Memorial Day

Batalla Imperial                  Juan Cabanilles (1644-1712) “Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies” Improvisation When I was five years old a piano showed up at our house, and I was hooked. Probably as much to preserve my parents’ sanity as anything else, mom started me on piano lessons with a…

Hildegard of Bingen

"O quam magnum miraculum" (How Great the Wonder Is!) Hildegaard of Bingen (1098-1179) "Like a Mother Who Has Born Us" Improvisation Hildegard was of lower noble birth. Perhaps due to her visions from a young age, or due to political considerations, she was offered as an oblate to Benedictine monastery at the Disibodenberg perhaps as…