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HA!Man Catalogue


(for more information, samples and to order, click on pictures)

 


1. CD Albums
  2. DVDs   3. Books   4. Compositions

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1.
CD ALBUMS

 

HA!World of Feeling Series 1-9

type

SERIES

a systematic summary of more than a decade of HA!Man recordings, including the newest releases

category

bit of everything

dated

140722

code

1407HW

duration

9hrs

HA!Man Best 2010

type

show variety

a fresh HA!Man variety collection with an emphasis on some high energy pieces. includes the rousing arrangement of a Woman of the Year Gala theme song, "You Are The One"

category

bit of everything

dated

150730

code

1007B0

duration

60:00

HA!Man Best 2015

type

show variety

a bumper HA!Man variety collection with an emphasis on some deeply emotive and passionate pieces. includes the rousing song to inspire local communities, "It's Up to Us" and the recording for my mother, just before she died

category

bit of everything

dated

160130

code

1507B3

duration

69:00

mijn weg in jouw ogen

type

with joke debaere

a selection of reflective poems written and read by Joke Debaere with accompanying soundtracks by the HA!Man

category

listening music

dated

131212

code

1312MW

duration

50:00

my road in your eyes

type

with joke debaere

a selection of reflective poems written and read by Joke Debaere with accompanying soundtracks by the HA!Man

category

listening music

dated

140706

code

1407MR

duration

50:00

come in my mind

type

with joke debaere

A collection of sixteen live tracks, the best of Joke Debaere's improvised poetry with HA!Man music, from 2013 up to the beginning of 2015.

category

listening music

dated

150615

code

1506CM

duration

68:00

From the mists

type

mood specific

richly padded music drifting from the beginnings of things, therapeutic and whole

category

relax and heal

dated

140221

code

1402FM

duration

59:00

Blue petals

type

mood specific

HA!Man recording selections with a direct western baroque-classical-romantic sound and feel

category

classical feel

dated

140221

code

1402BP

duration

58:00

Holding hands

type

mood specific

improvised and often layered recordings, mostly from 2000 to 2005, capturing the feel of a spirituality that is both heaven and earth bound

category

relax and heal

dated

140221

code

1402HH

duration

59:30

In the heart of the mind

type

mood specific

a selection of recordings that falls beyond the confines of "normal" music, without losing an emotive bend or focus

category

makes you think

dated

140221

code

1402IH

duration

62:00

Chasing time

type

mood specific

an electric selection of fast moving and energetic tracks. without safety belts. go!

category

high energy

dated

140225

code

1402CT

duration

61:00

All of a swing

type

mood specific

letting loose, swinging freely, taking-it-easy tracks, some selected from HA!Man soundtracks for poems, movies and stage

category

light entertainment

dated

140225

code

1402AS

duration

63:00

Along the red red river

type

mood specific

a collection of recordings that cuts unashamedly to the heart, breaks it open and let if flow

category

dramatic and moving

dated

140225

code

1402AR

duration

60:00

Of fun and fest

type

mood specific

selection of HA!Man tracks simply to have fun with, because they were fun to play!

category

fun and jolly

dated

140225

code

1402FF

duration

59:00

We bring our worlds together

type

mood specific

songs and recordings that embrace the whole, find home and conclude a collective journey

category

Representative

dated

140225

code

1402WB

duration

66:00

Breaking the Day

type

special themes

A whole album recorded live in the manner of the HA!Man show opening improvisations: cello, voice and whistling along with soft drone sounds, awakening into a new day

category

relax and heal

dated

110110

code

1101BD

duration

54:00

HA!Frikaner 09

type

special themes

Through the last eight years certain HA!Man recordings had a direct link with  Afrikaner culture. This compilation gives an indication of an artist's view on his people and a rendition of its special characteristics

category

afrikaans

dated

091128

code

0911HF

duration

59:00

Cello Prayers

type

acoustic solo

solo cello improvisations reflecting emotional states in prayer. serene, with a certain simplicity, yet expressive, these tracks are honest, calming and restoring

category

relax and heal

dated

050925

code

0509CP

duration

50:00

Jy het my laat sing

type

acoustic solo

a 60 min improvisation recorded in Belgium, 14 May 2007. Yamaha baby grand, with singing and whistling along at times. a mix of romanticism, impressionism, african, atonal and jazz, the emotive and virtuoso journey retains structure and motivic unity.

category

epic improvisation

dated

070514

code

0705JY

duration

58:50

A Moment of Mouth-Watering Sounds

type

acoustic solo

brilliant one hour organ improvisation with audience participation. huge climax.

category

dramatic and moving

dated

990418

code

0000AM

duration

60:08



2. DVDs


Voortrekkermonument Feeskonsert 2009

type

performance event

An edited rendition of the Voortrekker Monument 60th anniversary Festival Concert. HA!Man brought together a range of performers to render music and words from Afrikaner history, emphasizing significant emotive aspects of universal human import.

category

significant event

dated

100725

code

1007VT

duration

82 min

a collection of HA!(ha) movies

type

videos thematic

a first collection of videos that might be typified as "HA!" - heart-directed, off the wall and curiously spontaneous

category

entertainment

dated

140707

code

1407HH

duration

64:00

My Snaar Jou Oog

type

project multimedia

Well known South African land installation artist Strijdom van der Merwe brings video material of recent works (also for Soccer World Cup) to the symphonic and other musical interpretations of the HA!Man.. A striking journey in vision and sound.

category

artistic

dated

100912

code

1009MS

duration

45min

Foot Fantasia

type

project multimedia

In a third collaboration with Chicago poets and performers, the HA!Man explores FEET between Chicago and South Africa through poems, visuals, music and the laces that ties it all together: sad, funny, local and global..

category

artistic

dated

071010

code

0710FF

duration

54:40

Yearning to Breathe Free

type

project multimedia

a moving visual collection of poems and stories written and told by Chicago immigrants from around the world with soundtrack and live improvisations

category

social issues

dated

061010

code

0610IM

duration

60:00



3. Books

 

The only current books available are from Joke Debaere (under “writings”).
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4. Compositions


(for more information, samples and to
order any of the below, go here)

 

 

Choir SATB, Orchestral Backtrack
Beautiful Land

 

Choir SATB, Orchestral Backtrack
HER TIME HAS COME

 

Choir SATB, Orchestral Backtrack
Afrikaner Is My Naam

 

Choir UNISON, Orchestral Backtrack
It's Up to Us

 

Choir SA, solo voice young, solo soprano, Orchestral Backtrack
Child of the World

 

Ensemble of 6 cellos
Down to D

 

Ensemble strings, solo cello improvisation
Strings Passion for Quartet

 

Solo cello with piano accompaniment
Go South

 

Violin, Orchestral Backtrack
sarie marais vir viool en orkes

 


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