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The Resource Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings, compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson

Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings, compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson

Label
Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings
Title
Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson
Title variation
Revised guide to the Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic chant recordings
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • cop
  • ara
  • mu
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
UPB
Date time place
Original reel-to-reel tape recordings donated by Moftah to the Library of Congress in 1992 and date from the 1940s; transferred to cassette by Library of Congress technicians and sent to Wilson for identification [original guide completed 1997]; re-recorded and correctly sequenced on compact discs by William Kennedy Hodges of Kenny Hodges Productions, 2005
Form of composition
chant christian
Language note
Chants sung in Coptic or Arabic; guide contains handwritten transcriptions of recorded chants in Coptic or Arabic; also typed transliterations, and translations into English of each chant
PerformerNote
Mu' allim Mikha' il Girgis al-Batanuni, master-chanter; additional chanters for alternative performances of some selections
Label
Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings, compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Coptic chant
  • Title of accompanying vols.: Revised guide to the Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic chant recordings
Accompanying material
2 volumes ; 28 cm.
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The liturgy of St. Basil. CD 1-3 : The complete liturgy ; CD 4-5 : Other performances of various prayers from the liturgy ; CD 6-7 : Other performances of various hymns from the liturgy -- The liturgy of St. Gregory. CD 8-9 : Excerpts from the liturgy -- Pieces reserved for holidays and other special services. CD 10 : Mikhail's special hymn ; Pieces for psalmodia ; CD 11 : Pieces honoring the presence of the patriarch ; CD 12-13 : Songs for baptism, marriage, and for the fast day of the apostles ; CD 14-15 : Pieces for Advent and Christmas ; CD 16-20 : Pieces for Holy Week ; CD 21 : Appendix : audio from distorted original tape 9
  • Revised guide, vol. 1. Music from the liturgies of Saint Basil and Saint Gregory -- Revised guide, vol. 2. Pieces reserved for holidays and other special services
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
21 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
BYU copy boxed.
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic music recordings, compiled by Marian Robertson Wilson
Publication
Note
  • Coptic chant
  • Title of accompanying vols.: Revised guide to the Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic chant recordings
Accompanying material
2 volumes ; 28 cm.
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The liturgy of St. Basil. CD 1-3 : The complete liturgy ; CD 4-5 : Other performances of various prayers from the liturgy ; CD 6-7 : Other performances of various hymns from the liturgy -- The liturgy of St. Gregory. CD 8-9 : Excerpts from the liturgy -- Pieces reserved for holidays and other special services. CD 10 : Mikhail's special hymn ; Pieces for psalmodia ; CD 11 : Pieces honoring the presence of the patriarch ; CD 12-13 : Songs for baptism, marriage, and for the fast day of the apostles ; CD 14-15 : Pieces for Advent and Christmas ; CD 16-20 : Pieces for Holy Week ; CD 21 : Appendix : audio from distorted original tape 9
  • Revised guide, vol. 1. Music from the liturgies of Saint Basil and Saint Gregory -- Revised guide, vol. 2. Pieces reserved for holidays and other special services
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
21 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
BYU copy boxed.
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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