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Classical Notes: February 19, 2007 Archive

Mozart meets Basketball

Posted at 2:53 PM on February 19, 2007 by John Birge
Filed under: The blog

This dramatic commercial takes you on a tension-filled final seconds journey of a high school basketball game, with Mozart's Requiem as the unlikely but perfect soundtrack!

Better still, I learned from an advertising website that the recording is by our very own St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Anton Armstrong. Hope they get lots of residuals!