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Hildegard of Bingen

Commentary: The Story of a Soul

Jan 15, 2020

The beginning of a new year is often a time to look back and draw inspiration for the future. Today I would like to take this opportunity to look back – far, far back— to 2 exceptional women who lived in the early 1100s. Each fall, I play a piece for the students in my music history class, and ask them what this composition can tell us about people from the past.