Public Lecture: The “Kitab al-Adwar" of Safi al-Din al-Urmawi: A Reception History

Date: 2022-06-22

Public Lecture | | 2022-06-22

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS) convened a public lecture entitled: "The “Kitab al-Adwar” of Safi al-Din al-Urmawi: A Reception History” by Fadel Al-Turki (Violinist, Researcher, Writer), one of a series of lectures held by the Center as part of the activities of the Asfār Exhibition.

One of the manuscripts at the Exhibition "A Narrative of Arab-Islamic Civilization" at Al-Faisal Museum for Arab-Islamic Art is “al-Adwār fī ʿilm al-mūsīqā wa-l-awtār” one of the most important works of Arabic musical theory, and the most comprehensive on the science of melody.