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Topic: coptic orthodox liturgical chant and hymnody

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Caire. Intérieur de l'Église cophte du Sainte Barbara

Caire. Intérieur de l'Église cophte du Sainte Barbara

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 "Copyrigh... more

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

[Carved wood wall and doors, possibly an iconostasis, in the Coptic Ch...

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 "Cop... more

Caire. Intérieur de l'église cophte Ste Serge

Caire. Intérieur de l'église cophte Ste Serge

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 "Copyrigh... more

Le  Caire. Intérieur de la cathédrale cophte

Le Caire. Intérieur de la cathédrale cophte

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 "Copyrigh... more

Coptic Music

Coptic Music

The Oxford Mail, 22 May 1931. (source) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Scanned from photocopy. Very dark. (General) Courtesy of The Oxford Mail and The Oxford Times, Newsquest O... more

The  Ancient Music of the Coptic Church

The Ancient Music of the Coptic Church

The Oxford Magazine 49(28 May 1931): 749. (source) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Periodical in the General Collections, call number: LH5.O82M3, lccn: 2007219510 (General) Scan... more

Friar Ernest Newlandsmith...gave a violin recital-lecture upon 'Coptic Traditional Music'..

Friar Ernest Newlandsmith...gave a violin recital-lecture upon 'Coptic...

Near East (London), 21 May 1931. (source) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Scanned from photocopy. (General)

Coptic Music

Coptic Music

Source unknown, 12 June 1931. (source note) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Scanned from photocopy. (General)

Prof. Newlandsmith's Visit: Summer School in Norfolk

Prof. Newlandsmith's Visit: Summer School in Norfolk

Source unknown, [1931]. (source note) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Scanned from photocopy. (General)

Coptic Church Music

Coptic Church Music

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... more

 Ragheb Moftah lectures about Coptic music to members of the Arab Music Conference, while Dr. Aziz Atiya to the right takes notes, 1932

Ragheb Moftah lectures about Coptic music to members of the Arab Musi...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

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

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

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Professor Newlandsmith and Maria Romero to Marry

Professor Newlandsmith and Maria Romero to Marry

Source unknown, [ca. March 1940]. (source note) Photocopy in Ragheb Moftah Collection, Provenance File (General) Scanned from photocopy. (General)

[ Passport photo of Ragheb Moftah in his late 60s or early 70s], ca. 1968

[ Passport photo of Ragheb Moftah in his late 60s or early 70s], ca. 1...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Ragheb Moftah celebrating his 90th birthday in his office at the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies, left to right: cantor Sadiq Attallah; attorney Hany Kamel; Ragheb Moftah; and sound engineer, Salib Bastawros, December 21, 1988

Ragheb Moftah celebrating his 90th birthday in his office at the Highe...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah (Copyright Notice)

[ Meeting the Pope at the Patriarchate: Laila Ghali, Anba Athanasius, Laurence Moftah, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, Mark Linz, Margit Tóth, Martha Roy], July 23, 1996

[ Meeting the Pope at the Patriarchate: Laila Ghali, Anba Athanasius, ...

Image cropped slightly. (General) Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Eminent Copts in Egyptian history The power of Coptic music, Ragheb Moftah

Eminent Copts in Egyptian history The power of Coptic music, Ragheb Mo...

Subtitled by Aris Ebeid (General) Interview with Ragheb Moftah conducted on March 31, 1998 (date) Duration 45:32 (General) Courtesy of Youssef Sidhom, Editor-in- chief, Watani Newspaper (Copyright Notice)

[ Ragheb Moftah, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, a Coptic dignitary, and American University in Cairo President, John Deuel Gerhart, at Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday celebration], December 21, 1998

[ Ragheb Moftah, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, a Coptic dignitary, a...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

December 21, 1998 (date) Duration - 2:00:47 (General) Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice)

[ Ragheb Moftah with Pontiff John Paul II and His Holiness Pope Shenouda III], February 24, 2000

[ Ragheb Moftah with Pontiff John Paul II and His Holiness Pope Shenou...

