River God Music

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River God Music

Postby Nefer » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:26 pm

If you've ever wondered what Ancient Egyptian music sounds like, wonder no more!

The BBC has a program called Ghost Sounds, and they published this article on the web to promote it. The sounds of the trumpets are haunting. I can just imagine all the pomp and ceremony around Pharaoh, with these trumpets sounding.

Just had to share!
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Re: River God Music

Postby johnrogers » Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:13 pm

Interesting Nefer I listened to James Tappern and the original 1939 broadcast - if you use your imagination a little you can see the parade of the pharaohs or the introduction of the great events that occured almost in real time in ancient egypt.
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