1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1997-09-01Works: Anonymous, Karlsruhe LX: Auctori vite psalmis, antiphon / Venite exsultemus domino, invitatory; Specie tua, versicle; Mirabilis deus, brief responsory; Hildegard von Bingen: O dulcissime amator; Spir...
Performers: Cunningham, Ruth; Genensky, Marsha; Hellauer, Susan; Rose, Johanna
Ensemble: Anonymous 4
"...It's tempting to talk of virtuosity, but that would be to travesty both Hildegard's devotional intent (she meant to glorify God, not her own ability)...continue...
It might be said that if there had been no Hildegard von Bingen someone would have had to invent her, but, if she had been invented, no one would have believed it. And yet, which is more remarkable: ...continue...