros Mhic Threoin (New Ross Dance Music) for six hands, one piano (2009)

ELECTROACOUSTIC:

Auguries of Innocence (1988)

Into The Ether (2000)

Ripples In Time (2002)

Dialogue for Flute and Electronics (2011)

Down the Ladder. film music (2013)

OPERA

THE INVADER  (2013)

THE GREEN ONE  (2014)

ULYSSES (2015)

Other publications (selected)

Three Carols. SATB 1981 Oecumuse

Still South I Went. Unison voices/Piano Roberton/Goodmusic

Mass of Celebration. Choir/Organ1984 Irish Church Music Association

The Blackberry Blossom. Piano 1991 Contemporary Music Centre

Planxty Joe. Piano 1993 School of Music, Trinity College, Dublin

The Windhover. Piano 1995 Contemporary Music Centre

Duo for Saxophone and Piano. 1995 Camden Music

Duo for Clarinet and Piano. 1995 Camden Music

Duo for Flute and Piano. 1995 Camden Music

Duo for Basson and Piano 2017 Camden Music

Prayer for SATB. 2002 Verlag Franz Schreiner A-8563 LIGIST Austria

Three Irish Folksongs for Guitar. 2009 Mel Bay USA

There is no Rose. for SATB. 2012 Choirland, Contemporary Music Centre 6001

Blues Lullaby  five unison songs with Piano. ZoecMusic, de spits 22, 7908DH Hoogeveen, The Netherlands 2015.

Three Pieces for Unaccompanied Choir: Memorials, Prayer, My true love (2011) ZoecMusic, de spits 22, 7908DH Hoogeveen, The Netherlands 2015.