Georg Danek and Stefan Hagel have developed a technique of singing the Homeric epics; their web page summarizes their theories, gives references, and (most importantly) links to a short WAV-File (Od. 8, 267-273, 811KB) and a longer MP3 file (Od. 8, 267-299, 2.4 MB) of Demodokos’s song (Greek, English), from which you can judge the esthetic appeal of their reconstructions (since there’s no way to judge accuracy). Personally, I find them quite attractive, though it sounds like they might pall over the long run unless they were played with more variation or sung with more brio. (Via wood s lot.)

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