Works by Roelof Temmingh  (1946 - 2012)

 

                                  Title of Work

Date

Duration (minutes)

                      Other details:  Instrumentation, commissions

                 Solo instrument and Orchestra

 

 

 

1.      Scherzo for piano and orchestra

1968

9

2,0,2,0 - 0,1,0,0 - timp. - pf. - str.

8.      Movement for piano and orchestra

1970

13

2,2,2,2 - 2,2,0,0 - timp. - pf. - str.

37.    Oboe Concerto No 1

1978

22

ob., str. orch.

52.    Organ Concerto No 1

1983

20

2,0,+3,2 - 2,2,2,0 - timp., perc. - org. - str.

55.    Oboe Concerto No 2

1985

20

+3,0,+3,+3 - 2,2,2,0 - timp., perc. (2 players), cel., ob. - str.

71.    Flute Concerto

1989

22

2,2,2,2 - 2,2,0,0 - timp., perc., - fl. - str.

78.    Cello Concerto

1992

22

2,2,2,2 - 4,2,3,1 - timp., perc., - c. - str. (Commissioned by Foundation for the Creative Arts)

84.    Organ Concerto No 2

1993

21

2,2,2,2 - 4,3,3,0 - timp., perc. - org. - str.  (Commissioned by Foundation for the Creative Arts)

90.    Piano Concerto

1995

23

+2,2,2 - 4,3,3,0 - timp., perc. - pf. - str.  (Commissioned by SAMRO)

119.  Konsert vir Twee klaviere en Orkes

2005

20

+2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,0 - timp., 2 solo pf., str.  (Commissioned by Nina Schumann)

124.  Violin Concerto

2009

26

solo vln., 2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,1 - timp., perc., str.  (Commissioned by SAMRO)

125.  Piano Concerto No 2

2009

25

solo pf., +2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,1 - timp., str.  (Commissioned by Distell Foundation)

126.  Clarinet Concerto

2009

25

solo cl., 2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,1 - timp., str.  (Commissioned by SAMRO, Distell)

                                     Chamber

 

 

 

2.      String Quartet

1969

17

2 vln., vla., c

4.      Two movements for two pianos

1969

12

2 pf.

5.      Birth, Life and Death of a Fugue Subject

1970

8

pf., org., hpsc.

9.      Facade

1971

5

fl., pf.

10.    Vyf Outydse Fopspeentjies

1972

9

fl., cl., pf.

15.    Nude for Flute and Piano

1973

9

fl., pf.  (Commissioned by Eva Tamassy)

25.    Prelude, Adagio and Fugue for Flute Quartet

1975

8

4 fl.

26.    Ballade for Flute and Harpsichord

1975

6

fl., hpsc.

32.    Sonatina for Flute and Guitar

1977

9

fl., guit.   (Commissioned by Eva Tamassy)

42.    Music for Two Pianos

1980

10

2 pf.

46.    Sonata for Oboe and Piano

1982

15

ob., pf.

48.    Foreplay and Song   (Text:  Composer)

1983

16

sop., cl., hn., c., pf.

56.    Dreams

1985

10

str. orch.  (Commissioned by Univ. of Stellenbosch String Ensemble)

57.    Quartett uber den Namen Richard Hermann Behrens

1985

11

fl., cl., vla., pf.  (Commissioned by Univ. of Stellenbosch)

60.    Last Pieces No 1

1986

7

fl., cl., tpt., 2 c., pf.

64.    Drie Sonnette

1988

14

str. orch.  (Commissioned by Univ. of Stellenbosch String Ensemble)

66.    Sonatina for Oboe and Guitar

1988

11

ob., guit.

73.    Quartet (Kwartet)

1990

16

fl., ob., cl., bn.  (Commissioned by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

86.    Septet

1993

2

fl., ob., cl., vln., vla., c., pf.  (Comm. by Foundation for the Creative Arts)

92.    Trio vir Blokfluit, Hobo en Klawesimbel  (Triokie)

1996

9

recorder, ob., hpsc. or  Triokie:  any three suitable instruments!

