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  1. So Now We Know What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like

    ... “Nobody has ever made head or tail of ancient Greek music, and nobody ever will. That way madness lies.” Roman ... with aulos player. ( Public Domain ) Indeed, ancient Greek music has long posed a maddening enigma. Yet music was ubiquitous in classical Greece, with most of the ...

    ancient-origins - 02/08/2018 - 01:59

  2. Musical Monk: Guido of Arezzo and His Impact on the History of Music

    ... of the most influential figures in the history of modern music. During the Middle Ages, the monastery was one of the ... worship was rendered was through the chanting of sacred music. Guido of Arezzo sought to rectify one of the problems ... of this contribution that he has made such a big impact on music of the subsequent ages. The Life of Guido of Arezzo ...

    dhwty - 09/08/2016 - 03:40

  3. Hurdy Gurdy Man: Rock Star of the Medieval Music Scene

    ... Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. The hurdy gurdy is a musical instrument, or more ... Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. ...

    dhwty - 10/07/2019 - 18:07

  4. Band Posters of the Renaissance: How Medieval Music Fans Showed off Their Taste

    Did you once put a poster of your favorite music artist on your bedroom wall? Are there a few faded gig ... Conversation Did you once put a poster of your favorite music artist on your bedroom wall? Are there a few faded gig ... you ever bought an LP or CD because of the cover art? Many music fans enjoy surrounding themselves with images that ...

    ancient-origins - 27/05/2017 - 23:03

  5. Song of Seikilos: Oldest Known Musical Composition Lay Hidden on a Flower Stand in Turkish Garden

    The Song of Seikilos is the oldest complete surviving music composition in the world engraved in a marble stele ... Monk: Guido of Arezzo and His Impact on the History of Music British Library intern finds earliest known piece of polyphonic music Ancient Irish Musical History Found in Modern India The ...

    marinasohma - 05/12/2016 - 21:52

  6. The Hypnotic Musical Stones of Gobustan

    ... played the rock by striking it with smaller stones. Its music has been described as ‘eerie and haunting’ by some ... the European Song Contest, the world’s most popular music contest, in 2012. How Gobustan’s Musical Stone Came ...

    Ed Whelan - 12/02/2020 - 02:05

  7. Legendary Ancient Musicians Charmed Beasts, Sirens and Even Hades Himself

    Music has had the magical power to charm wild animals, seduce shrewd sirens and even sway Hades himself. Music provides the notes for mythology, where mortals melt ... the frozen hearts of ancient gods to move and intervene. Music has had the magical power to charm wild animals, seduce ...

    MartiniF - 25/04/2019 - 00:52

  8. British Library intern finds earliest known piece of polyphonic music

    ... inscription of the earliest known piece of polyphonic music, a choral piece written for two vocal parts, in a ... Library manuscript dating from about 900 A.D. Polyphonic music laid the foundation for later European music, says the University of Cambridge Research News . ...

    Mark Miller - 23/12/2014 - 00:14

  9. Ancient Irish Musical History Found in Modern India

    ... a very different musical soundscape to current western music said Mr Ó Foghlú. The Bullroarer: An Instrument That Whirls Through Cultures and Time Reviving the Music of their Foremothers: A Traditional Tuareg Instrument ... to be evidence of shoddy workmanship. But in Indian music this kind of dissonance is deliberate and beautiful. ...

    ancient-origins - 23/05/2016 - 14:45

  10. 1,000-Year-Old Lost Music Reconstructed from Ancient Manuscript

    Exactly what music sounded like in the early Middle Ages is unknown, but ... but later found has helped three researchers rewrite the music as they believe it may have sounded during the Middle ... that the leaf was missing. Today an ensemble performed the music at Cambridge for the first time in as long as 1,000 ...

