A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Hildegard von Bingen

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September 17, 1179: Hildegard von Bingen dies in Rupertsburg near Bingen, in the Archbishopric of Mainz of the Holy Roman Empire, aged about 80 years.
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July 6, 1997: Aus den Visionen der Hildegard von Bingen for alto by Sofia Gubaidulina (65) is performed for the first time, in Ludwigsburg.
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February 25, 2005: O Verbum Patris for chorus and organ by Peter Maxwell Davies (70) to words of Hildegard von Bingen is performed for the first time, in Guilford Cathedral.
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December 13, 2008: Hymn to the Spirit of Fire for chorus and organ by Peter Maxwell Davies (74) to words of Hildegard von Bingen is performed for the first time, in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.