Listen To The Seikilos Epitaph, The World’s Oldest Complete Musical Composition | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Listen To The Seikilos Epitaph, The World’s Oldest Complete Musical Composition

Written sometime between 200 B.C. and 100 A.D., the Seikilos epitaph is the oldest complete musical composition in existence — hear it for yourself.

It’s all but impossible to know just how long music has been around, since humans only started writing music down around the 14th century B.C. Archaeologists have discovered fragments of an ancient Sumerian hymndating back to that period in the Syrian city of Ugarit.

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