NEW! These Are Our Neighbours (The Kenmure Street Song) by Chris Hutchings. For 4 equal voice parts plus stamping and clapping – intended to be simple enough to teach to singers at a protest. Inspired by the Kenmure Street Protest of 13th May 2021.
Welcome Carol – for unison voices and piano (or guitar)
Harbour – for 3-part choir (soprano, alto, bass). Words and music by Anna Tabbush. Practice tracks are available from the composer (see email address on the score).
Only When It’s Dark Enough – a 3-part canon (any voices) by Jake Alexander, setting Martin Luther King’s words “only when it’s dark enough can you see the stars”. Score and video here, with several other free rounds/canons for choir, including “One touch of nature” (makes the whole world kin), which would also fit with anti-racism work.
Immigrant Jesus for SATB choir (optional piano/organ accompaniment). Music by Kathryn Rose, words by Gary Alderson.
The Wall – for flexible 2-part choir
THEY – for SA and piano. Moderate difficulty. Music by Alison Willis.
No Man Is An Island – for 3-part choir, SSA, SABar or TBarB. Easy to moderate difficulty. Words by John Donne.
Where Are My Unnumbered Days? – for SATB choir with some divisi. Moderate difficulty, several rapid key changes. The words are by Mohamed Assaf, a Syrian refugee who now lives in England, written when he was just 12.
Of Equality… – available for Treble Voices (5 parts), SSA, or SATB, with piano and optional flute and/or cello. Music by Jessica Rudman, words by Walt Whitman. Two related works for soprano solo are also available on the same page.
I Was Listening To A Pogrom – for unison voices, piano, and optional speaking voices. Moderate difficulty. Words by Michael Rosen, former Children’s Poet Laureate.
Three Memories of Kurdistan – for 8-part choir, SSSSAAAA or SSAATTBB (piano reduction available). Challenging. Words by Aine McAllister, based on the memories that Kurdish refugees shared with her as she taught them English. Performed by the BBC Singers and several other choirs.