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Project Hildegard #35

Number 35 in this project is o quam mirabilis. An antiphon of thanks to the creator of all things and in praise of the “breath that awoke humankind.” o quam mirabilis #hildegardvonbingen #chant #facsimile O how wondrous is the prescience of the divine heart that foreknew every creature. For when God looked into the face […]

POSTPONED – Concert on Saturday July 31st

Sadly, our concert at the Chateau de Harzé has been washed away with the recent floods. I am nonetheless aware of my relative good fortune: my thoughts are with those who have lost so much in the devastation – I hope you find a way to lift your spirits. For Dal Canzonière there is some […]

Concert of 16th century gems this Saturday July 31st at 8pm!

To commemorate 500 years since the destruction of the Chateau Fort de Logne, Dal Canzonière is giving a concert this coming Saturday, July 31st, at 8pm with Renaissance music from the 16th century. And because 1521 was also the year of Josquin Desprez’ death, it’s only fitting that we perform some of his greatest works […]

Project Hildegard – Saint Disibod…

Today is the feast day of Saint Disibod, one of Hildegard’s all-time favourite saints. Among her 77 liturgical chants, she wrote no less than five in his honour. As part of this projcet, I have so far set two: no. 13 o viriditas digiti dei – growth surrounds him and no. 14 (written for the […]

Project Hildegard #34 (2b)

It’s been a long time coming, but part 2 of o jerusalem – city of gold is now ready! I posted part 1 of this chant on May 25th (#34 (2a)). Here is part 2. o jerusalem – city of gold part 2 #hildegardvonbingen #chantrevisited #ilovemycello The Holy Spirit makes music in you, who belong […]