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3 edition of music of the Ephrata Cloister found in the catalog.

music of the Ephrata Cloister

Julius Friedrich Sachse

music of the Ephrata Cloister

also Conrad Beissel"s treatise on music as set forth in a preface to the "Turtel Taube" of 1747, amplified with fac-simile reproductions of parts of the text and some original Ephrata music of the Weyrauchs Hügel, 1739; Rosen und Lilien, 1745; Turtel Taube, 1747; Choral Buch, 1754, etc.

by Julius Friedrich Sachse

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ephrata Cloister.,
  • Church music -- Seventh Day German Baptist Brethren.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1903 ed.

    ContributionsBeissel, Conrad, 1690-1768.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML200.8.E64 C64 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4576724M
    ISBN 100404055001
    LC Control Number77134386

    Christopher Herbert is raising funds for Voices in the Wilderness: the Music of the Ephrata Cloister on Kickstarter! an album of a cappella hymns from colonial Pennsylvania, including the music of America's first documented female composers. Ephrata Cloister The members of the Ephrata Cloister were an internationally famous group of scholars who gathered under the leadership of the mystical Conrad Beissel. Believing that the highest spiritual attainment was possible only to celibates, Solitary Sisters and Solitary Brethren lived in separate monastic buildings.

    Historic Ephrata Cloister is open year round and offers special interest tour options, minimal walking tours, and school programs upon request. Group tours by appointment. To assist the international visitor our Visitors Guides are available in German, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, and Spanish. Ephrata Public Library The Ephrata Cloister, located along Cocalico Creek, was an early center for papermaking, printing, and publishing. Early collections of books, music, and “Fraktur” gave expression to the ideas and thoughts of the early settlers of this area.

      Explains the Martyrs' Mirror and its printing at the Ephrata Cloister. The Ephrata Clositer is located in Ephrata, PA. Ephrata Cloister: Hours, Address, Ephrata Cloister Reviews: /5. United States ; Pennsylvania (PA) there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. We were able to hear the music sung in the way it was written almost years ago. Beautiful and peaceful place /5().


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Music of the Ephrata Cloister by Julius Friedrich Sachse Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visitors to Ephrata in the s found a unique monastic settlement they labeled a Cloister. Conrad Beissel, Ephrata’s founder, came to the site in seeking to live as a hermit following his own religious ideas. He believed earthly life should be spent preparing to achieve a spiritual union with God at the Second Coming [ ].

Denise A. Seachrist is associate professor of music and director of Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. She serves on the board of the Communal Studies Association. Seachrist also is an editorial board member for the Pennsylvania German History and Culture book series published by Penn State University Press, the series editor of the World Musics series published by The 5/5(4).

Welcome to Historic Ephrata Cloister. Preserving a Legacy of William Penn’s Holy Experiment. Since its start inthe Historic Ephrata Cloister has attracted visitors fascinated by the community’s unique lifestyle that allowed the creation of incredible architecture, original.

W Main St, at the intersection of Rt. and Rt.Ephrata, PA Open today: AM - PM. Review Highlights. “ Lantern Tour” New to area from the South. Took my husband and we had a terrific time. The students were read more.

Reviewed Decem “Incredible buildings and interesting history”/5(). Music from the Ephrata Cloister. The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a mystical, communal religious community made up of both men and women members. It was established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County.

The music of the Ephrata cloister [Sachse, Julius Friedrich] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The music of the Ephrata cloister. Johann Conrad Beissel and Music of the Ephrata Cloister. Lloyd G. Blakely. Journal of Research in Music Education 2, Johann Conrad Beissel and Music of the Ephrata Cloister Show all authors.

Lloyd G. Blakely. Lloyd G. Blakely. Southern Illinois University, by: 3. Life in the Cloister included art and music on top of religious devotion.

The community even became known for self-composed acapella music as well as Frakturschriften, a Germanic calligraphy style. The Ephrata Cloister had its own publishing center, which included a paper mill, printing office, and book bindery.

