IUB MUS-M 401 - What Can We Learn From Music of The Past (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
1
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Mus-M 401 - History & Lit of Music I

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MUS M 401 1st Edition Lecture 1 Current Lecture Music in the Ancient World How can we learn about music of the past 4 types of evidence Physical remains instruments performance venues Visual images of musicians and instruments iconography Writings about music and musicians Music itself The earliest music Bone flute from radius of a swan found in Germany dated ca 36 000 B C Music in Mesopotamia civilizations Sumarian bull lyre found in Royal Tombs at Ur ca 2500 B C E Mesopotamian written records terms for instruments techniques genres Enheduanna first composer that we know of fl Ca 2300 B C E Diatonic scales Babylonian notation Clay tablet from Ugarit ca 1400 1250 B C E Music in Ancient Greece women played as much as men The lyre curved and very thin was used for religious rites symposiums Education Aulos lyre delys aulete Physical remains auloi



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