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Antiquity: Music in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome (Ancient Mediterranean Culture)
The Music of the Time NO 10: The Lost Classics: Though originally set to music, we almost always encounter the Ancient Greek epics as mute texts. But now their songs can be heard again.
Greek Music: Reference: the music of the ancient and modern inhabitants of Greece.
The West Finds Its Voice: links between Western musical tradition and early Christian worship and music. Music among Christians in the late Roman Empire
Concerning Hymns: various forms of Christian hymns, including the earliest Christian hymn, hymns in Easter rites, and the first metrical hymns.
Musical Thought and Practice in the Early Christian Church
Cantor: The office of cantor, at first an honorary one, originated in the Jewish synagogues, in which from early times it was the custom to appoint a lay member to represent the congregation in prayer.
The Sacred: observations on the changes in Catholic life and practice, how art may fail to bring man to God, and the true work of art according to Pope Pius XII. Author also mentions the reason why the early church was wary of art and things that people should do to come to God and to holiness.
The Middle Ages and Renaissance:
Important Composers and Figures