Palace Of Versailles

Album: Time Passages (1978)
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Songfacts®:

  • This might be called a hard-core historical folk rock song in the same vein as "Manuscript," although unlike the first such composition in this new genre it includes keyboards and an electric guitar solo. "Palace Of Versailles" is also a political song, contrasting the French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon with the student riots of 1968.
  • The music is based on "The Earl Of Salisbury," a pavan by the 16th Century English composer William Byrd. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

Comments: 1

  • Eisso from Groningen, Netherlands16th century music is'nt the same as folkmusic!
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