Hildegard of Bingen – the origin of fire

The medieval mystic Hildegard of Bingen is always being rediscovered.

In 1985, A Feather On The Breath Of God was a bestseller. This week it is an article claiming she is The First Known Composer in History.

Um, no. There was the 9th century abbess Saint Kassia for example. But never mind, the article embeds four videos for your listening enjoyment, so go ahead and enjoy them.

Experience the Mystical Music of Hildegard Von Bingen: The First Known Composer in History (1098 – 1179)

For some reason, videos by one popular group keep getting removed, for instance the one I linked to here is gone: Hildegard: air, earth, fire, and water.

But try this one:

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