because it was said that he was a monster or demon. Apollo gave Orpheus the most valuable thing he had his lyre. A correspondent pointed out that the "Lydian" mode makes up some of the "Jetsons" and "Simpsons" theme. A music professional told me once that no ethnomusicologist has ever documented a folk tune in what medieval theorists lord of the Flies summary called the "Locrian mode".
Orpheus, ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills. He became the patron of a religious movement based on sacred writings said to be his own. Traditionally, Orpheus was the son of a Muse (probably Calliope, the patron of epic poetry) and Oeagrus, a king of Thrace (other versions give Apollo).According to some legends, Apollo gave. Orpheus his first lyre. The Lyre of Orpheus (Book 3 of The Cornish Trilogy Library Edition) Robertson Davies.
The "Danny Boy" tuning and the "Johnny comes Marching Home Rock of Ages" tuning both allow a song to end with a four-note minor chord with the tonic in the melody. A mystery religion based on the teachings and songs of Orpheus is thought to have eventually arisen in ancient Greece, although no coherent description of such a religion can be constructed from historical evidence. That first night, her came husband came to her, but she couldn't see him in the darkness. She would have leaped off the high tower, but the building spoke, giving her instruction of how to succeed in this quest and return safely. More Scales Whatever you decide about my idea on the modes. I have completely revised and rewritten this myth, so it can be told more fully. Her lover told her that she must not ever see her family again. The Dorian mode settles the mind and is gravest and manliest and "avoids extremes". The god of music also predicted Orpheus future. This says to me, loud and clear, that whatever the Phrygian mode really was, it did not actually have any single distinctive emotive quality.
The Lyre Of Orpheus