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Spoken Meditations & Teachings

an ongoing series of Teachings and Meditations from Norma and her guides, Archangel Michael, Mary, the Hathor Atamira.

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by Norma Gentile

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Albums of Healing Music

-Songs of Spirit
-Unfurling Love's Creation
-Meditation Chants
-Healing Chants

Spoken Meditations & Teachings

Teachings and Meditations from Norma and her guides, Archangel Michael, Mary, the Hathor Atamira, Thoth/Shesat and the Ascended Masters




An hour-long series of chants meant to gently clear the chakras of emotional residue. Recorded live in concert

Meditation Chants
of Hildegard von Bingen

Sung by Norma Gentile
with Tibetan Singing Bowls and Harmonic Overtone Chant

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THIS RECORDING IS:
---Excellent for emotional and physical release
---An hour long meditation working from the head down through the body

---Directed at the chakra and endocrine systems
---Good for beginners
---Most people can feel the energies moving in their bodies
---Helps small children fall asleep!!!



THIS RECORDING CAN BE USED FOR
Massage, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Polarity Therapy, Yoga, personal or group meditation. The chants in this CD correspond to Spiritual Ideals. The first three chants provide a general surround, then the series progresses from the crown chakra downward.


REVIEWS


"Gentile's liquid singing and breathless delivery combine with her almost supernatural presence, concentration, and modal sensitivity."

- Mark Longaker
Early Music America MagazinE


"A lone soprano voice, pure and serene, echoes unaccompanied. Flitting from note to note, almost like the song of a bird, the singer conveys a sense of other-worldly joy...The purity and flexibility of voice provide a fine instrument for Hildegard's music."

- Ray D. Hatton
Christianity and the Arts Spring 1998


"...deeply committed and sensuously spiritual."

-Dr. Christopher Rothko, former Contributing Editor
High Fidelity and Musical America Magazine




EXTRAS
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1. O virtus Sapientie

2. O viridissima virga

3. O Coruscans Lux

4. O rubor sanguinis

5. O viriditas digiti Dei

6. Kyrie

7. O Jerusalem

8. Spiritus Sanctus vivificum vita

9. O ignis Spiritus paracliti

10. O Ecclesia

11. O nobilissima viriditas



Each chant on this album embodies the essence of the related gland and chakra. As you listen you may notice energies moving in the corresponding areas of your body.

1

Creating

2

Sacred

3

Space

4

7th Chakra

Crown-Compassion

5

6th Chakra

Third Eye-Truth

6

5th Chakra

Throat-Life and Family

7

4th Chakra

Thymus/Heart-Clarification

8

3rd Chakra

Solar Plexus -Forgiveness

9

3rd Chakra

Naval area - Blessing

10

2nd Chakra

Non-Judgemental Focus

11

1st Chakra

Patience




A mystic and abbess who founded two monasteries for women, Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) wrote seven books on the subject of medicine, theology, herbology, biology and botany, as well as two biographies of saints. She included seventy-seven songs, all of them sacred monophonic chants, all with Latin texts, in her first theological book, Scivias.

The tenth child of a noble family, she came to live in a hermitage (along with a young woman known to her family) at the age of eight. In 1136 she was elected abbess of a growing group of women which was adjunct to a men's Benedictine monastery. Throughout her life she experienced unusual clairvoyance and visionary experiences. She suppressed these until about 1141, when she was commanded, through a vision, to write and speak about her knowledge and insights gained from these experiences. Failing to do so, she became seriously ill, and did not arise from her bed until she began in earnest to write her first book, entitled Scivias.

This book is based on a series of twenty-six visions, the last one a musical rendering of the final vision, in which she experienced a "sound like the voice of a multitude singing in harmony, in praise of the celestial hierarchy." This song cycle is entitled the Symphonia armonie celestium revelationum or Symphony of the Harmony of Celestial Revelations These chants were intended for use in daily worship services, and were shared with other monasteries and Cathedrals. Hildegard's understanding of music may be characterized best by her own words, "symphonialis est anima" or "the soul is symphonic".


 

1. O virtus Sapientie / O true Wisdom (2:01)
2. O viridissma virga / O greenest twig (4:05)
3. O coruscans lux stellarum / O glistening starlight (5:30)
4 . O rubor sanguinis / O ruby blood (1:42)
5. O viriditas digiti Dei / O life-green finger of God (5:57)
6. Kyrie / Creator of Life (2:35)
7. O Jerusalem (10:39)
8. Spiritus Sanctus vivificans vita / Holy Spirit bestowing life unto life (4:48)
9. O ignis spiritus / O comforting fire of Spirit (6:40)
10. O Ecclesia / O Beloved (9:11)
11. O nobilissima viriditas / O verdure most noble (6:27)
Total Time 59:35

Healing Chants Media
Re-Released January 1, 2009
UPC 6-34479-95437-5