BOOKS (pdf)
I have completed a monumental three-volume work of compositions and instruction for overtone singing. 
1. Making Music with Overtone Singing
2. An Overtone Experience/Eine Oberton Erfahrung
3. The Overtone Singing Virtuoso
The first two books feature a progressive sequence of learning objectives and provide exercises and compositions to reinforce each lesson.  The third book features advanced techniques and represents the highest expressive potential for overtone singing.

Group Singing with Overtones   * sequence of learning/instructional objectives for overtone singing * numerous musical activities and 20 compositions correlated with the objectives * learning overtone singing for the…

The Overtone Singing Virtuoso $9.95 (recordings sold separately) 12 pieces for polyphonic overtone singing with commentary and instruction • advanced level skills and techniques • substantial commentary, analysis, and instruction…

Making Music with Overtone Singing $9.95 (recordings sold separately) 14 pieces for overtone singing with steady fundamental pitch * lessons for beginners on how to bring out overtones and practice…

Composing Music for Overtone Singing $19.95 The complete guide


album: Songbook All songs composed and performed by Stuart Hinds, with Jerry Serrano - guitar on "Learning to Breathe" and Isaac Rivera - percussion on "Midnight Blue" and "Last Call"…

The Overtone Singing Virtuoso - companion recordings for the book:  Renaissance Man * Variations * Fantasy * The Blues * Back to Notre Dame * Eire Aire * Melismadness *…

Making Music with Overtone Singing -  companion recordings for the book:  Bugle Boy * Ka-lim-ba * Sentimental 60's * 3-Note Blue * Angelina * Throat Jam * Ting Sha *…

Renaissance Man * Midnight * Yokyoku * The Blues * Tuvan Groovin’ * Fantasy * Ballad * Harmonic Overtures * Variations * Goodbye Ravi

Morning Song * Harmonic Raga * Distances * Sky Blues * Borbangnadyr * Petra * On a Clear Night * A Fearful Vision * Dorian Fields


Awakening, Autumn Moon, and Winter are published by Hofmeister Musikverlag:

4-part polyphonic overtone singing with Tagore text

a simple, chant-like vehicle for bringing out overtones

an evocation of a fearfully calm sea with simple overtone textures; text in German

a celebration of spring, with Eastern European harmonies

an arrangement of the traditional song with 4-part polyphonic overtone singing

Vocal overtones are used as discrete pitches, colorful textures, and dramatic gestures.  The text is taken from the philosophy of Benedetto Croce on the subject of beauty.


3-part polyphonic overtone singing; composed for Spektrum Overtone Choir of Prague

Chaconne is a genre of composition featuring continuous variations on a repeating chord progression.

Borbangnadyr is a Tuvan throat singing effect in which the singer mimics the sound of a moving stream.  This piece does not use the traditional technique, but the idea is…

a 12-bar Blues piece in swing rhythm with scat singing; 4-part polyphonic overtone singing

This piece creates a musical texture based on suspensions, a particular type of dissonance in contrapuntal music.

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