The life and works of 12th-century nun Hildegard von Bingen are explored in this celebratory program. The first composer whose biography is known, Hildegard drew inspiration from visions to create works such as the "Ordo Virtutum" (aka "The Ritual of the Virtues"), the liturgical drama believed to have inspired the operatic form. The program includes a full performance of this work as well as a "BBC Omnibus" documentary starring Patricia Routledge, and more. 4 hrs. total on two discs. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Japanese, Spanish.