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Music in Ancient Greece

Music in life and thought of ancient Greece

Sakura Yoshimura

on 11 October 2012

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Transcript of Music in Ancient Greece

Music in Ancient Greek Life and Thought Music in Antiquity the earliest civilization that has great deal of written records about arts Ancient Greece music and Greek mythology Music and Mousike Euripedes Musical Examples Music before ancient Greece Babylonian writings on music oral tradition to written records, around 1800 BCE tuning, improvisation and performing techniques Genres: love songs, laments and hymns influence on ancient Greek musical system oldest existing musical notation: hymn to Nikkal, wife of the moon god Ancient Greece Greek musical thought Presented by Sakura Yoshimura World History Philosophy System (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr nature of music effects proper uses music theory from Pythagoras to
Aristides Quintilianus Orpheus with his Lyre Byzantine mosaic Apollo and Muses Renaissance, by Raphael Muses - Mousike history music artworks dance Music art for enjoyment science closely related to arithmetic and astronomy music as performing art: Melos Melody "Perfect Melos" melody, text and
stylized dance movement Melos blend of text, rhythm and harmonia Ancient Greek instruments aulos lyre kithara Harmonia musical sounds and rhythms were ordered by numbers Plato "harmony of the spheres" Music and Ethos Ethos ethical character or way of being idea built on the Pythagorean view of music music is a reflection of harmony by numerical relationships restore inner harmony of human soul Doctrine of imitation by Aristotle Ethos of music ethos in the listener Orestes Stasimon Chorus Epitaph of Seikilos Thank You! Special thanks to Dr. Gordon Haramaki, Music History Coordinator
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