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Classical Notes: August 27, 2008 Archive

Raisin Brahms! Part of this complete breakfast

Posted at 12:36 PM on August 27, 2008 by John Birge (2 Comments)

It's goooood! And good for you:

And lest we forget, the all-American breakfast table has been visited by classical music before. Below are two vintage Rice Krispies commercials from the 1960's. The first one was selected by Entertainment Weekly as one of the ten greatest commercials of all time. The person who posted it on YouTube writes that there were a total of three operatic spoofs for Rice Krispies. Anyone remember the third one? I can't find it...

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