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Lyre Lesson Videos

LEARN HOW TO PLAY ANCIENT LYRES!
 


Several years ago, due to the lack of any publication, anywhere, on how to play the lyre, I posted a few series of somewhat unique "online lyre lesson" videos on my YouTube Channel! Please…

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How To Acquire a Lyre


HOW TO ACQUIRE A LYRE!

In this extensive blog, I list all the makers of replica lyres I know of, from around the world! 


These include makers of modern evocations of the Biblical lyres, makers of replica Classical lyres of…

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Sheet Music For Lyre!


One of the main goals I have in both creating this website and in creating my albums for solo lyre, is the in doing so, I may one day hope to create a future legacy, where once again, the lyre…

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Lyre Playing Techniques


ANCIENT LYRE PLAYING TECHNIQUES
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







From all of my extensive research and practical experimentation, I have discovered that the range of possible playing techniques for the lyre is only limited by one's musical imagination! To begin this analysis of some of…

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Ancient Tuning Methods


 

INTRODUCTION


In attempting to demonstrate a variety of ancient tunings for my 10 string lyre to the layman with an interest in ancient music, I have decided to compromise and use modern equal temperament terminology ie. a 12 note chromatic…

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Finding Authentic Tunings For An Ancient Lyre


INTRODUCTION


What follows is a list of tunings which I have researched & used in all my albums of ancient lyre music. These tunings include ancient Middle Eastern scales derived from my experience as a Klezmer musician, and which according…

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