The Dimension of Music in Islamic and Jewish Culture

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Good Ex-library hardback without dust jacket, minimal shelf wear to boards, usual library stamps/markings, otherwise good/v. good, clear text/illustrations, binding fine, ... published 1993 by Variorum, isbn0860783529, 329pp, tthis volume will be of use to students of Arab and Jewish music, of medieval musical thought and theory and to all concerned with Muslim and Jewish cultural phenomena, ready for immediate despatch. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

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For students of Arabic and Jewish music and culture or of medieval musical thought and theory, presents 15 previously published articles (five in French) on the symbolic and metaphorical interpretation of music, the transmission of musical knowledge, and ideological attitudes towards music. Among the highlights are ideas on the origin of music, the Arabic modes and their relation to medicine, pre-Islamic music, and orthodox Jewish and Kabbalistic opinions on the religious benefits of music. Retains the original pagination. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780860783527
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/1993
  • Series: Collected Studies
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 5.91 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Symbolic and Metaphorical Interpretation of Music
I Un ancien traite sur le ud d'Abu Yusuf al Kindi
II The ud and the origin of music
III The epistle on music of the Ikhwan-al-Safa
IV The musical passage in ibn Ezra's book of the garden
V Ibn Hindu, le medecin et la musique
VI Musical modes and the medical dimension: The Arabic sources (c.900-c.1600)
The Scientific Aspect
VII Deux textes arabes inedits sur la musique
VIII Un "probleme musical" inconnu de Thabit ibn Qurra
IX The Arabic concept of mode
The Transmission of Musical Knowledge
X Music in the pre-Islamic period as reflected in Arabic writings of the first Islamic centuries
XI Techniques of scholarship in medieval Arabic musical treatises
The Ideological Attitude Towards Music
XII The attitude towards music of Jewish religious authorities
XIII The symbolism of music in the Kabbalistic tradition
XIV La voix et les techniques vocales chez les arabes
XV An eighteenth-century critic of taste and good taste
Index
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