97.    Meanwhile

1998

10

c., pf.   (Commissioned by SAMRO)

99.    Elegy

1999

7

recorder, vln., c.   (Commissioned by Refugium)

100.  Variation on ‘Ach Lieb Mit Leid’

1999

3

recorder, vln., c.   (Commissioned by Refugium)

104.  Zoi

2000

13

str. orch.

106.  Mors

2001

18

sop., fl., c., pf.   (Commissioned by Collage)

111.  II Quartett Uber den Namen Richard Hermann Behrens

2003

14

fl., cl., vla., pf.   (Commissioned by Nina Schumann)

120. Trio vir viool, tjello en klavier

2005

21

vln., c., pf.   (Commissioned by Elna van der Merwe)

129. Raisons d’être

2010

6

cl., pf.   (Commissioned by Hugo Lambrechts Music School)

                         Other Instrumental Solo

 

 

 

19.   Music for Cello and Piano

1974

7

c., pf.   (Commissioned by Nils Kayser)

23.   Psalm 42  (two chorale preludes)

1975

6

org.  (Commissioned and published by Free State University)

33.   Fantasie op Gesang 128

1978

6

org.  (Commissioned and published by Free State University)

40.   Chant D’eloge

1979

7

org.   (Commissioned by the Cape Organ Guild)

61.   Last Pieces No 2  (Revised 2010; entitled “Nostalgia”)

1986

4

fl.

65.   Fixed

1988

10

hpsc.   (Commissioned by Pieter de Villiers)

81.   Violin Sonata

1992

18

vln., pf.   (Commissioned by SAMRO)

94.   Klafluit

1996

11

recorder, pf.   (Commissioned by Stefan Temmingh)

102. Artificial Realities

1999

8

org.   (Commissioned by Tygerberg Hospital)

                                   Orchestral

 

 

 

11.   Lobola

1972

8

3,0,2,0 - 4,3,3,0 - timp., xyl. - pf. - str.

17.   Symphony No 1

1974

19

+3,+3,+3,+3 - 4,3,3,1 - timp., perc. (2 players) - harp, cel., pf. - str.

24.   Symphony No 2    (Text:  Composer)

1975

18

ten. - 2,2,2,2 - 4,2,2,0 - timp., perc. (2 players) - str.

36.   Symphony No 3    (Die Winterbruid)

1978

22

2,2,+2,+2 - 2,2,0,0 - timp., perc. - pf. - str.  (Comm. by Oude Libertas)

50.   Paragraaf

1983

5

1,1,1,1 - 1,1,1,1 - str.    (Commissioned by SABC)

67.   Natal Festival Overture

1988

9

+3,2,+3,+3 - 4,3,3,1 - timp., perc. (2 players) - str.

109. Zoi 2

2002

 

2,1,2,1 - 2,1,2,0 - timp., perc. - str.

117. Concertino for Orchestra

2004

20

2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,0 - timp., perc. - str.  (Commissioned by SAMRO)

118. Concert Overture

2005

18

+2,2,2,2 - 2,2,3,1 - timp. - str.  (Commissioned by KFO)

122. In Memoriam

2007

13

2,2,2,2 - 2,2,3,1 - timp. - str.

128. Concert Overture No 2

2010

8

2,3,2,2 - 2,2,2,1 - timp., perc. - str.  (Comm. by KZN Youth Orchestra)

130. Recollections

2011

17

2,+2,2,1 - 2,2,2,1 - timp., perc. - str.

                                  Avant Garde

 

 

 

12.   Monofonie

1972

18

org.

13.   Polifonie  (octet)

1972

14

3 fl., 4 cl., pf.

14.   Ortofonie

1972

13

fl., cl., perc., pf.

29.   Sextet

1976

19

fl., cl., 2 vln., c., pf.

