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[Kitāb-i Advār]; [manuscript].

Title:
[Kitāb-i Advār] [manuscript].
Abstract:
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 (f. 1v-38v). The treatise is followed by an anonymous commentary (f. 41r-61v).
Description:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Format:
61 leaves : paper; 148 x 88 (118 x 50-52) mm. bound to 151 x 92 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn751430839; (OCoLC)751430839; (PU)5057421-penndb-Voyager
Language:
Persian.
Provenance:
Sold at auction at Sotheby's, 22 April 1989, lot 25, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.; Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.; Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Publisher:
[Iran], A.H. 815 (1412)
Subject:
Music -- Early works to 1800.; Music theory -- Arab countries -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Commentaries.; Diagrams.; Treatises.; Manuscripts, Persian; 15th century.; Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Schoenberg, Lawrence J.,
Call Number:
LJS 295
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts