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Music and creativity in Ancient Greece - Tim Hansen

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Published on Dec 3, 2013

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You think you love music? You have nothing on the Ancient Greek obsession. Every aspect of Greek life was punctuated by song: history, poetry, theater, sports and even astronomy. In fact, music was so important to Greek philosopher Plato that he claimed the music we listen to directly affects our ethics. Tim Hansen wonders what Plato might have to say about the music we listen to today.

Lesson by Tim Hansen, animation by TOGETHER.

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