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Amphion

(ăm`fēən): see AntiopeAntiope
, in Greek mythology. 1 Theban princess, daughter of Nycteus. She was seduced by Zeus and bore him twin sons, Zethus and Amphion. Fleeing to Sicyon to escape the wrath of her father, she was forced to abandon her infants on Mt.
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Amphion

his music so powerful that stones for a wall are moved into place. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 32]
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It would be nice to experience this piece in a full staging, but in the meantime the recording is available through Amphion Opera's web site--amphion-opera.
She covers emblems of Orpheus in early modern England; the triumph of the lyre in displays of Amphion, Arian, and Apollo; musical instruments as concord, rhetoric, and virtue; Cupid as musician; concord in love and friendship; sirens; music as vanity; David as emblematic model; and the tuning of the human soul.
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As played by the period-instrument Amphion Wind Octet, the music is utterly delightful--its programmatic nature lends the whole suite a charming and upbeat character, and Grenser's liberties with orchestration and tonal color only add to the attractions of the music.