31.   Koppel/Ontkoppel

1976

9

tape montage

34.   Blomsit 1   (Text:  Breyten Breytenbach)

1978

25

tape (4 tracks)

35.   Hooglied    (Text:  Biblical)

1978

8

SSA, tape

38.   Blomsit 2

1979

26

org., tape

39.   Jou Klein Dowe ek Luister in die Oor

1979

15

pf., tape

41.   Selle

1980

18

tape   (Commissioned by SABC)

43.   After the Rain   (Text: Composer)

1981

37

sop., hn., trb., pf., org., perc., tape

44.   Radar 1

1982

41

2,0,2,1 - 1,1,1,0 - 2pf., hpsc., org., perc., 2 vln., 2 c., tape

47.   Wie’s Dit, Wat’s Dit

1983

11

tape

49.   In Memoriam Arnold van Wyk

1983

17

tape

51.   Parafrase (Never Mind die Detail)

1983

16

4pf., tape

54.   Ontferm U   (Text:  Biblical)

1984

9

SATB., tape

58.   Radar 2

1985

42

1,0,1,sax - 1,1,1,0 - pf., org. - str. - tape

63.   White Integration

1987

41

fl., cl., pf., org., 2 c., tape

68.   Autumn

1988

14

fl., cl., hn., tpt., pf., 2 c., tape

72.   Joernaal van Jorik   (Text:  DJ Opperman)

1989

63

fl., pf., org., perc., c., tape

74.   A Musicological Striptease   (Text:  Composer)

1990

25

speaking voice., tape

80.   Disch

1992

25

fl., cl., perc., pf., org., tape

                                       Choral

 

 

 

20.   Jy’s Man Alleen   (Text:  Boerneef)

1974

5

SSA, pf.

21.   Die Hemelblou   (Text:  CJ Langenhoven)

1974

6

SSA, pf.

22.   Winternag    (Text:  Eugene Marais)

1975

5

SSA, pf.   (Commissioned by Acama Fick)

28.   Die Groot Saamloop   (Text:  George Weideman)

1976

5

SA, pf.

62.   Lokkiester   (Text:  Boerneef)

1986

10

SATB, pf.

69.   Jy’t Weggegaan   (Text:  NP van Wyk Louw)

1988

4

SATB

70.   Himne     (Text:  Composer)

1989

7

SSAATTBB, pf.     (Commissoned by Libertas Choir)

75.   Kersliedjie   (Text:  Composer)

1990

5

SSA, org.

76.   Oop Musiek vir die Vyfde Seisoen  (Text:  Composer)

1990

9

SSA, pf. perc.

79.   Stellenbosch, Geliefde Plek   (Text: Lina Spies)

1992

3

unison voices, pf.  (Voorgestelde Universiteitslied)

82.   Ons Bou ’n Pad  (Text:  Rona Rupert)

1992

6

SS (children), pf.  (Comm. by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

83.   Gaudeamus ’93   (Text:  Traditional)

1992

7

SATB, timp., 2 pf., org.  (Comm. by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

88.   Sanctus   (Text:  Traditional)

1995

5

TTB   (Commissioned by Johannesburg Male Choir)

89.   In Lumine Tuo   (Text:  Traditional)

1995

8

SSAATTBB   (Published by Möseler Verlag, Germany)

91.   Rainbow Speech   (Text:  Composer)

1996

5

SABT   (Commissioned by Libertas Choir)

93.   Sê sit met Marimba   (Text:  George Weideman)

1996

3

SSA, marimba, 4 tom-toms

95.   Krugeriana; music about the Kruger National Park    

        (Text:  Composer)

1997

20

SSAATTBB, perc. (2 players), 2 pf.   (Comm. by Frankfurter Kantorei, Germany)

101. Sanctus   (Text:  Traditional)

1999

6

SSAATTBB   (Commissioned by Stellenbosch University Choir)

103. Winteraand   (Text:  Marlene van Niekerk)

2000

8

mezzo, SSAA, pf.   (Commissioned by Bloemhof Girls High School)

105. Nisi Dominus    (Text:  Psalm 127)

2001

7

SSAATTBB  (Commissioned by Stellenbosch Camerata)

107. In die Vroegte wil ek ’n Deuntjie Sing   (Text: Boerneef)

2001

4

SATB   (Commissioned by Pretoria University Choir)

108. Went wir in Höchsten Nöten Sein  (Cantata)

        (Text:  Traditional, German, Lutheran)

2001

19

SATB, 4 soloists - 0,2,2,0 - 2,0,0,0 - org. - str.    

