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Human Rights for Choir and Orchestra

In 2023 human rights will be 75 years old. To cele­bra­te this anni­ver­s­a­ry, the Ger­man com­po­ser Axel Chris­ti­an Schul­lz has set the text of the Uni­ver­sal Decla­ra­ti­on of Human Rights to music for choir and orchestra.

Logo of 75 years - 75 choirs

The resul­ting work is cal­led “Everyone”, a new, full-length cho­ral-sym­pho­nic work, stir­ring, catchy and with an extra­or­di­na­ry text: the Uni­ver­sal Decla­ra­ti­on of Human Rights.

75th anniversary in 2023

On Decem­ber 10, 1948, the United Nati­ons Gene­ral Assem­bly adop­ted the Uni­ver­sal Decla­ra­ti­on of Human Rights. For the 75th anni­ver­s­a­ry, the ent­i­re Eng­lish text beco­mes the lyrics of a musi­cal work for the first time.

In 2023, 75 choirs are to sing “Everyone” at 75 loca­ti­ons in 75 con­certs — to cele­bra­te the human rights that make the world a bet­ter place and to warn that human rights must always be fought for anew.

Free Sheet Music

All sheet music of the work “Everyone” is avail­ab­le for everyone free of char­ge and free­ly avail­ab­le (down­load). The score, the pia­no reduc­tion, the orches­tral parts, all of this may be copied and repro­du­ced. It is a non-pro­fit human rights edu­ca­ti­on project.

Sing Along

Per­form “Everyone” too, sing human rights with your choir, set an examp­le for a fai­rer world, offer your audi­ence some­thing unhe­ard of.