Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4869
Author(s): Natvig, Mary.
Title : Rich Clares, Poor Clares: Celebrating the Divine Office ["The goal of this study is to trace the role of music in the Clarissan liturgy throughout the development of the order, from its origins in the early thirteenth century through its reform more than two hundred years later. Most of the extant evidence comes from the interpretation of numerous rules that governed the sisters." (Page. 60). Appendices include two extracts from the "Acta sanctorum" that describe how the Poor Clares celebrate the Divine Office, an extract from "Historiae seu vitae sanctorum" by Surius again describing the performance of the Office, and a list of polyphonic manuscripts with possible connections to the convents of St. Clare].
Source: Women and Music , 4., ( 2000):  Pages 59 - 70.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 4841
Author(s): Crean, John E., Jr.
Title : Liturgia Horarum Feminina: The Office in German for Women [The author compares three German translations of the "Rule" (the "Oxford Rule," the "Berlin Rule," and the "Altenburg Rule") intended for women's houses].
Source: Magistra , 6., 2 (Winter 2000):  Pages 87 - 96.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 5457
Author(s): Millett, Bella.
Title : Ancrene Wisse and the Book of Hours [the author argues that the instructions for devotions in the "Ancrene Wisse" represent a middle stage between monastic practice and the Book of Hours, the "breviary for the use of the laity;" the Appendix reproduces an excerpt from the "Ancrene Wisse" and from the early Dominican Constitution dealing with the instructions for saying Matins].
Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.   Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead .   University of Toronto Press, 2000. Magistra , 6., 2 (Winter 2000):  Pages 21 - 40.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 3991
Author(s): Fassler, Margot.
Title : Composer and Dramatist: "Melodious Singing and the Freshness of Remorse"
Source: Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World.   Edited by Barbara Newman .   University of California Press, 1998. Women and Music , 4., ( 2000):  Pages 149 - 175.
Year of Publication: 1998.

5. Record Number: 5565
Author(s): Stinson, John.
Title : The Dominican Liturgy of the Assumption: Texts and Music for the Divine Office [The author studies the Office for the feast of the Assumption in a set of early fourteenth-century Dominican choir-books made for the Church of San Domenico in Perugia; the Appendix presents an edition of the text and music of the Office (along with thre
Source: The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship.   Edited by Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir .   University of Exeter Press, 1998. Women and Music , 4., ( 2000):  Pages 163 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 40969
Title : Singing nuns
Source: Women and Music , 4., ( 2000):
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