Kitab al-Musiqa al-Kabir +Search for Videos

''''Kitab al-Musiqa al-Kabir''''' () is a treatise on music+ in Arabic+ by the Persian philosopher al-Farabi+ (872-950/951). The work prescribes different aspects of music such as maqamat+, and is believed to be influenced by the Pythagorean+ theory of harmonic ratios. The book was translated into Hebrew+ by Joseph ben Judah ibn Aknin+.

reflist:

* at National Geographic+

Perso-Arab musicology:

Category:10th-century Arabic books+
Category:Musical works of medieval Islam+
Category:Persian music+


 Kitab al-Musiqa al-Kabir+ Kitab al-Musiqa al-Kabir (Arabic: كتاب الموسيقى الكبير‎, English: Great Book of Music) is a treatise on music in Arabic by the Persian philosopher al-Farabi (872-950/951).