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Convent Theatre in Early Modern Italy

Spiritual Fun and Learning for Women (Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture)

by Elissa B. Weaver

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Theater - Stagecraft,
  • Convent theater--Italy--History,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Performing Arts : Theater - Stagecraft,
  • Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9423917M
    ISBN 100521039029
    ISBN 109780521039024
    OCLC/WorldCa644449317

    While the tradition of convent theatre in various parts of early modern Italy has been well-documented, this essay seeks to elucidate the heretofore unsurveyed performance tradition by nuns in seventeenth-century Venice. In 16th-century Italy – and across Europe – convents were the backbones of the economic and spiritual wellbeing of a city. At their core were expertly-run choirs of nuns, so talented and so popular that they were considered tourist attractions, talent scouts would hunt for voices and the Pope and other VIPs could attend private performances of non-liturgical repertoire.

    Italy - Italy - Early modern Italy (16th to 18th centuries): The calamitous wars that convulsed the Italian peninsula for some four decades after the French invasion of were not, according to modern historians, the tragic aftermath of a lost world. Rather, they were a further elaboration and intensification of a violent age whose self-definition was transition.   We're staying at Albergo Giusti [email protected] There are several good and very detailed reviews on Trip Advisor, and we're paying 90 euros/night for a room with a DOUBLE bed, which is hard to find at convent run hotels, a private bath, and no curfew according to my confirmation e-mail. I e-mailed about 10 different convents last month for a stay in early October and this place was the.

    Apostolate: Formation House for the Monastic Life Via del Monastero, n. 3. Tuscania (VT) número de teléfono: correo electrónico: [email protected] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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Lowe. Includes bibliographical references and. Piecing together years of convent history, this engaging narrative tells the story of the nuns of Santa Cristina della Fondazza--gifted singers, instrumentalists, and composers who used music to circumvent ecclesiastical authority and to forge links with the world beyond convent walls.

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