Ooolitic Music OM 1112 (1999)
"Ethereal and strangely addictive.
The Ooolites are a convincing argument that choir music isn't just
for Christmas anymore."
Pleasure contains Epitaph
Story Ballads, Mouth Music, Lullabies, Laments, Old Hymns and Dance Songs
Special appearances by: Glen Velez, percussion, N.Scott Robinson, percussion
Brief Song Descriptions
3 Epitaph: Scottish
bagpipe lament with Wendell Berry's words on how
4 Pleasure: Celtic mouth music moves into "scat singing" jazz vocal.
8 Reel a' Bouche: a French Canadian lilting or mouth music piece.
9 A Psalm of Life:
defiantly affirms life's purpose. One of Henry
10 Pegasus: about
rising from despair in dreams of flying. Melodic
11 Kitty Alone: a lyrical and catchy children's critter song.
12 Bye Oh Baby: 2 part folk lullaby
13 Woody Knows Nothin':
a love song with birds and beguiling folk
14 Bayou Sara:
based on an African American roustabout song about an
15 Have Your Lamps
Gone Out: based on a roustabout song of the
16 Fount: melody
of an old hymn with new words in praise of the earth
17 Sail Away:
fancy foot work starts this song of liberation based on
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