Tag: Caesar

Between Birds of Prey #178 – Pax Romana

The first Roman emperor Caesar Augustus died on this day in 14 AD, so this week we take inspiration from his 45 years of sole ruling to create a playlist about Rome entitled “Pax Romana”. Aram Khachaturian – Spartacus and Phrygia – Adagio (Spartacus and Phrygia) Beethoven, Ludwig van – Coriolanus, E Min Op 62 Overture…


Between Birds of Prey #159 – The Ides of March

The Death of Caesar (1798) by Vincenzo Camuccini

In the past 15th of March, known for the Romans as the Ides of March, it was 2059 years after Julius Caesar assassination, so this week we have an episode dedicated to the Roman civilisation. Musica Romana – Hymnus an Helios (Pugnate) Musica Romana – Hymnus Dianae (Pugnate) Synaulia – Symphoniaci (Music From Ancient Rome,…


Between Birds of Prey #121 – Romulus and Remus

This week we will celebrate the founding of Rome with an episode inspired by the mythical story of Romulus and Remus. Synaulia – Symphoniaci (Music From Ancient Rome, Vol. 2: String Instruments) Synaulia – Magna Mater (Music From Ancient Rome, Vol. 1: Wind Instruments) Synaulia – Pompeii (Music From Ancient Rome, Vol. 1: Wind Instruments)…


Between Birds of Prey #18 – Et Tu, Brute? A Tribute to Julius Caesar

In the Ides of March (March 15th), 44 BC, Julius Caesar was stabbed to death by a group of senators that included is own son Marcus Brutus. Supposedly, by seeing is son attacking him, Julius Caesar resigned to his fate and spoke as last words “Et Tu Brute?”, meaning “You too, Brutus?” It is not know exactly…