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Two Treatises, Two Streams: Treatises from the Post-Scholastic Era of Persian Writings on Music Theory Mehrdad Fallahzadeh

Two Treatises, Two Streams: Treatises from the Post-Scholastic Era of Persian Writings on Music Theory

Mehrdad Fallahzadeh

Published December 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781588140647
Hardcover
225 pages
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Two Treatises--Two Streams presents two important Persian-language works on music theory from the post-scholastic era (16th-18th centuries). They are Resalah-e Karramiyyah by Davrah Karami (Sofrachi) and Resalah-e Musiqi in Mohit al-tavarix byMoreTwo Treatises--Two Streams presents two important Persian-language works on music theory from the post-scholastic era (16th-18th centuries). They are Resalah-e Karramiyyah by Davrah Karami (Sofrachi) and Resalah-e Musiqi in Mohit al-tavarix by Mohammad Amin (b. Mirza Zaman Boxari- Sufiyyani). Mehrdad Fallahzadeh introduces and discusses the works, the authors, the various manuscripts, and the editorial method and technique applied in editing. He has critically edited and translated the texts into English. Both the Persian text and the English translation are accompanied by copious footnotes explaining specific terms and variations. A concise analysis of the theoretical discussions and musical terms used in each work is also presented.