We begin our first look at the three main musical cultures of the Bible with Babylon. We will hear two expert scholars in their respective fields of Assyriology, Dr Anne Kilmer, and in Assyrian and Archeo-Musicology, Richard Dumbrill speak regarding CBS10997 – one of the earliest musical cuniform tablets from Babylon. While buth areas have along history behind them. It is a relatively new science that we still know little about when it comes to Babylon and their musical systems. In part two we will take a closer look at Babylonian music.
Dr Anne Kilmer: The Hurrian Song and life in ancient times
Richard Dumbril: Musicological care or lack of it?
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