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Concord Conservatory of Music

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1317 Main St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
978-369-0010 www.ConcordConservatory.org

April 2021

Sacred Green: The 11TH Century Environmental Movement of Hildegard of Bingen

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Conservatory of Music, 1317 Main St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Complimentary Lecture Presented Online by CCM Faculty Member Greta Feeney on Friday, April 23, 7:00 - 8:00 pm This music appreciation workshop is an exploration of the music of 11th century Catholic scholar, theologian, composer, natural scientist, mystic and polyglot Hildegard of Bingen. Examples of Hildegard's sacred chant containing a variant of the word 'viriditas', or, 'noble greenness' from her own language 'Lingua Ignota', will be explored in the context of modern environmental activism. Viriditas defined: meaning vitality, fecundity, lushness,…

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