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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.

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

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

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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