Hildegard von Bingen (1098- 1179), O vis aeternitatis, response, from "Canticles of Ecstasy". Sequentia, Benjamin Bagby, Director. Bagby and Barbara Thornton joined by 7 female vocalists (including the magnificent vocalists Lena Susanne Norin and Laurie Monahan) and fiddlers Elizabeth Gaver (a new core member of the ensemble) and Elisabetta de Mircovich. Sadly, Barbara Thornton,co-founder of Sequentia, a pioneer and scholar in the rediscovery and performanceof the music of Hildegard von Bingen, died from a brain tumor on November 8, 1998, at the age of 48 in Cologne, Germany. In her Memory.
Artwork by Hildegard von Bingen from Scito vias Domini, Liber Scivias.
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Hildegarde von Bingen was a German writer from the 12th Century. She was also a christian mystic...