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Anonymous 4: 11,000 Virgins - Hildegard von Bingen

Song NameComposer
Auctori vite psalmisHildegard von Bingen
Venite exsultemus dominoHildegard von Bingen
O dulcissime amatorHildegard von Bingen
Jesu corona virginumHildegard von Bingen
Spiritui sanctoHildegard von Bingen
Specie tuaHildegard von Bingen
Favus distillansHildegard von Bingen
Benedicamus dominoHildegard von Bingen
Studium divinitatisHildegard von Bingen
Dominus regnavit/Studium divinitatisHildegard von Bingen
O EcclesiaHildegard von Bingen
Benedictamus dominoHildegard von Bingen
Domine deus meusHildegard von Bingen
Mirabilis deusHildegard von Bingen
Cum vox sanguinisHildegard von Bingen
Magnificat anima mea/O rubor sanguinisHildegard von Bingen
Te lucis ante terminumHildegard von Bingen
Benedicamus dominoHildegard von Bingen

The unique mystical music of Hildegard von Bingen has captivated all who listen. The German nun, who was barely educated, put forth an enormous body of work as a result of visions. At the age of 43 she had a vision of tongues of flame which compelled her to write down her spiritual experiences. She wrote several liturgical works for the feast of St. Ursula and the Eleven Thousand Virgins, which was probably an important date at her convent. Anonymous 4 has chosen some of these pieces for this recording of Hildegard's music. The framework of the album consists of portions of Vigil, Lauds and Vespers. They have included other liturgical chants and psalms in addition to Hildegard's works to recreate the powerful impression they first made. With their vocal clarity and passionate singing, Anonymous 4 has been lauded for their brilliant interpretation of the music of Hildegard.

Item code: 6221C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Early Music  | A Cappella | Female | United States
HMU 907200

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