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composer
title
sheet music  (pdf)
audio / video
program notes
Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg
Concerto #6,
BWV 1051

Bach Brandenburg Concerto #6, sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

This work was originally scored for 2 violas, 2 viola da gambas, cello, violone, and harpsichord. The viola da gamba parts may be played on violas or cellos. The violone part may be played on the bass. Bach’s harpsichord part (which is not included here) is a continuo line with figured bass indications. Several editions are available with the harpsichord part fully written out.


Score

Viola 1

Viola 2

Gamba 1 part, notated for viola

Gamba 1 part, notated for cello

Gamba 2 part, notated for viola

Gamba 2 part, notated for cello

Cello

Violone (Bass)

 

   
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 1, BWV 1007
(originally for cello)
Bach Suite 1 for solo viola - sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

Bach Suite 1, BWV 1007 (video - Prelude only)

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 2, BWV 1008
(originally for cello)
Bach Suite 2 for solo viola - sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

 

Bach Suite 2, BWV 1008 (video - Prelude only)

 

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 3, BWV 1009
(originally for cello)

Bach Suite 3 for solo viola - sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

 

Bach Suite 3, BWV 1009 (video - Prelude only)

 

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 4, BWV 1009
(originally for cello)
 

 

Bach Suite 4, BWV 1010 (video - Prelude only)

 

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 5, BWV 1009
(originally for lute or cello)
 

 

Bach Suite 5, BWV 1011 (video - Prelude only)

 

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite 6, BWV 1012
(originally for 5-string cello)

Bach Suite 6, version for 5-string viola pomposa- sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

 

Bach Suite 6, version for 4-string viola (transposed to G Major) - sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

Bach Suite 6, BWV 1012 (video)

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne from Partia II, BWV 1004

 

 

Rudolf Haken plays Bach Chaconne on viola pomposa (video)

 

 
Johannes Brahms

Sonata in f minor
Op. 120 #1, viola part, edited by Rudolf Haken

Brahms Sonata Op. 120#1
viola part
, edited by Rudolf Haken

   
Johannes Brahms

Sonata in f minor
Op. 120 #1, transcribed for 5-string viola pomposa by Rudolf Haken

Brahms Sonata Op. 120#1
transcribed for 5-string viola pomposa by Rudolf Haken
   
Johannes Brahms Sonata in E-flat Major
Op. 120 #2, viola part, edited by Rudolf Haken

Brahms Sonata Op. 120#2
viola part, edited by Rudolf Haken

   
Johannes Brahms Sonata in E-flat Major
Op. 120 #2, transcribed for 5-string viola pomposa by Rudolf Haken
Brahms Sonata Op. 120#2
transcribed for 5-string viola pomposa by Rudolf Haken
   
Bartolomeo Campagnoli Caprices for viola alone, Op. 22

Campagnoli Caprices Op. 22
sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken:

#8
#10
#25
#26

   
Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf Duo Sonata for Viola and Violone (Bass)

Dittersdorf Duo Sonata, viola part arranged for five-string viola by Rudolf Haken:

5-string viola part, E-flat major

 

   
Rudolf Haken Scales and arpeggios (viola / violin)

Scales and arpeggios for viola, edited by Rudolf Haken

Scales and arpeggios for violin, edited by Rudolf Haken

   
Rudolf Haken Guide to Scales in Double Stops (viola / violin)

Guide to Scales in Double Stops for viola, by Rudolf Haken

Guide to Scales in Double Stops for violin, by Rudolf Haken

   
Rudolf Haken
(editor)
Orchestral excerpts for viola

Orchestral excerpts for viola, sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

   
Rudolf Haken

Violin Concerto for Stefan Milenkovich

for solo violin, string orchestra, and drum kit

Solo Violin

Solo part arr. for 6-string viola

Score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Drum Kit (with cues, more page turns)

Drum Kit (without cues, fewer page turns)

 

recorded Jan/Feb 2011 (instruments recorded individually & assembled in Digital Performer)

