Hildegard von Bingen - Unfurling Love's Creation

Unfurling Love's Creation - Chants by Hildegard von Bingen
Norma Gentile, soprano
Lyrichord LEMS 8027


    Hildegard von Bingen, Dendermonde Codex (Villarenser Kodex):
  1. Rex noster promptus est
  2. Hodie
  3. O splendissima gemma
  4. Ave, Maria
  5. Caritas abundat in omnia
  6. Spiritui Sancto
  7. O rubor sanguinis
  8. O eterne Deus
  9. O clarissima Mater
  10. O Ecclesia

Playing time: 56' 59"

Performers: Norma Gentile (soprano).

Recording site and date: Concordia Lutheran Chapel, Ann Harbor, Michigan, USA [05/1995]

Other releases: It appears to be her second recording of Hildegard, the first one being:

Meditation Chants of Hildegard von Bingen
Schoolkids' Record, SKR Classics SKR 1803-2

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 20/5-166 (may/june 1997)

The voice, a capella, is beautiful. If you have already one of the Sequentia CDs, highly recommended.

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Pierre-F. Roberge