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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 295 - Kitāb-i Advār  (Video Orientation)

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Winter 2018

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Video orientation toLJS 295, Kitāb-i Advār, by Urmawī, ʻAbd al-Muʼmin ibn Yūsuf.

Written in Iran in A.H. 815 (1412), this manuscript is a Persian translation of al-Urmawī's treatise 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.

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