Susan Lincoln’s voice quivers upon the winds of time, and fills the waiting ear like the breath of God. The subtle background music adds radiance to the whole, and the effect is breath-giving. Such loveliness will endure, just as Hildegard’s words and music have.
Mother Heart – Songs for the Sacred Feminine by Hildegard of Bingen is a unique and awe-inspiring tribute to Hildegard of Bingen, the 12th Century mystic, healer, artist, & visionary. Order this stunningly beautiful collection of Hildegard’s songs today.
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Susan Lincoln on singing the music of Hildegard of Bingen:
“Of all the different kinds and styles of music I have sung in my life, nothing has ever moved me like Hildegard’s inspired compositions. The melodies flow up and down the scale, as if following the flight of birds. The language of Hildegard’s music further contributes to the mystery, reflecting her deep appreciation for the beauty of the natural world. Although some scholars fault Hildegard’s unschooled use of grammar, heart-connected students of her texts are awed by the poetic sensuousness and reverence she conveys.
Hildegard is particularly relevant for women today. Because she claimed her voice in loving service to the world, singing her music empowers us to do the same.”