Tour the Cloister. Full text of "Music of the Ephrata cloister: also Conrad Beissel's treatise on music as set forth in a preface to the "Turtel taube" of See other formats Tt- '^^.^-J-; SACHS I PROM THE LIBRARY OF REV.

LOUIS FITZGERALD BENSON. BEQUEATHED BY HIM TO THE LIBRARY OF PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY ^^^ ^/z- RKADY APRIL, 15,   The music of the Ephrata cloister: also Conrad Beissel's treatise on music as set forth in a preface to the "Turtel taube" ofamplified with fac-simile reproductions of parts of the text and some original Ephrata music of the Weyrauchs hügel, ; Rosen Pages: Early Ephrata residents made their own ink and paper.

They printed and bound 1, copies of the tome. The three-year project culminated in The Cloister archives hold 10 original copies of The Martyr’s Mirror. is the year Conrad Beissel, founder of Ephrata, was born in Eberbach, Germany (the twin city of Ephrata today).

Beissel’s. T o most people, one meal and six hours of sleep each day sound like torture. Yet for the members of the Ephrata Cloister, these hardships represented an earthly sacrifice in exchange for an eternal paradise. The Ephrata Cloister, now a national historic landmark in Lancaster County, was once home to a thriving German religious commune.

Seachrist, Denise A. - Snow Hill and the German Seventh-Day Baptists: heirs to the musical traditions of Conrad Beissel's Ephrata Cloister, Ph.D.

Dissertation, Kent State University, Viehmeyer, L. Allen - The Bruderlied and the Schwesterlied of the Ephrata Cloister, Yearbook of German-American Studies. 31 (): Cocalico means. The Cloister gave that manuscript music book to Ben Franklin, who in turn gave it the the Mayor of London.

In that hand-written Turtel Taube book was purchased by the Library of Congress, where you can see it Here and Here. The book I show here, on my site, is the second printed edition () of this iconic Turtle Dove music book.

Ephrata Cloister is still famous for its communal life, unique musical composition, and printing and bookbinding. Its successor, a kind of later "satellite campus" in Franklin County, never was as.

Get this from a library. Music of the Ephrata Cloister, Harmonists and Moravians. [Ian Henderson, (Pianist); Richard D Wetzel; Russell P Getz; James Boeringer; Economy Kunstfest Orchestra.; Ephrata Cloister.

Chorus.; National Historic Communal Societies Association (U.S.);]. The story of the Ephrata Cloister, in Lancaster County, is one of the most colorful stories of Early American printing. (Cloister Website: Here) It is the story of radical Christian Pietists who created one of the most extraordinary books of colonial America, the Märtyrer Spiegel (the Martyrs' Mirror).

This book is the largest book printed in colonial North America, and is oft en considered. Reprinting the Index is a project of the Ephrata Cloister Associates.

Masthof Press, Morgantown, Pennsylvania is the publisher. Viehmeyer has been studying Ephrata’s music for many years and continued collecting data since the first edition was published. The book will only be available in the Ephrata Cloister Museum Store.

Dr/5(). Historic Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA. 3, likes talking about this 3, were here. Historic Ephrata Cloister, founded inwas a protestant monastic community. Members, mostly German.

The music of the Ephrata Cloister; also Conrad Beissel's treatise on music as set forth in a preface to the "Turtel Taube" ofamplified with fac-simile reproductions of parts of the text and some original Ephrata music of the Weyrauchs Hügel, ; Rosen und.

The Ephrata Commune went on to become one of the most successful experiments in communal living in American history, renowned for its prolific printing press, its unique choral music, and its beautiful illuminated manuscripts decorated in Fraktur, an ornate style of German calligraphy.

In this article, I will recount the story of Conrad Beissel.The community soon became known as "Ephrata," the biblical name of the region around the town of Bethlehem. Those who chose a celibate life within the community resided in a Cloister while married Householders lived on farms in the surrounding area.

The Ephrata Cloister was .Despite the personal austerity with which they lived, the members of the Ephrata Cloister were noted for their printing, bookmaking, unique music, and as the first American producers of fraktur, the highly decorated manuscript and printed pages that utilized the old German script.

The word "fraktur" itself means fractured or broken, referring to the appearance of this script.