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Prominent Azerbaijani music theorists and Uzeyir Hajibeyov

Safi al-Din al-Urmawi (1271-1294) from South (Persian) Azerbaijan was a music theorist and composer. Al-Urmawi masterfully played the oud, and made ​​musical instruments the mugni a nuzha. Al-Urmavi was also the author of theoretical tractates of Azerbaijani music – “Kitab al-Adwar” (“The Book of Musical Modes”) and “Al-Risalah al-Sharafiyya”. A creative work of al-Urmavi, the […]