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With superb control Hildegard in O viridissima virga elaborates the image of Mary as the branch of Jesse. Mary’s fertility endows the animal and vegetable kingdoms with new life and brings mankind to God through the sheer joy of contemplating the Divine agency.

from notes by Christopher Page © 1982

Recordings

Gothic Voices Gramophone Award Winners Collection
CDS44251/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Hildegard of Bingen: A feather on the breath of God
CDA66039

Details

Track 6 on CDA66039 [3'13]
Track 6 on CDS44251/3 CD1 [3'13] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDA30009 track 6

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-84-03906
Duration
3'13
Recording date
14 September 1981
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Hildegard of Bingen: A feather on the breath of God (CDA66039)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: April 1985
  2. Gothic Voices Gramophone Award Winners Collection (CDS44251/3)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: September 2006
    3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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