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The World’s Oldest Melody

April 18,2013

So, it turns out that the oldest known melody is really very pretty.

Here is Hurrian Hymn no.6 – c.1400 B.C.

Category Just for Fun | 165 Comments »
Posted by Ryan Roullard



  • Karsten Kräutner

    Perhaps this is the original music of that time, but I’ve got no idea, if it also sounded that way in that time. I could imagine an instrumental interpretation of a lot more “soul”… But, most of all, I’m definitely glad that music’s evolution has had a lot of genius moments since then and developed .

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