Orpheus and Orphism: Mystery Religions in Roman Times
Morford and Lenardon, Chapter Fourteen


Orpheus and Eurydice











Life of Orpheus, Religious Poet and Musician

    the power of Orpheus' song

The Orphic Bible

Mystery Religions in Roman Times

    Orphism in Modern Times: http://www.globaltown.com/shawn/orbit.html

Orpheus in Modern Times

 in opera:



    in film: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Metro/9384/films/orpheus/


    in song: 

 Kim Carnes' "He Makes the Sun Rise" on "Barking at Airplanes" album

  Carnes, Kim. “He Makes the Sun Rise (Orpheus).” Perf. Kim Carnes. On “Barking at Airplanes” album. EMI, 1985. Available on the “Premium Gold Collection” album. EMI, 2000. #724352692422.


LYRICS:  http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Towers/1500/barking.htm#4

Carly Simon' "Orpheus" on "Hello Big Man" album

Simon, Carly. “Orpheus.” Perf. Carly Simon. On “Hello Big Man” album. Warner Bros., 1983. Available on the “Clouds in My Coffee 1965-1995” album. Artista, 1995.  #8221879828.

LYRICS:  http://www.carlyfan.com/albums/hello.shtml

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