Videos of Haken Concerto for Stefan Milenkovich

 

Stefan Milenkovich,
electric violin
Camerata Academica Novi Sad
Kolarac Concert Hall, Belgrade, Serbia
18 April 2011

 


program notes (pdf)

 

program notes (doc)

Rudolf Haken

"Quinquagenarium"

a tone poem in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, 2/19/2010

for orchestra and Haken Continuum Fingerboard

Orchestral Score
Continuum
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon
Contrabassoon
Horn 1
Horn 2
Trumpet 1 in C
Trumpet 2 in C
Trombone
Bass trombone
Tuba
4 Tomtoms
Drum set
Harp
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass



Quinquagenarium video

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Rudolf Haken "Quinquagenarium"
Program Notes

pdf

doc

 

Quinquagenarium - News-Gazette article Feb 14th 2010

Quinquagenarium - Electrical and Computer Engineering web site Feb 16th 2010

Quinquagenarium - CUSO poster Feb 19th 2010

Thanks to Shirley Meyer Blankenship for editing the harp part of "Quinquagenarium"
Harp Legacy Project Website

Rudolf Haken

Clarinet Concerto
(Concerto for Clarinet, Orchestra, and Steel Pans)

 

see below for quintet version of this concerto for clarinet and strings

Rudolf Haken Concerto for Clarinet,
Orchestra, and Steel Pans


Solo Clarinet in B-flat
Piano Reduction
Orchestral Score
Piccolo
Oboe
Orchestral Clarinet in B-flat
Bass Clarinet in B-flat
Soprano Saxophone
Contrabassoon
French Horn
Trumpet in C
Trombone
Tuba
Marimba (5-octave)
Marimba (4-octave version)
Toms/Vibes/Susp. Cymbal
Lead Steelpan 1
Lead Steelpan 2 & Snare
Double Second Steelpan 1
Double Second Steelpan 2
Cello Steelpan & Tr
iangle
Bass Steelpan & Tamtam
1st Violin
2nd Violin
Viola
Cello
6-String Electric Bass
Keyboard (replaces el. bass)

CD of the Haken Clarinet Concerto has been released on Centaur Records (2826) - listed as "Critics' Choice 2007" in American Record Guide.

Bill King, Clarinet
Julien Benichou, conductor
Jon Schoenoff, audio engineer

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reviews of
Haken Concerto CD


 
Rudolf Haken Quintet for clarinet, 2 violins, viola, and cello

(Quintet version of Haken Clarinet Concerto - see orchestral version above)

Rudolf Haken Quintet for Clarinet,
2 Violins, Viola, and Cello

(Quintet version of
Haken Clarinet Concerto)

Score - clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello

Clarinet in B-flat (identical to solo clarinet part of concerto, except that clarinetist plays tamtam in m. 606-616)

1st Violin

1st violin part, arranged for 5-string viola

2nd Violin

Viola (violist plays tamtam in m. 61 & 99)

Cello

Haken Clarinet Quintet video(Useon Choi, Ko-Hsin Chang, Jung Hee Kim, Sunyoung Shin, Rudolf Haken. Recorded by Andy Baylor

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Haken Clarinet Quintet video (Bill King, Ross Gasworth, Rebecca Matayoshi, Mei-Fang Wang, Rudolf Haken. Recorded by Eric Lakanen

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This is a quintet version of the Haken Clarinet Concerto, which has been released on CD (Centaur Records #2826) - listed as "Critics' Choice 2007" in American Record Guide.

Bill King, Clarinet
Julien Benichou, conductor
Jon Schoenoff, audio engineer

 
Rudolf Haken

Concerto for
Five-String Viola
and Orchestra


for acoustic or electric five-string instrument encompassing the combined ranges of the viola and violin

[version for cello and orchestra below]

Rudolf Haken
Concerto for Five-String Viola

and Orchestra

Orchestral Score
Piano Reduction
Solo 5-String Viola
Piccolo
Oboe
Clarinet in B-flat
Alto Sax in E-flat
Bassoon
Horn in F
Trumpet in C
Bass Trombone
Tuba
Tomtoms
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

CD of the Haken Concerto for Five-String Viola has been released on Centaur Records (2826) - listed as "Critics' Choice 2007" in American Record Guide.

