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Friday, March 20, 2009

Music help needed

There is a piece of classical music playing under the commercial for "South Park." I need to identify the selection. Can anyone out there help me?


Anonymous said...

It's "O Fortuna" from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff

I knew it from the end of "Glory"

Mike Frank said...

Yup. This is from Carmina Burana.

It has been used in a zillion movies, TV shows and commercials.

If I remember correctly it first became a media staple when it was used in the movie "Excalibur"

Ashe Hunt said...

Yeah, Hollywood way overuses this piece, especially in trailers. It's still one of my favorites, though.

Josh Jasper said...

Side note - the TV Show "The Dresden Files" used a bit of fake Miles Davis from a stock music site. Apparently lots of TV shows save money by using "Sounds like $musician" clips for modern music.

It drove me nuts trying to figure that out.

kizzie said...

Interesting blog name , by Kush, do you mean Nubia?