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The Musical Pasage in Ibn Ezra's Book of the Garden

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
In: 
Yuval Studies of The Jewish Music Research Centre
Publisher: 
The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University
Place of Publication: 
Jerusalem
Year: 
1982
Series: 
Yuval Studies
Volume: 
4
Pages: 
211-224
Languages: 
English
Japanese
Description: 

Moses Ibn Ezra dealt with music in two of his main books including Maqalat Al Hadiqah which was written during his exile to Castille. In he deals with the metaphor in the bible and includes philosophical, theological and philological interpretations. The discussion on music encompasses: the definition of sound, and the sonorous process of communication. Parts of the text is edited and translated. Human and animal sounds are discussed as are the voice and musical values of the vocals.

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