June 13, 2019


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This morning, we have another question about music connected to Greek mythology. Earlier, we played a symphonic poem by Saint-Saens illustrating the story of Hercules when he served as a slave to the Lydian queen, Omphale. Hercules had to work as a maid for Omphale while dressed in women’s clothes. According to this legend, Hercules was assigned the task of working at what kind of machine?