Ascension of the Lyre (Harp: Rebecca Penkett Lyre: Michael Levy)

from by Michael Levy



This piece (originally forming track 12 of my 2017 album, "Ascension of the Lyre"), is an extended length spontaneous improvisation in the intensely introspective ancient Greek Dorian Mode (equivalent intervals as E-E on the white notes of the piano and misnamed the "Phrygian" mode in the early Middle Ages), for harp & lyre, featuring the talented Harpist, Rebecca Penkett:

This track is mastered with the subtle use of ambient, contemporary studio effects, in my attempt to enhance the meditative feeling of the piece.


from Ancient Lyre Music For Meditation, released September 6, 2017
Harp: Rebecca Penkett
Lyre: Michael Levy


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Michael Levy is a prolific composer for the recreated lyres of antiquity, whose musical mission is to create an entirely new musical genre, which could best be described as a 'New Ancestral Music' - dedicated to reintroducing the recreated lyres, ancient musical modes and intonations, back into the modern musical world.. ... more

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