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Viva Malala!

by David Hahn
For

the Juice Vocal Ensemble

Viva Malala! was composed in honor of Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old advocate of education for girls in the Swat Valley of Pakistan where she was brutally injured by the Taliban. She now convalesces in a London hospital.

notes on the lyrics: Swat Valley: a verdant area of Pakistan about 250 kilometers from Islamabad China Market: a street market where it has been forbidden for women to shop. Men must shop for them. notes on the performance: The piece should be sung with a beat, almost in a gospel style. The "percussion" part is optional but could be performed by any combination of the singers. The idea is a simple "boom-chick" effect: the "boom" could be a stamping of feet and the "chick" a clapping hands.

Viva Malala!
Composed for the Juice Vocal Ensemble In honor of Malala Yousufzai

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q = 100 with an ineluctable beat

David Hahn

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