Medieval drama from sanctuary to stage
Traces the development of medieval drama, from Hildegard von Bingen's musical morality play Ordo Virtutum (The ritual of the virtues) to the seminal Everyman. Features extended excerpts from these works, as well as from The second shepherd's play and the 1998 staging of the Mystery Cycle in York, England. Establishes the genre's socioreligios context.; In English with segments in Latin with subtitles in English.
Hildegard Saint 1098-1179
Telequest (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Performing Arts, Music; Religion; Theater; Performing Arts; Religion, Philosophy; Drama, Medieval History and criticism; Moralities History and criticism
North America; United States
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- In Copyright
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- Physical Description
48 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Host, Joe Barrett ; Ordem Virtutum: director, Michael Fields, performed by Vox Animae ; The second shepherd's play and Everyman selections: director, Arthur Pritchard, performed by Bretton Hall School of Dance and Theatre, UK.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090286; Fedora 2 PID: umd:2013; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1125; OCLC: ocm45266075; Catalog Key: alephsys002593803; Catalog Key: FFH 10819
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