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We Real Cool | STACY GARROP

STACY GARROP

a composer with a story to tell

a composer with a story to tell

We Real Cool



AUDIO
Performed by Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano, and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

DURATION
2’25”

POET
Gwendolyn Brooks

INSTRUMENTATION
Voice with piano

YEAR COMPOSED
2010

VERSIONS AVAILABLE FOR:
Soprano
Mezzo-Soprano
Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano (duet)

COMMISSIONER
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

ORDERING SCORES
Inkjar Publishing Company
$10 PDF
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TEXT
We real cool. We
Left school. We

Lurk late. We
Strike straight. We

Sing sin. We
Thin gin. We

Jazz June. We
Die soon.

“We Real Cool” Reprinted by Consent of Brooks Permissions.