Music

In the Wide Awe and Wisdom
Keramion Singers, Directed by Paul Halley, 2017

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… Read more »

Greater Love
Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir, Directed by Nick Halley, 2017

The second “pocket CD” release from one of Canada’s few men and boys choirs in the Anglican tradition. Featuring music by Howells, Attwood, Halley, Ireland, and Franck. Directed by Nick Halley; organ accompaniment by Paul Halley. Available for purchase through CD Baby.

Domestic Eccentric
Old Man Luedecke, 2015
True North Records

Multiple JUNO award winner Old Man Luedecke’s narrative-driven folk songs are playful, coy and soul-warming. Hot off the heals of his 2014 East Coast Music award-winning album Tender Is The Night – album of the Year and Folk Recording of the Year – comes the new album Domestic Eccentric. Luedecke’s poetically crafted lyrics  and catchy melodies deal with timeless… Read more »

Let Us Keep The Feast
University of King's College Chapel Choir, Directed by Paul Halley, 2013

Let Us Keep the Feast follows the church year from Advent through to All Saints and All Souls. Just over an hour long, it contains 15 tracks, ranging from 16th century pieces by Palestrina, Byrd, Tallis, and Handl, through to W H Harris, Fauré, and the Chapel Choir’s music director, Paul Halley. Available also through… Read more »

My Eyes For Beauty Pine
Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir, Directed By Nick Halley, 2014

Our debut, six track CD, “Mine Eyes for Beauty Pine”  was recorded at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax, Nova Scotia in June 2014. It is released in celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the founding of Capella Regalis (2010). The recording was made possible through the generous support of our patrons, including the… Read more »

La Veillée de Noël
Suzie LeBlanc, 2014
ATMA Classique

Soprano Suzie LeBlanc returns to her roots with La Veillée de Noël, a recording of traditional songs from the collection Rondes et Chansons populaires illustrées published in Paris in the late 1890s. “My cousin, from Memramcook, New Brunswick rescued an old book of songs that contains some beautiful, lesser-known Christmas carols which immediately appealed to… Read more »

Revenge of the Folksingers
Concerto Caledonia, et al., 2011
Delphian Records

“Folksong is a subversive art, the caustic wit of the deprived. This album subverts the varied British genres, though not by subjecting them to radical politics or wilful distortion. This is a much more subtle process on traditional instruments, altering existing arrangements to take the ear by surprise with unexpected conjunctions.

Barnum Hill
Nick Halley, 2008

In this CD, original music showcasing the talents of rising jazz stars expands the traditional jazz framework to encompass the wild sounds of Brazilian, Indian and North African percussion, 20th century classical music, and the great pipe organ.

In The Fields in Frost and Snow
Chris Norman Ensemble, 2004
SRI Canada