This Grammy-nominated recording conducted by Eric Holtan features the previously unrecorded choral works of the late Stephen Paulus. “Prayers and Remembrances,” a choral and orchestral work commissioned to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, begins the disc; five other sacred works conclude the recording. In all, Far in the Heavens is a lush and angelic listen. The recording is made even more poignant by the fact that, after Paulus supervised this recording, he suffered a stroke and never recovered. (Reference Recordings)
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