Digital Launch-date for New Album Set for Next Month!

Cover of "In Ten Thousand Places: Where Hillis Meets Hopkins." A picture of Hopkins at his desk in his priest's collar with the title of the album near the bottom of the picture and "Sara Hillis" written in the upper left corner.

 

 

It is my pleasure to report that “In Ten Thousand Places: Where Hillis Meets Hopkins” will go live for digital download both on this web site and in major digital music stores on Tuesday, December 2, 2014! In the meantime, Here are some samples of the songs to tide you over. anyone who likes Celtic music or the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, or is interested in hearing new music should know about this album. So, be sure to spread the word! Here are the samples.

 

Track 1. God’s Grandeur. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

Track 2: As Kingfishers Catch Fire. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

Track 3. Spring and Fall: To a Young Child. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

Track 4. No Worst, There is None. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano and vocals.

Track 5. Heaven-Haven: A Nun Takes the Veil. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

Track 6. Pied Beauty. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

Track 7. The Windhover: To Christ our Lord. Music by Sara Hillis, lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1887.)

Arranged and performed by Sara Hillis: piano, harp and vocals.

 

Enjoy and stay tuned for more!

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