APOLLO’S FIRE – Santa Maria, Strela do Dia (Cantiga Medieval)

Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra is a popular and critically acclaimed period-instrument ensemble specializing in early music (Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical) based in Cleveland, Ohio. The GRAMMY-winning ensemble unites a select pool of early music specialists from throughout North America and Europe. Under the direction of Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, the ensemble has been noted internationally for creative and innovative … Continuar lendo APOLLO’S FIRE – Santa Maria, Strela do Dia (Cantiga Medieval)

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voice of the Blood

Sequentia’s Hildegard von Bingen Project: Initially in collaboration with the West German Radio Cologne (WDR Köln) Sequentia made a series of recordings of the complete works of Germany’s most important medieval composer, the abbess and visionary Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179). In celebration of the legend of the noble martyr, Saint Ursula, and her 11,000 virgin … Continuar lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voice of the Blood

STEVIE WISHART – Vespers for St. Hildegard

STEVIE WISHART : VESPERS FOR ST HILDEGARDPerformed by Sinfonye, composed and directed by Stevie Wishart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCi5AN6do8M Choir (S,A,T,B), soloists (S,A,T), hand-bells, carillon, percussion, harp and organCommissioned by Decca and the York Early Music FestivalAlso available, version for SATB choir and organ Stevie Wishart ©2012


O viridissima virga by Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) Performed by Allison Mondel, soprano, Gothic harp, and director Excerpt from "Beguiled". Performed and recorded live at St. Thomas' Parish, Washington, DC, November 20, 2020. - Eya: Ensemble for Medieval Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsL9H5tVPjw O viridissima virga,ave, que in ventoso flabro sciscitationissanctorum prodisti. Cum venit tempusquod tu floruisti in … Continuar lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN: O Viridissima Virga

Modal Music – Indian Ragas & Medieval Song

The present recording offers a rare opportunity to experience two different musical worlds in dialogue: the reconstructed musical culture of the European Middle Ages, and the ancient but still continuous tradition of North Indian classical music, two worlds that are indeed separated with respect to time and geography, and yet still linked by common characteristic … Continuar lendo Modal Music – Indian Ragas & Medieval Song

Far Away Lands: The Medieval Sephardic Heritage

The Jews of medieval Spain, the Sephardim, enjoyed the most glorious flowering of culture of any of the Jewish communities of Europe. Under the rule of the Moors especially, they prospered for seven centuries, from the Islamic conquest of Spain beginning in 711, to the final loss of Granada to the Christian forces of Ferdinand … Continuar lendo Far Away Lands: The Medieval Sephardic Heritage

Hortus Deliciarum – HILDEGARD VON BINGEN

Hildegard of Bingen OSB (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis; 1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath of the High Middle Ages. She is one of the best-known composers of sacred monophony, … Continuar lendo Hortus Deliciarum – HILDEGARD VON BINGEN


Lyrics appropriated from Giordano Bruno's Cantus Circaeus, 16th Century https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA_HYtV6dBg Te quoque Mauortem aduoco, ne dedigneristuos hic promere scorpiones, serpentes,aspides, viperas, hircos, hoedos, pardos,canes, cynocephalos, apros, pantheras,lupos, onagros, equos, hyppelaphos, vulpes,tuasque cæteras bestias atque feras. Accipitres, falcones, sabbuteones, strutiones,gryphos, percas, miluos,alias rapaces volucres & vespas.Fucam, draconem, crocodilum,chroneum, torpelinem, narum,& alia quæ tibi degunt in aquis. … Continuar lendo Inquisitio – EYVIND KANG & MIKE PATTON