HA!Man Compositions


composed in 2003 for mass choir, this song's relevance is growing. a powerful blend of western and african musical elements, it never fails to inspire, to re-ignite a love, and due respect, for the mother continent (SATB choir (6min 32sec) | September 2003)

an anthemic piece celebrating the natural beauty of South Africa. it's been a HA!Man flagship piece for many years and has been performed by choirs internationally (SATB choir (3min 28sec) | August 2002)

anthemic song for the 21st century Afrikaner (SATB choir (4min 46sec) | August 2008)

a song that intends to move and haunt you. the "child of the world" is asking all of us to revive the inner child, as a measure against a dying world (SA and solo soprano (5min 50sec) | March 2007)

a song to call for a groundswell of local responsibility, for communities to reclaim their productivity through the realization of their gifts. (Monophonic choir piece (5min 30sec) | January 2012)



6 part variations on a concept for 6 cellos. composed on commission from I Grandi Violoncellisti in Cape Town and recorded on one of their albums (12min | February 2007)

a piece for youthful cello and piano in African style (3min 30sec | June 2015)

a flashy orchestral arrangement of the famous Afrikaans folk song,with a clmactic sing-along at the end. composed for a Royal Albert Hall festival concert (5min 49sec | May 2004)

an early recorded improvisation transcribed for string quartet and cello solo. debuted in upstate New York (5min 52 secs | July 2006)