Examples of show items


Solo improvisations on cello, keyboard
Layered improvisations, recording different instruments one after the other
Improvisations on themes given by the audience

Classical-styled pieces (HA!Man)

Orchestral arrangement of poem by Jan F.E. Celliers, "Die Ossewa"
"Sonnet 30," a modernized medieval English chant
"when the herd came down," string orchestra soundtrack to a scene of elephants coming down to the water side
"A Polovetsian Dance" - a free-style arrangement of Borodin's like-titled dance from the opera Prince Igor
Arrangement of Mendelssohn's Wedding March
Unique Christmas carols arrangements

Extracts from Soundtracks

"Migrations" - an LA based collaboration
The Stutterheim engines project - featuring the rhythmic sounds from old running engines
Tracks from "Skepping 7," a music-sound journey based on Genesis 1

The epic songs

Her Time Has Come (for Africa)
Beautiful Land (for South Africa)
Afrikaner is my Naam (for the 21st century Afrikaner)
It's up to Us (for community empowerment)
Lekke Lekke Cape Town

Other Types of Pieces

Slow moving and transporting improvisation with cello, sustained keyboard pad and string sounds, whistling, voice
Pieces for HA!Man to dance on: "love dance," "to lose it in all its details," "Grand Africa" and "when the heart is sensed"
Issue related pieces like "Global Warming
Pieces with a personal story behind it like," "on her death" and "for mariana"
Place-related pieces like "america" and "Chicago Industrial"
Africa-style pieces like "African Groove," "my africa" and "mene-mene"
The rest is categorized under mystical, spiritual, experimental, high energy, jazzy, melancholic, festive and home coming pieces...

Video Tracks

"On wings of Wind" - traversing a sea of "kosmos" flowers
"Rainbow Dance" - slide show with effects of dancing South African youngsters along with the track "first contact"
"On being Nguni" - visuals of indigenous african cattle in wild habitat along with track "my africa"