Rudolf Haken, viola pomposa
Julien Benichou, conductor
Jon Schoenoff, audio engineer

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reviews of
Haken Concerto CD


 
Rudolf Haken

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

(Cello version of Haken Concerto for
Five-String Viola)

Solo Cello Part

Perform with same orchestral parts as for Five-String Viola Concerto above

   
Rudolf Haken

Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra

 

see below for trio version of this concerto for oboe, bass clarinet, and piano

Rudolf Haken Oboe Concerto

Solo Oboe
Orchestral Score
Piccolo
Flute
1st Clarinet in A
2nd Clarinet in A
1st Bassoon
2nd Bassoon
Contrabassoon
4 Timpani
1st Violin
2nd Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass

CD of the Haken Oboe Concerto has been released on Centaur Records (2826) - listed as "Critics' Choice 2007" in American Record Guide.

Nancy Ambrose King, oboe
Julien Benichou, conductor
Jon Schoenoff, audio engineer

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reviews of
Haken Concerto CD


 
Rudolf Haken

Trio for oboe, bass clarinet, and piano

(This is a trio version of Haken Oboe Concerto - see orchestral version above)

 

Trio version for oboe, viola, and piano can be found below.

 

Oboe (identical to solo oboe part of concerto)

Bass Clarinet

Piano

Score

John Dee, oboe
Useon Choi, bass clarinet
Rudolf Haken, piano
Andy Baylor, audio engineer
Oct 20th, 2010
recital at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois


1st mov (video)

2nd mov (video)

3rd mov (video)

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This is a trio version of the Haken Oboe Concerto, which has been released on CD (Centaur Records #2826) - listed as "Critics' Choice 2007" in American Record Guide.

Nancy Ambrose King, Oboe
Julien Benichou, conductor
Jon Schoenoff, audio engineer

 
Rudolf Haken

Trio for oboe, viola, and piano

(This is a trio version of Haken Oboe Concerto - see orchestral version above)

 

Trio version for oboe, bass clarinet, and piano can be found above.

Oboe part (identical to solo oboe part of concerto)



Viola part



Piano part (same as piano part of trio for oboe, bass clarinet, and piano)

 

Score

See above for video of this trio performed with bass clarinet instead of viola  
Rudolf Haken

"Triathlon" for piano solo

Piano version of the second movement of Haken Concerto for Five-String Viola. Dedicated to Rob Auler.

Haken "Triathlon" for solo piano Haken "Triathlon" is on Rob Auler's "American Century" CD  
Rudolf Haken

"Galapagos"

Tone Poem
for Viola Pomposa and Orchestra
(see version for viola pomposa and CD below)

based on Kurt Vonnegut's novel

composed 2004
abridged 2009

duration
7 minutes

dedicated to my sister Armgard for her birthday Feb. 19, 2005

commissioned and premiered by the Sinfonia da Camera

 

Rudolf Haken "Galapagos" for viola pomposa and orchestra

Score
Solo Viola Pomposa
Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bass Clarinet
Alto Sax
Baritone Sax
Contrabassoon
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion 1
Percussion 2
Percussion 3
Percussion 4
Organ
Orch. Viola
Cello
Bass

 

 

"Galapagos" video - music composed by Rudolf Haken. Video directed by Jaime Moss

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Rudolf Haken "Galapagos"
Program Notes

pdf

doc

Rudolf Haken "Galapagos"

Tone Poem
for Viola Pomposa and CD
(see version for viola pomposa and orchestra above)

 

Rudolf Haken "Galapagos" for viola pomposa and CD

PDF of solo viola pomposa part (identical to solo part for orchestral version)


Karaoke version (MP3 of "Galapagos" - orchestra without solo part)

