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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 235 - Kitāb al-Adwār (Video Orientation)

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Fall 2015

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Video orientation to LJS 235 -Kitāb al-Adwār, by ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf Urmawī.

Summary: Written in the Ottoman Empire, 16th century. Treatise on the theory of music, including division of frets, ratio of intervals, consonance and dissonance, cycles, rhythmic and melodic modes, and the 5-string oud or lute, with an anonymous commentary.

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Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities

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