Classical Music in Commercials

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Saturday, August 31, 2013

A lot of classical music turns up on TV — in commercials. This week on Classics for Kids, tune in to see if you've heard these works while watching your favorite TV show.

Music used within the program:

Aaron Copland: "Hoedown" from Rodeo

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Léo Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme

Aaron Copland: "Simple Gifts" from Appalachian Spring

Traditional: "Theodora is Dozing"

Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Ruggero Leoncavallo: “Vesti La Giubba” from I Pagliacci

Gioachino Rossini: “Largo Al Factotum” from The Barber of Seville

Richard Wagner: "Ride of the Valkyries" from Die Walküre

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