Haken "Galapagos" video by Jaime Moss

Rudolf Haken "Galapagos"
Program Notes

pdf

doc

Rudolf Haken

"Suite pour Jean"

December 2008.
dedicated to Jean Ferrandis, who premiered this suite at the 16èmes Rencontres musicales autour de la Prée in Paris on May 22nd 2009

versions for:
flute solo
5-string viola solo
4-string viola solo
4-string cello solo

Rudolf Haken "Suite pour Jean"

version for flute solo

version for 5-string viola solo

version for 4-string viola solo

version for 4-string cello solo

Haken "Suite pour Jean" video (flute, piccolo, and alto flute, played by Rebecca Johnson)

 

Haken "Suite pour Jean" video (viola pomposa, played by Rudolf Haken)

Rudolf Haken
"Suite pour Jean"
Program Notes

pdf

doc

Rudolf Haken

"The Sick Frog" for narrator and orchestra

composed and orchestrated in 1976 / 1977
at age 10 / 11

(see trio version for violin, cello, and piano below)

Rudolf Haken
"The Sick Frog", for narrator and orchestra, composed and orchestrated 1976 / 1977 at age 10 / 11


Narration
Orchestral Score

Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe
English Horn in F
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Horn 1 in F
Horn 2 in F
Horn 3 in F
Horn 4 in F
Trumpet 1 in B-flat
Trumpet 2 in B-flat
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Bass Trombone
Tuba
Timpani
Triangle/Crash Cymbal
Bass Drum
Xylophone
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

 


 
Rudolf Haken

"The Sick Frog"
Trio version for narrator, violin, cello, and piano

composed in 1976 / 1977
at age 10 / 11

(see orchestra version above)

Rudolf Haken
"The Sick Frog" - trio version for narrator, violin, cello, and piano Composed 1976 / 1977 at age 10 / 11

Narration
Trio score

violin
cello
piano



 
Rudolf Haken

"The Animals which Escaped from the Zoo"
for narrator and orchestra

composed and orchestrated in August 1976 at age 10

(see trio version for violin, cello, and piano below)

Rudolf Haken
"The Animals which
Escaped from the Zoo"
, composed and orchestrated 1976 at age 10

Narration
Orchestral Score

Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Horn 1 in F
Horn 2 in F
Horn 3 in F
Horn 4 in F
Trumpet 1
Trumpet 2
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Bass Trombone
Tuba
Timpani
Bell / Cymbal
Bass Drum / Snare Drum
Xylophone
Violin 1

Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass



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News articles from 1977 re "Animals which Escaped from the Zoo"
Rudolf Haken

"The Animals which Escaped from the Zoo"
Trio version for narrator, violin, cello, and piano

composed in August 1976 at age 10

(see orchestra version above)

Narration
Trio score
Violin
Cello

Piano
  News articles from 1977 re "Animals which Escaped from the Zoo"
Rudolf Haken

"Symphony Number Zero"

composed and orchestrated in 1976 at age 10

Rudolf Haken
"Symphony Number Zero", composed and orchestrated 1976 at age 10

Orchestral score
Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Horn 1 in F
Horn 2 in F
Horn 3 in F
Horn 4 in F
Trumpet 1 in B-flat
Trumpet 2 in B-flat
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Bass Trombone
Tuba
3 Timpani
Percussion (triangle / cymbals / bass drum)
Xylophone
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

Piano reduction, handwritten, Dec. 1976

 


News articles re Haken "Symphony Number Zero", Richmond IN April 1977

 

Rudolf Haken "Symphony Number Zero"
Program Notes:

pdf

doc

 

Rudolf Haken

"Three Pieces for Orchestra"

composed and orchestrated in 1976 at age 10

Rudolf Haken
"Three Pieces for Orchestra"
composed and orchestrated in 1976 at age 10

Orchestral score
Piccolo
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Horn 1 in F
Horn 2 in F
Horn 3 in F
Horn 4 in F
Trumpet 1 in B-flat
Trumpet 2 in B-flat
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Bass Trombone
Tuba
3 Timpani
Percussion (tri / cymb / snare / bass drum)
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

