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The Hymn to the Muse

By Mesomedes (200 A.D

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Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Mesomedes (200 A.D. Arranged by Joe Rosochacki. Early Music. Score. 2 pages. Published by Joe Rosochacki (S0.6023).

Item Number: S0.6023

The Hymn to the Muse as written by a very old singer/songwriter called Mesomedes about 2,000 years ago. Mesomedes of Crete (Ancient Greek: Μεσομήδης ὁ Κρής) was a Roman-era Greek lyric poet and composer of the early 2nd century AD.He was a freedman of the Emperor Hadrian, on whose favorite Antinous he is said to have written a panegyric, specifically called a Citharoedic Hymn (Suidas). Wikipedia reference.Originally meant for guitar, I adapted the Hymn (first movement) along with two other work which is entitled The Hellenic Suite. The Hellenic Suite debuted in Athens, Greece in 2009. ( The melody is supported by traditional and jazz harmonies.

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