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Jean Hasse

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Jean Hasse is an American composer and performer who has lived in England since late 1994. She works as a music publisher, editor, copyist, teacher and conductor. She holds a BM degree from Oberlin College Conservatory (Ohio) and an MA in Composing for Film and Television from the University at Bristol, and works as the Tutor of the MA course. Recent composing projects include: Soundscapes for science festivals and art exhibits; film scores; music for theatre. Scores for silent films include: FAUST (1926) for chamber orchestra, THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (1928) and GHOSTS BEFORE BREAKFAST (1928) for quartet, THE RAT (1925) for clarinet, accordion and piano, MABEL'S DRAMATIC CAREER (1913) for piano. Recent publications include POCKET PIECES (61) for piano in three books. Please see the Visible Music website for further information.


The SCA online database currently lists 22 scores by Jean Hasse.
Title Year Instrumentation Mins      Other Information                                         Audio View score Publ.
ABCD 1998 4 hns, 3 tpts, 3 tbns, tu 5-6 Premiered March 1998 in London with London Brass and RCM students, conducted by David Purser. US premiere at Ojai Festival, California, May 1998.  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Across the room 2000 Piano 2 from Pocket Pieces book 1  listen N/A Visible Music 
At the end of the day... 1998 Piano 1 from Pocket Pieces book 1  listen N/A Visible Music 
Boston Common Brass 1987 8 trumpets 5-6 Premiered April 1987, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts  N/A N/A Visible Music 
By the way... 1989 4 tpts or 2 tpts, horn, trbn or 2 tps, 2 tbns 2 Premiered May 1989, Oberlin, Ohio  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Canvas 1986 marimba (and pre-recorded marimba) 7-8 Premiered by Nancy Zeltsman, May 1987, Boston Mass  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Collections Considered 2006 Violin 3 Premiered at the British Museum's Enlightenment Gallery by Peter Sheppard Skaerved. Also performed at St Paul's Cathedral.  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Five Poems from the Japanese 1991 mezzo soprano, clarinet, piano 9-10 Premiered by Soli Espri Trio, Oct 1991, Cambridge Massachusetts  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Flight 2005 Piano 2 from Pocket Pieces book 2  listen N/A Visible Music 
Flip 2006 sax quartet and string ensemble 4 Premiered by the Apollo Saxophone Quartet and Goldberg Ensemble, St George's Bristol, March 2006  N/A N/A Visible Music 
kinkh 1985 Piano 4 Premiered Dec 1985 by JH, Hartford CT. Recorded on kinkh CD (Visible Music).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Moths - for a few hundred whistlers 1986 audience 9-10 Premiered by a Composers in Red Sneakers audience, July 1986, Sanders Theatre, Cambridge Mass, conducted by JH  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Next Dance 1999 piano quartet or 2 vlns, cello, piano 3 Premiered at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon. Recorded by the Schubert Ensemble on The White Room CD (NMC).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Pocket Pieces 2005 Piano 30+ Three books for pianists of all ages, 61 pieces total, composed between 1998-2005. Published by VM in 2009. Some pieces recorded on kinkh CD (Visible Music).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Pulling 1985 four flutes or as many as possible 9-10 Premiered in 1985 by JH with multiple tracks and live flute, Hartford CT. Recorded on kinkh CD (Visible Music).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Reflecting Dreams 1993 50 brass (18 tpts, 12 hns, 12 tbns, 8 tu) 7-8 Premiered at the Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox Massachusetts, August 1993. UK premiere March 1998 with London Brass and RCM students, London, conducted by David Purser.  listen N/A Visible Music 
Silk Water 1992 piano left hand 7-8 Premiered by Leon Fleisher, Oct 1992, New England Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts. Recorded on kinkh CD (Visible Music).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Sixths 1999 Piano 4 Premiered by Stephen Gutman, Aug 1999, Deal, Kent.  N/A N/A Visible Music 
The French Lesson (Les Garcons de Bromley) 2003 treble choir and piano 3 Premiered by the Bromley Boy Singers, April 2003, Provence, France  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Tower Piece 1987 4 trumpets, 4 trombones 5-6 Premiered at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, July 1987  N/A N/A Visible Music 
Tremolo Piece 1985 two pianos or any number of pianos 5-6 Premiered by JH, Dec 1985, Hartford CT. Recorded on kinkh CD (Visible Music).  N/A N/A Visible Music 
What do I want for Christmas? 2002 treble choir and piano 4 Premiered by the Bromley Boy Singers, Dec 2002, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Recorded by BBS on their CD sweet silver song (2003)  N/A N/A Visible Music 



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