This episode analyzes the music structures on 2 Babylonian Cuniform tablets, CBS 10996 & Nabnitu XXXII.  Breaking down each text and music structure with musical examples on a harp, Robert details the simple, yet genius construct of musical systems used by the ancient Assyrians and modern inceptions through the macro evolution of the Babylonian systems used in Maqam Islamic chanting and Synagogue cantors.  Links of both bocal styles are provided below.  

Mizrahi Synegogue chant

Islamic Maqam chant