Beguine


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(Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries)

music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance

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a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies

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The beguines and beghards that are the focus of the essays collected here represent the new forms of medieval spirituality that emerged in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
Among the beguines were celebrated spiritual writers and mystics, including Mechthild of Magdeburg, Beatrijs of Nazareth, Hadewijch of Brabant, and Marguerite Porete, who was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake in Paris in 1310.
Beguines lived lives of prayer and service, and where, when and how they lived these lives depended very much on their personal circumstances and surroundings.
Whose songs included Begin The Beguine and Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye?
Want to learn Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell's "Begin the Beguine" number from Broadway Melody of 1940?
Now I realise the error of my ways and this Leap Day, I'll leap onto the piano stool and Begin the Beguine in my plan to storm the world as a cocktail pianist in the cream of Prescot's speakeasies.
Promised on tonight's set-list are hot chestnuts Begin the Beguine, Four Brothers, Don't Be That Way, and, most meaningfully, Swing, Swing, Swing.
She made her Broadway debut in "Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952" and received acclaim for singing "The Boston Beguine," which became her signature song.
What connects the No 1 hits Begin The Beguine and Hero?
Clare; the Beguine women's communities of the late Middle Ages; the social service orders of the modern period.
you do not return in begin the beguine, but you dance with me in in
Cities of Ladies: Beguine Communities in the Medieval Low Countries, 1200-1565.
at least there was time to go back and beguine again...
He worked on Broadway, in New York City nightclubs and at summer resorts in the Catskills, and was the first percussionist to play "Begin the Beguine" in Cole Porter's musical "Jubilee."