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Mixtape

The mixtape features original songs from Iliad The Musical. All music is arranged for Ancient Greek instruments and composed in Ancient Greek genres. Download hifi instrumentals.

Orchestra

Songs are arranged for Ancient Greek instruments:

  • Hydraulis
  • Panpipes
  • Aulos I
  • Aulos II
  • Monaulos I
  • Monaulos II
  • Proslambenomenos aulos
  • Cithara I
  • Cithara II
  • Salpinx
  • Crotales
  • Timpani
  • Hand claps
  • Foot stomps

Genres

Songs are composed in the three Ancient Greek genres of Aristoxenus:

  • enharmonic
  • chromatic
  • diatonic

Tuning

Instruments are tuned to the seven Ancient Greek scales of Aristoxenus:

  • hypolydian
  • lydian
  • hypophrygian
  • phrygian
  • hypodorian
  • dorian
  • hyperdorian

Lyrics, Libretto & Context

Read the lyrics, follow along with the libretto, and understand the context of the songs.

Scene 01 – Invocation

You can listen here to the original song “Invocation”, which is the opening of Scene 1 of Iliad The Musical. Lyrics You can also follow along with the libretto for lyrics and context. Context The show begins with the invocation […]

Scene 22 – Hector

You can listen here to the original song “Hector” from Scene 22 of Iliad The Musical. Lyrics You can also follow along with the libretto for lyrics and context. Context This is Hector’s last song before he dies. His mother […]

Scene 02 – Never Forget

You can listen here to the original song “Never Forget” from Scene 2 of Iliad The Musical. Lyrics You can also follow along with the libretto for lyrics and context. Context This is the big opening number (about 8 minutes […]

Scene 24 – Charge Of God

You can listen here to the original song “Charge Of God” from Scene 24 of Iliad The Musical. Lyrics You can also follow along with the lyrics in the libretto. Context Iliad The Musical ends here, in Scene 24, when […]