February 28, 2012
Originally Posted: February 2012
Go with this?
Current tradition, and/or stigma would dictate a resounding no. But the 2012 Super Bowl commercials say otherwise.
Composers Beethoven, Rossini and Bach were featured- likely without the knowledge of the 114 million viewers. The pieces included as the background music for the famous ads are recognizable: Beethoven's 5th, Rossin's Overture to the The Barber of Seville,
even film composer John Williams' Imperial March
from Star Wars.