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    Coptic Music: Description of the Corpus and Present Musical Practice; The Divine Liturgy and Offerings of Incense; The Canonical Hours; and The Service of Psalmodia Article. 11 x 8 in. ; 15 p. | In The Coptic Encyclopedia. Edited by Aziz S. Atiya. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991, vol. 6, pp. 1715-1729. (Source). From Atiya. Coptic Encyclopedia 8 Volumes, OE. © 1991 Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, Inc. Reproduced by permission. http://www.cengage.com/permissions/. Contact: Cengage Learning Global Rights and Permissions, 10 Davis Drive, Belmont, California 94002 USA. E-mail: ...
    • Contributor: Macmillan Publishing Company - Moftah, Ragheb - Robertson, Marian - Roy, Martha - Tóth, Margit - Atiya, Aziz Suryal
    • Date: 1991

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    Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes (Chapter V: About the Music of the Copts) Article. 5 p. | 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 from Vol. II, pt. 1a, pp. 754-757. (Source Note).
    • Contributor: Imprimérie Impérial - Villoteau, Guillaume-André
    • Date: 1809

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    Le chant de l'Église copte. - Son caractère. (The Chant of the Coptic Church. - Its Character.) Article. 9 ¼ x 6 in. ; 6 p. | From Fétis, François-Joseph. "Chapitre Septième. Le Chant dans les Églises de l'Afrique (Chapter 7: Chant in the Churches of Africa)." In his Histoire Générale de la Musique. Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot Frères, Fils et cie, 1874, vol. 4, chapter 7, pp. 96-101. Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot Frères, Fils et cie, 1874, vol. 4, chapter ...
    • Contributor: Librairie De Firmin-Didot Frères, Fils Et Cie - Fétis, François-Joseph
    • Date: 1874

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    Coptic Chant: A Survey of Past Research and a Projection for the Future Article. 9 x ½ x 6 in. ; 19 p. | In The Future of Coptic Studies. Edited by R. Mcl. Wilson. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1978, pp. [227]-245. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Estate of John E. Gillespie. (Copyright Notice).
    • Contributor: E.J. Brill - Gillespie, John E. - Wilson, R. McL. (Robert McLachlan)
    • Date: 1978

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    De Ecclesiae Coptae.. Article. 10 x 7 1/2 in. ; 6 p. | From Kircher, Athanasius. Lingua Ægyptiaca restituta... Rome: Apud Ludovicum Grignanum, 1643, pp. 513-516. (Source Note).
    • Contributor: Apud Ludovicum Grignanum - Kircher, Athanasius
    • Date: 1643

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    A Brief Biography of Ernest Newlandsmith Article. brochure | 8 ¼ x 11 ½ in. ; 12 p. | Source unknown. (Source Note). Brochure (Form).
    • Date: 1951

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    Ernest Newlandsmith's Transcriptions of Coptic Music: A Description and Critique Article. 8 ½ x 5 ½ in. ; 9 p. | Diakonia 21, no. 3 (1987):190-198. (Source Note). Courtesy of Diakonia: Devoted to Promoting a Knowledge and Understanding of Eastern Christianity, The Theology Department, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4660. (Copyright Notice).
    • Contributor: Roberston, Marian
    • Date: 1987

