A Girl Born in Afghanistan

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1 GREG BARTHOLOMEW A Girl Born in Aghanistan A setting o excerts rom the Nol Peace Prize Lecture by United Natis Secretary General Koi Annan or unaccoanied mixed choir with iano reducti or rehearsal ly BURKE & BAGLEY Do Not Dulicate Visit gregbartholomew.com or recordings

2 A Girl Born in Aghanistan Adated rom the Nol Lecture given by Koi Annan in Oslo Decemr 10, 2001 Today, in Aghanistan, a girl will born. Her mother will hold her eed her, coort her c or her just as any mother would anywhere in the world. In these basic acts o human nature, humanity knows no divisis. ocus iroving the cditis o men women. gin with the young Aghan girl. Saving that e lie is to save humanity itsel. In this new century, start rom understing Peace made real tangible in the daily lives o every man woman. The noti that what is ours clict with what is theirs is both alse dangerous. has resulted in endless enmity clict. has led men to commit great crimes in the name o a higher or. need not so. love what, without hating what not, without hating who not. The girl born in Aghanistan today is just e test o our humanity But it is the ly test that matters. For unaccoanied mixed choir with iano reducti or rehearsal ly Durati: 4 minutes United Natis SecretaryGeneral Koi Annan was awarded the 2001 Nol Peace Prize. The text or this iece is adated rom his Nol Lecture given Decemr 10, The lecture text is Coyright 2001 by The Nol Foundati, Stockholm, 2001, is used by ermissi. The colete text may ound at For inormati about cooser Greg Bartholomew, visit regbartholomew.com. BURKE & BAGLEY 1284 North 53 rd Street Seattle, WA Tel: B u r k e A n d B a g le c o m c a s t. n e t

3 Text adated rom the Nol Lecture by Koi Annan Sorano A Girl Born in Aghanistan q = 66 To day Music by Greg Bartholomew Alto To day, To day in Aghan i stan, a girl will born. Tenor To day in Aghan i stan, a girl will born. Bass Piano or rehearsal ly 5 A q = 66 To day e = e To day hold her eed Her mo ther will hold her, Her mo ther will hold her eed Her Her mo ther A e = e will hold eed Greg Bartholomew (ASCAP)

4 2 10 her, will com ort her, c or her. Just as will com ort her, c or her. Just (melody) as an y her, will com ort her, c or her. her, com ort her. Just as 15 an y mo ther would an y where in the mo ther would an y where in the world. Just (melody) as an y mo ther would an y where an y mo ther would an y where in the

5 21 world. Ah hu man i ty knows 3 Ah hu man i ty knows in the world. Ah hu man i ty knows world. In these ba sic acts o human na ture, hu man i ty knows B 25 no di vi sis. q = 96 o cus no di vi sis. o cus no di vi sis. o cus no di vi sis. B q = 96 o cus

6 4 30 im rov ing c di tis o men women. gin im rov ing c di tis o men women. gin im rov ing c di tis o men women. gin im rov ing c di tis o men women. gin 34 with the young A ghan girl. Sav ing that e lie is to save hu man i ty it sel. with the young A ghan girl. Sav ing that e lie is to save hu man i ty it sel. with the young A ghan girl. Save e lie. with the young A ghan girl. Save that e lie.

7 38 C q = 60 cen tu In this new ry, start rom un der st ing: 5 cen tu In this new ry, start rom un der st ing: cen tu In this new ry, start rom un der st ing: C q = 60 In this new cen tu ry: 42 SAB sing like lls ringing; T sustain grow, driving orward made real Peace tan gi ble. Peace made real tan gi ble in the dai ly lives o ev 'ry man wo man. Peace made real. man. Peace made real tan gi ble in the dai ly lives o ev 'ry man wo

8 6 D q = what is ours what is ours The no ti that c lict with The no ti that c lict with D q = what is theirs has re sult ed in end less en mi what is theirs re sult has ed in end less en mi is both alse dan ger ous. is both alse dan ger ous.

9 55 ty detached 7 c lict. has ty c lict. detached has detached has led men to com mit great crimes, detached has led men to com mit great crimes, 58 led men to com mit great crimes in the name o a high er ow'r. led men to com mit great crimes in the name o a high er ow'r. to com mit great crimes in the name o a high er ow'r to com mit great crimes in the name o a high er ow'r.

10 8 62 E q = 78 need not so. love what need not so. love what need not so. love what E need not so. love what 69 with out hat ing what not, without hat ing who not. with out hat ing what not, without hat ing who not. with out hat ing what not, without hat ing who not. with out hat ing what not, without hat ing who not.

11 76 subito 9 subito subito subito 82 F To day The girl born in A ghan i stan is just e test o our hu man i The girl born in A ghan i stan is just e test o our hu man i To day, F

12 10 85 rallento To day it is the ly test that mat ters. ty. But it is the ly test that mat ters. ty. To day But it is the ly test that mat ters. to 88 Mm. diminuendo a niente Mm. diminuendo a niente diminuendo a niente day, it is the ly test that mat ters. diminuendo a niente Mm.