Can You Imagine Dancing the Night Away to This?

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After New Year’s Eve is all celebrated and wrapped up, I thought this would be a nice time to reflect that ancient celebrating and dancing may have been a bit different.

Here’s a sample of ancient Greek music, reconstructed by Armand D’Angour (Oxford University), posted on the BBC News website.  Click on it and see if you could imagine partying to this:  How did ancient Greek music sound?

Image source: [British Museum artefact no.1888,0601.574]

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3 Responses to Can You Imagine Dancing the Night Away to This?

  1. If you really want to party with the big boys, get someone to kick off the festivities with a spooky recitation of a bit of Homer:

    http://www.ipernity.com/doc/peri22b/29249597

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