(Commissioned by Jurgend Kantorei, Pfalz)

110. Kantorium   (Text:  Composer, German)

2003

72

SATB, 4 soloists - 2,2,2,2 - 2,2,2,0 - timp. - str.  

(Commissioned by Lutheran Church, Germany)

113. Psalm 8    (Text in German)

2004

7

SATB   (Commissioned by Stellenbosch University Choir)

114. O Crux   (Text:  Latin, Traditional)

2004

5

SATB   (Commissioned by Stellenbosch University Choir)

115. Weer-Lig   (text:  Composer)

2004

7

SATB   (Commissioned by Stellenbosch University Choir)

116. Rondomtalieliedjie    (Text:  Boerneef)

2004

6

SATB   (Commissioned by Hoërskool Tygerberg)

121. Verklaring en Liedjie    (Text:  Composer)

2006

11

SATB, pf.   (Commissioned by Hoërskool Tygerberg)

123. Three motets for Choir and Piano

2008

15

SATB, pf.   (Commissioned by Stellenbosch University Choir)

127. Sonnet 116 for a cappella choir  (Text:  Shakespeare)

2009

5

SATB    (Commissioned by Benjamin Locke)

                                   Solo Voice

 

 

 

3.     18+    (Text:  Composer)

1969

9

bar., pf.

6.     Die Seemeeu    (Text:  Uys Krige)

1970

6

bar., pf.

18.   Winterwoorde  (song cycle; text:  Composer)

1974

14

ten., pf.

77.   Met Apologie   (Text:  DJ Opperman)

1991

14

alto, pf.   (Commissioned by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

85.   The Secret Muse    (Text:  Roy Campbell)

1993

5

ten., pf.   (Commissioned by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

112. Wie Vlerke Dra    (Text:  Elisabeth Eybers)

2004

3

sop., pf.

132. Stasie    (Text:  Antjie Krog)

2011

5

sop., alto, tenor or bass, pf.   (Commissioned by SAMRO)

                           Voice and Orchestra

 

 

 

7.     Ballade van die Grysland   (Text:  DJ Opperman)

1970

23

bar., SATB, +3,2,+3,+3 - 4,3,3,1 - timp., perc. - harp, cel., pf. - str.

27.   Drie Liedere op Tekste van Totius

1976

12

bar., fl., cl., hn., vla., c.    (Commissioned by SABC)

30.   Psalm 130    (Text:  Totius)

1976

4

bar., 2,0,2,0 - 2,0,0,0 - timp. - str.    (Commissioned by SABC)

53.   Alfabet    (Text:  Composer)

1984

13

3 sop., fl., cl., tpt., vln., 3 c.

131. Moderato    (Text:  Composer)

2011

14

sop., alto, tenor or bass - 2,2,2,1 - 2,2,2 - timp. - str.

(Commissioned by SAMRO)

                                  Solo Piano

 

 

 

16.   Fantasia on a Theme of Mozart  (revised 1981)

1973

6

pf.   (Commissioned by SABC and published by Musications)

45.   See Oorblyfsels

1982

12

pf.    (Published by Musications)

                                       Opera

 

 

 

87.   Enoch, Prophet of God in two acts  

        (Libretto:  Michael Williams)

1995

120

10 soloists, SATB I, SATB II, +2,2,2,+2 - 4,3,3,0 - timp., perc. (3 players), harp - str.   (Commissioned by the Foundation for the Creative Arts)

96.   Sacred Bones; one-act opera

        (Libretto:  Michael Williams)

1998

85

5 soloists, male chorus, +fl., +cl., +bn., hn., perc. (2 players), 3 vln., 3 c.

(Commissioned by Arts and Culture Trust of The President)

98.   Buchuland; opera in three acts

        (Libretto:  Michael Williams)

1998

135

10 soloists, SATB I, SATB II, +2,2,2,+2 - 4,3,3,0 - timp., perc. (3 players), harp - str.   (Commissioned by UNISA Foundation))