Song Story: The Hurrian Hymn

“The Hurrian Hymn” is considered the oldest surviving melody and dates back more than 3,400 years ago. The hymn was discovered on a clay tablet in Ugarite (modern-day Syria) 1950 and inscribed with Cuneiform text.  Along with the discovery were 30 other tablet fragments and 9 lyre strings. The text is not Christian but dedicated to the Hurrians’ goddess of […]

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