Seikilos Epitaph (Skolion, Ancient Greek)
Original Score with Commentary (Greek and English) (Preview)
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laonikos.com, 2009 (rev. 2013)
This is a short introduction to the history and music of the Seikilos Epitaph, including a fascimile of the inscription.
|Work Title||Skolion of Seikilos|
|Alternative Title||Σεικίλου Σκόλιον|
|Composer||Skolion, Ancient Greek|
|Year/Date of Composition||200 BC - 100 AD|
|Librettist||Seikilos of Ephesus (Σείκιλος της Εφεσού)|
|Instrumentation||Voice (accompanied by a lyre)|
This is the oldest (complete) composition known today. It is currently located in the National Museum of Denmark, in Copenhagen.