Hildegard von Bingen


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Hil·de·gard von Bing·en

 (hĭl′də-gärd′ vŏn bĭng′ən, fôn) 1098-1179.
German nun, poet, and composer. Revered as a visionary during her own lifetime, she set her poems to music and also wrote works on medicine and natural history.

Hil•de•gard von Bing•en

(ˈhɪl dəˌgɑrt fɔnˈbɪŋ ən, -ˌgɑrd-)
n.
1098–1179, German abbess, mystic, writer, and composer.
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In 2001, the Swedish folk-rock band Garmarna released an album titled Hildegard von Bingen, which featured modern, upbeat renderings of her medieval chants using electronic instruments and sequencers.
Todo eso llego a un punto muy crucial cuando me encontre con Hildegard von Bingen, quien supuso para mi la alteridad absoluta.
Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to the Beatles.
Manahan Thomas, who was born and bred in Swansea and is renowned for her Baroque performances, will also sing visionary works by the late John Tavener and the medieval abbess, Hildegard von Bingen, before joining the choir for Faure's inimitable setting of the Requiem (on May 3 at St Edmund's Church).
In A God in the House: Poets Talk about Faith (2012), Howe speaks candidly to Ilya Kaminsky and Katherine Towler about her Catholic faith, reading Hildegard von Bingen and Simone Weil, coming to terms with "structural evil" in the world, her belief in "a God behind God," and her "hope that there is meaning in the end.
Others consider music's role in state formation in Italy and Portugal; 78 rpm recordings as a mode of dissemination of jazz; electronic technologies in the music of Kaija Saariaho and the Beatles; and how cultural, political, and technological factors affected recent musical scholarship on early music, 16th-century music, and the contemporary marketing of Hildegard von Bingen.
Cerys also writes and presents radio documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and 2 on subjects as diverse as Mahalia Jackson, Shark Fishing, Mississippi Blues, Cuba, Rugby, Hildegard Von Bingen and Sacred Harp Singing.
15) and 12th-century composer Hildegard von Bingen.
The second traces Janzen's discovery of the mystics Julian of Norwich, Hildegard von Bingen, and Mechtild of Magdeburg through hymn-writing.
Their voices echoed in the venue as sacred figures, singing "Byzantine songs in Arabic, Syriac chants and a song in German by Saint Hildegard Von Bingen," as Hage explained.
Aus dem Leben der Hildegard Von Bingen, 2009, Alemania y Francia / Direccion: Margarethe Von Trotta / Guion: Margarethe Von Trotta / Interpretes: Barbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Hannah Herzsprung, Alexander Held, Lena Stolze / Fotografia: Axel Bloque / Musica: Chris Heyne, Hildegard Von Bingen / Duracion: 110 minutos / Genero: Drama.
Von Trotta has also made a number of historically themed films, including Rosa Luxemburg (1986), Rosenstrasse (2003), and Vision (2009), about the life of Hildegard von Bingen.