‘Columba Aspexit’ by Hildegard of Bingen
Hildegard of Bingen, the first woman composer on record in the Western tradition, was a German Benedictine abbess, a visionary, a prophet (she was known as “The Sibyl of The Rhine”), a pioneer who wrote practical books on biology, botany, medicine, theology and the arts.
The music is performed by Catherine King.
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