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Lyre in public performance?
|Title||Lyre in public performance?|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Editor||Castaldo, D, Giannachi, FG, Manieri, A|
|Book Title||Poesia, musica e agoni nella Grecia antica = Poetry, music and contests in ancient Greece. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of Moisa: The International Society for the Study of Greek and Roman Music and Its Cultural Heritage (Lecce 2010)|
|Series Title||Rudiae. Ricerche sul mondo classico 22-23, 2010-2011|
|Number of Volumes||2|
|ISBN||9788880869634 (vol. 1), 9788880869641 (vol. 2)|
It is examined whether a chelys-lyre could be used, at least as an exception, instead of a cithara in formal public occasions (that is, events organized by the polis and having some degree of religious significance: solo, choral and dramatic contests at the state festivals, music-making at the public religious ceremonies and honouring winners of the Panhellenic games).