Mystical Voices from American composer Michael John Trotta features 17 choral works on a variety of texts ranging from the 9th century to the modern day.  Michael John Trotta shows himself a composer of great artistry and a consummate master of vocal writing – his music is beautifully tonal, a rich tapestry of magnificent melody and imbued throughout with profound expression and insight;  the performance, under the direction of the composer, is excellent, as is the ambient acoustic that serves the music so well.  Mystical Voices from composer Michael John Trotta is a superb disc of modern choral masterpieces from an artist of vision and power.