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.
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Hil•de•gard von Bing•en

(ˈhɪl dəˌgɑrt fɔnˈbɪŋ ən, -ˌgɑrd-)
n.
1098–1179, German abbess, mystic, writer, and composer.
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These drew on her alchemical interests although also foregrounded were her studies of the works of the 12th-century Benedictine abbess, mystic, composer and polymath, Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)--whose concerns would be described today as including the ecological.
Flutist Lisa Goethe-McGinn and cellist Erica Lessie will perform music by 10th Century composer Hildegard von Bingen spanning to present-day composers including Marilyn Bliss, Billie Holiday and Katrina Emtage.
Paul implies when he defines God as that "in whom we live, and move, and have our being" (Acts 17:28), and what Hildegard von Bingen reveals when she writes, "All beings are sparks of the Divine emerging from God like sunlight from the sun." I take such notions metaphorically, but they are no less true for being metaphor.
The Heroic Struggle draws upon the writings of Isidor von Sevilla, Hildegard von Bingen, and Konrad von Mengenberg for a look into early medieval conceptions of the dragon and for discourses of medieval natural science that elucidate the origin and nature of dragons.
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.
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." In the context of her poetry, however, when too many gods crowd around the seeker, the author imagines using a "broom, rosary or cane" to shoo them away.
Peters, and the publication of his bagatelles and other miniatures; and Heinrich Heine's and Robert Schumann's responses to ideas about race in "Wir sassen am Fischerhause" and "Abends am Strand." 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.