ANCIENT GREEK MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS        By José Antonio Martín González
 Music in ancient Greece was intimately linked to poetry  and dance and was very present in the life of Greek society.
 Music was important in religious ceremonies, at private parties, education, war and work and even had a recognized thera...
- Monodic.- Written  in alphabetical  notation.- Vocal (if there  are       some  instruments  they play the  same melody ...
 Music was also important in Greek theater. There was a choir made up of between 12 to 15 musicians located in the orches...
Current representation of Greek Theater
WOOD- WIND INSTRUMENTS                     Flutes               Double-reed                                            Aul...
METAL- WIND INSTRUMENTS                      HydraulisSoldier playing  the Salpinx                    Modern Hydraulis
STRING INSTRUMENTSWoman playing the lyre                Man playing the kythara                   Lyre         Kythara
PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS                                     Tympanon   KrotalaDionisos’ dancers playing       Tympanon     ...
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Greek ancient music

  1. 1. ANCIENT GREEK MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS By José Antonio Martín González
  2. 2.  Music in ancient Greece was intimately linked to poetry and dance and was very present in the life of Greek society.
  3. 3.  Music was important in religious ceremonies, at private parties, education, war and work and even had a recognized therapeutic power.
  4. 4. - Monodic.- Written in alphabetical notation.- Vocal (if there are some instruments they play the same melody than the voices). Seikilos Epitaph (s. I -B.C.)
  5. 5.  Music was also important in Greek theater. There was a choir made up of between 12 to 15 musicians located in the orchestra and conducted by the Coryphaeus.
  6. 6. Current representation of Greek Theater
  7. 7. WOOD- WIND INSTRUMENTS Flutes Double-reed AulosPean God playing the Syrinx
  8. 8. METAL- WIND INSTRUMENTS HydraulisSoldier playing the Salpinx Modern Hydraulis
  9. 9. STRING INSTRUMENTSWoman playing the lyre Man playing the kythara Lyre Kythara
  10. 10. PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS Tympanon KrotalaDionisos’ dancers playing Tympanon Current Krotala

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