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The Big Pond US-German Listening Series #14: St. Hildegard of Bingen

In cooperation with American and German radio producers and broadcasters the Goethe-Institut USA produces roughly 50 radio features for a program titled The Big Pond. A US-German Listening Series. Features are being broadcasted nation-wide on a weekly basis. All are available for free download in podcast format.
In this episode: St. Hildegard of Bingen was an 11thcentury German nun and a writer, composer of chants, mystic and visionary. You might be asking yourself, what on earth does an 11th century nun have to do with life today? What does medieval chanting have to do with music today? It turns out, a lot.

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Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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