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“Oye”

Jim Papoulis

Repertoire: Singing, Movement

Oye

Está solo, llorando
En silencio, en la oscuridad
Está soñando, deseando
Con esperanza, por la oportunidad

Escuchalos, escuchalos, ellos te llaman

Escuchalos, míralos
Escucha lo que tratan de decir
Están en búsqueda del camino

Pequeñas voces llamándote

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All alone, in the darkness
They are crying out for your help
They are hoping, they are dreaming
They are asking for a chance to be heard

Are you listening, can you hear their cries

They are watching, they are listening
They are searching to find their way
Can you see them, can you hear them calling

What their voices are trying to say

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“Oye” Choreography

Repertoire Exploration

Learn fundamental concepts of music and engage in creative activities through a deeper exploration of the ideas and themes of the Link Up repertoire.

Composer Bio

Jim Papoulis

Jim Papoulis (b. 1961) lives in New York City and composes, orchestrates, and conducts music for dance, film, ensembles, and choirs. His compositions are known for exploring new modes of musical communication by honoring and connecting classical and traditional forms with non-Western sounds. ...

Jim Papoulis (b. 1961) lives in New York City and composes, orchestrates, and conducts music for dance, film, ensembles, and choirs. His compositions are known for exploring new modes of musical communication by honoring and connecting classical and traditional forms with non-Western sounds. Through the Foundation for Small Voices, he has conducted songwriting workshops around the world; he composed “Oye” while working with young children in Mexico. Papoulis has worked with a wide range of artists, including Shania Twain, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Boys Choir, Beijing Children’s Choir, Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, Snoop Dogg, Slash, and Beyoncé.

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