Complete Encyclopaedia of Music/A/Amiot

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Amiot, a Jesuit and missionary to China, translated the works of Ly-koang-ty, which the Chinese consider their best publication on music. He sent this translation, in 1754, to the secretary of the Academy of Inscriptions, who deposited it in the royal library at Paris, where it is still to be found among the manuscripts. Amiot also sent to Paris an original treatise on the music and musical instruments of the Chinese.