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We Walk in Love

We Walk in Love- piano part!
We Walk in Love- piano part!
Now Deanna’s original song in the Justice Choir Songbook has a piano part (complete with a modulation)!
SEE VIDEOS OF DEANNA PLAYING THE PIECE- AND OF 900 SINGERS AT ST. OLAF COLLEGE SINGING IT- ALONG WITH A SCORE EXCERPT.
Price: $2.00

In early 2017, I responded to a call for scores for a new collection of social justice songs being curated by Abbie Betinis, Tesfa Wondemagegnhehu, and Ahmed Anzaldúa. The songs to be selected as part of a new movement called Justice Choir would be offered free of charge for anyone to sing for non-commercial use: at concerts, marches, protests, and in houses of worship.

The idea was to have accessible, easy-to-learn songs that speak into the moment that we are living in now, and to provide opportunities for all to create community by singing together.

When I saw a Facebook post from Abbie about the call for scores, I immediately responded by sitting down at the piano. I wrote and harmonized a simple tune in 3/4- not rangy, no big jumps, something that everyone could sing.

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