History of Western Music - The Earliest Music

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History of Western Music - The Earliest Music

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  • HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC
  • The Earliest Music Stone Age people bored finger holes in animal bones Bronze age which began in the fourth millennium BCE (metal instruments)
  • Instruments Bells Jingles Cymbals Rattles Horns
  • Music In Ancient Mesopotamia ca 25000 BCE Land between the Tigris and Euphrates River Now part of modern day Iraq and Syria
  • Instruments Lyres Harps
  • Music in Ancient Greece Enough evidence - well-rounded view of a musical culture
  • Instruments AULOS KITHARA LYRE
  • Instruments Aulos, was, used in the worship of Dionysus the God of fertility and wine Lyre - Apollo the god of light, prophecy, learning and the arts kithara - processions and sacred ceremonies
  • Music in Ancient Rome Greek Islands became a Roman Province in 146 BCE Music culture from the Greeks
  • Instruments Cornu Buccini

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