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    The Egyptian Copts and Their Music Article. Available from www.Tasbeha.org and www.Copticchurch.net. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Estate of John E. Gillespie. (Copyright Notice).
    • Contributor: Gillespie, John E.
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    Survey of Twentieth-Century Studies of Coptic Music Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 11 p. | Paper presented at the 9th International Congress of Coptic Studies (International Association of Coptic Studies), Cairo, Egypt, 14-20 September 2008, and to be published in the Proceedings of the International Association of Coptic Studies. (Source Note). Courtesy of Marian Robertson-Wilson. (Copyright Notice). However, thanks to the audio-recordings and musical notations largely sponsored by Ragheb ...
    • Contributor: Robertson-Wilson, Marian
    • Date: 2008-05-30
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    A Musical Inheritance: Coptic Cantors and an Orally Transmitted Tradition Article. "Ma'allem Mîkhâ'îl Girgis al-Batânûnî Bey." In Musique Arabe: Le Congrès du Caire de 1932. Cairo: CEDEJ, 1992, pp. 371-373.
    • Contributor: Ramzy, Carolyn M.
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    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
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    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.
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    Preface from Liturgical Chants of the Copts. Notated and placed in order by Father Jules Blin, S.J. Article. From Chants liturgiques des Coptes. Notés et mis en ordre par le père Jules Blin de la Compagnie de Jésus missionnaire en Egypte. [Première] Partie chantée par le peuple et le diacre. Cairo: Imprimerie nationale, 1888. Music Division, Library of Congress. Call Number: M2159.8.B7 (General). From Blin, Jules. Chants liturgiques des Coptes. Notés et mis en ordre par Le Père Jules Blin de ...
    • Contributor: Blin, Jules - Marvoukakis, Maryvonne - Lancaster, Jan - Ramzy, Carolyn M.
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    Preface from Liturgical Chants of the Copts. Notated and placed in order by Father Louis Badet, S.J. Article. From Chants Liturgiques des Coptes, notés et mis en ordre par Le Père Louis Badet, S.J. [Première] Partie Office de la Sainte Messe, Chants du Peuple et du Diacre. Cairo: Collège de la Sainte-Famille, Petit Séminaire Copte, A.M.D.G., [1899]. Reprint. Rome: La Filografica, 1936. Music Division, Library of Congress. Call Number: M2159.8.C6L5 (General). From Badet, Louis. Chants liturgiques des Coptes. Notés et mis ...
    • Contributor: Badet, Louis - Mavroukakis, Maryvonne - Ramzy, Carolyn M.
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    The Chant of the Coptic Church - Its Character Article. From "II. Le chant de l'Église copte. - Son caractère." In "Chapitre Septième. Le Chant dans les Églises de l'Afrique" of his Histoire Générale de la Musique.. Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot Frères, Fils et cie, 1874, vol. 4, chapter 7, pp. 96-101. Music Division, Library of Congress. Call Number: ML160.F42 (General). From Fétis, François-Joseph, "Chapitre Septième. Le Chant dans les églises de l'Afrique. ...
    • Contributor: Fétis, François-Joseph - Mavroukakis, Maryvonne - Lancaster, Jan
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    Notating Coptic Music: A Brief Historical Survey Article. Villoteau, Guillaume-André. "De la Musique des Qobtes." 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: Imprimerie impériale, 1809. Text vol. II, pt. 1a, pp. 754-757.
    • Contributor: Ramzy, Carolyn M.
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    The Musical Notation of the Responses of the Church of Saint Mark Article. From Al-Tawqi'at al-Musiqiyah li-Maraddat al-Kanisah al-Murqusiyah. [Cairo]: Printed by the Government of Sudan and Egypt, 1916. Music Division, Library of Congress. Call Number: M2159.8.G3C5 (General). Tout, 1633[September, 1916]
    • Contributor: Ghubriyal, Kamil Ibrahim - Atalla, Magda Wadie - Ramzy, Carolyn M.
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    Guide to the Ragheb Moftah Recording of the Liturgy of Saint Basil as Sung by Al-Mu'allim Sadiq 'Attallah Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 20 p. |
    • Contributor: Robertson-Wilson, Marian
    • Date: 2005

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    The Challenges of Notating Music in General and Coptic Music in Particular: Observations of a Professional 'Cellist, Composer, and Linguist Article. Then may we come to appreciate and delight in this unique, vibrant, ever pertinent musical tradition so treasured by the Copts. January 2009
    • Contributor: Robertson-Wilson, Marian
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    My Memories of My Uncle Ragheb Moftah: The Mission that I Had to Accomplish Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 9 p. | My special thanks to Dean Shahira el-Sawy, Dean of the AUC's Libraries and Learning Technologies, and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the AUC's Rare Books and Special Collections Library and Archives, and Emad Abdou, the AUC Library Technical Manager of the Photocopy Center, who is also a deacon in the Coptic Orthodox Church. They ...
    • Contributor: Moftah, Laurence - Croom, Philip
    • Date: 2008
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    Destined to Live Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 5 p. | Farida Moftah was connected with well-known Coptic families, and they were all bound by a common social background, as well as common objectives to promote Coptic and national interests. They founded Coptic schools, the Coptic Hospital, and orphanages. Farida Moftah was a close friend of 'Tante Anna,' who was Mirrit Boutros Ghali's mother. They ...
    • Contributor: Moftah, Laurence
    • Date: 2008
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    Ragheb Moftah and Coptic Music Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 11 p. | No doubt Ragheb Moftah will always be acknowledged historically as the pioneer who inaugurated the new age of Coptic music. Many renowned scholars pay tribute to him for his phenomenal contributions to save and preserve the Coptic music heritage. Moreover, his name will be always regarded in most people's mind as synonymous with Coptic ...
    • Contributor: Moftah, Laurence - Croom, Philip
    • Date: 2007
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    Ragheb Moftah, Scholars of Music, Sound Engineer, Audio Recording Collection, and the Recording Equipment Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in. ; 7 p. | The great philanthropist, Mr. Charles Faltas, who is a sort of godfather to the nuns at Deir Abu Seifein and other convents, is well-informed about the detailed history of the recording equipment used by Ragheb Moftah, and the brand names of reel-to-reel audio tapes, such as Ampex, and the record discs used to record ...
    • Contributor: Moftah, Laurence
    • Date: 2006
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    The Coptic Philanthropic Society: Al-Jam'iyyat al-Khayriyyah al-Kibtiyyah Kubra, Founded in 1881 & the Moftah Family Article. 11 x 8 1/2 in ; 10 p. | Habashi Moftah (1830-1935), was Mikhail Moftah's son, and nephew of Yusuf, Iryan and Butros Moftah. He was Ragheb Moftah's father, and was among the first members of the newly established Coptic Community Council in 1883. 2006
    • Contributor: Moftah, Laurence
    • Date: 2006