Hildegard of Bingen


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Hildegard of Bingen

Saint. 1098--1179, German abbess, poet, composer, and mystic
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In her survey of the virgin martyr ideal in the medieval West, McInerney argues that representations by male writers such as Ambrose seek to render the virgin martyr passive and silent, while texts by female authors, such as Hildegard of Bingen, rescue the virgin martyr from masculine silencing and explore possibilities for feminine agency and vitality.
Much of the material in Fox's book is similar to the thoughts he presented in a 1985 commentary on her mandalas, Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen.
One of its earliest releases, A Feather on the Breath of God, launched the cult of the medieval abbess and composer Hildegard of Bingen, and its complete edition of Schubert songs is one of the monumental achievements of the CD era.
It is to be hoped that innovative companies will continue to bring both new discoveries, like Hildegard of Bingen, and new versions of established masterpieces by composers such as Handel and Schubert, to the ever expanding audience.
Among my favorites is Susan Lincoln's recording of" Karitas," written by the 12th-century Christian mystic Hildegard of Bingen.
The final essay, on the recent reinterpretations of the music of twelfth century abbess and mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, exemplifies the constant irresolvable debate about the nature of musical performance.
Hildegard of Bingen and Eleanor of Aquitaine shine as forerunners of feminism.
As someone whose vocation for 25 years has been to encourage the voices of young women and men, I would suggest that the Bible and the Christian tradition have other stories to tell as well: of the Canaanite woman who challenged Jesus' reluctance to heal her daughter, of the early Christian leaders Phoebe and Prisca who were some of the first Christian missionaries, of the 12th-century abbess Hildegard of Bingen who was known for her preaching and even for admonishing the clergy for their failures--these women are hardly examples of pure receptivity.
In Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and her World (University of California Press, 1998), Barbara Newman writes on the occasion of the 900th anniversary of Hildegard's birth:
The festival happens over two weekends, beginning on Friday with the ensemble Sinfonye performing religious songs by the Medieval visionary Hildegard of Bingen.
30pm, features songs by the medieval abbess, mystic and composer Hildegard of Bingen from the collection The Symphony of the Harmony of Celestial Revelations performed by the quartet Sinfonye, which specialises in works sung, inspired or composed by women.