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Mesopotamialocked

  • Anne Kilmer
  •  and Sam Mirelman

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The land between the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates that was occupied by a number of different peoples and empires from the 5th millennium bce until late antiquity; it now forms part of modern Iraq and Syria. The musical culture of these ancient peoples, in particular the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians and Assyrians, is well attested from the 3rd millennium ...

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Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
[flourished]
Music & Letters