The pan flute or panpipes (syrinx) was a musical wind instrument first used by the ancient Greeks. Most commonly played...
A modern reconstruction of panpipes (or syrinx), first used by shepherds in the Cycladic islands as early as the third millennium...
Prof. Stefan Hagel: hellenistic aulos
Prof. Stefan Hagel plays the hellenestic auloi, and wears a phorbeia, the cheek restraint wrapped around his face.
Reconstructing the Kithara of Ancient Greece
A 'live' performance of my composition, "The Golden Age of Pericles" on the wonderfully recreated Kithara of the Golden...
Scene from a Symposium
Attic red-figure calyx krater. Depicted here is a symposium scene, the male guests are reclining whilst the female aulos-player...
The Seikilos Stele, Copenhagnen NM inv.14897. This grave stele preserves the oldest complete song that has survived...
The sistrum (rattle) was a musical percussion instrument first used by the ancient Egyptians, commonly used in ancient...
Symposium by Plato
Concerning the things about which you ask to be informed I believe that I am not ill-prepared with an answer. For the...
A Roman sculpture of Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, playing a lyre, 1st century CE. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Terpsichore - the Muse of Dance
A statue of Terpsichore, the Greek Muse of Dance. A 2nd century CE copy from a Greek original (The State Hermitage Museum...