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Marriage | Part 1: Music

In this post we are going to examine some aspects of marriage, and its music which come traditionally with singing and dancing. In today’s marriages music, singing and dancing play an essential role in rituals and traditions. Music is played at the beginning of the ceremony, carefully chosen songs are sung during the ceremony, and people dance and sing during the feast. Were rituals and traditions related to music in… Read more

Online Open House | Itinerant professionals of literature and music in the epigraphic sources of the Hellenistic period. “Poeti Vaganti” in Delphi and Delos.

We were excited to welcome Angela Cinalli of "La Sapienza" University of Rome, for an Online Open House, titled "Itinerant professionals of literature and music in the epigraphic sources of the Hellenistic period. "Poeti Vaganti” in Delphi and Delos." The event took place on Friday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and was recorded. Read more

Online Open House | Musical Heroes: A Discussion of Pindar’s Pythian 12, with Maša Ćulumović

We were excited to welcome back Maša Ćulumović, for an Online Open House. The topic of the discussion is "Musical Heroes: A Discussion on Pindar's Pythian 12" The event took place on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and was recorded. Maša Ćulumović has shared her own translation of the poem, and invites us to think about a number of questions in connection with this discussion. Read more