• [ Ragheb Moftah and Cantor Farag Abdel-Massih during a recording session at the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies], 2001

    photograph | 4 x 6 in. | Photograph (Form).

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 2001
  • Coptic Church Music

    clipping | 2 3⁄4 x 3 1⁄2 in. (approx.) ; 1 p. | The Cambridge Review 52(8 May 1931): 383. (Source). Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General). Periodical in the General Collections, call number: LH5.C2C3, lccn: 42019860 (General). Scanned from periodical. (General). Clipping (Form).

    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1931-05-08
  • St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

    photograph | 8 1/4 x 6 in. | A landmark on the Cairo skyline, St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral was inaugurated in 1968. St. Mark's Cathedral is the seat of the current Coptic Orthodox Pope, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. It was in this cathedral that Ragheb Moftah directed the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies Choir and it was here that his funeral was ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 2009
  • Letter from O.H.E. Burmester to Ragheb Moftah, January 1, 1936

    Correspondence. 10 x 8 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936
  • 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: Société D'Archéologie Copte - Meinardus, Otto Friedrich August - JamʻĪyat Al-Āthār Al Qibṭīyah (Egypt) - Institut Français D'Archéologie Orientale Du Caire
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962

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  • Palm Sunday

    sound recording | 1 sound cassette : 90 min. | Texts for most items can be found at: http://tasbeha.org/mp3/Hymns/Major_Feasts_of_the_Lord/Palm_Sunday/Higher_Institute_of_Studies.html (General). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: [High Institute of Coptic Studies] - Moftah, Ragheb
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • [ Laurence Moftah at Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadi al-Natrun], April 29, 1995

    photograph | 8 1/2 x 6 in. | Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice). Photograph (Form).

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1995-04-29
  • Ancient Eastern Music

    clipping | 5 1⁄2 x 2 1⁄2 in. (approx.) ; 1 p. | The Daily Telegraph, 23 August 1932, p. 7. (Source). Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General). Microfilm in Newspaper and Periodical Reading Room, microfilm: 311, lccn: sv97014934 (General). Scanned from microfilm. (General). Courtesy of The Daily Telegraph © Telegraph Media Group Limited, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, UK. ...

    • Contributor: Newlandsmith, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1932-08-23
  • Saint Gregory's liturgy - Sadek

    sound recording | 3 sound cassettes : 240 min. | Very poor sound quality throughout - probably multi-generation tapes (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: [High Institute of Coptic Studies] - Moftah, Ragheb - Attallah, Saadiq
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • [ Draft of article or lecture on Coptic music], ca. 1931-1936

    manuscript | 11 x 8 1⁄4 in. ; 5 p. | Possibly a draft for an article or lecture by Ragheb Moftah, undated, but with correspondence dating from 1931 to 1936. (General). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Moftah, Ragheb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • [ Passport photo of Ragheb Moftah at about age 34], ca. 1932

    photograph | 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. | Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice). Photograph (Form).

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
  • Mr. Newlandsmith's Visit. Crowded Gathering at Falmouth

    clipping | 10 1⁄2 x 2 3⁄4 in. (approx.) ; 1 p. | Source unknown, [1931]. (Source Note). Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General). Scanned from photocopy. (General). Clipping (Form).

    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • About the Music of the Copts

    Article. From Description de l'Égypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française, publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand. Paris: Imprimérie impériale, 1809-1828. 21 vols. Text: Vol. II (1809), pt. 1a, pp. 754-757: Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes, a brief description of Coptic music and Villoteau's transcription ...

    • Contributor: Villoteau, Guillaume André - Mavroukakis, Maryvonne - Lancaster, Jan - Ramzy, Carolyn M.
  • Professor Newlandsmith and Maria Romero to Marry

    clipping | 5 x 2 1⁄4 in. (approx.) ; 1 p. | Source unknown, [ca. March 1940]. (Source Note). Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General). Scanned from photocopy. (General). Clipping (Form).

    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • " First the Choir...," notes by Ernest Newlandsmith, undated, [ca. 1930s]

    Correspondence. 12 1⁄4 x 9 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Transcriptions -- Coptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody

    De Ecclesiae Coptae, by Athanasius Kircher. 1643. Thanks to Ragheb Moftah and other scholars in the field, the entire Coptic hymnody is archived as sound recordings at the Library of Congress, and includes music that has been notated into Western notation for scholarly study. This Web presentation traces the earliest-known transcriptions of Coptic music by explorers and missionaries from the seventeenth through the nineteenth ...

  • [ Ragheb Moftah and four choir members in Abu-Kir, Alexandria, ca. 1960s]

    photograph | 6 x 4 in. | Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice). Photograph (Form).

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
  • How I Became Interested in Coptic Music

    Biography. Biographical essay written for the Music Division of Library of Congress, July 2008. (Source Note). Courtesy of Marian Robertson-Wilson. (Copyright Notice). Guide to the Ragheb Moftah Recording of the Saint Basil Liturgy as Sung by al-Mu'allim Sādiq 'Attallah (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2006).Limited publication, to be used as a companion to four (4) CD recordings, available as follows: Cairo, Egypt: Rare Books and ...

    • Contributor: Robertson Wilson, Marian
  • [ Draft: This is to give permission to the Abteilung Volksmusik, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Koln... (Folkmusic Division, West German Radio Broadcasting, Cologne)...], undated, [ca. 1930s?]

    manuscript | 9 1⁄2 x 6 1⁄2 in. ; 1 p. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Moftah, Ragheb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [ Ragheb Moftah and his wife, Mary Ghobrial Rizk, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, and others at Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadi al-Natrun], April 29, 1995

    photograph | 4 x 6 in. | On verso: "After Easter feast April 1995." (General). Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice). Photograph (Form).

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1995-04-29
  • St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

    photograph | 6 x 8 1/4 in. | Another view of St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, seat of the current Coptic Orthodox Pope, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. It was in this cathedral that Ragheb Moftah directed the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies Choir and it was here that his funeral was held in 2001. (General). Photograph courtesy of Carolyn Ramzy. (Copyright ...

    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 2009
  • Letter from Ernest Newlandsmith to Ragheb Moftah, January 14, 1933

    Correspondence. 8 x 5 in. ; 2 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1933-01-14

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  • [ Draft: For honourable things are said..], undated, [ca. 1930s]

    manuscript | 12 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄4 in. ; 1 p. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Moftah, Ragheb
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Concerning the Laws, Customs, and Patriarchs of the Coptic or Alexandrian Church

    Article. From Lingua Ægyptiaca restituta.... Rome: Apud Ludovicum Grignanum, 1643, pages 515-516. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Call Number: PJ2033.K5 (General). From Kircher, Athanasius. "De Ecclesiae Coptae..." in Lingua Ægyptiaca restituta... Rome: Apud Ludovicum Grignanum, 1643, pages 515-516. Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Library of Congress. Call number: PJ2033.K5.

    • Contributor: Kircher, Athanasius - Shive, David
  • Margit Tóth

    Biography. Moftah, Ragheb, Martha Roy, and Margit Tóth. The Coptic Liturgy of St. Basil with Complete Musical Transcription. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1998.

    • Contributor: Ramzy, Carolyn M.