Ugarit Manuscript

Sounds from silence
Recent discoveries in ancient Near Eastern music
Anne Draffkorn Kilmer & Richard L. Crocker
Bit Enki Records BTNK 101 [LP]
Bella Roma Music [CD]


    Anon., ancient Near-Eastern
  1. Demonstration of old Babylonian tuning procedure for a lyre (ca. 1800 B. C.)
  2. A Hurrian cult song from ancient Ugarit (ca. 1400 B. C.)

Playing time: ??' ??"

Anne Draffkorn Kilmer & Richard L. Crocker

Recording site and date:
Unknown [1976]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
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Information from IUCAT
Lecture-demonstration on ancient Near Eastern music; music transcribed and arr. by Anne Draffkorn Kilmer; performed and narrated by Kilmer and Richard L. Crocker, using replicas of ancient lyres constructed by Robert R. Brown. Notes on the research, musical theory, song text, and instruments, with bibliography (23 p.) bound as pt. 2.

A more recent recording including this music:

Music of the Ancient Sumerians, Egyptians and Greeks
De Organographia
Pandourion 1005

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