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Published on Jun 20, 2009
Thirty to Sixty second clips of the twelve most popular classical music pieces used in film for fast action sequences. Contents
1. William Tell Overture The overture to the opera William Tell, its high-energy finale Theme song for The Lone Ranger. Gioachino Antonio Rossini Italy 1792 - 1868
2. Flight of the Bumblebee "Flight of the Bumblebee" is an orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 18991900. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Russia 1844 - 1908
3. Sabre Dance The Sabre Dance is a movement in the final act of the Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian's ballet Gayane, completed in 1942. It evokes a whirling war dance in an Armenian dance, where the dancers display their skill with sabres. Aram Khachaturian Soviet-Armenian 1903-1978
5. The Rite of Spring Dances of the Young Girls The Rite of Spring, commonly referred to by its original French title, Le Sacre du Printemps is a ballet with music by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. Igor Stravinsky Russia 1882 1971
6. Egmont Egmont, opus 84, by Ludwig van Beethoven, is a set of incidental music pieces for the 1787 play of the same name by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Ludwig van Beethoven
7. Dance of the Hours from La Giaconda Dance of the Hours is a ballet from the opera La Gioconda composed by Amilcare Ponchielli (Used in Disneys Fantasia) Amilcare Ponchielli Italy 1834 1886
8. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 arranged for orchestra Franz Liszt Hungary 1811 - 1886
9. Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Act 1 - 6/7. The fight - The duke's command From Sergei Prokofievs Ballet Sergei Prokofiev Russia 1891 - 1953
10. The Overture to The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini (Used in Many Cartoons) Gioachino Rossini Italy 1792 - 1868
11. Overture to the Thieving Magpie La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) is a melodramma or opera semiseria in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto was by Giovanni Gherardini after La pie voleuse by JMT Badouin d'Aubigny and Louis-Charles Caigniez. The opera is best known for its overture, which is notable for its use of snare drums.
by Gioachino Rossini (Used in Many Cartoons) Gioachino Rossini Italy 1792 - 1868
12. Alla Turca - Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K 331 (300i) is a sonata in three movements: 1.Andante grazioso - a theme with six variations 2.Menuetto - a minuet and trio 3.Alla Turca: Allegretto in A minor