Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed

Posted December 28, 2017 6:54 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed

I posted this under my Childermas entry, but it deserves attention on its own.
Here is a reworking of Lully Lulla Lullay by Philip Stopford.  It’s about the Holy Innocents.
Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed, especially when the descant comes in at about 3:30.

Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child, By by, lully lullay, thou little tiny child, By by, lully lullay.
O sisters too, How may we do For to preserve this day This poor youngling, For whom we do sing, By by, lully lullay?
Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child, By by, lully lullay, thou little tiny child, By by, lully

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