Music in ancient Greece was an essential element in their everyday life. Greek life was marked by many traditions; there were occasions for people to come together in the form of religious festivals, marriages and funerals. Music was a primary component for all these gatherings. This essay basically outlines a brief on the music of ancient Greece with specifics on the ethical and moral qualities of Ancient Greece music. The essay concludes with parallels that can be drawn on the discussions on ancient Greece music and contemporary music.
Based on the above discussions, an interesting aspect that this essay would consider in conclusion is whether there could be parallels or similarities in Ancient Greece Music and contemporary music? Contemporary music is more democratized. However, music as such is still related to culture; in fact it is the single most entity that represents a person’s culture and background more than other forms of art. In this context, it can be said that music is indeed representative of the moral and ethical aspects of one’s culture. However, music has also diversified to become more commercialized and in that there is a general decline when compared to how it was treated in ancient Greece.