I think they do that. At least the buy-your-sweetie-a-real-diamond people do. There was a series of car ads with Copland's Appalachian Spring "Simple Gifts" section. And a plumbing commercial with the Mozart Requiem Dies Irae playing loudly (that bit is fall-out-of-my-chair funny!) The more I think, the more classical commercials come to mind.Originally posted by DavidS:
What I would like to see is a little reciprocity - i.e. advertising on a "rock" or "pop" staion using extracts from classical works...
On reflection, you are right, Selma. It is also true for cellphone ringtones.Originally posted by Selma in Sandy Eggo:
Classical in commercials is pretty much everywhere.
Yep, memorable. Drove me to never, ever even consider attending a Cirque show.Originally posted by Selma in Sandy Eggo:
I remember the Cirque du Soleil ads. So do you. Ah, well, ads are supposed to be memorable and I guess those ads were. See, the advertisers were right. They worked
The Cirque du Soleil shows have live sung music that I can't understand. I don't know what language the music and the comedy acts are in, but I don't understand it. They're still fascinating - I love Cirque.
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