Oldest classical music

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Oldest classical music

Post  pinhedz on Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:25 am

138 BC seems like not so old. But, there isn't much to find that still survives written down on papyrus or carved in stone.

The oldest I've found is The First Delphic Hymn to Apllon by Limenios, son of Thoinos the Athenian.

Here's what we got--the hard part is figuring out the notes from the marks over the words:



People who claimed they new what they were doing transcribed it into this:



Lots of youtubers say that they are playing it, but they don't sound much like they are playing that transcription. scratch

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Re: Oldest classical music

Post  pinhedz on Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:55 am

So now there's a picker who claims he's got something older than the oldest. Shocked


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