Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

by Amnon Shiloah

Publisher: Ashgate

Written in English
Published: Pages: 332 Downloads: 412
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Subjects:

  • Islamic studies,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • Reference,
  • Music,
  • 500-1400,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Islamic music,
  • Jews,
  • Philosophy and aesthetics

Edition Notes

SeriesVariorum Collected Studies Series
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10853021M
ISBN 100754659186
ISBN 109780754659181

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