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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.

Music heard in this episode:

Copland: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme
Copland: “Simple Gifts” from Appalachian Spring
Traditional: Theodora is Dozing
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Leoncavallo: “Vesti La Giubba” from I Pagliacci
Rossini: “Largo Al Factotum” from The Barber of Seville
Wagner: “Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre

More shows about Aaron Copland

About Aaron Copland
Copland's Cowboy Ballets
Agnes de Mille
Rodeo

Learn more about Aaron Copland

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This Week's Quiz

Copland's Hoe-Down was used in a commercial for what food?

 Chicken

 Cereal

 Beef

 Soup

 Cheese

What music was used by United Airlines to encourage flying?

 Rhapsody in Blue

 Moonlight Sonata

 A Little Night Music

 Ode to Joy

 1812 Overture

Which product has not used classical music in a commercial?

 Car

 Airline

 Cereal

 Mouthwash

 Shampoo

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

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.

Music heard in this episode:

Copland: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme
Copland: “Simple Gifts” from Appalachian Spring
Traditional: Theodora is Dozing
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Leoncavallo: “Vesti La Giubba” from I Pagliacci
Rossini: “Largo Al Factotum” from The Barber of Seville
Wagner: “Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre

More shows about Aaron Copland

About Aaron Copland
Copland's Cowboy Ballets
Agnes de Mille
Rodeo

Learn more about Aaron Copland

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Copland's Hoe-Down was used in a commercial for what food?

 Chicken

 Cereal

 Beef

 Soup

 Cheese

What music was used by United Airlines to encourage flying?

 Rhapsody in Blue

 Moonlight Sonata

 A Little Night Music

 Ode to Joy

 1812 Overture

Which product has not used classical music in a commercial?

 Car

 Airline

 Cereal

 Mouthwash

 Shampoo

 

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