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VA Appreciation of ancient Greek Music

The Music of Ancient Greece – An Appreciation

“”The music of ancient Greece was almost universally present in society, from marriages and funerals to religious ceremonies, theatre, folk music and the ballad-like reciting of epic poetry. It thus played an integral role in the lives of ancient Greeks. There are significant fragments of actual Greek musical notation as well as many literary references to ancient Greek music, such… Read more →

Music for Shadows

“Welcome to the Gestalt and its relentless other – to pitch-black hybrids and binaries and their multiples of controled, deft musical noise and palimpsest speech, as each bubbles between the slats of playful overall collapse. Jaan Patterson offers the listener enough rope to gleen his narrative, via eleven neat numbered pieces, each dubbed ‘…from Shadows’. Some will dance, but only by the neck. Compulsive, structured and never less than going places. Recommended.”

-Anthony Donovan

Another review by Robert L. Pepper (PAS Musique) can be read on his page: