This article from the BBC discusses new evidence about Greek music. In particular, it discusses deciphering of a later Greek method of musical notation and understanding of ancient Greek musical instruments. A sample of reconstructed music is included. To the modern ear, it seems to leave something to be desired but one should recall that Greek music is dominated by chants.
- What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like: Hear a Reconstruction That is ‘100% Accurate’ (openculture.com)
- We Might Soon Know What Ancient Greek Music Actually Sounded Like (blogs.smithsonianmag.com)
- We Might Soon Know What Ancient Greek Music Actually Sounded Like (beesandroses.wordpress.com)
- Researchers recreate the music of Ancient Greece with mathematical precision (dailydot.com)