Resilience

by Abbie Betinis

A 3-part street chant from the Justice Choir Songbook, adapted for SATB. See the lyrics and download the score -- free for all non-commercial use -- at http://songs.justicechoir.org/Resilience. Abbie says, Resilience is a mindset born in the hardest days, when you're scared or sad or tired, when progress toward your goal is slow, and the barriers seem impenetrable... and yet you keep going, because somewhere deep down you know that what you're fighting for will be so much better. As a three-time cancer survivor, I continue to learn about resilience.

A reminder of our format:

  • 1st time, all sing line 1
  • 2nd time, basses and altos continue singing line 1, sopranos and tenors sing line 2
  • 3rd time, basses and altos continue singing line 1, tenors continue singing line 2, sopranos sing line 3 (no split at 'hold on')
  • 4th time, basses and altos continue singing line 1, tenors continue singing line 2, sopranos sing line 3 (do split at 'hold on' this time)
  • 5th time, all sing line 3 (at the split, sopranos/tenors sing upper notes, altos/basses sing lower notes)

PART RECORDINGS

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