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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 mosaic ... aulos player. ( Public Domain ) Indeed, ancient Greek music has long posed a maddening enigma. Yet music was ubiquitous in classical ...

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

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

    ... one of the most influential figures in the history of modern music. During the Middle Ages, the monastery was one of the most important ... this worship was rendered was through the chanting of sacred music. Guido of Arezzo sought to rectify one of the problems that plagued these ...

    dhwty - 09/08/2016 - 03:40

  3. 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 T-shirts in your ... Did you once put a poster of your favorite music artist on your bedroom wall? Are there a few faded gig T-shirts in your ...

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

  4. The Hurdy Gurdy Was Essential Medieval Entertainment Enjoyed by Merrymakers Across Europe

    ... of 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 precisely, ...

    dhwty - 09/01/2018 - 13:59

  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 that served as a ... Monk: Guido of Arezzo and His Impact on the History of Music British Library intern finds earliest known piece of polyphonic ...

    marinasohma - 05/12/2016 - 21:52

  6. 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 British Library manuscript dating from about 900 A.D. Polyphonic music laid the foundation for later European music, says the University of ...

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

  7. 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 for Women Makes a ...

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

  8. 1,000-Year-Old Lost Music Reconstructed from Ancient Manuscript

    Exactly what music sounded like in the early Middle Ages is unknown, but some ... but later found has helped three researchers rewrite the music as they believe it may have sounded during the Middle Ages. Cambridge ... that the leaf was missing. Today an ensemble performed the music at Cambridge for the first time in as long as 1,000 years. In 1982 the ...

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

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

    ... of the Oldest Musical Instruments Still in Use The Music of the Maya: Mysterious whistles Confound Experts The Mystical ... who speculated that the stones were used to make music. Schaeffner noticed that there were tool markings on the slabs, which was ...

    dhwty - 20/03/2017 - 21:57

  10. 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 religious ...

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

  11. The Origin of Music

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

    johnblack - 28/10/2013 - 09:12

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

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

    dhwty - 28/02/2015 - 12:15

  13. 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 named Pythagoras, ... The Pentatonic Scale Even if one has never studied music theory, it's easy to understand what intervals are. Imagine a piano ...

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

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

    ... development and in some cases the techniques used to develop music remains a mystery. Pythagoras was one of the first people to do a ... 9,000 year-old-flutes found in China The Origin of Music ‘Vitruvian Man’ (c. 1492) by Leonardo da Vinci. ( ...

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

  15. Earliest ancient Chinese musical instruments unearthed in tomb complex

    ... in ancient Chinese culture, used in ritual and court music. Bells were hung from a wooden rack and struck with a pole or mallet. ... revealed. A re-enactment of ancient traditional music performance. The concert is given using reproduction instruments from the ...

    aprilholloway - 08/01/2015 - 21:51

  16. Russian Archaeologists Unearth Oldest Known Fragments of Greek Musical Instruments

    According to the News Agency TASS, a team of archaeologists has uncovered fragments of two ancient Greek musical instruments during an excavation in the Taman Peninsula, in southern Russia. The unearthing of remnants of musical instruments is quite rare, and the discovery is the first of its kind in many years.

    Ed Whelan - 12/07/2018 - 22:46

  17. 5,000-year-old musical scene found on pottery in Israel may reflect sacred marriage ritual

    ... sacred marriage’, popularly believed to include feasting, music and sex. The ‘sacred marriage’ was a ritual that took place between ... by a priestess). The ceremony included several rites: music and dancing, a banquet, a meeting between the king and the goddess and an ...

    Robin Whitlock - 26/06/2018 - 02:45

  18. This Musical Instrument Still Works 1,700 Years After a Hun Nomad Crafted it!

    The nomadic musician looked fondly upon the latest of the completed instruments – a mouth harp carefully crafted by splintering the rib of a cow, or was it a horse? No matter, the sound it made when it was plucked was beautiful – somewhat similar to a flute. Three more of the instruments lay on the bench unfinished…a state they would retain for the next 1,700 years.

    Alicia McDermott - 12/01/2018 - 22:56

  19. Benzaiten, Japanese War Goddess Transformed into Water Goddess of Music

    ... Her many forms range from a two-armed beauty playing music to an eight-armed martial deity holding weapons and a divine ... dancers and geisha. Benzaiten (Goddess of Music and Good Fortune) Seated on a White Dragon ( CC0) Although a ... is adored as the patroness of the fine arts, especially of music and rhetoric, as well as the inventor of the Sanskrit Ianguage and of the ...

    MartiniF - 21/11/2018 - 16:42

  20. The Bullroarer: An Instrument That Whirls Through Cultures and Time

    Music is believed to have been made by human beings since prehistoric times. ... found in Turkic warrior burial in Kazakhstan The Music of the Maya: Mysterious whistles Confound Experts The Origin of Music The Sound of Ancient Greece Reconstructed The choice of ...

    dhwty - 14/12/2015 - 14:46

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