 

News articles from 1976 re Haken "Three Pieces for Orchestra"
Rudolf Haken

"Surennatalia"
Suite in 5 movements for
2 cellos or 2 violas or 2 five-string violas or 2 violins (or any combination thereof)

 


commissioned by George Brock for Suren Bagratuni and Natalia Khoma

composed 1998

Rudolf Haken "Surennatalia" sheet music


version for 2 cellos - score
cello 1

cello 2

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version for 2 violas - score
viola 1

viola 2

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version for 2 five-string viola pomposas - score

viola pomposa 1

viola pomposa 2

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version for 2 violins - score
violin 1

violin 2

YouTube videos - Rudolf Haken "Surennatalia" performed on 5-string viola


Rudolf Haken "Surennatalia"
Program Notes
:

English (pdf)

English (doc)

deutsch (pdf)

deutsch (doc)

Rudolf Haken

"Surennatalia II"
for soprano saxophone and violin
with piano accompaniment

dedicated to Debra Richtmeyer

score

soprano saxophone

violin

piano

   
Rudolf Haken

Polonaise for Viola & Piano
(See trumpet and soprano saxophone versions below.)

composed 1990

Rudolf Haken Polonaise
for Viola and Piano
(piano part is the same for viola, trumpet, and soprano saxophone versions)

piano score

viola part

 

Rudolf Haken Polonaise for Viola and Piano
Program Notes:


pdf

doc

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Paul Groh - "Romancing the Viola - The Viola Music of Rudolf Haken"

doc

pdf

Rudolf Haken

Polonaise for Trumpet & Piano
(See viola version above. See soprano saxophone version below.)

composed 1990

Rudolf Haken Polonaise
for Trumpet and Piano

(piano part is the same for trumpet, soprano saxophone, and viola versions)

piano score

trumpet in C

trumpet in B-flat

   
Rudolf Haken

Polonaise for Soprano Saxophone & Piano
(See trumpet & viola versions above.)

composed 1990

Rudolf Haken Polonaise
for Trumpet and Piano

(piano part is the same for soprano saxophone, trumpet, and viola versions)

piano score

soprano saxophone in B-flat

 

   
Rudolf Haken

Sonata in d minor for viola & piano

composed in 1981
at age 15

see cello version below

Rudolf Haken
Sonata in d minor
for viola and piano.
composed 1981 at age 15

viola part

piano score (piano part is the same for viola and cello versions)



 

Rudolf Haken

Sonata in d minor for cello & piano

composed in 1981
at age 15

see viola version above

Rudolf Haken
Sonata in d minor
for cello and piano.
composed 1981 at age 15

cello part

piano score (piano part is the same for viola and cello versions)

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

"Fuer Fritz",
for Viola & Piano

composed in 1980
at age 14


see violin version and orchestra version below

Rudolf Haken "Fuer Fritz"
for Viola and Piano, composed 1980 at age 14

viola part (4-string)

viola part (5-string)

 

piano score (piano part is the same for viola and violin versions)



This piece was originally titled "Rondo", and later renamed "Fuer Fritz".
Manuscript of this piece (for violin and piano or chamber orchestra, in c major), can be found on the manuscripts page.

 

 

Rudolf Haken

"Fuer Fritz"
for violin & piano

composed and
orchestrated in 1980
at age 14

see viola version above, and orchestra version below

Rudolf Haken "Fuer Fritz" for Violin and Piano, composed in 1980 at age 14

 

violin part

piano score (piano part is the same for viola and violin versions)



This piece was originally titled "Rondo", and later renamed "Fuer Fritz".
Manuscript of this piece (for violin and piano or chamber orchestra, in c major), can be found on the manuscripts page.

