Classical Mythology Playlist

Classical Mythology Playlist
By Margaret Dunn

From Hozier to Eminem, modern musicians often pull from classical stories in their work, whether with a passing allusion or the complete grounding of a song in a particular figure. Below is an assemblage of favorites to get you through your Murnaghan essay, Ancient Roman history study session, or Greek translation homework. Turn up the volume, and don’t question my taste in music.

The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey
By Lily Nesvold

​​As a modern, musical interpretation of Virgil’s Aeneid, “The Hero’s Journey” is an instrumental track created using GarageBand, a digital audio workstation, combined with Renderforest, a music visualizer service. I created this piece as my final project for CLST-143, “Great Books of Greece and Rome,” taught by Professor Alison Traweek…