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An imaginative evocation of the type of melody the young King David might have actually played on his lyre, to sooth the troubles of Saul – played on a replica of an actual Canaanite form lyre from the traditional time of David & Saul!
I Samuel, 16:23 – “And whenever the harmful spirit from God was upon Saul, David took the lyre and played it with his hand. So Saul was refreshed and was well, and the harmful spirit departed from him.”
The lyre I am playing, is probably about the nearest we can get to the actual type of lyres commonly played throughout the ancient Near East over 3000 years ago, during the traditional Biblical time of David & Saul – the typical asymmetrical Canaanite form lyre; based on the dimensions of an actual, surviving Bronze Age Canaanite form lyre found in Egypt, dating to circa 3500 BC, preserved in Leiden! This lyre was custom built for me by Luthieros in Greece,
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