SATB choir and orchestra

Duration: ca. 9:30


Chorus and full orchestra bring this powerful work to light. The lyrics are excerpted from legal documents and from a book of poetry, two diverse styles of communication both driving to the heart of the problems of suppression, inequality, and injustice. While these texts were written decades ago — Brown v. Board in 1954 and Paul Dunbar’s poem in 1922 — they also feel surprisingly and sadly current as they speak to issues that persist.


Winner of the Orchestra Seattle & Seattle Chamber Singers Composition Competition, 2015.


SKU: SP121
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