a new wind is blowing (extract)

extract from an improvision with a string sound, on a midday, in a flat on the Natal south coast, tropical air.. while a friend has broken through to a truer self. harmonies like waves of the sea.. (cello added later)by HA!Man / 15 February 2014 HA!Man (Francois le Roux) · A New Wind Is Blowing … Continue reading a new wind is blowing (extract)

sonority of strings (extract)

in a live improv performance with violinist Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby, i first record an adagio of strings, with the violin playing. then replay the recording while adding the cello with HA!Man / 17 Aug 2018 HA!Man (Francois le Roux) · Sonority Of Strings Extract     TO LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK -and  receive regular new … Continue reading sonority of strings (extract)

prelude to the fire (open release)

HA!Man (Francois le Roux) · Prelude To The Fire (open release) inspired by Bach, by the fires running crazily wild in California and the cinematic possibilities of apocalypse. harpsichord, strings, choir, boomer and slicks and clunks raise fists together in a relentless forward flow by HA!Man | 19 Sept 2020 --------------------------------------- THIS IS AN OPEN … Continue reading prelude to the fire (open release)

plasticcimo (extracts-medley)

symphonic ensemble moves through a varied landscape of gentleness, rhythmic exuberance and celebration, playing with impure harmonies to depict the sad beauty of abandoned plastics left to play and decorate nature in the wind by HA!Man / 26 July 2020 HA!Man (Francois le Roux) · Plasticcimo Extracts-Medley TO LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK -and  receive … Continue reading plasticcimo (extracts-medley)

opening drone and a piece called thank you (extracts)

strong atmospheric opening, linked through whistling to a recording called "thank you" (strings) with piano added in Mozart (or Rachmaninov?) adagio fashion. live event, Johannesburg  by HA!Man  | 31 May 2017 https://soundcloud.com/francoisthehaman/opening-drone-and-a-piece-called-thank-you-extract   TO LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK - and  receive regular new releases, as well as many more catalogued videos, music tracks, writings, … Continue reading opening drone and a piece called thank you (extracts)