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AURORA music album
Blushing Aurora; celestial light that beams on the world. — Orphic Hymn to Adonis
Aurora is the dawn, the sacred wanderer who travels from the east to the west announcing the coming of the sun. On her, the great Homer lavishes his most beautiful epithets such as “rosy-fingered” and “saffron-cloaked”. She is the sister of the Sun and Moon, and the mother of the Morning Star. Today, you can see her in Aurora Borealis; the unique arches of light appearing on the earth’s magnetic field. This album is dedicated to her; the dawn, the messenger, the guide, the traveler, the crier of the light.
Lina Palera is a world-renowned lyre player with live performances at numerous concert halls, museums, international conferences, et cetera, such as the Greek Museum of Byzantine Culture and the Frankfurt MusicMesse. She has an extensive discography as a guitar player and a vocalist. “Aurora” is her first music album dedicated solely to the ancient lyre and the emotions it can evoke. She loves teaching adults and children how to play the ancient lyre, and this is why she co-founded and serves as the Head of Music Programs at the Lyre Academy.
_In a nutshell
_ancient world music _lyre compositions _soothing _calming
one_ Syzygy two_ Une Mélodie d’Alger three_ Echo four_ Adonis five_ Beam of Light six_ Siren’s Call seven_ Nyx eight_ Ethereal Dance nine_ Siren’s Call (urban remix) ten_ Adonis (in modern Greek)
Lina Palera Ancient Lyre & Vocals
Giorgos Saratsis Narration in song 6 (in ancient Greek) & 10 (in modern Greek).
Jordan Koumartzis Narration in song 7.
Art Direction Nikolaos Koumartzis
Production & Mixing Jordan Koumartzis
Original compositions by Lina Palera
Supported by LUTHIEROS Musical Instruments
Special thanks to SEIKILO Ancient World Music Channel
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^ In Classical Greece, the concept of support & guidance by a more experienced elder was prominent. In Ancient Rome, the support took many more forms, including financial. The latter became crucial for artists in medieval and Renaissance Europe. In James Barry's painting titled "The Education of Achilles," we see Achilles being guided by centaur Cheiron (oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art). His patron Edmund Burke —an Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher— played a crucial role in helping J. Barry keep creating masterpieces.
< In Classical Greece, the concept of support & guidance by a more experienced elder was prominent. In Ancient Rome, the support took many more forms, including financial. The latter became crucial for artists in medieval and Renaissance Europe. In James Barry's painting titled "The Education of Achilles," we see Achilles being guided by centaur Cheiron (oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art). His patron Edmund Burke —an Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher— played a crucial role in helping J. Barry keep creating masterpieces.
The Ones Who Matter the Most
From the ancient world onward, patrons of the arts played a key role in art history. With roots that go back to philia in Classical Greece and clientela in Ancient Rome, patrons gave the opportunity to great artists to survive and thrive in medieval and Renaissance Europe. The concept survived to this day, with whole communities acting as modern patrons or sponsors to single artists.
In the worldwide lyre community, there is a need to support the ones who matter the most, i.e., the ancient world artists who give voice to the lyre. And for that, we have to provide them with all the needed tools to share their music with the world: well-thought music video productions and premium music albums with supreme studio-quality audio.
Along with the SEIKILO Ancient World Music Channel, we have done that for years: covering all the expenses for great productions for ancient world music artists, helping them make a living from their music.
If you want to be part of that supportive community, this is your chance! For any music album you order, 100% of the income goes for new music videos and music album productions.
Be part of an ongoing legacy and make ancient world music accessible the way it should be: at its best.
Dameron, G. W. (1991). Episcopal Power and Florentine Society, 1000-1320. Cambridge: Harvard Univeristy Press.
Quinn, K. (1982). Poet and Audience in the Augustan Age, in Haase, Wolfgang (ed.). Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt. Vol. 30/1.
Zelnick-Abramovitz, R. (2000). Did Patronage Exist in Classical Athens?, L'Antiquité Classique, Année 2000, 69.
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