While the physical remains of musical instruments helps in understanding the type of music, there are also supportive evidence in the form of vase paintings and sculpture. These paintings actually depict the type of instruments that were used more popularly and might not record the lesser used ones. Three particular instruments of Greece music is often depicted in these archeological excavations. They are composition and performance style instruments. The primary of them is the kithara. The kithara is a form of a plucked string instrument. Yet another stringed instrument that often figures in their works is that of the lyre which is very popular in current times also. The aulos which is a double-reed instrument was also popular. Most of the Greek men attempted playing on these instruments where they trained for competency and not just playing. Chorla dances used to accompany these instruments. Instrumental music was not only used for occasions, they were performed ever day at specific times in the day. The singing of a hymn for instance would be a more formal music rendition, on the other hand there was also music that was for the shepherds. Hymn music was used for worship at home. Women made music for their homes so as to suit their chores. Oarsmen made music that made their work easy. The infantry has their own compositions. Philosophers of the times also saw a connection between music and math and were considered an absolute necessity for harmonious living.