Ancient Greek Musical Instruments | 020musi: 1858 Ancient Musical Instruments. Nicely hand colored ...

Interestingly enough this Ancient Greek Musical Instruments represent few of traditional instruments. After all the name came from Greek of

Hofburg - Museum of ancient musical instruments by Hornplayer, via Flickr

Hofburg - Museum of ancient musical instruments by Hornplayer. I played most of these instruments in High school

So many of the  Ancient #GreekPottery treasures are scenes of ancient musical instruments. #Music was considered 'therapia". See and learn more on private #AthensTours by Archaeologous.com (photo by Claire Catacouzinos)

Ancient Greek Musical Instruments

Among the ancient musical instruments that were uncovered during processes of archaeological excavation in Mesopotamia was the sistrum, which was found in Sumerian levels at Ur and Kish. This instrument made its way from Palestine to Egypt, where it was frequently depicted in connection with the worship of Hathor. The oldest sistrums were discovered at Ur, Kish, and other Sumerian sites. They came from Mesopotamia, by way of Palestine, to Egypt

Among the ancient musical instruments that were uncovered during archaeological excavation in Mesopotamia was the sistrum

Japan's Ancient Music & Dance, Gagaku is the world's most ancient form of orchestral music. A uniquely Japanese art form, Gagaku is filled with infinite musical resonances from all across Eurasia. This deeply moving music transcends time and spaces.

Japan's Ancient Music & Dance, Gagaku is the world's most ancient form of orchestral music. A uniquely Japanese art form, Gagaku is filled with infinite musical resonances from all across Eurasia. This deeply moving music transcends time and space.

Two Late Bronze Age Horns from Co. Antrim, 900-600 BC - The ancient music and instruments of Ireland (PHOTOS) - IrishCentral.com

The ancient music and instruments of Ireland Two Late Bronze Age Horns from Co.

Harpe cintrée 18e dynastie, 1550 - 1295 avant J.-C.  | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

Harpe cintrée 18e dynastie, 1550 - 1295 avant J.-C. | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

Crotals/Rattles from Dowris, Co. Offaly, 900-600BC - The ancient music and instruments of Ireland (PHOTOS) - IrishCentral.com

The Dowris Crotals ( © British Museum) These distinctive bronze balls/pendants…

The Oldest Song in the World ~  Cuniform tablets from the Syrian city of ancient Ugarit, about 3400 bce  in the Hurrian language (with borrowed Akkadian terms) had a form of musical notation. There is evidence that both the 7-note diatonic scale as well as harmony existed 3,400 years ago. This flies in the face of most musicologists' views that ancient harmony was virtually non-existent and the scale only about as old as the Ancient Greeks, 2000 years ago.

Images from Ancient Times and Tablet Show: Evidence of Harmony in Ancient Music; Archaeology & Oldest Song (with Audio Midi)

Ancient Greek Musical Instruments

Are you in love with music, but aren't able to play any instruments? It doesn't matter how old you are, music can still be learn

Music from Ancient Rome part I  Synaulia is a team of musicians, archeologists, paleorganologists and choreographers dedicated to the application of their historical research to ancient music and dance, in particular to the ancient Etruscan and Roman periods.

For those of you who liked my video of Ancient Greek Music I decided to produce a similar piece for the music of Ancient Rome.

Ireland is well-known for its rich musical heritage and its vast collection of ancient musical instruments spanning more than 3000 years from the Late Stone Age through to the Early Medieval Period (4200BC – 1000AD).

Europe: Irish maiden and her elderly father playing fiddle, Ireland

Gu-qin ~ seven-stringed zither without bridges, the most classical Chinese instrument with over 3000 years of history. Literally, Gu Qin means “Ancient Musical Instrument”.

Musical instruments of traditional Chinese Traditional Chinese musical instruments can be played solo, or together in a large orchestr.

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