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May 2003

The timely article entitled Music and musicians at the Olympic Games in Athens 1896 is our monthly selection for May 2003 since it is now offered in English translation as well and which, we beleive, will enhance the promotion of the Olympics 2004.

The article was researched and written by musicologist Stefania Merakos who is also in charge of the Archive of Greek Music at the Music Library. The article is comprise of the following parts:

Music and musicians at the Olympic Games in Athens 1896
The Olympic Anthem
Other Works and Musical Performances
Music inspired by the Games

The article offers rare information and photographs from hard-to-find sources. For the first time users will be able to copy the entire score of works referred to in the article

Look at the article.

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