Probably taken at the Coptic Orthodox Papal Residence in Anba Ruweiss, Cairo (General) Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March 13, 2002

Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March 13, 2002

Duratation - 1:31:23 (General) Courtesy of Laurence Moftah and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, American University in Cairo. (Copyright Notice)

[ Deacons, dressed in black, carrying the casket and accompanied by Cantor Ibrahim Ayad to Ragheb Moftah's final resting place], April 25, 2002

[ Deacons, dressed in black, carrying the casket and accompanied by Ca...

The deacons are most likely the Choir from the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies, or the Coptic Clerical College. (General)

The  Honorable Francis Ricciardone, Ambassador of the United States to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr. Fawzi Tadros, representative of the Library of Congress, and His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, 2007

The Honorable Francis Ricciardone, Ambassador of the United States to...

Left to right: two members of the American Embassy staff; Fawzi Tadros, Area Specialist, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress; Ambassador Francis Ricciardone; His Holiness Pope Shenouda III;... more

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

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 thi... more

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassiyya, Cairo, 2009

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... more

[ Ragheb Moftah poses next to his close friend, renowned Coptologist Dr. Aziz Atiya, ca. 1980s]

[ Ragheb Moftah poses next to his close friend, renowned Coptologist D...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Ragheb Moftah Family Tree

Ragheb Moftah Family Tree

The handwritten note at the top of this family tree should read: "documented in manuscript in the Coptic Museum, Cairo, dated 1613 A.D." (General) Ragheb Moftah and his brothers and sisters are listed here acco... more

[ Dr. Ragheb Moftah and the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies Choir at the temple of Horus in Edfu, Upper Egypt]

[ Dr. Ragheb Moftah and the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies Choir a...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Farida Moftah Fahmy, Ragheb Moftah's elder sister, and her husband, Dr. Ibrahim Bey Fahmy

Farida Moftah Fahmy, Ragheb Moftah's elder sister, and her husband, Dr...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

[ Ragheb Moftah with members of the Coptic choir, training to chant Coptic hymns, in Abu-Kir, Alexandria, ca. 1960s?]

[ Ragheb Moftah with members of the Coptic choir, training to chant Co...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

[ Ragheb Moftah reviewing the Ernest Newlandsmith notations of Coptic hymns, ca. 1970s]

[ Ragheb Moftah reviewing the Ernest Newlandsmith notations of Coptic ...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

[ Ragheb Moftah, seated, holding small book, his glasses at the left on a table, ca. 1960?]

[ Ragheb Moftah, seated, holding small book, his glasses at the left o...

Photograph courtesy of Laurence Moftah. (Copyright Notice)

Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes (Chapter V: About the Music of the Copts)

Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes (Chapter V: About the Music of th...

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 Gr... more

Seven Saturday evening hymns and midnight hymns

Seven Saturday evening hymns and midnight hymns

Volume13 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Some Advent and Christmas hymns of the Coptic church

Some Advent and Christmas hymns of the Coptic church

Volume 4 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

The big alleluia A midnight hymn sung in Advent

The big alleluia A midnight hymn sung in Advent

Volume 15 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Some Easter hymns

Some Easter hymns

Volume11 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

 Three hymns

Three hymns

Volume 8 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

The hymns of the three children in the fire

The hymns of the three children in the fire

Volume14 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

The big alleluia A midnight hymn sung in Advent

The big alleluia A midnight hymn sung in Advent

Volume 15 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Some Advent and Christmas hymns of the Coptic church

Some Advent and Christmas hymns of the Coptic church

Volume 4 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

 Three hymns

Three hymns

Volume 8 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Some Easter hymns

Some Easter hymns

Volume11 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Seven Saturday evening hymns and midnight hymns

Seven Saturday evening hymns and midnight hymns

Volume13 of the Edward Newlandsmith transcriptions from the Ragheb Moftah collection. (General)

Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes (Chapter V: About the Music of the Copts)

Chapitre V: De la Musique des Qobtes (Chapter V: About the Music of th...

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 Gr... more