Compositions

Stuart Hinds – Overtone Singing Compositions

BOOK 1: Making Music with Overtone Singing: 14 songs for overtone singing with steady fundamental, with lessons for beginners on bringing out overtones and exercises for skill development.  Includes recordings of all the songs by the author.

 Bugle Boy
Ka-lim-ba
Sentimental 60s
3-Note Blue
Angelina
Throat Jam
Ting Sha
Chant
Chant 2: Enchanted
Chant 3: Chanty
Out West
Rockin’ the Folk
Blue Z
At Peace

BOOK 2:  An Overtone Experience: 15 Songs for Polyphonic Overtone Singing: 14 songs for polyphonic overtone singing with exercises and commentary.  Includes recordings of all the songs by the author.  The text is given in both German and English, and the songs are presented in keys for both women and men.  Published by Traumzeit-Verlag.

The Shadow Knows
Legend
In the Dom
Alhambra
Breakdown
Spring Song
Jig
Heavy Breathing
Lullaby
Goin’ Home
Rising Sun
Blues
Doo Wop
Dance
Old Vienna

BOOK 3:  The Overtone Singing Virtuoso: 12 pieces for polyphonic overtone singing with commentary and instruction.

Renaissance Man
Variations
Fantasy
The Blues
Back to Notre Dame
Eire Aire
Melismadness
Remembering a Friend
Borbangnadyr
Of Sound and Mystery
Three Short Lyrics
You Don’t Love Me

BOOK: Group Singing with Overtones: Features a sequence of instructional/learning objectives for overtone singing with numerous musical activities and 20 compositions correlated to the objectives, starting with beginners

An Imaginary Landscape
Swingin’
Bugle Boy
Prairie Home
Dance
Ting Sha Chant
Steppenhorse: Born to be Wild
Breezy
Leaps of Faith
Come On!
Fanfare
Fearless
Evening Shade
Learning to Fly
Colors
Canon
Borbannadir
Spring Morning
Blues-berry Jam
Flattery

Overtone Singing Solo, Unaccompanied

You Don’t Love Me
Chordalee
Remembering a Friend
Borbangnadyr
Of Sound and Mystery
Throat Jamz
Dynacolor Jam
Distances
Back to Notre Dame
Eire Aire
Melismadness
Morning Song
Into the Mountains
The Blues
Variations
Fantasy
Harmonic Overtures
Yokyoku
Renaissance Man

 

Overtone Singing Solo with Keyboard

Only a Night
Learning to Breathe
A Seeker’s Tale
Clair de Blue Moon
Stardust
Cantus in Flore
Desert Light
Tembang Satie
Sky Blues
The Canyon Lands
Romanesca
On a Clear Night
Last Call
After Dark
Midnight Blue
Doo Wop
Harmonic Raga
A Fearful Vision
A Peaceful Vision
Dorian Fields
Chorale
Petra
Light and Silence
Morning (Raga Todi)
Dawning
Ballad
Tuvan Groovin’
Midnight
Goodbye Ravi

 

Overtone Singing Ensemble

Sound and Color
Badabi
The Feeling Grows
A Study in Suspense
Borbangnadyr for Two
Chaconne
Prism
The Call

 

Overtone Singing in Chamber Music

What It Is – voice and bassoon
Learning to Breathe – voice and guitar
Sonata armonico: Andante, Adagio, Allegro
– voice and harpsichord or piano
Three Short Lyrics – voice and piano
Alas! – voice and bass instrument (bassoon, bass clarinet, cello, etc.)
Romanesca – two singers, basso continuo, and treble instrument
Trio – voice and oboe or clarinet
Motet sans mots – voice and two instruments

 

Choral Works with Overtone Singing

Mixed Choir

A Peaceful Evening – SATB with overtone-singing soloist
Autumn Moon – SATB and piano, with overtone singing, published by Hofmeister
Awakening – SATB and piano with overtone singing, published by Hofmeister
Beauty – SATB with overtone singing
Goin’ Home – arrangement of Dvorak melody from ‘New World Symphony’
Im Haine – Bruchmann text; SATB with overtone singing
Maj – Mácha text; SAB with overtone singing
Meeres Stille – Goethe text; SATB with overtone singing
Morning Song – mixed choir with overtone singing
Night and Day – unison chorus and organ, with overtone singing
Nocturne – SATB with overtone-singing soloist
Pacem – SATB with overtone singing
Prism – SAB with overtone singing
The Sound of Forever – Tagore text; SATB with overtone singing
Winter – SATB with overtone singing, published by Hofmeister

Treble Choir

An Imaginary Landscape – 2-part chorus with overtone singing
Away in a Manger – SSA with overtone singing soloist
Spring – SA and piano, with overtone singing
The Wind – SSA with overtone singing

Men’s Choir

Chaconne – TTB with overtone singing
Mantra – men’s chorus with overtone singing
Prism – TTB with overtone singing
The Feeling Grows – TBB with overtone singing

 

Overtone Singing Arrangements

Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael)
Morgen (R. Strauss)
Brahms’ Alphorn Theme
Brahms’ Lullaby
I Wonder as I Wander
Largo
(from Dvorak – New World Symphony)
Scene and Duet from ‘Norma’
(Bellini)
Che faro senza Euridice (Gluck)
Flow My Tears (Dowland)
Bon jour, mon coeur  (Lasso)
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
Theme from ‘The Andy Griffith Show’
Autumn Leaves
In the Mood
Beach Boys Medley
Edelweiss

Over the Rainbow
Yesterday

Bridge Over Troubled Water
Imagine
Nights in White Satin
Away in a Manger
Lully-lullay
White Christmas
Silent Night
What a Friend We Have in Jesus