 

Stefan Milenkovich, violin
Rudolf Haken, piano
Andy Baylor, audio engineer
Sept. 12, 2010

Stefan Milenkovich / Rudolf Haken - Haken "Fuer Fritz"
Violin & Piano (video)

 
Rudolf Haken

"Fuer Fritz"
for solo viola or violin & "Vienna Salon Orchestra"

composed in 1980 at age 14. Newly orchestrated in 2011 for the Allerton Barn Festival, Aug 1st 2011.

May be performed with solo viola or solo violin parts above. Soloist should be amplified.

"Fuer Fritz", composed in 1981 at age 14; newly orchestrated in 2011 for the Allerton Barn Festival "Vienna Salon" orchestra. May be performed with solo viola or violin part above. Soloist should be amplified.

Score

Flute

Oboe

Bb Clarinet

Eb Alto Saxophone 1

Eb Alto Saxophone 2

Bb Tenor Saxophone

C Trumpet 1

C Trumpet 2

Trombone

Cymbals / Snare Drum

Triangle / Bass Drum

Guitar

Orch. Violin

Cello

Bass

   
Rudolf Haken

Suite in a minor
for Viola Solo

composed in 1981
at age 15
(violin version below)

Rudolf Haken
Suite in a minor for Viola Solo, composed 1981 at age 15

viola sheet music

 

Manuscript of this suite can be found on the manuscripts page.

 

Rudolf Haken Suite in a minor for Viola Solo
Program Notes

pdf

doc

 

Rudolf Haken

Suite in e minor
for Violin Solo

composed in 1981
at age 15
(viola version above)

 

 

Rudolf Haken
Suite in e minor for Violin Solo, composed 1981 at age 15

violin sheet music

   
Rudolf Haken

Fantasia in f-sharp minor for Viola & Piano

composed in 1981
at age 15

Rudolf Haken Fantasia in f-sharp minor
for Viola and Piano, composed 1981 at age 15

score

viola part



 

Rudolf Haken

"Tao Suite"

This trio may be performed with several instrument combinations.

Keyboard part is available for harpsichord or piano.

Top part is available for flute, Bb clarinet, violin, or 5-string viola.

Bottom part is available for cello or viola.

“Tao Suite” is based on the writings of Lao Tsu, 6th century BC. It was composed in 1987 at age 21, originally for flute, cello, and harpsichord.

Rudolf Haken "Tao Suite", 1987

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TOP PART:

for flute

for Bb clarinet

for violin

for 5-string viola

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BOTTOM PART:

for viola

for cello

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KEYBOARD PART:

for harpsichord

for piano

Manuscript of "Tao Suite" can be found
on the manuscripts page.

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Bagatelles
for flute, cello, and piano
or clarinet, cello, and piano

composed in 1987
at age 21

Rudolf Haken "Bagatelles" for flute, cello, and piano
or clarinet, cello, and piano 1987

flute part

Bb clarinet part

A clarinet part

cello part

piano score


 
Rudolf Haken

MISSA BREVIS (wedding version, for Cantor, organ, harp, and viola)

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Please see below for other instrumentations / languages
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composed for the wedding of Lippold Haken and Beth Neundorfer 30 November 1991

Thanks to Armgard Haken for preparing recordings for this web site.

Rudolf Haken Missa Brevis (wedding version), 1991

Full score

Cantor

Viola

Harp

Organ

sheet music for congregation

Reading from Corinthians

 

 
Rudolf Haken

MISSA BREVIS ("Michigan City version", for 2 sopranos, clarinet, percussion, string quartet, and piano)

{See below for German version}

 

This version was premiered at the Michigan City Chamber Music Festival, August 15th 2012.

