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My arrangement for replica Biblical Lyre, of one of my favourite traditional Jewish Klezmer melodies. Klezmer music was the Jewish wedding music of Eastern Europe, but the scales upon which these Klezmer melodies are based, have their roots deep in antiquity. The Chromatic Dorian Mode heard here, can also be heard some 3000 years ago, in the original music of the Psalms - as claimed to have been deciphered by the late Suzanne Haik Vantoura! All details in the "Historical Research" section of my website: www.ancientlyre.com

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from King David's Lyre; Echoes of Ancient Israel, released October 17, 2008

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Michael Levy UK

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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