|Christopher Tyler Nickel|
Rain CD (2010)
Rivals - A Radio Dramatization Bold, dark, reflective, tender...Rain, the second album from composer Christopher Tyler Nickel, is truly a study in contrasts.
Defying categorization, this album weaves together a symphonic orchestral sound, Christopher's penchant for soaring melodies, as well as touches of pop, rock and minimalism into a moving and cohesive listening experience. Rain was recorded with large orchestra, choir, solo soprano and solo English Horn. Powerful, tender, dark, tranquil are just a few adjectives that describe this tour-de-force of bold musical gestures.
Rain features the exquisitely beautiful and versatile voice of soprano Catherine Redding, whose performances will instantly enrapture the listener with their crystalline beauty and emotional depth. Also featured is English horn soloist Beth Orson, whose brilliant performances include two haunting and rhapsodic solos that will leave ...