Rudolf Haken Missa Brevis (Michigan City version)

Full score

Cantor (soprano)

Antiphonal soprano

Clarinet in Bb

Percussion

Piano

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello





Haken Missa Brevis - YouTube  
Rudolf Haken

MISSA BREVIS (deutsch)

für zwei Sopranstimmen, B-Klarinette, Streichquartett, Schlagzeug und Klavier

 

Rudolf Haken Missa Brevis (deutsch)

Partitur

1. Sopran

2. Sopran

B-Klarinette

1. Geige

2. Geige

Bratsche

Cello

Schlagzeug

Klavier



   
Rudolf Haken

"Kinderquartett" for narrator and string quartet

composed in 1998 commissioned by George Brock for the Root Beer Quartet

Rudolf Haken Kinderquartett, 1998
(note: narrator needs train whistle)


Narration

Score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello


 
Rudolf Haken

 

Piano Sonata #3 ("Flatville Sonata") in F Major

composed in 1984
at age 1
8

Rudolf Haken Piano Sonata #3
("Flatville Sonata") - sheet music

composed in 1984 at age 18

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Sechs Ottilietten
fuer Klavier Solo

composed in 1983
at age 17

Rudolf Haken "Sechs Ottilietten"
piano solo sheet music

composed in 1983 at age 17

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Introduction and Rag,
for piano solo

composed in 1985
at age 19

Rudolf Haken
Introduction and Rag
piano solo - sheet music

composed in 1985 at age 19


 
Rudolf Haken


Louisiana Funeral March,
for piano solo

composed in 1988
at age 22

Louisiana Funeral March,
Rudolf Haken
Louisiana Funeral March
piano solo - sheet music

composed in 1988 at age 22

 

Louisiana Funeral March CD cover art

Photos by Dan Bortko, 1989

Rudolf Haken

Piano Sonata #2 in C Major

composed in 1984
at age 1
8

Rudolf Haken Piano Sonata #2
sheet music

composed in 1984 at age 18

 

Sonatas and Rags CD cover art

Cover Art by Louise Krauss, 1987

Photos by Jon Dessen / Illini Studio, 1987

Rudolf Haken

Toccata for Piano Solo

composed in 1985
at age 19

Rudolf Haken
Toccata for Piano Solo
composed 1985 (age 19)
sheet music

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Variations on a Theme by Bartok
for Piano Solo

composed in 1986
at age 20
dedicated to Clara Rolland

Rudolf Haken Variations on a
Theme by Bartok
composed 1986 (age 20)
sheet music

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Trois Nouveaux Rags, for piano solo

composed 1987
dedicated to Christophe Blanchy

Rudolf Haken
"Trois Nouveaux Rags"
piano solo - sheet music

 

Rudolf Haken Trois Nouveaux Rags
Program Notes

pdf

doc

Rudolf Haken

Piano Rags

1982 (composed at age 16)

Rudolf Haken - Rags for piano, composed in 1982 at age 16
sheet music

Rudolf Haken "Rag in E-flat"

Rudolf Haken "Sabine Rag"

Rudolf Haken "The Dish Rag"

Rudolf Haken "Minute Rag"

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Piano Sonata #1 in f minor

1983 (composed at age 17)

Rudolf Haken Piano Sonata #1
sheet music

composed in 1983 at age 17

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Piano Sonata #4 in b minor

1985 (composed ar age 19)

Rudolf Haken Piano Sonata #4 in
B Minor (composed 1985 at age 19) - sheet music

printed score

composer's manuscript

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

"Walpurgisnacht"
for piano four hands

composed 1986

["Walpurgisnacht" was later rewritten as the Finale of Haken Concerto for Five-String Viola and Orchestra]

Rudolf Haken "Walpurgisnacht" for piano four hands, 1986 - sheet music

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Rondo in E-flat
for piano four hands

composed at age 16
January 1982
Big Pine Key, Florida

Rudolf Haken Rondo in E-flat for piano four hands (composed at age 16, January 1982) - sheet music

published score


composer's manuscript
January 1982,
age 16

 

 
Rudolf Haken "Liberty. the Economy, and the State"
for piano four hands

Rudolf Haken "Liberty, the Economy, and the State" for piano four hands - sheet music

Score


 

Haken "Liberty, the Economy, and the State" program notes (doc)
Rudolf Haken

Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra

composed and orchestrated
in 1977 / 1978
at age 11 / 12

Rudolf Haken Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra (composed and orchestrated at age 11 / 12 in 1977 / 1978) -
sheet music

Music transcribed by Asli Gultekin using LIME music notation software.

