Book/Printed MaterialOriental Hymn Tunes: Egyptian and Syrian, Collected and Noted Book. 8 ¾ x 5 ½ 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. (William Henry Temple)
- Date: 1930
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CollectionCoptic 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 ...
- Contributor: Wilson, Marian Robertson - Moftah, Raghe
- Date: 2005