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Episode 2

Donald Macleod visits the Royal Chapel, Grand Apartments and the King's bedroom at the Palace of Versailles with Baroque specialists Olivier Baumont and Hervé Niquet and discovers what kinds of sacred and secular music were written for performance there during the reigns of Louis XIV and XV.

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1 hour

Last on

Tue 29 Mar 2011 22:00

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