The music for Song of Seikilos is inscribed with a short poem. Here are are two different translations of the poem:
1. While you live,
dance and sing,
For life is short,
And Time carries away his prize.
2. As long as you live, shine,
Let nothing grieve you beyond measure.
For your life is short,
In ancient Greece a man named Seikilos inscribed a funeral pillar with an epitaph, poem and song for his deceased wife.
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