A truly special and evocative poem by Hildegard von Bingen set masterfully by the composer. The piano acts as a fifth voice with the choir, often representing the "circling" of the mysterious "firey force."
Known for his sensitive arrangements of great texts, composer Brinsmead utilizes a Latin text from Hildegard von Bingen for an upbeat setting worthy of being called Spiritus. Layered melodies give
This thrilling work for women's chorus from Michael Engelhardt offers something totally unique for your program. A mix of sustained vocal lines and articulated passages along with both contrapuntal and
This setting of Hildegard of Bingen's Ave Generosa text uses a hauntingly joyful tonality, paying homage to the mysterious story of Mary. A beautiful middle section is surrounded by contrasting
In a perfect blend of the ancient with the modern, this majestic work sets a text by Hildegard of Bingen with pentatonic chant-like melodies, parallel lines, and sections of counterpoint that are stunning.
Ethereal and mysterious, this setting of a gorgeous text by 11th-century mystical poet & nun Hildegard von Bingen is a stunning work for treble choirs. Translated as "O Glistening Starlight," the poem
Written by women to advocate for the inclusion of these often neglected works, this important resource provides a historical and contemporary perspective on women composers. Including discussion on the