Hildegard von Bingen (1098- 1179), O vis aeternitatis, response,
from "Canticles of Ecstasy".
Sequentia, Benjamin Bagby, Director.
Bagby and Barbara Thornton joined by 7 female vocalists
(including the magnificent vocalists Lena Susanne Norin and Laurie Monahan)
and fiddlers Elizabeth Gaver (a new core member of the ensemble) and Elisabetta de Mircovich.
Sadly, Barbara Thornton,co-founder of Sequentia, a pioneer and scholar in the rediscovery and performanceof the music of Hildegard von Bingen, died from a brain tumor on November 8, 1998, at the age of 48 in Cologne, Germany.
In her Memory.
Artwork by Hildegard von Bingen from Scito vias Domini, Liber Scivias.