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Corporate Author De Organographia. Performer.

Title Music of the ancient Greeks. [sound recording].

Imprint Gaston, Ore. : Pandourion, 1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q GREE MAG E01CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Music from 500 BC to 300 AD performed on voice, lyra, kithara, aulos, pandoura, salpinx, syrinx, tympanon and other ancient Greek instruments"--Container.
Compact disc.
"The bulk of the extant repertoire appears on this recording except [apocrypha, fragments], and pieces on "Music of the Ancient Sumerians, Egyptians, and Greeks" (PRCD1005). "All of the instruments used here are copies of ancient Greek instruments, built by the performers."--Notes.
Program notes by Philip Neuman, including some English translations of sung texts, details of the instruments and sources, inserted in container.
Contents Salpinx call / the "Sappho Painter" (5th cent. BC) ( :28) -- Hymn to the Sun / Mesomedes (1st cent. AD) -- Dramatic speech / anon. (ca. 100 AD, Oslo payrus inv. 1413) (2:45) -- Song / Seikilos (1st cent. AD) (2:04) -- Invocation of the muse / anon. (2nd cent. AD) (1:31) -- Invocation of Calliope and Apollo / Mesomedes (1st cent. AD) (3:22) -- Delphic paean / Athenaeus (127 BC) (3:41) -- Dramatic fragments / anon. (3rd cent. AD, Oxyrhynchus papyrus 3161, fragments 1 and 4) ( :58; 1:06) -- Dramatic fragment / anon. (ca. 200 BC, Vienna papyrus G 29825 a-b recto) (1:21) -- Orestes : choral ode / Euripides (ca. 404 BC, Vienna papyrus G 2315) (1:13) -- Iphigeneia at Aulis : choral ode / Euripides (ca. 404 BC, Leyden papyrus inv. 510 (1:17) -- Piece from a satyr play / anon (2nd cent. AD, Oxyrhynchus papyrus 2436) (2:38) -- Instrumental piece / anon. (2nd cent. AD, Berlin papyrus 6870) (1:54) -- Dramatic lament on Ajax's suicide / anon. (2nd cent. AD, Berlin payrus 6870 (4:25) -- Piece mentioning Erinyes / anon. (2nd cent. AD, Oxyrhynchus papyrus 3704 (3:05) -- Christian hymn / anon. (3rd cent. AD, Oxyrhynchus papyrus 1786 (2:27) -- Dramatic recitative / anon. (ca. 100 AD, Oslo papyrus inv. 1413) (2:15) -- Instrumental exercises / anon. (2nd cent. AD, Anonymous Bellermann 97-104) (2:37) -- Hymn to Nemesis / Mesomedes (1st cent. AD) (1:36) -- Tragic dialogue on Orestes / anon.(2nd cent. AD, Michigan papyrus inv. 2958 (2:30) -- Instrumental piece / anon. (2nd cent AD, Berlin papyrus 6870) (2:26) -- Paean / anon. (late 2nd cent. AD, Berlin papyrus 6870) (1:44) -- Paean and processional / Limenius (127 BC) (7:18).
Performer Performed by De Organographia ; Gayle Stuwe Neuman, voice, trichordon, lyra, psithyrā, tympanon ; Philip Neuman, aulos, syrinx monokalamos, lyra, kithara, syrinx, kroupeza, phōtinx, psithyrā, salpinx, echeia, voice ; William Gavin, pandoura, pandourion, seistron, psithyrā, tympanon.
Subject Music -- Greece -- To 500.
Music, Greek and Roman.
Added Author Neuman, Gayle Stuwe.
Neuman, Philip.
Gavin, William.
Mesomedes, active 2nd century.
Euripides.
Euripides. Orestes.
Euripides. Iphigenia in Aulis.
Music No. PRCD1001 Pandourion

 
    
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