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Thread #4024 Message #1335396
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
22-Nov-04 - 12:59 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
Subject: RE: Origins: Babylon is Fallen (to Rise no More)
Gervase, Chris Atton of Edinburgh raised the possible English Civil War connection in the "Another 'Babylon'?" thread which was cut off.
We have here a hymn or poem which was revised more than once for different purposes, and for which more than one tune may exist. Its roots have not yet been exposed.