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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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).
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Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles
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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.
Dunbar's musical exploration is sweeping, stylistically and chronologically, ranging from Pauline Oliveros to Fanny Hensel, from the International Sweethearts of Rhythm to Hildegard von Bingen and Libby Larsen, as well as West African, Mexican, and Jewish music.
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