The Ricreationi per monache of Suor Annalena Aldobrandini

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Ricreationi per monache of Suor Annalena Aldobrandini Author(S)LAURIE STRAS (Author)
Abstract  Two newly discovered manuscripts in the Biblioteca Estense provide an insight into convent culture in late sixteenth-century Italy. They are the work of Annalena Aldobrandini, a nun at the convent of Santo Spirito in Florence. Annalena's manuscript contains eight veglie intended for performance during Carnevale and the Calendimaggio. Striking detail is preserved in the instructions for instruments, music, staging and costumes. ...Paginationp 34-59
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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