VON BINGEN, 1098-1179
harmoniae caelestium revelationum. Dendermonde, St.-Pieters
& Paulusabdij, Ms. Cod.
9. Introduction: Peter van Poucke.
Facsimile Series: I/A.8. Peer, 1991. 21 x 31 cm,
xvi, 36 pp. Full-color halftone of the music
portion of MS Cod. 9 (f.153-170), a unique source written at the
scriptorium c.1175 under
Hildegard’s supervision and sent to the Cistercian abbey of Villers in
the province of
Brabant in Belgium approximately that same year. Known as the
“Dendermonde” MS, and slightly
shorter than the “Riesen” codex—but no less authoritative—it consists
of a liturgical cycle
with antiphons, responsories, sequences, hymns, a Kyrie and an
executed in a clear German "hufnagel" script . Interestingly,
Hildegard refers to all these pieces as “symphonies of the harmony of
its overall structure consists of an overarching celestial,
semi-celestial and earthly
hierarchy. Hardbound in gold colored linen with gold embossed titles.