    Mark Miller - 23/04/2016 - 22:01

  11. Sweet Ancient Melodies of the Ney: One of the Oldest Musical Instruments Still in Use

    ... Monk: Guido of Arezzo and His Impact on the History of Music British Library intern finds earliest known piece of polyphonic music With the onset of Islam, the ney was used to perform ... Irish Musical History Found in Modern India The Origin of Music Turkish ney (with its başpare), kız ney version. ( CC ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 17/02/2017 - 01:52

  12. The Mysterious Lithophones of Vietnam: Descendants of the First Musical Instruments?

    ... One of the Oldest Musical Instruments Still in Use The Music of the Maya: Mysterious whistles Confound Experts The ... who speculated that the stones were used to make music. Schaeffner noticed that there were tool markings on ... been verified as genuine by experts. 1,000-Year-Old Lost Music Reconstructed from Ancient Manuscript Musical Monk: ...

    dhwty - 20/03/2017 - 21:57

  13. Primeval Communication and the Beat of the Drum

    ... communication, no matter if it's through speech or music. The invention of drums has become an essential factor ... complex communication, no matter if it's through speech or music . The invention of drums has become an essential factor ... of instruments is surely the drum. Neanderthals and Music Paleoanthropological evidence has revealed that Homo ...

    B. B. Wagner - 05/10/2019 - 14:03

  14. The Origin of Music

    The origin of music itself is very difficult to determine because in all ... of behaviour reflect the emergence of intentionality, then music as we know it must also have emerged at least during ... helped prehistoric human species to survive because the music coordinates emotions, helps important messages to be ...

    johnblack - 28/10/2013 - 09:12

  15. ‘Diabolus in Musica’ The Devil Is In The Music

    ... discomfort, perversion of the harmony of sounds. (In music theory, the Tritone is defined as a musical interval ... J.J. Fux, who had long studied the presence of Diabolus in Music, in his Gradus ad Parnassum , harshly stigmatized the ... Volterri ‘Diabolus in Musica’ The Devil Is In The Music ...

    Roberto Volterri - 21/04/2020 - 00:45

  16. The Music of the Maya: Mysterious whistles Confound Experts

    Music has held a special role in human society for thousands ... to drown any disturbances from the external surrounding. Music was also central to the rituals and traditions of the ... and beliefs of the Mayans.   Featured image: Mayan Music: A painted image of a file of Mayan musicians playing ...

    dhwty - 28/02/2015 - 12:15

  17. The Mystical Pentatonic Scale and Ancient Instruments, Part I: Bone Flutes

    ... and in some cases the techniques used to develop music remains a mystery. Pythagoras was one of the first ... hyenas 9,000 year-old-flutes found in China The Origin of Music ‘Vitruvian Man’ (c. 1492) by Leonardo da Vinci. ( Luc Viatour / www.Lucnix.be ) Music of the Spheres The Babylonians associated the Pentagram ...

    Willy Minnix - 04/05/2016 - 00:58

  18. Musick Moves Inanimate by Magick Numbers and Persuasive Sound

    ... The study of the magical, mathematical properties in music goes all the way back to an ancient Greek mathematician ... The Pentatonic Scale Even if one has never studied music theory, it's easy to understand what intervals are. ... in the fields of World Religions and Instrumental Music. He is author of Supernatural Gods: Spiritual ...

    jim willis - 09/07/2018 - 15:31

  19. Orchestral Offerings on the Winds to the Gods

    ... Dynasty (circa 1350 BC) ( Public Domain ) Evolution of Music Evolutionary scientists believe that a musical culture ... humans to survive because on a neurological level, music coordinates emotions and consolidates cohesion. Music helps convey important messages to motivate individuals ...

    ashley cowie - 09/09/2019 - 16:25

  20. Gli Stregoni della Musica

    ... who, who knows why. But you will also find many Wizards of Music, such as Niccolò Paganini and his diabolical violin to ... melodies can arise from very short and enigmatic pieces of music depicted in curious paintings or graffiti on ancient ... you will find a whole chapter dedicated to "High Voltage Music" and you will discover that music can be created with ...

    ancient-origins - 18/04/2020 - 18:21

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