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Ancient Sounds of Greece

  • BEST BET
    DATE: November 4 2012, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free.
    CATEGORY: Classes and Seminars
    VENUE INFORMATION:
    Tattered Cover Book Store LoDo
    1628 16th St.
    Denver, CO 80202

What melodies played as the ancient Greeks pondered philosophy and composed epic dramas? Explore the musical roots of Greek culture and mythology. Musician and researcher Nikos Xanthoulis discusses recent discoveries about this ancient art through the evidence of archeology and rediscovered papyri. Xanthoulis will also perform songs on reconstructed instruments like the ancient lyre and salpinx (ancient trumpet). Sun 2 p.m.

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