Rehearsing Democracy with a Choir Online in “We Are the Ones (Vote)”

A composer shares sonic imagination and strength with choral music for the U.S. General Election on November 3, 2020.

“We Are the Ones (Vote)” Music Video
Image of the soloists from the music video
Soloists (left to right) Salwa Abdussabur, Brianna Chance, Laynee Daniels, and Tahj Galberth

Lyrics and Music

Image from the sheet music that shows the cast list and opening solo.
Image from the sheet music that shows the cast list and opening solo.
Excerpt from the start of the musical score composed by Byron Au Yong with lyrics by Aaron Jafferis
Excerpt from the end of the sheet music showing overlapping voices coming together in 4-part harmony
Excerpt from the end of the sheet music showing overlapping voices coming together in 4-part harmony
Excerpt from the end of the musical score

Rehearsing Democracy

Image from the music video showing the word “Vote”
Closing image from “We Are the Ones (Vote)”

Thanks

composer and educator who writes songs of dislocation, music for a changing world

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