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Source: Orthodox Church in America YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] The Saint Vladimir’s Seminary Library recently received the Skvir–Buketoff Music Collection from Archpriest Daniel and Tamara Skvir, rector and choir director of Holy Transfiguration Chapel [OCA], Princeton, NJ. The collection consists of four boxes of Eastern Orthodox liturgical music published between 1819 and 1950 and includes several unique and rare scores. The bulk of the Buketoff–Turkevich–Skvir collection belonged to Archpriest Constantine Buketoff, who came to the United States in the first decade of the 20th century as a church musician, and later served as rector of several parishes in the vicinity of…