We know that people don't come to Sinden.org for CD recommendations, and we don't normally put out a "best of the year" list in recorded music. But if we did compile a list for 2009 David W. Solomons "When one is gathered together . . ." (iTunes link) would be near the top of the list.
The title should alert you that something odd is going on here. As you may have already guessed, David W. Solomon is singing all the parts for all of the choral music recorded on the album.
The ascription "dwsChorale" simply refers to a phantom vocal ensemble comprised entirely of himself.
The resulting effect is eerie but captivating. The album is a real feat of engineering and a triumph of art.
It's worth a listen.
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