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Music - Coptic Chant Transcriptions
Transcriptions by Ernest Newlandsmith, compiled between 1926 and 1936, which include the Liturgy of St. Basil and other liturgies, chants and hymns for various occasions. Bound volumes, manuscript. Volumes 5 and 7 are missing. The unnumbered volume is a draft version of volume 1, the Liturgy of St. Basil. An index to the titles of individual chants is found in the Index.
Transcriptions by Margit Toth, begun in 1970, of the Liturgy of St. Basil, consisting of typescript and photocopies. The transcriptions by Margit Toth are preserved in the order of use in the Liturgy of Saint Basil.
Arrangement is by provenance.
Transcriptions by Ernest Newlandsmith
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 The music of the Mass as sung in the Coptic Church; [96] p.
BOX 2-3 The Sunday morning hymns: as used in preparation for the Mass and the music of the liturgy of St. Basil; [165] p.; draft version of vol. 1
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Some special hymns used in the Coptic liturgy (with music) being the first supplement of the mass-book; 48 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Three hymns for the Fast of the Apostles; also "Kayse Pairts" and "Emes ay apohoice"; [19] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Some Advent and Christmas hymns of the Coptic Church; 22 p.
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Hymns for Holy Week in the Coptic Church. First volume; 33 p.
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Array-ten-sontee; [39] p.
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Three big hymns; 36 p.
BOX-FOLDER 6/10 Adam; Heeten nee evhee; Allilouia pee o-o-fa; The "Tay oy en-hee can-noose"; [27] p.
BOX-FOLDER 6/11 Some Easter hymns; 36 p.
BOX-FOLDER 6/12 No title; [44] p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Seven Saturday evening hymns and seven midnight hymns; [43] p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/14 The hymns of the "three children" in the fire; 26 p.
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 The big "alleluia" (a midnight hymn sung in Advent); [43] p.
Transcriptions by Margit Toth
BOX-FOLDER 9-10 The Coptic Orthodox liturgy of Saint Basil; [1162] p.
Computer generated notation, photocopy 1
BOX-FOLDER 11-12 The Coptic Orthodox liturgy of Saint Basil; [1160] p.
Computer generated notation, photocopy 2
Music - Index
Guide to the Ragheb Moftah Coptic chant collection of audio tapes. Marian Robertson Wilson prepared the Guide for the audio tapes, housed in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. The Guide includes a transcription of the words, as well as transliteration and translation; annotations place the chant in its liturgical context. The Guide is divided into four categories: Liturgy of St. Basil, Liturgy of St. Gregory, excerpts from the liturgy, and special hymns, which are used during festival periods and various occasions. The hymns are organized into function, such as funeral or wedding, and according to use in the Christian year, such as Lent, Easter, and Christmas. An index to the Guide is found in the Appendix. The LC numbers refer to the numbers of the tapes in the collection housed by the Library of Congress.
Draft versions of the Guide. Typescript and photocopy.
Arrangement is by genre.
Guide to the Ragheb Moftah Coptic Chant Collection of audio tapes
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 Photocopy of text
BOX-FOLDER 13/1-7 Introductory materials
Liturgy of St. Basil: in order of use in liturgical service
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 LC 6B cut 2; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 LC 4A cut 1; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 LC 5A; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 LC 22A; [14] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 LC 10B cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 LC 9A and B;[11] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 LC 10A cut 1 and B cut 1; [14] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/15 LC 17A; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/16 LC 5B; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/17 LC 15B cut 2; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/18 LC 20B cut 2; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/19 LC 15B cut 1; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/20 LC 17B cut 2; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/21 LC 24A-24B cut 1; [16] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/22 LC 15B cut 2; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/23 LC 6B cut 1; [1] p.
Liturgy of St. Gregory: in order of use in liturgical service
BOX-FOLDER 13/24 LC 1A and B; [15] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/25 LC 8B; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/26 LC 7A-7B cut 1; [10] p.
Excerpts from the liturgy
BOX-FOLDER 13/27 LC 23b cut 1; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/28 LC 13A-13B cut 1; [12] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/29 LC 2; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/30 LC 13B cut 2; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/31 LC 15A; [11] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/32 LC 3A; [11] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/33 LC 21A; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/34 LC 16A; [19] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/35 LC 24B cut 2; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/36 LC 25A and B; [10] p.
Special hymns
BOX-FOLDER 13/37 LC 6A; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/38 LC 18B; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/39 LC 20A and B; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/40 LC 22b cut 2; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/41 LC 11A; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/42 LC 21A cut2-21B; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/43 LC 18A; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/44 LC 10B cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/45 LC 19A-19B; [9] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/46 LC 19B; [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/47 LC 7B cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/48 LC 23B; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/49 LC 4B cut 1; [9] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/50 LC 3B; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/51 LC 4B cut 2; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/52 LC 4A cut 2; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/53 LC 4A cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/54 LC 11B; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/55 LC 12A-12B; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/56 LC 11B, conclusion; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/57 LC 5A; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/58 LC 14A-14B; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/59 LC 20A; [8] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/60 LC 20B cut 1
BOX-FOLDER 13/61 LC 23B cuts 3 and 4; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/62 LC 8A; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/63 LC 25B; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/64 LC 13B cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/65 LC 23A cut 2-23B cut 1; [9] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/66 LC 4B cut 3; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/67 LC 16B cut 2; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/68 Bibliography; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 13/69 List of Newlandsmith transcriptions compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson; [12] p.
Guide to the Ragheb Moftah Coptic Chant Collection of audio tapes- draft versions
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Photocopy
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Introductory materials; [11] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 Suggested order for audio tapes; [42] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 Liturgy of Saint Basil; [141] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 Liturgy of Saint Basil; [51] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Liturgy of Saint Gregory; [41] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Festival Occasions; [135] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Hymns; [102] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Hymns; [83] p.
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Bibliography; [5] p.
Correspondence, 1926-1997
General correspondence, letters to and from Ragheb Moftah.
Arrangement is alphabetical by correspondent.
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 Burmester, O. H. E. 1931-38
BOX-FOLDER 15/2 E-L
BOX-FOLDER 15/3 Library of Congress
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 Moftah, Laurence
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 Moftah, Ragheb 1920's, 1930's, 1970's
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 Moftah, Ragheb-Ernest Newlandsmith 1927-1930's
BOX-FOLDER 15/7 Moftah, Ragheb-Margit Toth 1972-1974
BOX-FOLDER 15/8 Mo-N
BOX-FOLDER 15/9-17 Newlandsmith, Ernest 1927-34, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 15/18 Newlandsmith, Ernest no date
BOX-FOLDER 15/19 O
BOX-FOLDER 15/20 Robertson-Wilson, Marian 1996-1997
BOX-FOLDER 15/21 S
BOX-FOLDER 15/22 Toth, Margit 1970, 1975
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