Table of contents for Music in medieval English nunneries : performing piety / Anne Bagnell Yardley.


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Introduction * The Monastic Rules * Musical Leadership in the Nunnery * The Reality of Musical Life * Everyday Musical Practices: Psalters, the Office of the Dead, and Polyphony * Pomp and Piety: Processional Practices in Nunneries * The Bride of Christ: Liturgies for the Consecration of Nuns * A Case Study in Benedictine Practices: Barking Abbey * Syon Abbey: The English Manifestation of St. Bridget's Order * Conclusions



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Church music -- England -- 500-1400.
Church music -- Catholic Church -- 500-1400.
Church music -- England -- 15th century.
Church music -- Catholic Church -- 15th century.
Nuns as musicians -- England.