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We Real Cool | STACY GARROP • COMPOSER

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

CONCERT & MEDIA USE
Concert use is already cleared.
Media use requires a separate fee to be paid to Gwendolyn Brooks’ estate. It is the performers’ responsibility to contact the Brooks’ estate and pay the fee. To do so, visit https://www.gwendolynbrooks.net/contact

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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.