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Aaron Copland

Classical Music in Commercials

For years, the Hoe-Down from Aaron Copland's ballet Rodeo has been used in a commercial for the Beef Council. A lot of classical music turns up in T.V. commercials. It has been used to sell airlines, cars, cereal and even fertilizer.

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Music In This Episode

"Ride of the Valkyries" from Die Walk?OEre

"Largo Al Factotum" from The Barber of Seville

"Vesti La Giubba" from I Pagliacci

1812 Overture

Romeo and Juliet

Theodora is Dozing

"Simple Gifts" from Appalachian Spring

Flower Duet from Lakme

Rhapsody in Blue

"Hoedown" from Rodeo