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Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
Illumination from the Liber Scivias showing Hildegard receiving a vision and dictating to her sribe and secretary
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Georg Philipp Telemann (14 March 1681 – 25 June 1767)

I have added a video to my post on the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.  The Duc de Berry’s Très Riches Heures is a Book of Hours, illuminated by the Limbourg brothers.

The music is a Magnificat, a canticle by Georg Philipp Telemann.


Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

Hildegard von Bingen was an eleventh-century woman composer and a Doctor of the Church.  She was canonized on 10 May 2012. Let this be your introduction to her.

DBP_1979_1018_Hildegard_von_Bingen© Micheline Walker
19 November 2011