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26th Moravian Music Festival

Sapphire Serenade

Moravian Music Sunday 2021

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Sapphire Serenade

The Moravian Music Foundation@ 65Support 65 Years of Preserving, Sharing, and Celebrating Moravian MusicGIVE NOW A Celebration of GivingAs we celebrate 65 years of the Moravian Music Foundation,we are enhancing...

Moravian Music Sunday 2021

Stand Up and Bless the LordSinging Our FaithThe Hymns of James Montgomery (1771-1854) Planning Resources for Worship Leaders Materials for Moravian Music Sunday Recognizing that music is a means of...

Services of Memory & Hope

A Year ApartIt has been a difficult year since the beginning of the pandemic. Take a moment for peace and comfort in the midst of loss and sorrow.Service of Memory...

Notes from Nola: GemeinKat update!

Latest Update on Cataloging (3/1/2021) Those of you who’ve been following the Moravian Music Foundation for some time will be aware of the ongoing GemeinKat project – converting the more-than-50,000...

Constituent Survey

SurveyAs a part of our 65th anniversary celebration, MMF invites all stakeholders to share their interactions, experiences, anecdotes, and advice in the simple survey form, below. We estimate about 6...

Register for Festival

Moravian Music FestivalJuly 18-24, 2021 a celebration of music, created with inspiration, and presented with joy. GO TO FESTIVAL WEBSITE 26th Festival 2021An online experience focusing on education and preparation.more...

E-Newsletters On Website

E-Newsletters on MMF Website We have recently added links to recent MMF Email Newsletters on the MMF Website. Link to E-News Page

Statements on Racial Justice

O God, our rock – we long for your deliverance from the injustices and oppression we face in a nation permeated with arrogance and self-centeredness.  Your people suffer hunger, homelessness,...

Concerts, Services, Lectures

Singing Our Faith Webinar

Stand Up and Bless the Lord3 Part Series with Nola R. Knouse FREE - simply click on a link, below, to view: Nola's Latest Research and Study of James Montgomery...

VIDEO Beethoven in Salem

Beethoven in Salem Dave Blum, Research Librarian, shares information about Beethoven's Sixth "Pastoral" Symphony, acquired by Moravian musicians in America, including first editions. Lecture Video Musicians of the Winston-Salem...

VIDEO Americanization of Moravian Music

Lunchtime Lecture Video Online The Americanization of Moravian Music SPEAKER: Dave Blum, Research Librarian Visit the MMF YouTube Channel for all lecture videos, and more! This October Lunchtime Lecture...

Summer of 2020 Videos

Several video lectures were released over the summer of 2020 and are available here for viewing. Learn about the Moravian Church and how its ideals are expressed through music and...

VIDEO Beethoven’s Music at MMF

Beethoven's Music & Editions in MMF Holdings LECTURE: Recorded May 14, 2020 at 12:15pm CLICK HERE FOR LECTURE LINK Speaker: Dave Blum, Research Librarian of the Moravian Music Foundation

Nola’s Notes Video – Gebauer Duos (Trios)

A story of a musical discovery that still has no ending. The Gebauer Duos for Flute and Violin with Cello accompaniment (hence, Trios) - with a performance from the 25th...

VIDEO Composer JW Hässler

From Russia with Love “From Russia with Love (of sacred choral music)” examines the relationship of composer and organist Johann Wilhelm Hässler with Moravians in Germany and later, in...

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Hymns, Anthems, and Other Music

Notes from Nola

A wealth of knowledge and experience goes into these informative and imaginative blog posts, from our Director, the Rev. Dr. Nola Reed Knouse.

Musings about Moravian music; interesting things in our collection; research projects; composer's lives and works. "I hope these words, over time, make you want to join us – Come on in; the water’s fine!"