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  • proper n. A female given name borrowed from German in the 19th century, in occasional use.


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  • For those interested in Hildegard’s music, I highly recommend the impresssive recordings made by Sequentia, as well as Anonymous 4’s 11,000 Virgins: Chants for the Feast of St. Ursula.

    September 18th, 2008

  • And for those interested in Hildegard’s art, here are a depiction of the Holy Trinity and an illustration of Hildegard receiving visions with her copyist Volmar looking on.

    September 18th, 2008

  • The power or authority to speak came through God's grace, a motif common among medieval women writers such as Hildegard of Bingen.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • When I tuned in, Randy was talking to "Hildegard" who sounded like an elderly lady.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • "Finally there are Christians to whose original vision and imagery there has been denied any effectiveness either in the Church or in history - such as Hildegard and Mechtild of Magdeburg"

    la nouvelle théologie

  • Sister Hildegard Dubnick has been singing Gregorian Chant since she entered our Abbey in 1987.

    Colorado Retreat with a Chant Focus

  • Among her many books are definitive works on Joan of Arc, Martin of Tours, and Hildegard of Bingen, as well as The Crusaders and Those Terrible Middle Ages.


  • Hildegard Hoffmann exclaims at the mention of Ms. Paltinger's name.

    At Oktoberfest, a Controversy Brews Over Racy Designer Dirndls

  • Designer Hildegard Bechtler's opening set quotes an 1818 painting of Caspar David Friedrich; and the vigorous tenor, Peter Hoare, costumed by Katrina Lindsay in Faust's frock coat but with a shock of red hair, recreates the solitary figure from the German Romantic artist's painting, "The Wayfarer Above a Sea of Fog."

    Gilliam's Faustian Pact

  • There was of no elephant on stage but the hoopla over set designer Hildegard Bechtler's stark, minimalist staging was the elephant in the room -- scads of critics have lambasted the COC for what was almost universally described as an Aida-meets-Mad Men catastrophe.

    Marissa Bronfman: The Canadian Opera Company Challenges the Imagination with Aida and Death In Venice


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