Tag: Middle Eastern Vocals

Vulture Bones, Hissing Dragons & Divine Bliss

Barnaby Brown pipes (Paleolithic, Sumerian, Ancient Greek & Sardinian), Hebridean vocals

Kalia Lyraki Middle Eastern vocals, nay, lute, frame drum, Cretan pipes

Guided by their Greek and Scottish heritage, Kalia Lyraki and Barnaby Brown take audiences on an adventure from deep history through Mesopotamia and Ancient Greece to the modern day. The music they conjure out of the world’s oldest instruments and notation is thrilling and compelling. Highlights include a vulture radius bone 40,000 years old and a hymn to Apollo from Delphi, 127 BC: the oldest, lengthiest and