• Le Caire. Intérieur de la cathédrale cophte

    Interior of a Coptic cathedral with seats, iconostasis, icons, chandelier, and a spiral staircase leading to pulpit. Graphic. Albumen Prints-1860-1900.. photograph | 1 photographic print : albumen. | Bonfils. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from item. No. 1398. No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html) Photograph ...

    • Contributor: Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1867
  • Caire. Intérieur de l'Église cophte du Sainte Barbara

    Iconostasis of the Coptic Church of St. Barbara, Cairo. Graphic. Albumen Prints-1860-1900.. photograph | 1 photographic print : albumen. | Bonfils. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from item. No. 1131. No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html) Photograph (Form). Graphic (Form). Remote (Form). Photoprint (Form).

    • Contributor: Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1867
  • Glossary of Terms -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    Al-Kāhin, Father Armia Toufiles.St. George Coptic OrthodoxChurch of Brooklyn, New York. Photograph by Carolyn M. Ramzy Though the following terms can be found in a series of articles by Ragheb Moftah, Marian Robertson, Margit Tóth and Martha Roy, "Coptic Music," in The Coptic Encyclopedia, [1] they are also listed here for easy reference. 'Arīf: An 'arīf was an early 'school master' who taught in ...

  • Eglise cophte du Ste Barbara, intérieur

    Iconostasis in the Coptic Church of Saint Barbara, Cairo. Graphic. Albumen Prints-1860-1900.. photograph | 1 photographic print : albumen. | Bonfils. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from item. No. 1132. No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html) Photograph (Form). Graphic (Form). Remote (Form). Photoprint (Form).

    • Contributor: Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1867
  • Timeline of Coptic Music -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    Moftah's work emerged during a pivotal moment in Egyptian history at the beginning of the twentieth century. Egyptians were gaining a strong sense of national consciousness and a strong desire for a self-rule that they had not seen since the fall of the last Ancient Egyptian monarchy in 671 B.C. This nationalist fervor penetrated all aspects of their lives, including religious institutions such as ...

  • Coptic Offices

    Book. 7 1⁄2 x 5 in. ; 200 p. |

    • Contributor: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge - Woolley, Reginald Maxwell - Coptic Church
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1930
  • A Minstrel Friar: The Story of My Life and Work

    Book. 9 x 6 in. ; 118 p. | London agents: W. & G. Foyle, 121-125 Charing Cross Road, W.C.2 (Source Note).

    • Contributor: The New Life Movement - Newlandsmith, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1927
  • The Rites of the Coptic Church: The Order of Baptism and The Order of Matrimony According to the Use of the Coptic Church

    Book. 6 x 4 1⁄4 in.; 80 p. | Translated from Coptic mss by B.T.A. Evetts. (Source Note).

    • Contributor: David Nutt - Evetts, B. T. A. (Basil Thomas Alfred) - Coptic Church
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1888
  • Videos -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    [His Holiness Pope Shenouda III chanting into tape recorder at Ragheb Moftah's funeral], June 18, 2001. Raymond Stock, the author of a recent biographical article on Ragheb Moftah featured in the Biography Gallery, interviewed Moftah in 1996 and 1997 as part of the Library of Congress World Heritage Series. These four video recordings, as well as an interview with Moftah by Dr. Adel Kamel, ...

    • Date: 2001-06-18
  • Oriental Hymn Tunes: Egyptian and Syrian, Collected and Noted

    Book. 8 3⁄4 x 5 1⁄2 in.; 96 p. | Gairdner offers a brief transcription of secular Coptic tunes as well as Coptic hymns. (General). Courtesy of Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London. (Copyright Notice).

    • Contributor: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge - Gairdner, W.H.T. (William Henry Temple) - Gairdner, W. H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1930
  • Music Recordings -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    The muthallath (triangle), St. Mary and St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Tallahassee, Florida. Photograph by Carolyn M. Ramzy What does Coptic music sound like? An exclusively vocal tradition, Coptic music is only accompanied by two percussion instruments today.[1] The first instrument is a metal triangle otherwise known in Arabic as muthallath. Among Copts, it is also referred to as a turianta. The muthallath is ...

