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Hildegard von Bingen

Born: 1098. Died: 1179. Lived in: Germany

Hildegard of Bingen began having visions as a child, but it wasn't until she was in her forties that her revelations in Christianity made her turn to composing. She founded convents and wrote plays, liturgies and hymns in praise of saints. Incredibly prolific, she was also considered a healer and early theologian and she was venerated in the church. Her compositions continue to be performed and recorded today.

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Ave Generosa : SATB divisi : Ola Gjielo : Hildegard von Bingen : Kantorei Denver : WW1688 : 78514701116

Ola Gjielo : Ave Generosa

This SATB setting of Hildegard von 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, modal beginning and ending sections. The juxtaposition of sustained and moving moments holds true to the composer's style, while the harmonic structure and vocal construction offer something very fresh.

Arranger: Ola Gjielo | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen Performed By: Kantorei Denver

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.85 | A Cappella | video
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1688


Caritas abundat : SATB divisi : Karen P Thomas : Karen P Thomas : Sheet Music : SBMP1245 : 608938360427

Karen P Thomas : Caritas abundat

Commissioned by the Association of Anglican Musicians for the 2014 National Conference, this stunning setting of the Hildegard von Bingen text is sure to leave both performer and listener speechless.

Composer: Karen P Thomas | Lyricist: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| SBMP1245


Columba aspexit : SSA : Tarik O'Regan : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : 9780193439054 : 9780193439054

Tarik O'Regan : Columba aspexit

Many people will be familiar with the beautiful music of Hildegard von Bingen. Here O'Regan has woven a mesmerising and inventive homage to Bingen's twelfth-century sequence. A fantastic showcase for any confident upper-voice group.

Arranger: Tarik O'Regan | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $3.25 |
9780193439054


Green Music : SSAA : Kirke Mechem : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : 50600247 : 888680070090 : 149502329X

Kirke Mechem : Green Music

The green movement seems so contemporary, it comes as a shock to find the words of this music were written by Hildegard von Bingen of the 12th century. Kirke Mechem has created a round that cleverly employs an unending circle-of-fifths progression to capture the never stopping reality of the round. Commissioned by the Peninsula Women's Chorus, Martin Benvenuto, Artistic Director. Duration: Ca. 4 minutes 30 seconds

Arranger: Kirke Mechem | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50600247


Ignea Vis : SATB Divisi : Hildegard von Bingen : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : WJMS1144 : 888680062101

Hildegard von Bingen : Ignea Vis

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 fiery force. Interesting vocal writing featuring great attention to line and phrasing. Jo-Michael Scheibe Choral Series.

Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SATB Divisi | Sheet Music | $2.45 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WJMS1144


Laus Trinitati : SATB : Jocelyn Hagen : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : 48019173 : 884088074357

Jocelyn Hagen : Laus Trinitati

Winner of the 2004 Emerging Composer Competition awarded by the Yale Glee Club, this work is a setting of the Latin antiphon by Hildegard von Bingen. Alternating between joy and reflection, this buoyant work will be a concert showpiece.

Arranger: Jocelyn Hagen | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.70 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48019173


O Frondens Virga : SATB : Hildegard von Bingen : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : WW1565 : 888680085735

Hildegard von Bingen : O Frondens Virga

For more ambitious choirs who would like to emulate the sound of Anonymous 4, this pieces uses chant-like singing and beautiful polyphonic vocal writing that emphasizes the purity of the voice through the evocative Latin text by Hildegard von Bingen.

Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.10 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| WW1565


O Frondens Virga : SSAA : Lee Kesselman : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : 48023666 : 888680091422

Lee Kesselman : O Frondens Virga

Written for the Wheaton College Christmas Festival, this work with a text by Christian mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, should feel very free, personal and almost improvisational. The close harmony requires careful attention to balance among the parts and is worthy of any fine women's choir.

Arranger: Lee Kesselman | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SSAA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 48023666


O Virtus Sapientiae : SATB : Dominick DiOrio : Hildegard von Bingen : Sheet Music : 50499509 : 884088962104 : 1480365777

Dominick DiOrio : O Virtus Sapientiae

This is a bold reimagining of Hildegard's chant, both tune and text. Actively quoting the source material, DiOrio's setting takes Hildegard's music as a launching point from which to imagine new sonic possibilities. This piece is meant to be experienced in the round, as the voices surround the audience and attempt to create an enactment of Hildegard's visions. Duration: ca. 5 minutes.

Arranger: Dominick DiOrio | Composer: Hildegard von Bingen

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.75 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 50499509

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