With thirteen recordings in the last eight years, this amazingly prolific composer writes music of sublime beauty and attracts musicians of the highest caliber to collaborate with her.
This project incorporates vocalists as well. Setting biblical psalms to music, a task undertaken by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Leonard Bernstein, requires the ability not only to match and mold the cadences of ancient poetry, but also the ability to connect to the depth of prayer. Eckemoff does this but even more remarkable are the instrumental versions of the psalms found on a companion disc. These extended meditations are the purest expression of devotion to art as well as to god.