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Music of Ancient Greece

In their original context, the verse of Ancient Greek writers like Homer and Euripides was meant to be sung to musical accompaniment, provided by either a twin, reeded pipe called the auloi, or the lyre. The rhythm is inherent in the texts, themselves,

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