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Project Hildegard #21

columba aspexit This is Hildegard at her most poetic in an ode to Saint Maximinus, Bishop of Trier, whose feast day is coming up on May 29th. I’m really looking forward to revisiting it 🙂 The dove looked in through the lattices of the windows, where, before it, a balm exuded from the incandescent Maximinus. […]

Project Hildegard #20

o felix apparicio – harmonics o felix apparicio cum in amico dei ruperto flama vite choruscavit ita quod caritas dei in corde eius fluxit timorem domini amplectens unde etiam agitio eius in supernis civibus floruit.

Project Hildegard #19 (2)

o felix apparicio – new ending I have rerecorded this one with a new ending – following the Riesencodex. Many thanks to Els Janssens-Vanmunster for her advice 🙂 o felix apparicio cum in amico dei ruperto flama vite choruscavit ita quod caritas dei in corde eius fluxit timorem domini amplectens unde etiam agitio eius in […]

Project Hildegard #19

o felix apparicio This one has a problematic ending. I have opted here for the version published by Beuroner Kunstverlag in their reference work of all Hildegard’s songs. However, neither the Riesencodex nor the Dendermonde manuscript actually ends like this. Both are different, and neither ends on E. And if any Hildegard specialist out there […]

Project Hildegard #18

Didn’t expect this one to involve a cello riff – it kind of took on a life of its own 🙂 o clarissima – with cello groove o clarissima mater sancta medicine tu ungenta per sanctum filium tuum infudisti in plangentia vulnera mortis que eva edificavit in tormenta animarum tu destruxisit mortem edificando vitam ora […]