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  • Copyright 2008, edited by Nola Reed Knouse This book places Moravian music in cultural and religious context and demonstrates the varied roles that music played in one of America's most distinctive ethno-cultural populations. The chapters examine sacred and secular works, both vocal and instrumental. Preface by the Rev. Nola Reed Knouse, Ph.D., Director of the Moravian Music Foundation
  • The "Blue" Moravian Hymnal in hard cover.
  • Sing to the Lord a New Song: A New Moravian Songbook celebrates the musical gifts of today's Moravian Church in North America. Spiral bound, with laminated color cover; 6" x 9"; 148 pages.
  • The 1784 Choralbuch by Christian Gregor hard cover, 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"; 256 pages of music, plus 70 addt'l pages. This 2016 facsimile publication was first printed in 1984. It includes an extended introduction by Martha Asti, with a summary of Moravian history and church music, Gregor’s life, and a brief history of Moravian hymnody. Also included are Gregor’s original introduction, which was written as advice primarily for organists accompanying congregational song; and a study of sources for the Moravian tunes in the Choralbuch prepared by James Boeringer. A newly-prepared index by Barbara Strauss.
  • New Release (2016). First republished by MMF in 1957. In 1873, Rufus Grider published his Historical Notes to capture the musical life of Bethlehem, from the beginning to the 1870's. Reprinted in 2016 by the Moravian Music Foundation and the Moravian Historical Society (Nazareth, PA) in honor of the 275th Anniversary of Bethlehem.

  • Companion to the Moravian Book of Worship

    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $24.95
    By Albert Frank Two years of research into the stories and history of hymn texts and tunes has gone into this book, with new information unearthed and new research undertaken to solve some of the unanswered questions of Moravian hymnology and liturgics.
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    Distinctiveness of Moravian Culture
    Essays and Documents in Moravian History
  • John Sinclair
    Falling Off the Podium and Other Life Lessons is a warm and wise anthology of tales from a most engaging musical artist, Dr. John V. Sinclair, the esteemed Musical Director of the Bach Festival Society, faculty of Rollins College, and conductor of Moravian Music Festivals. Phenomenal Publishing, 2017   www.phenomenalpublishing.com hard cover; 161 pages
  • Hussite Bell Ringers
    Hussite Bell Ringers A complete history of the performing and touring handbell ensemble founded by James V. Salzwedel in Winston-Salem, NC By Thomas Haupert
  • Johannes Herbst Collection
  • By Harry Hall The 288-page paperback is a revised edition of a book originally published in 1963. Illustrated, indexed, softcover. Published by  the Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources.
  • Lititz Congregation Collection
    Catalog, edited by Robert Steelman, 1981