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De Organographia

Music of the Ancient
Sumerians, Egyptians
& Greeks


Classical
World
Historical

PRD-1005
upc# 6 11226 10052 0

Duration: 48 min.

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De Organographia: Philip Neuman, Gayle Stuwe Neuman combine astute musicology, performance practice and instrument crafting in the realization of this amazing collection of music from 1950 BC to 300 AD. From the world's oldest notated music, vocal renderings are accompanied with performed lyres, kithara, pandoura, double reed pipes, flutes and other ancient instruments.

Track Titles
1. Musical Excerpts....Anon. (2nd c. AD)
2. Lament...Anon. (2nd or 3rd c. AD)
3. Fragment 1...Anon. (2nd c. AD)
4. Paean...Anon. (3rd or 4th c. AD)
5. Trochaic fragment....Anon. (3rd c. AD)
6. Four settings of a line from "Epitrepontes" by Menander...Anon.(3rd c.AD)
7. Excerpts mentioning Eros and Aphrodite...Anon. (2nd or 3rd c. AD)
8. Musical excerpt...Anon. (3rd c. AD)
9. Hypolydian excerpt...Anon. (2nd or 3rd c. AD)
10. Fragment 3...Anon. (3rd c. AD)
11. A zaluzi to the gods...Anon. (c. 1225 BC)
12. Hurrian Hymns 19 and 23...Anon. (c.1225 BC)
13. Hurrian Hymns 13 and 12...Urhiya/Anon. (c. 1225 BC)
14. Hurrian Hymn 2...Anon. (c. 1225 BC)
15. Hurrian Hymn 8...Urhiya (c. 1225 BC)
16. Hurrian Hymn 5...Puhiya(na) (c. 1225 BC)
17. Hurrian Hymns 4, 21 and 22... Anon. (c. 1225 BC)
18. Hurrian Hymns 7 and 10...Anon. (c. 1225 BC)
19. Hurrian Hymns 16 and 30...Anon. (c.1225 BC)
20. Musical Instructions for "Lipit-Ishtar, King of Justice" (c. 1950 BC)
21. Trumpet call...Anon./Plutarch
22. Isis sistrum rhythm...Anon./Apuleius
23. Theban banquet scene...Anon. (14th c. BC)
24./25. Harp pieces (A) (B)...Anon. (7th or 6th c. BC)

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[ 1 ]   Musical excerpts  (2nd c. AD - POxy 4461)  [Anon.] LISTEN
[ 2 ]   Lament  (2nd_3rd c. AD - POxy 4465)  [Anon.] LISTEN
[ 3 ]   Fragment 1  (2nd c. AD - POxy 4462)  [Anon.] LISTEN
[ 4 ]   Paean  (3rd & 4th c. AD - POxy 4466)  [Anon.] LISTEN
[ 5 ]   Trochaic fragment  (2nd c. AD - POxy 3162)  [Anon.] LISTEN