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  Pelagos Recordings • featuring Paul Halley and his choirs  
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  In The Wide Awe And Wisdom Recording by Paul Halley OUR NEW RECORDING
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Our new release of Paul Halley choral works has arrived!
A beautiful double-CD set for you to pore over and enjoy.


In The Wide Awe And Wisdom
Choral Works by Paul Halley

Grammy Award-winner Paul Halley presents sixteen new choral works from among his commissions of the past decade. Halley's signature style, of vibrant harmonies, lyrical melodies, and intricate rhythms, underlays a range of beautiful texts. Elegantly performed by Keramion Singers, with Paul Halley at organ and piano, and a quartet of other players on trumpet, french horn, saxophone, timpani, and cymbals. Fresh and vibrant.

Keramion Singers
Directed by Paul Halley
PEL1006  Digital download or physical CD

 
  Choral recordings for Christmas A-Z
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one beautiful song
SATB choir
piano & pipe organ

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A CHRISTMAS PEACE   Christmas
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus
Directed by Paul Halley
PEL1000   Single Track MP3 $1.49

An elegantly beautiful arrangement of Silent Night with America the Beautiful created by Paul Halley in memory of September 11, 2001.

'I am stunned silly by the beauty of Chorus Angelicus.  What an achievement!  The voices and the musicianship are nothing short of outstanding.' - Music, Art, and Literature



   



SATB Choir
pipe organ

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CHRISTMAS ANGELICUS Christmas
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus
Directed by Paul Halley
JN103  Digital download only

A beautiful celebration of the holiday season with traditional and contemporary carols.

'Recording and performances are superb, with the sweet, transparent sound of Chorus Angelicus imparting something inimitable and irreplaceable: innocent wonder at the season.' - The Choral Journal 

'The vocals are sublime – ranging from the hauntingly ethereal to the “joyful noise” for which these groups are known!  It is easy to imagine oneself in heaven, or at least in the musician’s suburb of it!'
- AGO, Waterbury, CT

 
   



SATB choir
pipe organ

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WHAT CHILD IS THIS? Christmas
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus
Directed by Paul Halley
PEL1005  Digital download or physical CD

This stunningly beautiful offering from Paul Halley and his choirs is spiced with inventive harmonies and textures. Lots of Paul Halley arrangements and compositions among these carols for Christmas.

'Halley’s own arrangements are pleasingly inventive. It’s a well ordered programme ending gently with Watts’ Cradle Hymn after an exhilaratingly liberated Go, Tell It on the Mountain.' - Gramophone Magazine

Fresh but tasteful arrangements invigorate this latest offering. Recording and performances are superb.'
- The Choral Journal


 
    Choral recordings A-Z
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solo vocals
SATB choir
piano & pipe organ
rhythm section

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SOUND OVER ALL WATERS
Theresa Thomason and  Paul Halley
with Keramion
PEL1001  Digital download or physical CD

Singer Theresa Thomason and choral ensemble Keramion perform with top instrumentalists in Halley compositions.

'Halley is an immensely creative musician who gathers inspiration from wherever the wind blows. Never a manufacturer of illusions, Halley feels the true impact of what he creates because he understands the intrinsic relationship between music and life.'
- Sound Waves

'
Teamed up with gospel diva Theresa Thomason and a supporting cast that would do Cecil B. DeMille proud, Halley commands a unique medium remarkable for its fluidity and emotional power. The performances are superb.' - The American Organist




SSA choir
piano & pipe organ

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UNTRAVELED WORLDS
Chorus Angelicus
Directed by Paul Halley
PEL1004 Digital download only

Chorus Angelicus provides the perfect voice , brilliant and clear, for a song journey around the world. 

'There are a few pieces in which I literally could not be sure if the singing was a-capella or organ accompanied – I suspect the latter, but the registration and blending is so good that the organ, if present, becomes literally another voice in the chorus.  Now that’s Voix Humaine!' - AGO, Waterbury, CT 

   

Voices of Light

SSA choir
piano & pipe organ

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VOICES OF LIGHT
Chorus Angelicus
Directed by Paul Halley
JN101 Digital download only

Debut recording of Paul Halley’s children’s choir. A rich and varied sampler. With flutist Rhonda Larson on final track.

'...so clear, so tight an ensemble, sounding as one voice at times, and the quality of that sound almost as a resonating glass of water." - The New York Times
 

 
   

Wondrous Love

SATB choir
piano & pipe organ
brass & timpani

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WONDROUS LOVE  
featuring Halley's Love Songs for Springtime
Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus
The Battell Brass - Directed by Paul Halley
JN104  Digital download only

Choral works of Paul Halley performed by his own choirs with organ and brass.

'The ease with which the composer moves between styles as disparate as Gregorian chant and shape-note hymnody - all the while tying it together with his own unique sound - is most impressive.' - The American Organist

'...an enriching experience regardless of your belief system; there is a universality in the musical expression that transcends denomination.'
- Rambles Magazine

 
 
   

Keyboard albums A-Z
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pipe organ

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NIGHTWATCH 
Paul Halley
pipe organ

PEL1002   Digital download or physical CD

Improvisations and meditations on the Great Organ of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

'For some of us, the most memorable moments in several classic Paul Winter Consort albums are those in which the rich and grounded voice of the great organ at St. John the Divine, in the hands of Paul Halley, begins to simmer at the periphery and then swell to a truly heart-warming grander impossible for any other instrument to achieve.' - Pipedreams

'Halley's improvisations on the Cathedral's great organ dance, float, and sing as he carries us on a journey from dusk into the dawning of a new day. The album is at times joyous, at times meditative, but always uplifting and exciting.' - The Christian Herald

 
   



piano, pipe organ
& harpsichord

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TRIPTYCH
Paul Halley
Piano - Organ - Harpsichord
PEL1003  Digital download or physical CD
 
Paul Halley creates an exciting new repertoire of compositions for the unique ensemble of piano, pipe organ, and harpsichord.

'Playing music that is at once vibrant and intricately contrapuntal, Halley deploys the instruments with a symphonic sense of coloration.'
- Billboard Magazine

'In the intense and sometimes overwhelmingly insular community of church musicians, Paul Halley smiles and hands us this delicious reminder that, hey, there is another world out there.' - Pipedreams
 

 
    ANGEL ON A STONE WALL
Paul Halley
Piano and Pipe Organ
 
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