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Roman music – ancient Rome

By |2017-08-31T17:13:53+00:00August 31st, 2017|Art, Romans|

Street musicians (Pompeii, before 79 AD) Roman music came from earlier Etruscan, Carthaginian, and Greek music. As with earlier music, nobody knows what Roman music sounded like because there was no way to record it. Rich people owned musicians as slaves, and these musicians played at dinner parties or for entertainment in the evenings. Theater performances had musical accompaniment, and [...]