Hildegard von Bingen - Vision

Vision - The Music of Hildegard von Bingen
Richard Souther with Emily van Evera & Sister Germaine Fritz (OSB)
Angel CDC 7243 5 55246 21 [CD]
Angel D 106215 [CD]
EMI/Angel 55246-4 [Cassette]
EMI S21-18449 [CD]
Musical Heritage Society 51.4042A [CD]
Musical Heritage Society 31.4042K [Cassette]


    Hildegard von Bingen:
  1. Sequence: O virga ac diadema
  2. Antiphon: Sed diabolus
  3. Sequence: O Euchari, in leta via
  4. Song: O viridissima virga
  5. The living light (instr.)
  6. Psalm antiphon: Unde quocumque
  7. Psalm antiphon: O frondens virga
  8. Votive antiphon: O quam mirabilis
  9. Psalm antiphon: Deus enim rorem
  10. The anointing (instr.)
  11. Votive antiphon: Laus Trimitati
  12. Sequence: O vas nobile (exc. from O Ierusalem)
  13. Psalm antiphon: Karitas
  14. Psalm antiphon: Hodie aperuit
  15. Psalm antiphon: Cum erebuerint
  16. Ordo virtutum: O vivens fons (virtutes)
  17. Antiphon: O Euchari in leta via

Performers: Richard Souther (original compositions, arrangements and interpretations) with Emily van Evera (voice) & Sister Germaine Fritz - OSB (voice).

Playing time: 55' 59"

Recording site and date:
St. Andrews Church, Toddington, England (Emily van Evera) & St. Walburga Monastery, Elizabeth, NJ, USA (Sister Germaine Fritz) [1994 or prior]

Reviewed in:
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Comments: Information from owned CD. A companion book to the CD "Vision - The Life and Music of Hildegard von Bingen" has also been released (Jane Bobko/Barbara Newman - Penguin Studio). The CD is an hybrid product and reflects more Souther's perspective and interpretation than Hildegard.

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