  • Caire. Intérieur de l'église cophte Ste Serge

    Interior of St. Sergius Coptic Church with panel of icons over lattice iconostasis. Graphic. Albumen Prints-1860-1900.. photograph | 1 photographic print : albumen. | Bonfils. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from item. No. 1129. No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html) Photograph (Form). Graphic (Form). Remote ...

    • Contributor: Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1867
  • About this Collection -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    With its roots in Ancient Egyptian music, Coptic Christian chant is one of the oldest liturgical genres still performed today. Drawing on the Ragheb Moftah Collection, this presentation explores some of the earliest music transcriptions by explorers, missionaries, and scholars in Egypt, highlighting Moftah's efforts to notate, record, and preserve all Coptic Orthodox hymns. Learn more about current scholarship and what is happening in ...

  • Biographies -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    Ernest Newlandsmith, 1875-after 1957 [photogravure]. Reproduced in Newlandsmith, Ernest. A Minstrel Friar: The Story of My Life and Work. London: The New Life Movement, 1927, frontispiece. The seventeenth-century German Jesuit, Athanasius Kircher, made the earliest-known attempt at transcribing a piece of Coptic music. It was not until the early nineteenth century, during Napoleon's expedition to Egypt, that Villoteau transcribed an Alleluia; and, in the ...

  • Modern Sons of the Pharaohs: A Study of the Manners and Customs of the Copts of Egypt

    Book. 8 1⁄2 x 5 1⁄2 in. ; 390 p. | Because this book is tightly bound, the final letters are missing at the end of words in the inside margins on pages at the front and back of the book. (General). See especially Part II, chapters 1 and 2: "The Oriental Christian in his Church," pages 169-182 (page turner pages 195-208); and "The ...

    • Contributor: Hodder and Stoughton - Leeder, S.H. - Leeder, S. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1918
  • Atlas of Christian sites in Egypt /

    Atlas. atlas | 1 atlas (7 p., [6] leaves of plates) : maps ; 28 cm. | by Otto Meinardus. (Statement Of Responsibility). Relief shown by hachures. Includes gazetteer. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Courtesy of the Society for Coptic Archaeology, 222 Ramses Street, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Atlas (Form).

    • Contributor: Meinardus, Otto Friedrich August - Société D'Archéologie Copte - JamʻĪyat Al-Āthār Al Qibṭīyah (Egypt) - Institut Français D'Archéologie Orientale Du Caire
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962
  • Related Resources -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    Web Resources CopticHymns.net http://www.coptichymns.net External Coptic Orthodox Electronic Publishing Australia http://www.coepaonline.org External Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States http://suscopts.org External Tasbeha.org http://tasbeha.org External The Heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church http://www.copticheritage.org External Print Resources Abdel-Malek, Moushira. "Martha Roy: A Hymn on the Nile." Al-Ahram Weekly, no. 475, 30 March-5 April 2000. Al-Sayyid Marsot, Afaf Lutfi. A Short History of Modern Egypt. Cambridge: ...

    • Date: 2000-04-05
  • The Coptic Morning Service for the Lord's Day

    Book. 8 3⁄4 x 5 1⁄2 in. ; 186 p. | Translated into English by John, Marquis of Bute. (Source Note). Reprint of the 1908 edition: London: Cope and Fenwick, 1908. (Source Note). One of the first English translations of the Coptic liturgy of St. Basil, and the one that Gillespie and, later, Robertson-Wilson based their work on. (General). Courtesy of AMS Press, Inc. ...

    • Contributor: Ams Press, Inc - Bute, John Crichton Stuart, Marquess Of - Coptic Church
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1973
  • Collection Galleries -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    And we too, who are sojourners in this place, keep us in Your faith, and grant us Your peace unto the end. Excerpt from The Commemoration of the Saints, The Coptic Liturgy of St. Basil The Coptic Orthodox Christian community is the largest and oldest Christian minority in the Middle East today. While there is no accurate consensus of their size in Egypt, numerous ...

  • [Carved wood wall and doors, possibly an iconostasis, in the Coptic Church of Saint Barbara, Cairo]

    Graphic. Albumen Prints-1860-1900.. photograph | 1 photographic print : albumen. | Bonfils. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title devised by library staff. No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html) Photograph (Form). Graphic (Form). Remote (Form). Photoprint (Form).

    • Contributor: Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1867