Violin solo
Orchestral score
Flute 1
Flute 2
Oboe 1
Oboe 2
Clarinet 1 in B-flat
Clarinet 2 in B-flat
Bassoon 1
Bassoon 2
Horn 1 in F
Horn 2 in F
Trumpet in B-flat
1st Violin
2nd Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass


Composer's manuscripts of the orchestral score can be found
on the
manuscripts page.
[Search for "Fantasy (Concerto) for Violin and Orchestra"]
Search for "Fantasy (Concerto) for violin and orchestra"]

 

 

News articles from 1979 re Haken "Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra"
Rudolf Haken

Quintet for flute, 2 oboes, cello, and piano

composed at age 11
Nov. 22 - Dec. 8, 1977

Rudolf Haken Quintet for flute, 2 oboes, cello, and piano
composed at age 11 in 1977

Score

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Romanza in f major for violin and piano

composed at age 11
September 1977

Rudolf Haken Romanza for violin and piano, composed at age 11 in 1977

Score

Violin


 

 
Rudolf Haken

String Quartet #1 in C Major

composed July 1975
at age 9

Rudolf Haken String Quartet
in C Major, composed at age 9, July 1975
- sheet music

Score (composer's manuscript)

Score (print)

Parts (handwritten)


 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

String Quartet #2 in g minor

composed in 1979
at age 13

Rudolf Haken String Quartet #2
in g minor, 1979
(composed at age 13) - sheet music

Composer's manuscripts can be found
on the manuscript page. [Search for "String Quartet #2 in g minor"]

Score (print)

Violin 1 (handwritten)

Violin 2 (handwritten)

Viola (handwritten)

Cello (handwritten)

 

 

 
Rudolf Haken

Theme and Variations in
E-flat Major for String Quartet

composed in 1979
at age 13

Rudolf Haken Theme and Variations in
E-flat Major for String Quartet, composed at age 13, 1979

Score (print)

Violin 1 (handwritten)

Violin 2 (handwritten)

Viola (handwritten)

Cello (handwritten)



 

 
Rudolf Haken

Andante for Flute and Piano

composed
Dec. 1978 / Jan. 1979
at age 12 / 13

Rudolf Haken Andante for Flute and Piano, composed at age 12 /13
in 1978 / 1979

Piano Score

Flute Part

 

 
Eddie van Halen "Eruption"
transcribed for 5-string viola by Rudolf Haken
 


Rudolf Haken plays Van Halen Eruption - Youtube

 

 
Franz Anton Hoffmeister Viola Concerto

Hoffmeister Viola Concerto

viola part, sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken

This viola part is compatible with the Kalmus piano score, Kalmus orchestral score and parts, and Peters piano score. It is not compatible with the International Music Company (Paul Doktor) edition.

 

 
Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Sonata in E-flat Major for Viola and Piano

Hummel Sonata

4-string viola part, edited by Rudolf Haken

5-string viola part, edited by Rudolf Haken

   
Metallica "Enter Sandman"
transcribed for 5-string viola by
Rudolf Haken
 

Rudolf Haken plays Metallica "Enter Sandman" (Youtube)

 
Franz Schubert Arpeggione Sonata

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
sheet music, edited by Rudolf Haken


version for 4-string viola

version for 5-string viola

 

 

 
Carl Stamitz Viola Concerto Op. 1

Stamitz Viola Concerto, edited by Rudolf Haken

viola part

This viola part is compatible with the piano score published by International Music Company (Meyer and Katims versions). It is also compatible with the orchestral score and parts published by Kalmus. It is not compatible with the Peters or the Breitkopf und Haertel editions.

 

 
Carl Maria von Weber Andante and Hungarian Rondo
for viola and piano

Weber Andante & Hungarian Rondo, edited by Rudolf Haken

The viola part of this work is available in an easier “student version” and a more difficult “virtuoso version.”

viola part - student version

viola part - virtuoso version


piano score

 

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