Ancient Music

Timeline created by Grant.d
In Music
  • 4,000 BCE

    Harps and Flutes in Egpyt

  • 3,500 BCE

    Lyres and Double Clarinets played in Egypt

  • 3,000 BCE

    The Chinese court musician cuts first bamboo pipe

  • 2,500 BCE

    Chinese music moves to a five tone scale

  • 2,000 BCE

    Trumpets are reportedly played in Denmark

  • 2,000 BCE

    Percussion instruments added to Egyptian orchestral music

  • 1,500 BCE

    Hittites use guitar, lyre, trumpet, tamborine to make music

  • 1,500 BCE

    Harps used to accompany dances in Egypt

  • 1,500 BCE

    Professional musicians provide background for religous ceremonies in Israel