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Canticles of ecstasy

Hildegard von Bingen (composer), Sequentia (performer)
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Title
Canticles of ecstasy
Composer
Hildegard von Bingen 1098-1179
Performer
Sequentia  (ensemble)
Publisher
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 1995
1 cd
Recording date
1993
EAN
0054727732027
CDR
EAX0620
Placing suggestion
40 - Middeleeuwen en renaissance (NBLC) K8 - Oude muziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Hildegard von Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis; c. 1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess and polymath active as a writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary, and as a medical writer and practitioner during the High Middle Ages. She is one of the best-known composers of sacred monophony, as well as the most recorded in modern history. She has been considered by many in Europe to be the founder of scientific natural history in Germany.

Hildegard's convent elected her as magistra (mother superior) in 1136. She founded the monasteries of Rupertsberg in 1150 and Eibingen in 1165. Hildegard wrote theological, botanical, and medicinal works, as well as let…Read more on Wikipedia

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