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Coptic Encyclopedia

This section contains articles on music from the Coptic Encyclopedia, edited by Atiya, Aziz S., in Vol. 6, (New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1991), p. 1715-1744.

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  1. Coptic Music (154KB, .pdf).
  2. Canticles (71.5KB, .pdf).
  3. The Oral Tradition (58KB, pdf).
  4. Melody (86.8KB, .pdf).
  5. History (159KB, .pdf).
  6. Cantors (91.2KB, .pdf).
  7. Musical Instruments (92.5KB, .pdf).
  8. Musicologists (76.8KB, .pdf)
  9. Transcriptions in Western Notation (68.8KB, .pdf).