Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8437
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cardamone , Donna G.
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  • Title: Lifting the Protective Veil of Anonymity: Women as Composer-Performers, ca. 1300-1566 [women from aristocratic families learned to sing and play instruments as part of their education and may have also composed songs; includes the Italian text, English translation, and modern performance score for "Lieta vivo e contenta dapoi ch'il mio bel Sole" attributed to Isabella de' Medici Orsini (1542-1576)].
  • Source: Women Composers: Music Through the Ages.  Edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman.  Volume 1 Composers Born Before 1599. G.K. Hall ; Prentice Hall International, 1996.  Pages 110 - 117.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Composers Education Music Noble Women Singers and Singing
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: France;Italy
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Minnesota
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English;Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816109265