Reconstruction of the Orestes Chorus (2017)

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Start date: 
28 July 2017
End date: 
28 July 2017
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Live performances of original ancient Greek music as well as modern reconstructions. Highlights of the programme included Athenaeus' Delphic Paean, the Seikilos Song, and Mesomedes' Hymns to the Gods and the Sun. The evening culminated in the first full performance of Armand D'Angour's reconstruction of a chorus from Euripides' Orestes. Performed as part of a three-day conference on Ancient Greek Music (Jesus College, Oxford, 28-30 July 2017).
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Vocal music (non-theatrical), accompanied/unaccompanied (oratorio, cantata etc)
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
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Script Author(s)
Orestes Euripides
Person Role Notes
Callum Armstrong Musician Aulos
Armand D'Angour Music director
Robin Howell
Robin Howell Musician Instrument maker; reconstructed the aulos.
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England) 27 July, 2017 Randolph Sculpture Gallery

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