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al-Durr al-naqī fī fann al-mūsīqī (Add MS 23494)



This dataset is a PDF file containing the images and transcription the manuscript titled al-Durr al-naqī fī fann al-mūsīqī الدرّ النقيّ في فنّ الموسيقي by Aḥmad ibn 'Abd al-Raḥmān al-Mawṣilī أحمد بن عبد الرحمن الموصلي. The manuscript was digitised through the British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership, and made available through the Qatar Digital Library ( The manuscript was transcribed as part of the RASM 2018 competition ( The ground truth was created using Aletheia (, and the PDF was exported using Transkribus ( The transcription is embedded within the PDF, which makes it searchable. The manuscript's PDF (images and text) is out of copyright and in the public domain.


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7 Jan 2021
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