Lay Me Low (Christmas 2008)

With Guest Artist Eliza Gilkyson

Craig Hella Johnson & Company of Voices

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Track listing and audio samples:
  1. Why Was I Born? (Jerome Kern)
  2. Little Bird (Celtic tune) / “Hope” is the Thing with Feathers (Emily Dickinson, arr. CHJ)
  3. O Sapientia (plainsong chant)
  4. Come, Ye Travelers (Joseph Hart)
  5. Weary of All Trumpeting (Hugo Distler, setting Richard Proulx) / Ekteniya (Einojuhani Rautavaara)
  6. I Don’t Want to Talk About It (Danny Whitten) /Lay Me Low (Shaker song, arr. Kevin Siegfried)
  7. Emmanuel (Eliza Gilkyson)
  8. Alleluia (J.S. Bach)
  9. Deeper and Deeper (Madonna Ciccone) / Veni Emmanuel (plainsong chant) / I Can’t Help Falling in Love (George Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore) / Sanctus (plainsong chant)
  10. hope, faith, light, love (Eric Whitacre)
  11. Alles Was Oden Hat (J.S. Bach)
  12. I Ain’t Got No Home (Woody Guthrie) / Hush Little Baby (traditional) / Comfort, Comfort Now My People (G.F. Handel)
  13. Palms of Victory (hymn attributed to Henry Chandler)
  14. Walk Together, Children (arr. Moses Hogan)
  15. Day of Jubilo (Terry Gilkyson)
  16. In the Bleak Midwinter (Gustav T. Holst)
  17. El Desembre Congelat (Catalonian) / Some Children See Him (Wihla Hutson, Alfred Burt)
  18. Child in Me Again (Annie Dinerman)
  19. Children, Go Where I Send Thee (traditional)
  20. This Christmas Night (Malcolm Williamson)
  21. Beautiful World (Eliza Gilkyson)/Silent Night (Franz Gruber)
  22. We Clasp the Hands (CHJ)
  23. Wonderful World (Bob Thiele, George David Weiss)
  24. Emerald Street (Eliza Gilkyson)

Recorded live December 2008 at The Carillon on Exposition, Austin, TX

Thomas Burritt, Percussion
Additional musical arrangements, piano / vocal performances by Craig Hella Johnson (CHJ).

Release Date: 06/01/2009

Additional information

Weight4.00 oz
Dimensions5.5 × .75 × 5.0 in