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A Major Success

Ricky Ian Gordon's 'Orpheus & Euridice',
experienced by MARIA NOCKIN

 

Early Greek writings say that Orpheus was the son of the muse Calliope and either Apollo, the god of prophecy and music or Oeagrus, the river god. References to Orpheus survive from as far back as the sixth century BCE. Pindar called him the 'father of song'. It was thought that his mother taught him to sing while Apollo instructed him on the lyre.

To the Greeks of the classical age, Orpheus was venerated as an important artist whose music could charm birds, fish and even wild creatures into docility...

Copyright © 16 June 2010 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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RICKY IAN GORDON

LONG BEACH OPERA

CALIFORNIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ELIZABETH FUTRAL

GREECE

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