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  • Record Number: 17701
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Fassler , Margot.
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  • Title: Music For the Love Feast: Hildegard of Bingen and the "Song of Songs" [The author focuses on two scriptural themes: the love feast of the "Song of Songs" and the song of the Lamb's high court from the "Book of Revelations." Fassler traces these themes in Hildegard's songs for St. Ursula and in her musical play, the "Ordo virtutum." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women's Voices across Musical Worlds.  Edited by Jane A. Bernstein.  Northeastern University Press, 2004.  Pages 92 - 117.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bible Exegesis- Song of Songs Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Liturgy Love- Religious Aspects Music Theology Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: One figure. Figure One Music and words for HIldegard's "O Ecclesia" : sequence for St. Ursula.
  • Table: Two tables. Table One Dating of Hildegard's works with related events. Table Two Latin text and English translation for "O Ecclesia," Hildegard's sequence for St. Ursula.
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1555535895
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