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Sabbatical Project 2020-21: "Shifting the System"

A student shifting book based on the works by women, Black Indigenous People of Color, and global genres


May 12, 2020  Let's start with these sources from Hildegard Publishing, spirituals and songs by Margaret Bonds, Margaret Ruthven Lang, Lily Strickland, and of course Hildegard von Bingen.  

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5/13/2020 Let's not neglect other favorites like Scott Joplin and Clara Schumann.  The song below has good ear training possibilities.  I think it would be better in D major (up a 4th).

Caritas abundat, by Hildegard von Bingen

Excerpted original poem by Hildegard: 

Charity flourishes everywhere

She has given the highest King the kiss of peace

Harry T Burleigh


Jennifer Sacher Wiley

Violinist • Conductor • Teacher

Susquehanna University,

514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, PA  17870