Bellatrix Musica Part I: Hildegard of Bingen

In honor of women’s history month, WUOL has also created Bellatrix Musica, a four-part podcast on the influence of women throughout music history. Part one focuses on female musicians in the early Church, particularly the work of Hildegard of Bingen. Check back in the following weeks for more, including features on Clara Schumann, Fanny Hensel, the Boulanger sisters, and more.

Music:

O virga mediatrix, Hildegard of Bingen, performed by Sequentia, Canticles of Ecstasy, Deustche Harmonia Mundi 77320

Instrumental Piece, Hildegard of Bingen, performed by Sequentia, Hildegard von Bingen: Symphonie/Spiritual Songs, Musical Heritage Society 513813

O virtus sapentiae, Hildegard of Bingen, performed by Sequentia, Hildegard von Bingen: Symphonie/Spiritual Songs, Musical Heritage Society 513813

O quam mirabilis est, Hildegard of Bingen, performed by Sequentia, Hildegard von Bingen: Symphonie/Spiritual Songs, Musical Heritage Society 513813

O clarissima mater, Hildegard of Bingen, peformed by Sequentia, Hildegard von Bingen: Symphonie/Spiritual Songs, Musical Heritage Society 513813

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