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"Song for Justice?" comes from movement 8 of "Tuvayhun - Beatitudes for a Wounded World" where it follows Matt 5:6, "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled."
Perform with piano or strings/percussion.
You must purchase one copy for each singer (and accompanist) and a minimum of 20 copies. If you need fewer copies, please contact us. It is illegal to photocopy this score beyond the amount purchased. You will receive links to download the scores after checkout.
- Voices: SATB or SSAA chorus
- Duration: 5 minutes
- Instrumentation: Piano or strings and/or percussion
World premiere 27 & 28 April 2018 at Angel Orensanz Center, New York City by the Manhattan Girls Chorus, Michelle Oesterle, Artistic Director.
European premiere 31 March 2019 at Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway by the Nidaros Cathedral Girl’s Choir, Anita Brevik, Artistic Director.
SATB & Piano
SSAA & Piano
SATB Full score
SSAA Full score
In all that we are,
It is better by far
To follow our star,
And sing out our truth.
When things can’t get worse,
We hunger and thirst
For the last to be first;
And so we sing out our truth.
We sing for the poor.
We sing for the weak.
We sing for the helpless,
The hopeless, the meek.
We sing out the truth
Against hunger and hate.
We sing out for justice
Before it’s too late!
And in all that we do
For these, and for you,
The whole dark night through
We’re gonna sing out our truth!
By Charles Anthony Silvestri
This is a purely digital process. We do not send scores by post.
We recommend printing the vocal scores with spiral bound on 8.5x11" paper front and back.
The scores are delivered in a digital PDF format.
- The vocal scores come as a portrait letter paper size (8.5 x 11"/216 x 280 mm), 20 pages (SATB)/16 pages (SSAA).
- The full score comes as a portrait tabloid paper size (11x17"/280x432mm), 20 pages.
- The instrumental parts come in a letter paper size (8.5x11"/216x280mm)
The order is fully automated and will be delivered immediately on receipt of payment. You will receive links to download the score after checkout, along with an emailed link that will last for 30 days. If the link expires before you get the chance to download the files, please contact us to get a new link.
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The vocal score includes piano accompaniment.
Note: You must purchase one digital score for EACH singer (and musician) performing the piece, even if they do not read music. It is a breach of copyright to perform a work without a licensed copy for each performing member of the ensemble participating in the performance.
The license does NOT include the rights to record or make a recording of the work available commercially or online without further agreement. Read about licensing here.
ADVANTAGES OF DIGITAL SCORES
- Instant downloads
- Choose to either print the score or use it with a tablet (iPad etc.)
- No need to buy a new score if one gets lost or damaged, simply print a new one