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Project Hildegard

The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant confinement started me off on a project to record and revisit all 77 liturgical chants written by Hildegard Von Bingen.

As the project grows, I am keeping a track of all the chants that I have sung and revisited on this page, together with the date the first version of each was posted.

You can also listen to all my recordings on SoundCloud. (I have put the ‘pure’ chants together in one SoundCloud playlist, the revisited one are in another.)

Chants

18. o virtus sapientie (September 13, 2020)

17. ave maria (September 4, 2020)

relatively space

16. o virga ac diadem (August 18, 2020)

the introverted sister of o ignis spiritus paracliti

15. ave generosa (August 7, 2020)

version “hurdy gurdy”

14. o beata infantia (July 14, 2020)

disibod’s canon
for six voices

13. o viriditas digiti dei (July 6, 2020)

growth surrounds him

12. quia ergo femina (June 23, 2020)

because a woman

11. o bonifaci (June 17, 2020)

it runs and flows

10. laus trinitati (June 9, 2020)

in the choral tradition

9. o ignis spiritus paracliti (June 1, 2020)

may the funky spirit be with you

8. columba aspexit (May 23, 2020)

the dove looked in

7. o felix apparicio (May 16, 2020)

with cello harmonics

6. o clarissima mater (May 8, 2020)

with cello groove

5. o frondens virga (May 2, 2020)

seen in the mirror of fa

4. o viridissima virga (April 21, 2020)

hope springs eternal

3. karitas habundat (April 8, 2020)

in loving memory of Rachel
neumes unite

2. aer enim volat (March 29, 2020)

needs and duties

1. o pastor (March 18, 2020)

nuns gone rogue