Nuns Behaving Badly, by Craig A. Monson

Music historian Craig Monson had the rare privilege of doing re­search in the Vatican Archive reading room. That collection isn't indexed, and the archivists apparently are not eager to help with anything besides fetching books from the library, so researchers usually have to pore over lots of material before finding what they're after. As he searched for references to composers he was studying, Monson kept stumbling across disciplinary reports on errant nuns. He found these intriguing and decided that they would make an interesting research topic of their own.

 

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