The Seikilos Song on the Pompeii aulos

Here is the best-known ancient melody, played, for the first time since antiquity, both on a reproduction of an ancient instrument and in the original pitch (a = c. 480 Hz, so to say).

The finger span on the lower pipe (Pompeii Pipe 2) is absolutely cruel; but that’s evidently how they fingered that pipe in its lowest playing position.

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