Here’s the opening to the oldest book ever written! By writing, I mean by pressing a stylus into clay tablets. They didn’t have word processors back then! The point of the book, still relevant to today, is approximately this – it’s not all about how many years you live, but how you live your life.
It’s performed on a reproduction period instrument. Looks like it’s a three-stringer. I see that the whammy bar hadn’t been invented then. It’s four minutes long and worth a listen.
Way cool! So this is about what Mesopotamian tunes sounded like! I wonder if he could jam out to “Stairway to Heaven” on that? Yes, really! I can imagine those Sumerian folks would’ve liked an enigmatic song like that.